Protect and Defend
Publish date: October 30th 2007
Publisher: Atria Books
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Mitch Rapp (#10)
The twist and turn is interesting. The story is about Iran and how the power struggle in Iran and the disagreement on how to deal with the US. So the Iran way forward is to kidnap a key figure of the US to hold the country foreign policy as ransom. Really stupid move. It is not the right th...
Fairly slow in the first half of the book.....I began to think this was the weakest Flynn I've read. The second half of the book was fantastic, as Rapp furiously works behind enemy lines to rescue CIA director Kennedy. Overall, a great book, better than his last novel.
To start with, I think I'm going to go back to using star (★) ratings in my reviews. I quit for a while as an experiment because I've found that star ratings are sometimes misleading. For example, there are instances where I like a book but I know it's not very good, or vice versa. But on the other ...
I love these books. Interesting that I can easily handle the violence and "good guys'" (that's us :-)torture scenes in the Mitch Rapp books, but can't with some other authors. I guess these are more like ol' fashioned TV violence; it's not visceral, at least for me.