Separation of Power

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 30, 2009 - Fiction - 515 pages
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Now in a premium edition, the thrilling follow-up to The Third Option by #1 New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn—featuring hero Mitch Rapp as he once again battles the forces of corrupt Washington politicians and scheming terrorists.

Director Stansfield of the CIA is dead, and the president has named Dr. Irene Kennedy as his successor. What should be a relatively easy confirmation is about to go awry. As the story unfolds, the president, Kennedy, and Rapp find themselves under assault from unknown forces in Washington and from afar. Senator Hank Clark, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, has gained the president’s confidence and is immersed in a complicated plot to bring the president’s term to a premature end. To make matters worse, the president is confronted with a crisis in the Middle East involving nuclear weapons. The Israelis have given the president two weeks to take the bombs out, or they will do it themselves. In a race against the clock, Rapp navigates the treacherous alleys of Baghdad and the just-as-hostile streets of Washington, defeating his enemies at every turn, and leaving his customary trail of bodies.

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Review: Separation of Power (Mitch Rapp #5)

User Review  - Mark Allen - Goodreads

If you can separate reality from heightened expectations, then you might rate this book higher than I did. Because it's a darn good political thriller. Unfortunately, the Mitch Rapp novels are ... Read full review

Review: Separation of Power (Mitch Rapp #5)

User Review  - Theshrewedshrew - Goodreads

It's like they do this to me on purpose. In a prolonged spy craft book series. The very fact that such a thing as a living legend in the CIA exists is due to his ability to be no one. In the first ... Read full review

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Vince Flynn
is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. He lives in the Twin Cities with his wife and three children. Visit his website at

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