What's Your Story: Erik

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Please share some of your background:
I am an athletic director at a high school in NYC, working with inner city kids. I spent time in Minnesota, attending Bemidji State University, playing college football and working on my degree. My career has taken me all over the U.S., working with outstanding young minds.

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp? 
2007. My best friend, also a Minnesota guy, recommended the series to me and i have reread each book since.

Which book is your favorite/why?
The Last Man. Rapp looks back at his past and what could have been in his future with Anna and their new house in DC. He also has a laser focus while hunting down the terrorists.

Do you have a favorite character and why?  
Scott Coleman, tough, loyal, ultimate team guy.

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why?
It's got to be Rapp, he is a man of few words, and always delivers in the clutch.

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Mitch Rapp, Vince or Kyle?
Thank you for this site, and thank you to Kyle Mills for carrying on the series, in a difficult situation - following the legend, Mr. Flynn.

What's Your Story: Alex

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Please share some of your background:
Born in Minneapolis, MN and raised in the upper Midwest. I spent 6 years in the US Army Infantry serving in a myriad of Infantry roles from rifleman to designated marksman, machine gunner and team leader. I ended my career as a weapons and tactics instructor, preparing an Infantry company for deployment. I have a BA degree in Intelligence Studies, am a licensed police officer and am currently a DoD security contractor in Afghanistan.

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp? 
I discovered Vince Flynn books in the library on Camp Taqaddum, Iraq. From there I was HOOKED.

Which book is your favorite/why?
All of them? If I had to pick one it would be American Assassin. I like seeing more into Mitch's background, what makes him tick and the experiences in both his personal life and his training that made him who he is in the present-day books.

Do you have a favorite character and why?  
Besides Mitch Rapp, it would probably have to be Stan Hurley. I like his cold, all business outlook. He obviously cares for Mitch, in a unique way and that is why he is so hard on him in training.

Who do you envision when you read of Mitch?
I don't really put a face on Mitch at all. It changes, for a page or two he may look like a dark-haired Matt Damon a la Jason Bourne, for the rest of the book he may look like any random, very fit, guy.

What's Your Story: Robert

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Please share some of your background:
Retired U.S. Army, Master Sergeant and author, The History of a Journeyman Poet. 2nd check from publisher, $1.00. Lived in Germany as a kid, the Army, Saudi, etc.

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp? 
I started reading Vince from the free books at the VA Hospital a few years ago. Lost a lot of sleep.

Which book is your favorite/why?
The Last Man. I talked to an acquaintance in the FBI, currently assigned to Counter Terrorism. He told me that your books have the right feel, "Weltanschaung", for those whose stories cannot be not told.

Do you have a favorite character and why?  
Mitch Rapp. I want to be Rapp when I grow up.

Who do you envision when you read of Mitch?
A good man, dealing successfully with PTSD. A man of honor, when he kills it isn't murder. Someone who has a great deal of sensitivity, the sensitivity of a hunter almost knowing where the game is before there are any clues.

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why?
Does Mrs. Kennedy have anyone to pick up her clothes from the dry cleaner?

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Mitch Rapp, Vince or Kyle?  
Don't start reading a Mitch Rapp book at night if you need to be alert in the morning.

What's Your Story: Phil

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Please share some of your background:
Born in Birmingham, AL in 1947. Graduated from high school and decided to go to a tech school instead of college. Graduated from tech school at the top of my class and went to work for Texas Instruments in Dallas, TX. Worked on military programs for 27 years. Transferred to the Temple, Texas facility in 1995 where they built laptops and printers. That business unit was sold to Acer America Corp. (laptops) and Genicom Corp. (printers) in 1997. I transitioned to Acer. Acer downsized in 2000 and I worked in several different jobs until I retired in 2011. Lost my wife of 42 years in 2012. Started dating a lady from Georgetown, TX and found my first Vince Flynn novel in The Georgetown Library. That was Term Limits. Read that and picked up American Assassin next. Found the website ans started reading the rest of the books in chronological order until I had read them all. Since then I have acquired and read them all, through Red War. Now I'm waiting for the next one with baited breath! Write faster, Kyle!

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp? 
In 2012 after my wife died.

Which book is your favorite/why?
That's a toss-up between Memorial Day and The Last Man, with Enemy Of The State a close third. The first two just seemed to be non-stop edge-of-your-seat action and suspense. Enemy Of The State was good on those counts as well, but not quite as gripping.

