Term Limits (Mitch Rapp Does Not Appear) American Assassin (Mitch Rapp #1) Kill Shot (Mitch Rapp #2) Transfer Of Power (Mitch Rapp #3) The Third Option (Mitch Rapp #4) Separation Of Power (Mitch Rapp #5) Executive Power (Mitch Rapp #6) Memorial Day (Mitch Rapp #7) Consent To Kill (Mitch Rapp #8) Act Of Treason (Mitch Rapp #9) Protect And Defend (Mitch Rapp #10) Extreme Measures (Mitch Rapp #11) Pursuit Of Honor (mitch Rapp #12) The Last Man (Mitch Rapp #13) The Survivor (Mitch Rapp #14) Order To Kill (Mitch Rapp #15) Enemy Of The State (Mitch Rapp #16)
Michael Ian Black is a writer, comedian, and actor who currently appears on
Another Period, The Jim Gaffigan Show, and Wet Hot American Summer: First
Day of Camp. He just released a new book titled Navel Gazing: True Tales of
, Mostly Mine (but also my moms, which I know sounds weird).

When did you start reading Vince?
Im not sure. I may have picked up a book in the airport in 2010 or 2011.
Despite the fact that I am a comedian by trade, I love to read international
thrillers, spy books, assassin books, and books about geopolitical mayhem.
Perhaps I secretly fancy myself a secret action hero.

Do you have a favorite book?
My favorite is probably Separation of Power, if only because I think its the
first one I read. I loved the whole Mitch Rapp universe, and as soon as I read
my first, I started seeking out the others and devouring them. I think I read them all within six months.

Who is your favorite character?
The obvious answer is Mitch, but Im going to go with Irene Kennedy because I love strong, powerful women - probably the same reason Judi Dench is my favorite Q in the James Bond series. I also love that shes always got Mitchs back; everybody wants that kind of loyalty in their lives, be it professional or personal.

Who do you envision when you read about Mitch Rapp?
First choice is obviously going to be me. I think I can do it, despite the fact that I am 44, out of shape, and, at best, a weakling. Nor can I describe myself as a world-class triathlete. But Ive got a winning attitude. If not me, how about Channing Tatum? Hed be great. But only if I can be in it, too. Im not going to just hand over the part to Channing and not get anything out of it for myself.

If you could be any character in the Mitch Rapp series, who would it be and why?
Honestly, Id probably one of the nameless nerds at the CIA behind the computer screen who says things like, Ive almost cracked the encryption, or maybe a second-in-command terrorist. Not the main terrorist, but one of the guys who gets killed right before the main guy. I think Id make a good second-in-command terrorist.

Is there anything else you would like to share relating to Vince and his novels?
Just that Im thrilled Mitch Rapp lives and will continue to read the world Vince created for as long as there are more books to read.
Kyle Discusses Writing Order To Kill

Listen to Kyle talk about how he crafts a Mitch Rapp novel, the worst chapter he's  ever written, and keeping the spirit of Vince Flynn alive.

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Mitch Rapp #16 Title And Publication Date Announced!

ENEMY OF THE STATE (Mitch Rapp #16) will be published on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

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