#1 New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn
introduces the young Mitch Rapp, as he takes on his first
covert assignmentâ€”soon to be a major motion picture.
Mitch Rapp was a gifted college athlete without a care in
the worldâ€¦and then tragedy struck. Terrorists attacked
innocent American citizens, and Rappâ€™s girlfriend was among
the murdered. Two hundred and seventy souls perished on that
cold December night, and thousands of family and friends
were left searching for comfort. Mitch Rapp was one of them,
but he was not interested in comfort. Now he wants retribution.
What type of man is willing to kill for his country without
putting on a uniform? Six months of intense training have
prepared him to take the war to the enemyâ€™s doorstep, and he
does so with brutal efficiency. Rapp starts in Istanbul,
where he assassinates the Turkish arms dealer who sold the
explosives used in the terrorist attack. Rapp then moves on
to Hamburg with his team and across Europe, leaving a trail
of bodies. All roads lead to Beirut, though, and what Rapp
doesn't know is that the enemy is aware of his existence and
has prepared a trap. The hunter is about to become the
hunted, and Rapp will need every ounce of skill and cunning
if he is to survive the war-ravaged city and its various
Behind the steely gaze of the nation's ultimate hero is a
young man primed to become an American assassin.