Do you have a favorite character and why?  
Scott Coleman. He's a Seal, after all. So, it goes without saying that he is a bad ass, but he's just a bit less reckless as Mitch, but just as gung-ho. Sorta like the person you would expect Mitch's older brother to be, if he had one.

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why?
Without a doubt, Scott Coleman. I have nothing but admiration and very deep respect for the Seals, plus my dad was Navy in WWII as well as my father-in-law and I respected them deeply.

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Mitch Rapp, Vince or Kyle?  
I sure miss Vince. I suffer with prostate issues like him, but there is no cancer, thank God. I lost my wife unexpectedly to cancer and nobody should have to suffer that kind of death. Kyle, keep up the good work, I gotta have my Mitch Rapp fix!

I've read the entire series, from Term Limits to Red war at least four times (only twice for Red War, but I haven't had time to read it again). I guess that will be the next read unless the new book comes out before I can get started.

What's Your Story: Trev Holst

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Please share some of your background:
DHS Federal Officer and former Director of Operations for DOD contractor.

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp? 
While living in Minnesota when his books made the bookstore shelves. Met Vince at a couple of book signings. I told him to keep writing and he said keep reading. Told him if he needed a name for a character...mine was available.

Which book is your favorite/why?
All of them!

Do you have a favorite character and why?  
Mitch Rapp ...he takes care of business.

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why?
Anyone ...as long as my character is a friend of Mitch.

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Mitch Rapp, Vince or Kyle?  
It was an honor to meet Vince Flynn. I have purchased all the books and shared them with our troops overseas. My neighbors enjoyed his books also.

What's Your Story: Jon

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Please share some of your background:
I'm a self-employed business owner. I run a college hockey fan site and have a personal blog that I started to be able to share my favorite books, movies, and things that happen in pop culture.

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp? 
I first read a Mitch Rapp novel in 2006, on a business trip to Scottsdale, AZ. The book was Memorial Day and I absolutely loved it!

Which book is your favorite/why?
My favorite novel is Transfer Of Power. It was the first Rapp thriller, and the concept was terrific. it's a very influential thriller novel and I've read it multiple times.

Do you have a favorite character and why?  
I'm gonna have to go with Mitch. He's just such a badass. Various authors have tried to create characters like Rapp, but there's no substitute for the original.

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why?
Stan Hurley. Mainly because I wish I could be that rough, tough and crotchety.

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Mitch Rapp, Vince or Kyle?  
My mom loved reading the Rapp novels. She died in 2013, and it was cool to have that connection with her. My wife Bridget also loves the novels... it's one of a handful of authors we both enjoy reading together.

What's Your Story: Don

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Please share some of your background:
I'm 48 and an adventure sports enthusiast. I've been in information technology for most of my career but prefer to define myself as an adventure traveler, awesome dad to my 13 year old son, and loving husband to my super cool wife, Patricia

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp? 
I've actually never read a Mitch Rapp book - rather I've listened to all of them (unabridged) via Audiobook. Part of the reason is the reader, George Guidall, who adds so much to the overall experience. Second is because it gives me something to do while trail running, travelling to my next adventure. I first discovered the series in 2009 at the recommendation of a co-worker.

Which book is your favorite/why?
American Assassin is by far my favorite.  They're all great in their own way, but I think American Assassin is by far the best written.  I've read that Vince put a lot of time into this book.

Do you have a favorite character and why?  
Probably Scott Coleman - but of course I secretly want to be Mitch Rapp. If Mitch is "the tip of the spear" - Scott is definitely the shaft of that spear.

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why?
Hate to sound cliche, but definitely Mitch. He's my alter-ego.

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Mitch Rapp, Vince or Kyle?  
I got to meet Kyle Mills at a coffee shop in Jackson Hole last year. We talked for an hour and he's not only a great guy but also very interested in the opinions of his readers.

What's Your Story: Don

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Please share some of your background:
I’m a finance major, retired from being a hospital executive. Married with 3 sons and one daughter. 10 grandkids! A USAF SERE Instructor during the Vietnam conflict.

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp? 
Around 2010.

Which book is your favorite/why?
Every book I read is my best and now it’s Red War because I can actually envision its plot in the world now!

Do you have a favorite character and why?  
I like Mitch because he kicks ass and takes no names,

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why?
Irene Kennedy. I can see myself in her role because I like politics and especially the role that behind the scenes/Black Op’s play in our world.

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Mitch Rapp, Vince or Kyle?  
Keep writing and I’ll keep reading. Thanks for Mitch Rapp!

