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Red War

Narrated by: George Guidall
Series: Mitch Rapp, Book 17
Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (181 ratings)

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Summary

The New York Times number one best-selling author.

When Russian president Maxim Krupin discovers that he has inoperable brain cancer, he’s determined to cling to power. His first task is to kill or imprison any of his countrymen who can threaten him. Soon, though, his illness becomes serious enough to require a more dramatic diversion - war with the West.

Upon learning of Krupin’s condition, CIA director Irene Kennedy understands that the US is facing an opponent who has nothing to lose. The only way to avoid a confrontation that could leave millions dead is to send Mitch Rapp to Russia under impossibly dangerous orders. With the Kremlin’s entire security apparatus hunting him, he must find and kill a man many have deemed the most powerful in the world.

Success means averting a war that could consume all of Europe. But if his mission is discovered, Rapp will plunge Russia and America into a conflict that neither will survive.

©2018 Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills (P)2018 Simon & Schuster UK

Critic reviews

"Sizzles with inside information and CIA secrets" (Dan Brown) 

"A cracking, uncompromising yarn that literally takes no prisoners." (The Times)

"Mitch Rapp is a great character who always leaves the bad guys either very sorry for themselves or very dead." (Guardian

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Brilliant from start to finish !!!

It felt like Vince Flynn came back from the dead to write this book, well well done Kyle Mills, much better than the last one, looking forward to the next one !!!! George Guidall you are amazing to listen to as always !!!

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Bravo Kyle Mills and George Guidall!!!

As a long-standing Mitch Rapp/Vince Flynn fan - it’s fantastic that Kyle Mills is continuing the late Vince Flynn’s legacy with such excellent and entertaining stories. I am sure Vince Flynn would be delighted to know what capable hands he has left Mitch Rapp in and furthermore we have a return to narration by the incomparable George Guidall who reads the story with such class and quality. These books get me through many a long car journey and Guidall’s long history with the Mitch Rapp novels come through in the telling. This was a welcome fresh angle on the new Cold War scenario and I couldn’t stop listening. Cannot wait for the next one and I pray the narrator is Mr Guidall!

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Mitch rap is back!!

First of all I’d like to thank Kyle for this brilliant story about Mitch (the greatest assassin) loads of action and story was brilliant!! Lastly, Well come back George, brilliantly read! Roll on the next one!! Thank Kyle Over and out!

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Awesome series of books

I can not recommend this series enough. I have loved every book so far. Please keep them coming

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Another brilliant novel with Mitch Rapp.

A great story that always keeps you wanting more. Vince Flynn - Bravo 5+ stars.

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Top notch escapism, but don't skip the first books

like Jack Reacher, Mitch Rapp is a force of nature. don't skip the earlier books though, I made that mistake and found the writing of these later books lazy, but if you carry the prequels with you, they lend weight and increase enjoyment

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Excellent

Kyle Mills has done an excellent job. Very exciting as always. Please don’t stop writing Mitch Rapp novels. My only complaint was the narrator who I found difficult to follow and quite muffled.

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Vince Flynn would be proud!

Another book in the Mitch Rapp series written by Kyle Mills that keeps up the high standard of storytelling that we have come to expect. great book .... great narration... keep up the excellent work!

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Rap back to his very best!

At last he is back - well written and brilliantly read by GG. His is the only voice I can relate to as MR. Highly recommend. Good to have Mitch Rapp back in full flow.

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Not the best book in the series

Narration is extremely poor almost returned the book poor story line lacked the finesse of previous books

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Entertaining version of the real life situation

This novel can be compared to the best early Tom Clancy production where fiction is mixed in the current real life political landscape. 5/5