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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (9,373 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Vince Flynn Narrator: Armand Schultz Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Mitch Rapp Series Release Date:
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An action-packed and all-too-realistic vision of nations navigating the minefield of international intrigue, Protect and Defend is Vince Flynn’s most explosive political thriller yet.

The action begins in the heart of Iran, where billions of dollars are being spent on the development of a nuclear program. No longer willing to wait for the international community to stop its neighboring enemy, Israel launches a creative and daring operation that leaves a radioactive tomb in the middle of Iran’s second largest city. An outraged Iranian government publicly blames both Israel and the United States and demands retribution.

Enter Mitch Rapp, America’s top counterterrorism operative. Rapp convinces President Josh Alexander to sign off on a risky operation that will push Iran to the brink of revolution. But when Iran recruits Hezbollah master terrorist Imad Mukhtar, and a CIA effort goes disastrously wrong, Rapp and Mukhtar are set on a collision course that threatens to engulf the entire region in war.

With the clock ticking, Rapp is given twenty-four hours, no questions asked, to do whatever it takes to stop Mukhtar—and avert an unthinkable catastrophe.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Spectacular and exceptionally timely…Mitch Rapp is back with a vengeance.” 

    The Providence Journal

  • Flynn didn't invent the post-9/11 thriller, but he might as well have....[He] is the best pure adrenalin-charged action writer out there today."

    -- Providence Journal
  • “A timely reflection of the current international scene. With George Guidall behind the microphone, listeners get a dependable narration that…brings depth to the suspense.” 


  • “One of Vincent Flynn’s best.” 

    Barnes & Noble, editorial review

  • A #1 New York Times Bestseller
  • A USA Today Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by P J | 2/15/2014

    " If this was any more timely you would be living it now - and maybe we are. Made me stop a nd ask myself what else has our government bpaid for. Great work Vince! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Rick Fisher | 2/14/2014

    " Mitch Rapp at his best. A definite must read for all. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Barb Neddo | 2/12/2014

    " Another great Mitch Rapp book from Flynn. This time CIA operative, Mitch Rapp takes on the leader of the Hezbollah. A great page turner. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Cris | 2/9/2014

    " Vince Flynn's usual -- readers of Tom Clancy, etc.. will like this book. But it is not one of his bests. The ending in particular was rather anti-climatic.. "

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