What's Your Story: Donna

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Please share some of your background:
I'm the proud recipient of the Points of Light Award provided by President George H.W. Bush. My story of food insecurities was told to every member of Congress by Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn). I'm an 18 year unpaid volunteer with 13 nonprofits as well as a homemaker and proud minister of hospitality. Mitch Rapp has taught me that,"Failure is not an option."

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp? 
My first book was an ARC of Red War as a Mitch Rap Ambassador. I've just completed reading the entire series with an instant appreciation for them all.

Which book is your favorite/why?
As for my favorite well you can't possibly pick just one! If I had to pick a few favorites as the daughter of a Navy Veteran who served in the Cold War I'd say The Survivor and Enemy of the State.

Do you have a favorite character and why?  
Mitch Rapp is so bad yet so good. Beyond Mitch I enjoy Claudia and Louise Gould as they deal with that narcissistic and sociopathic side that I've come to unfortunately know all too well.

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why?
I'd of course love to have the courage, strength, and perseverance that Mitch Rapp possesses. The ability to overcome all odds. That would be awesome these days.

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Mitch Rapp, Vince or Kyle?  
I'm just so blessed and honored to be chosen as a Mitch Rapp Ambassador. I'm a newbie and never felt under pressure to have read every novel by the fans. They welcomed me in and allowed me to be myself and for that I'm grateful to them. I cannot wait to read more of these wonderful Mitch Rapp Novels.

What's Your Story: Frank

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Please share some of your background:
Retired high school math teacher.

I spend summers reading and golfing in Pennsylvania and winters reading and golfing In Texas.

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp? 
I purchased Vince’s first ten books on eBay in the early 2000– and then purchased all of them when they came out.

I now have them all on my kindle and have read them all 5 times — can’t wait to read Kyle’s latest .

Which book is your favorite/why?
Transfer Of Power. I do like them all.

Do you have a favorite character and why?  
Mitch of course.

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why?
Mitch — he finishes the job.

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Mitch Rapp, Vince or Kyle?  
I’m seeing the corruption in our government. As it’s been laid out in these books. We need Term Limits.

What's Your Story: Mike

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Please share some of your background:
Born in Buffalo, NY and then spent a majority for my life growing up in Southern Florida. My career as an actor then brought me to Los Angeles for the past seven years where you might see me popping up some of your favorite TV shows.

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp? I discovered Mitch Rapp when I read about American Assassin being turned into a film. I read the synopsis on a film website and went right to my local Barnes and Noble and bought it. Read the whole book in a couple days and I was hooked.

Which book is your favorite/why?
I love the prequel books, American Assassin and Kill Shot, best. I'm hopeful that Kyle Mills will pick up where Vince left off and finish the prequel trilogy. Of the current timeline books, my favorite so far is Consent to Kill. The humanizing of Rapp is what it so fantastic to me. 

Do you have a favorite character and why?  
There are of course the obvious of Rapp, Hurley and Kennedy. For me, a character that was minor, but I would love to see a whole book on because I think there is a great story there is Secret Service Agent Matt Nash and Special Agent Rivera. The events leading up to their appearance in Acts of Treason is a story I'd love to read.

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why?
Well of course, Rapp. To have his skills, fearlessness and moral compass...he's a person that can always be the man you can count on. Great qualities that a man can aspire to.

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Mitch Rapp, Vince or Kyle?  
I was Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills and Mitch Rapp that lit a fire in me for reading that I had long since forgot I had. In the time since I discovered American Assassin, I went on to read all the Rapp novels, moved on to Reacher and then Harvath...finishing all of Child's and Thor's bibliographies too. Since then I have challenged myself this to read 52 books (one a week) this year. 

My love for Rapp and these other great fictional characters has ignited my imagination to create and develop a character with whom I am now in the process of developing into my first novel...so, thank you Mr. Flynn and Mr. Mills.

What's Your Story: Bryan

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Please share some of your background:
I was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. The first 26 years of my career were spent in the restaurant business in roles from Sous Chef to Executive Chef to General Manager. I did not really get into reading books until about 5 years ago. I saw the movie Lincoln Lawyer, then read the book, then I was hooked. I soon discovered Vince Flynn and Mitch Rapp and proceeded to read every book in the series. The suspense, action and drama, coupled with the characters and their development make for books that, once I start reading, I have to FORCE myself to put down so I can go to sleep. I have spent many days feeling like a zombie because of staying up too late reading!

