Vince Flynn was an American author known popularly for his political thriller novels. The author has sold more than fifteen million copies of his books and is widely loved for his character Mitch Rapp. Mitch is the main character in most of Vince’s books. He is an aggressive CIA counterterrorism agent who will do anything, always willing to go further than most would do.
He is fueled by his personal trauma, which affected him deeply and turned him into an invaluable weapon. The author wrote several books before his death on 29th June 2013. He was merely forty-seven years old when he left the world after battling prostate cancer for over two years. Since then, the series has been carried on further by another author. Kyle Mills, who is himself a fan of these books, has been finishing the rest of the novels in Mitch Rapp Series now.
If you haven’t read any of Vince’s books, then you can start with this reading order. It includes all the books written by Vince himself and Kyle Mills set in the Mitch Rapp series.
Washington’s three most powerful politicians were executed in one single night. The job was done with surgical precision, which shocked everybody. Then the assassin[s] delivers an ultimatum which is even more shocking. They are demanding that the American government set aside partisan politics and restore power to the people. Along with this ultimatum, they warn people that nobody is out of their reach.
On investigating, a joint FBI-CIA task force reveals the killers are elite military commandos. Apart from that, no one knows anything about them or what their plan of action is. But, Michael O’Rourke, a former U.S. Marine and freshman congressman, is secretly hiding something that might affect the country’s future.
Mitch Rapp only wants retribution for the Pan Am Lockerbie attack. The 23-year-old gifted athlete trains for six months intensely to stop terrorists before they reach his country. He trains with other clandestine operatives under CIA operations Director Thomas and protégé Irene Kennedy. Then he is sent on his first mission but when he might need more than his athletic skills to survive in his mission.
Mitch Rapp has been working steadily, killing the men responsible for the slaughter of over two hundred civilians. Now, he is looking forward to his next target. Until Rapp, the hunter, suddenly becomes the “hunted”. Wounded, Rapp must flee in order to save his own life. But, others consider a wounded Rapp a liability, and they will soon learn that nothing is more dangerous than a wounded Rapp.
Transfer Of Power
A calm morning in Washington is disrupted by a hail of gunfire. A group of terrorists has descended on the Executive Mansion out of nowhere. Innocent bystanders have been murdered while almost one hundred hostages are taken. With the help of the Secret Service, the President is evacuated to his underground bunker, where he will be safe. Mitch Rapp is sent into the White House, who quickly discovers that the President is not safe as the elites think. He must save the hostages as well as the President before the enemies win.
The Third Option
CIA’s top counterterrorism operative, Mitch Rapp, is ready for his final mission. This time his target is a German man. The industrialist has been selling sensitive equipment to the world’s most notorious sponsors of terrorism. Gratefully, he will sense what’s going on before it’s too late, but will he succeed at saving the right people?
Separation Of Power
Dr. Irene Kennedy is the newly appointed CIA director. She hasn’t been in the position for long, and she has already become the target of an inside plot. People are planning to destroy her and prematurely end the American President’s term.
Moreover, Saddam Hussein is close to entering the nuclear arms race. So the president calls on his secret weapon, Mitch Rapp but with time passing by quickly and impossible odds stacked against him, will Rapp fail, or will he save the day again?
For years, Mitch Rapp, the CIA super-agent, has been working covertly behind the scenes, but now things have changed. Rapp lives in the public spotlight, which makes it easier for virtually anyone to hurt him. He is ready to fight the war from the CIA headquarters this time instead of being on the front line. But when an unknown assassin is determined to ignite the war, will Rapp be able to stop the war from raging while stuck behind the scenes?
CIA intelligence believes that there might be a terrorist attack on the States on Memorial Day. Mitch Rapp has raced to Afghanistan, leading a commando raid on an al Qaeda stronghold that defuses plans for a nuclear strike on Washington. The crisis has been averted- for the time being, at least. Rapp knows with this new enemy, nothing can be as it seems, so it’s solely up to him to avert this unimaginable disaster.
Consent To Kill
Mitch Rapp has killed and tortured to save lives, and he proves that he will continue to do so. Though his actions have saved countless lives, they have also made him an enemy to several others. The father of a dead terrorist now seeks vengeance, and he is unstoppable in this mission. Rapp, who is caught up as the target of an international conspiracy, must save himself before he loses this fight.
Act Of Treason
A gorgeous autumn day turns gloomy when presidential candidate Josh Alexander’s motorcade is ambushed by a group of terrorists. Two weeks later, Alexander is declared the winner by a sympathy vote. However, his assailants haven’t been found yet. The FBI and government scour the world looking for them meanwhile, Mitch Rapp follows solid shreds of evidence that takes him through the dark world of contract killers.
