|Publish Date:||Aug 2009|
|Number of Pages:||515|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.7|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||4.1 x 1.2 x 7.4|
Vince Flynn was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1966. He graduated from the University of St. Thomas and went to work as an account and sales marketing specialist for Kraft Foods. In 1990, he accepted an aviation candidate slot with the United States Marine Corps, but was medically disqualified before starting the program. He worked as a bartender while writing his first book, Term Limits, which after receiving numerous rejections he self-published.
It hit the New York Times bestseller list in paperback. He went on to write the Mitch Rapp series. He was a story consultant for the television series 24. He died after a long battle with prostate cancer on June 19, 2013 at the age of 47.
Now in paperback, the pulse-pounding thriller by #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon Vince Flynn features counterterrorism hero Mitch Rapp as he wages a war against a new enemy with the help of a fellow soldier as dedicated--and as lethal--as they come.
Time and again, Vince Flynn has captivated readers' imaginations with his all-too-real portrayal of a secretive world where fearless men and women, bound by duty, risk their lives in a covert war they must hide from even their own political leaders. Now, in Extreme Measures, Mitch Rapp and his agency colleague, Mike Nash, may have met their match.
The CIA has detected 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. Rapp needs the best on this assignment, and former marine officer Nash 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. But the one thing he never saw coming was that his own government was about to turn on him.
Using his insider knowledge of intelligence agencies and the military, Flynn once again delivers a smart, devastatingly intense, and jaw-droppingly realistic political thriller that will have fans on the edge of their seats until the last riveting page.
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