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp? 
2013

Which book is your favorite/why?
American Assassin. Since it was the first, it opened up an amazing world of action, adventure and suspense!

Do you have a favorite character and why?  
I can't choose between Mitch and Stan. So it has to be both of them.

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why?
Stan Hurley - he is a BAD ASS!!!

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Mitch Rapp, Vince or Kyle?  
I am amazed at how seamlessly this series has transitioned from Vince to Kyle. I am sure everyone was scared that something may be lost once Vince passed. But those fears proved to be unfounded!!

What's Your Story: Kashif

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Please share some of your background: I originally came to Dubai, UAE from Pakistan and now I study in Arlington, Texas. I am an only child and I am an avid fan of political and action thriller genre in both novels and movies. I am a tactical nut, paying special attention to and appreciating the details of the weaponry and tactics used in a novel or a movie, a skill instilled in me by my Father who served in the Navy. I spend most of my time reading political intrigue/action filled novels like the Mitch Rapp series, which is truly my favorite one. My parents and loved ones support my love for reading, which is more of a passion than a hobby that began with my reading of American Assassin. It was the first novel that rejuvenated my passion for reading and it hasn't declined since then. I am now a proud Mitch Rapp Ambassador, with the sole mission of presenting the legend of Mitch Rapp to the entire world.

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp? I started reading Mitch Rapp when I saw an online news page, announcing the casting and synopsis of American Assassin movie adaption. I was fascinated by the plot and I looked up the Mitch Rapp series which immediately hooked me in from the first sight of the American Assassin book cover, which conveyed a sense of political grittiness coupled with high octane action and I was not wrong. I purchased my copy of American Assassin that very day from the bookstore in Dubai and from that moment on, it was one Mitch Rapp novel after another without any breaks or obstacles. Mitch Rapp became my life essentially. American Assassin is a novel I never get tired of reading, as I have read it more than three times.

Which book is your favorite/why? My favorite book of all time would be a tie between Consent to Kill by Vince Flynn and Order to Kill by Kyle Mills. Both are Mitch Rapp novels written by two brilliant writers and both have a very special place in my heart, even though every single Mitch Rapp novel has a special place in my favorite list above all others. Consent to Kill was not the most action packed Mitch Rapp novel but it showed my icon in a new vulnerable light and a side of him that the bad guys rightfully fear. I admire that side of Mitch Rapp. The feral nature of Rapp at the end of the novel was the highlight. As for Order to Kill, it was fast paced with Mitch Rapp as a beautiful beast, one that the world needs now more than ever. I can't deny myself the pleasure of Mitch Rapp shooting his way in spectacular fashion with utmost realism.

Do you have a favorite character and why?  My favorite character is and always will be Mitch Rapp hands down. He is a man with strong moral principles that do not always insist on following the rules if the rules impede the victory of the good guys. I appreciate the darkness within him, brought on by the loss of his loved ones, but furthermore I appreciate his dedication to his missions and pushing ahead despite all the obstacles in his path. He is always willing to put his life on the risk for the greater good, and it doesn't hurt that he is a brilliant gun fighter with all the necessary skills to take down the baddest of his opponents.

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why? If I had the opportunity to be any character, I would choose to be Mitch Rapp. I understand it comes with an unbearable amount of personal loss and darkness, but I have always wanted to explore Mitch's life. Not only is he a certifiable fighter which would quench my thirst for adrenaline filled activities, but it would also get me front row seat to a day in the life of Mitch Rapp, someone I admire and relate to more than anyone else. Mitch Rapp is about as real to me as my own family is.  

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Mitch Rapp, Vince or Kyle?  I was very concerned when I read that Kyle Mills had taken over the reins of Vince Flynn after his untimely and upsetting death. Even though The Survivor by Kyle Mills was already out, I was still on Mr. Flynn's novels. But my fear was misplaced as Mr. Mills took the bull by the horns and wrote one of the best Mitch Rapp novels.  It did not even feel like Mr. Flynn had left us, his work clearly echoing in Mr Mills' writing with his own panache in it. I owe a great load of gratitude to Mr. Mills for doing a tremendous job and I will always be looking forward to more and more Mitch Rapp. 

What's Your Story: Judy

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Please share some of your background: I am retired and live in a little town in Utah.  I was born and raised in the Marine Corps and my husband spent 21 years in the Marine Corps so I am about as patriotic as you can get.  Many times, I wish our country had a Mitch Rapp.  We sure could use one in this day and age.  