Protect And Defend
In Iran, a huge sum of money is being spent on a nuclear program’s development. Israel attacks, leaving a radioactive tomb and environmental disaster in the middle of Iran’s second-largest city. The Iranian government is outraged and demands retribution, and the President wants the culprits to pay for their aggression with blood- the culprits here being Israel and the USA. Mitch Rapp plans a risky operation, but when things don’t go as planned, he is given twenty-four hours to do whatever it takes to stop the enemy.
Mitch Rapp is in Pakistan on an assignment. In his absence, Irene Kennedy, CIA director, turns to his protégé Mike Nash who has served the government for sixteen years. Nash had never wavered in his dedication to his duty, even when he was faced with death and violence. Furthermore, he has lied to every single person he cares about for this duty, but one thing even he didn’t see coming is that his own government is plotting against him.
Pursuit Of Honor
A series of explosions devastated Washington D.C., almost a week ago. It targeted the National Counterterrorism Center and killed around hundred and eight-five people. Several public officials and CIA employees were also killed in these explosions. Mitch Rapp, along with Mike Nash, must find the three al Qaeda terrorists in order to save their country and serve justice. But, will it be possible when one of their hands is tied behind their back, stopping them from working?
The Last Man
Mitch Rapp is heading towards Afghanistan to track down a missing CIA agent and also one of his friends. Joe Rickman had run the CIA’s clandestine operations in Afghanistan for the past eight years. From the outside, it looks like just another case of kidnapping, but Rapp knows better. On Irene Kennedy’s order, he embarks on this journey to find Joe, but with everybody plotting to claim their piece of the war-torn place, will Rapp succeed at this mission?
Joseph Rickman stole a massive amount of classified information, offering it to the secret forces of Pakistan. But, when Mitch Rapp was sent to hunt him down, his plans went awry. Now, Joseph is dead, and he is the only one who knows where he stored that data. Rapp must find this hidden data before America is destroyed.
Order To Kill
Mitch Rapp heads to Pakistan this time in order to confront a mortal threat. He is used to winning at any cost, but this time he is stuck chasing false leads. Rapp, along with Scott Coleman, must prevent the loss of these lethal weapons, but they are struggling at the moment. Later, Rapp learns that he must enter the Russian territory, but on reaching there, what he discovers will be even more dangerous than anything he could have expected.
Enemy Of The State
When it’s discovered that the Saudi prince is using his fortunes to fund ISIS, the President decides to send a message to them. He chooses Mitch Rapp to send this message, but this time, he will be on his own. This means that Rapp must quit the CIA and find his own resources to complete the mission. However, when he gets discovered, a real investigation will begin to hunt him down. Will Rapp be able to save himself and turn the tables on the Saudis before he’s caught?
The President of Russia has discovered that he has inoperable brain cancer. To this news, he responds by clinging to his power and killing anyone who seems like they can threaten him. Irene Kennedy hears the news soon and decides to send Mitch Rapp to Russia in order to avoid a confrontation with them. A war would consume everyone and Rapp must work wisely lest he starts a conflict that neither of the countries will be able to survive.
In America, a toxic presidential election is underway while ISIS kidnaps a brilliant French microbiologist to manufacture anthrax. Videos of his process are posted regularly on the internet, which is gripping the country with terror.
Moreover, ISIS has also recruited a Mexican drug cartel to smuggle this bioweapon across the border. But it’s a diversion that allows them to weaponize a deadly virus in secret that could trigger a pandemic. Mitch Rapp must stop everything from going wrong, but this time, he is on his own, so how long will he be able to stop them?
Mitch Rapp captures ISIS’s top technology expert who reveals another man who could bring down America’s power grid. But, when the CIA plans to trap this shadowy figure, they fail miserably. After their failure, ISIS helps this cyber terrorist do what he claims he is capable of doing.
Now, the whole county has been plunged into darkness, communication networks are down, fuel can’t be pumped from gas stations, and everything is on the brink of collapse. Rapp must do something before his country descends into proper chaos.
Enemy At The Gates
Mitch Rapp finds himself protecting the world’s first trillionaire, Nicholas Ward, after evidence of a mole scouring information on him is discovered. But, he is stuck between protecting the man and using him as bait to lure the mole in. Rapp wants to capture the traitor who has unlimited access to these government secrets. And soon, he and Kennedy will be dragged into a world where everything is meaningless, and only the pursuit of power remains.
Oath Of Loyalty
President Anthony Cook is convinced that Mitch Rapp, the CIA counterterrorism agent is a mortal threat to him. So Irene Kennedy offers that Rapp leaves the county while staying in plain sight, and in return, the administration agrees not to make any moves against him. But these deals hold only until Cook’s security adviser misleads him. Now, Claudia’s real identity has been leaked, and Rapp races to neutralize the enemies organizing against her. But, he will soon discover that a new generation of assassins is on her trail, and it is impossible to track and stop them.