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.
Flynn's thrillers, featuring counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp,
dominate the imagination of readers everywhere. In them, Flynn captures
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
Now, Rapp and his protégé, 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 jihads and their culture of death. Both have fought
the war on terrorism in secret without accolades or acknowledgement 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
But the political winds have changed in America, and
certain leaders onCapitol 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 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.