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp? My first book was Transfer Of Power.  I have read all of the Mitch Rapp books several times. In fact, I am half way through reading them again.

Which book is your favorite/why? My first book was Transfer Of Power so that will always be a favorite.  Then American Assassin because it starts it with Mitch becoming a part of the Orion Team.  I guess those will probably always be my favorite’s because they got Mitch and I started.

Do you have a favorite character and why?  Mitch, of course.

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why? That would be Irene Kennedy.  She is a classy lady but one who is not afraid to do what is right and get the job done.

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Mitch Rapp, Vince or Kyle? I miss Vince but thank goodness Kyle came along.  I must admit, I was worried when the first book came out but Kyle did a great job of continuing Mitch Rapp.  I am so grateful that my favorite spy will be with us, I hope, for many years to come.

What's Your Story: Chris

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When did you start reading Mitch Rapp?
I learned about Vince Flynn and his amazing character Mitch Rapp while serving on a SSBN (submarine). I was looking for books to take underway with me to keep myself busy while deployed and a buddy of mine recommended a few books, especially Vince's. I took him up on an offer and I have been hooked ever since.

Which books is your favorite/why?
My favorite (while hard to pick, they are all great) has to be Transfer of Power or Term Limits. Transfer of Power is a book that allows you to understand the emotion and feelings because it's an attack on the United States. Everyone knows the White House and what it stands for and an attack on the President himself and a national monument hits home. Term Limits lacks Rapp, but gives you a sense of what might really be happening behind the scenes and makes you really think.

Do you have a favorite character and why?
Obviously for reasons that don't need to be said, Mitch Rapp is my favorite. I love that he his a severely dedicated person that wants nothing to preserve  what this country has fought for. He is the epitome of a real American hero and nothing can make me think otherwise. His path has taken him everywhere, cost him everything (Anna) and we've seen a real growth from the kid from Syracuse to the more modern books.

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why?
I would want to be Mike Nash. I would love to be able to serve with someone so dedicated and brilliant at their craft. I have no problem being the sidekick to help solving some of the world's worst problems.

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Mitch Rapp, Vince or Kyle?
These books helped me deal with a lot. While deployed on a submarine, your mind tends to wonder about what is going on in real life while you're submerged hundreds of feet underwater. I started dealing with a little bit of depression and anxiety and these were the key to allowing me to escape the monotony of daily life deployed and relax.

What's Your Story: Jack

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Please share some of your background.
I am a former Navy SEAL and the author of the new political/military thriller, The Terminal List.  My mom was a librarian so I grew up surrounded by books, and was always reading and loving books in this genre. In junior high and high school I devoured anything by David Morrell, Nelson DeMille, Tom Clancy, and J.C. Pollock. In college I discovered Stephen Hunter and continue to eagerly await each new book in the Bob Lee Swagger series.  While I was in the military I found Daniel Silva, Brad Thor and, of course, Vince Flynn.  From a very early age I knew I wanted to do two things: (1) serve my country in the military and (2) write thrillers.  As my time in the SEAL Teams was nearing its end, I decided it was time to pursue my dream and passion for writing.  The result is The Terminal List.  
 

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp?
I first started reading Vince Flynn with Term Limits, which is Vince’s first book and the only one that does not feature Mitch Rapp.  I started reading it not too long after September 11th, on my way overseas.  At the time, I was reading mostly non-fiction that focused on the area of the world in which we were to be engaged for the next sixteen-plus years - the history, the geography, the politics, the religion, and the lessons learned from other military ventures into that territory, namely from the British and the former Soviets, but I did manage to escape into fiction whenever I could.  Vince’s books were constant companions during a very formative time in my life as a SEAL leading special operations forces into combat and also on the home front when I was able to take leave.  Vince’s books were my go-to reads throughout my time in the Teams. 

Which books is your favorite/why?
I love Term Limits, maybe because it’s Vince’s first book and definitely because it was a new and refreshing take on the political thriller. Vince blazed the path for a new generation of thriller writers - a true master of the craft.  I was already a SEAL at the time so I immediately identified with Scott Coleman.  Vince also captured the sleazy side of the political machine in such a visceral way that it remains one of the best books in the genre even twenty years after publication.  I was fortunate to meet Vince at SHOT Show in Las Vegas many years ago.  SHOT Show is an industry show that showcases all the new guns and gear, so I was there exploring new technologies that might give my team an edge downrange.  Vince was there as well, and I was able to meet him as the show was closing down for the day, so we were able to visit for quite a while.  It was obvious that I was a huge fan, and he could not have been more generous with his time.  Interestingly enough, I did not tell him I wanted to be a writer one day, as I figured he heard that from people all the time and I still had a lot more time in the military before I could start down the writer’s path.  Instead we talked about Term Limits.  I remember asking him if he ever worried that someone in special operations might be inspired by his work to put politicians on notice in the way he does in the book.  I still remember his response all these years later. “Everyday,” he said. 

