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The Third Option

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Nick Sullivan

11 Hours 46 Minutes

Simon & Schuster Audio

May 2011

Audio Book Summary

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of American Assassin comes a pulse-pounding thriller that “is an old school spy story…updated with heavy helpings of international intrigue and domestic politicking and betrayal” (Library Journal) and puts CIA agent Mitch Rapp in the crosshairs of an enemy even he did not anticipate.

When diplomacy fails and military intervention is inappropriate, our leaders sometimes take a third option and Mitch Rapp has been assigned just such an “unofficial” task—targeting a German industrialist who is supplying a notorious terror sponsor.

But when the mission is dangerously compromised, Rapp realizes he’s been deemed an expendable asset in a power struggle on home turf: the battle over who will become the successor of the dying CIA director. But no one counted on Mitch Rapp’s return…or how far he’ll go to find out who set him up.

An explosive thriller that is ripped from the headlines, The Third Option proves that “in the world of black-ops thrillers, Mitch Rapp remains the gold standard” (Booklist, starred review of Red War).

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  • Anonymous

    the store near finished!

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  • James B.

    I have read quite a few books from the Mitch Rapp series and most are great. I thought this one was a little below the rest in terms of story-line, engagement and narration.

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  • Ken B.

    great narration, the book left me wanting more.

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  • Chris H

    Really enjoyed listening to this narrator read another fantastic Vince Flynn book.

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  • Gunther Ilse

    This was a great story, left me hanging at the end. The narrator also great.

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  • Joe Aliano

    Term Limits is still my favorite, but I still really liked this book.

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  • josh lourdon

    Vince and Brad Thor are the best in this genre. Flynn's talented writing will be missed. Hopefully Kyle Mills can carry on his legacy with new books that will contribute to the series and not detract from it.

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  • The Rev

    Otherwise it is a DEFINITE 5. Love the Mitch Rapp series and this one does not disappoint. WONDERFUL characters, compelling story, great twists. A truly GREAT read.

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  • John

    I've now read all but one of Vince Flynn's Mitch Rapp stories - some audio, some print. I actually read them out of order, having first noticed Flynn with Consent to Kill. It's been quite enjoyable to start with the current Rapp, then go back and see how he and the other characters got to where they are today. I crave Rapp stories and this one was as good as expected. My only regret is that it was an abridged version.

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  • Jeff Wesenberg

    Great book, very suspensful and well read. I definitely recommend it

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