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Transfer of Power Audiobook

Transfer of Power: Mitch Rapp Series

On a busy Washington morning, the stately calm of the White House is shattered in a deadly terrorist attack on the executive mansion. The president is evacuated to an underground bunker, but not before nearly one hundred hostages are taken. Mitch Rapp, the CIA’s top counterterrorism operative, is sent in to take control of the crisis and determines that the president is not as safe as Washington’s power elite had thought....
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Publisher's Summary

On a busy Washington morning, the stately calm of the White House is shattered in a deadly terrorist attack on the executive mansion. The president is evacuated to an underground bunker, but not before nearly 100 hostages are taken.

Mitch Rapp, the CIA’s top counterterrorism operative, is sent in to take control of the crisis and determines that the president is not as safe as Washington’s power elite had thought. Indeed, Rapp has made a chilling discovery that could rock Washington to its core: someone within his own government wants his rescue attempt to fail.

Hear Mitch Rapp, the CIA's top operative, battle global terrorism in more of Vince Flynn's political thrillers.

©1999 Vince Flynn (P)2011 Simon & Schuster

What the Critics Say

"Endless intrigue... Flynn mixes in a spicy broth of brutal terrorists, heroic commandos, and enough secret-agent hijinks to keep the confrontation bubbling until its flag-raising end." (Publishers Weekly)

"Transfer of Power emerges in its sense of authenticity, depth of research, and almost seamless dramatic scenario....One of Flynn's finest skills as an up-and-coming young master of the genre of political thrillers is his ability to create a cast of compelling characters." (Bookpage)

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    Jay Pruitt Ruston, La 11-06-14
    Jay Pruitt Ruston, La 11-06-14 Member Since 2013
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    "MITCH RAPP........ENOUGH SAID"

    MITCH RAPP........ENOUGH SAID
    Great Read/Listen! Wish it would not end,the energy level is intense, and the action non-stop.
    Rapp is Rapp, the crew is all there, what more can one ask for from another incredible Flynn thriller?

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    Pezhman 09-26-14
    Pezhman 09-26-14
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    "The story is exciting and the narrator was great"

    The story was very exciting and engaging. I'm not sure why so many people were displeased with the narrator. I thought he did an excellent job and presented the characters in a lively way. I was very happy with the book and the narrator's performance.

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    Samuel 08-28-14
    Samuel 08-28-14 Member Since 2012
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    "Not so thrilling narration"
    If you could sum up Transfer of Power in three words, what would they be?

    The story is what you've come to expect from the Mitch Rapp series. Unfortunately the narration is weak.


    What didn’t you like about Nick Sullivan’s performance?

    Nick Sullivan's character voices are "cartooney" and detract from the story line.


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    Karen Swansea, MA 08-16-14
    Karen Swansea, MA 08-16-14 Member Since 2013

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    "Great Listen, Good Suspense"
    If you could sum up Transfer of Power in three words, what would they be?

    Suspenseful, intriguing, quick


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Transfer of Power?

    I don't focus on one moment of a book like this there were many.


    Have you listened to any of Nick Sullivan’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No, but I like him. He is clear when he reads, maybe some of his intonations are a bit over the top (like the Dallas King character) but as many people like George Guidal I found Nick Sullivan's voice to be very clear, Guidal sounds like he has marbles in his mouth to me and I can listen to him but get frustrated when I have to replay as I can't hear whim as well.


    Any additional comments?

    Good and quick listen -

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    John W. 07-14-14
    John W. 07-14-14
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    "Great Listen!"
    Would you listen to Transfer of Power again? Why?

    no, but there are very few books i re-listen.and no sooner than a decade between listens.


    What other book might you compare Transfer of Power to and why?

    The Gray Man series or Robin Monarch series


    Which scene was your favorite?

    meeting with Milt Adams


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    Roger 05-24-14
    Roger 05-24-14 Member Since 2015

    Say something about yourself!

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    "Sure this was Book 3?"
    Would you listen to Transfer of Power again? Why?

    No, never listen to a book twice


    Any additional comments?

    Audible listed this book as 3rd in the series but has mention to terrorist previous contact and was not in the first two books in the series. Plus, expected this to take over from book two and wanted to know how the CIA traitor and Victor were explained. Good book but did not flow with the first two like I expect a series would.

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    JENNY MCWHORTER 04-30-14
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    "One of my favorite in the series, but bad reader"
    Would you listen to Transfer of Power again? Why?

    No, not without another narrator. Story was fantastic, but reader was pathetic.. though not nearly as bad as the reader of book 5 (DO NOT BUY). Book 5 (Separation of Power) literally has the WORST narrator I have ever listened to.. I basically threw away $20 on that book because I was out of credits and couldn't handle listening to that guy past 15 minutes... Cannot understand how they allow someone SO awful and out of character to handle reading such good books...


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    Yes, great story


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Nick Sullivan?

    Yes... Anyone would have been better except the idiot that reads book 5 in the series... I could at least tolerate Sullivan


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    james BOTHELL, WA, United States 03-03-14
    james BOTHELL, WA, United States 03-03-14 Member Since 2013
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    "Great book, not the right narrator"
    Any additional comments?

    Truly a great book and great series. The choice for the narrator was bad though, it almost hurts to listen to him do the voices.

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    Matthew INDEPENDENCE, KY, United States 02-24-14
    Matthew INDEPENDENCE, KY, United States 02-24-14 Member Since 2013
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    "Speed up make reader not as bad"
    Any additional comments?

    I have found that if you speed the reading up to 1.25 or 1.5 the reader doesnt sound as bad. Dont get me wrong there are much better readers but this has helped me be able to finish the book.

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    Joe Overland Park, KS, United States 01-31-14
    Joe Overland Park, KS, United States 01-31-14 Member Since 2013
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    "Flynn Does it again..."
    Where does Transfer of Power rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This is a great series. Transfer of power is the next thrilling episode.


    What other book might you compare Transfer of Power to and why?

    Not sure if it was a book, but from the trailers of the movie, I'd say it was like White House Down. Didn't see the movie.


    What about Nick Sullivan’s performance did you like?

    Sullivan has a great voice. He was able to project a perfect image of these very powerful characters. I really liked Guidall in the first two books and it is hard to compare the two. Both were good. Had Sullivan been the first narrator I listened to, maybe he would be my favorite.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    It may have already been made - White House Down. I didn't see the movie though.


    Any additional comments?

    I now know the first two books are prequels to this series. There were some inconsistencies in the story and the characters. There seemed to be an 8 to 10 year jump from Kill Shot to Transfer of Power. The transition from one book to the other could have been better. One Narrator for the entire series would make the series even better.

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