Do you have a favorite character and why?
I, of course, love Scott Coleman because we share the same lineage as SEALs, but I’m also drawn to the character of Michael O’Rourke because of the complex nature of the moral dilemmas he faces in Term Limits and because of the decisions he ultimately makes in that regard.  But, I’m sure I’m in the same boat as legions of fans when I say Mitch Rapp is far and away my favorite character.  I’ll never forget reading the first chapter of Transfer of Power, the book and chapter that introduced the world to Mitch Rapp.  Though written before the events of September 11th, I read it following that terrible day, a day that changed the course of my life and the history of our country.  Mitch Rapp became the new hero in what would be termed the War on Terror, and, although a fictional character, actually became the face of the conflict for many Americans, the face of a young, aggressive, intelligent CIA operative solely focused on protecting America at all costs.  He was a timely hero in a new war and remains a source of inspiration for those who want to bring the fight to the enemy and protect the homeland. 

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why?
It would have to be Mitch Rapp.  He was able to do in a fictional sense the things those of us that join the ranks of special operations sign up to do.  We all aspire to the highest levels of skill and tactical acumen that Mitch Rapp brings to the fight.  Mitch Rapp does what we all came in to do. 

What's Your Story: Derek Luedtke

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When did you start reading Mitch Rapp?
I started reading Vince when Term Limits was published, so I started reading Mitch when Transfer of Power was published

Which books is your favorite/why?
Transfer of Power (introduced Mitch), American Assassin (showed how it all began) and Term Limits (because it was the first I read and it is a REALLY good book).

Do you have a favorite character and why?
Mitch, no explanation necessary.

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why?
That would be Stan Hurley

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Mitch Rapp, Vince or Kyle?
Even though Vince is gone, he will never be forgotten.  He set the bar that few have been able to reach.  I think that Kyle Mills has done an incredible job in continuing the series.  He has really found Vince's voice and I will keep reading them as long as he keeps writing them.

What's Your Story: Emily Fournier

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Please share some of your background
I am a senior in high school studying criminal justice. Homicides are of particular interest to me and I aspire to work for the FBI one day.

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp?
I first learned of the Mitch Rapp series after hearing news that my favorite actor, Dylan O'Brien, was cast as Mitch. I did some digging and thought the series was rather interesting. I first started reading in September 2016 after receiving a copy of American Assassin from Twitter. Winning that book was my first step into the Mitch Rapp universe.

Which books is your favorite/why?
American Assassin is my favorite because it's the origin story. There's nothing like the journey I went on as Mitch discovered himself.

Do you have a favorite character and why?
Mitch Rapp is without a doubt my favorite character. There's just something about the character that I find so intriguing. While his job may be rather gruesome, for some reason it actually sounds interesting to me. In fact, Mitch Rapp inspired me to consider the CIA as a future career, oddly enough.

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why?
As much as I would love to be Mitch because of his power, I would also like to be Irene Kennedy. Irene is a powerful woman and I love strong female characters that I can look up to.

What's Your Story: David Dobiasek

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Please share some of your background
I'm an Aussie from the city of Melbourne Victoria. I work in retail. I love movies, reading, rock music as well as seeing friends. And also I'm a proud honourary uncle.
 

When did you start reading Mitch Rapp?
I started reading back in 2003 when I picked up Transfer Of Power and The Third Option. Since then I've been hooked.


Which books is your favorite/why?
That's a tough one. But for me it would be Transfer Of Power as well Consent To Kill. But they're all great.


Do you have a favorite character and why?
Besides Mitch it would probably be Scott Coleman. He was so awesome in Term Limits.
 

If you could be any character in Vince's novels, who would it be and why?
Definitely Mitch Rapp. He's skillful, brave, confident and does what it takes to get the job done. I also admire his fashion sense.
 

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Mitch Rapp, Vince or Kyle?
I miss Vince. I wish he was still with us. But I'm glad Kyle Mills is continuing the series and doing such a great job. I hope the movie series continues.