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In the newest devastatingly intense thriller by #1
New York Times bestselling phenomenon Vince Flynn,
his deadly and charismatic hero Mitch Rapp wages a war
against a new enemy with the help of a fellow soldier as
dedicated and as lethal as they come.
thrillers, featuring counterterrorism operative Mitch
Rapp, have dominated the imagination of readers
everywhere. In them, Flynn has captured the secretive
world of the fearless men and women, who, bound by duty,
risk their lives in a covert war they must hide from even
their own political leaders.
Now, Rapp and his protege,
Mike Nash, may have met their match. The CIA has detected
and intercepted two terrorist cells, but a third is feared
to be on the loose. Led by a dangerous mastermind obsessed
with becoming the leader of al-Qaeda, this determined and
terrifying group is about to descend on America.
needs the best on this assignment, and Nash, who has
served his government honorably for sixteen years first as
an officer in the Marine Corps and then as an operative in
an elite counterterrorism team run by Rapp is his choice.
Together, they have made careers out of meeting violence
with extreme violence and have never wavered in the fight
against the jihadists and their culture of death. Both
have fought the war on terrorism in secret without
accolades or acknowledgment of their personal sacrifices.
Both have been forced to lie to virtually every single
person they care about, and both have soldiered on with
the knowledge that their hard work and lethal tactics have
saved thousands of lives.
But the political winds have
changed in America, and certain leaders on Capitol Hill
are pushing to have men like Rapp and Nash put back on a
short leash. And then one spring afternoon in Washington,
DC, everything changes.
Using his insider knowledge of
intelligence agencies and the military, Flynn once again
delivers an all-too-real portrayal of a war that is that
is waged every day by a handful of brave, devoted souls.
Smart, fast-paced, and jaw-droppingly realistic,
Extreme Measures is the political thriller
of our time.
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