The Mitch Rapp Ambassador program, brilliantly thought up by the publicity department at Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, will return for the second straight year following the success of last year’s novel, The Survivor.
As many fans of the genre already know, Vince Flynn, creator of Mitch Rapp and author of fifteen bestselling novels, passed away in 2013 . In 2014 it was announced that fellow bestselling author Kyle Mills, whose career started the same year as Flynn’s, had been chosen by Vince’s family and publisher to continue the wildly popular Mitch Rapp franchise.
As a way to get fans involved and acclimated to Kyle Mills leading into his first Rapp novel, Atria rolled out the Ambassador program and sent tons of free advance copies of The Survivor out to diehard Flynn/Rapp fans. Fans loved it, and the program proved fruitful when The Survivor debuted on The New York Times bestsellers list at #1 in all three fiction categories: Hardcover, eBook, and Print/eBook combination.
Either to reward fans for last year’s successful run or to try and duplicate those sales numbers again in 2016 (honestly, does the reason really matter? Not for fans!), the Ambassador program is back.
The first thing you’ll notice once you head over to Vince Flynn’s official website, are three questions followed by additional instructions:
Have you read all of Vince’s books?
When people ask for reading recommendations, do you suggest the Mitch Rapp series?
Are you anxiously awaiting the publication of Order To Kill?
If you answered yes to these questions, you might have what it takes to be a Mitch Rapp Ambassador. Just complete the form below and you will automatically be entered to be selected as an ambassador.
Each month until October, Mitch Rapp Ambassadors will be selected to receive a free galley of Order To Kill (a galley is a pre-publication draft of a book).
Ambassadors must be willing to provide their feedback on the book and consent to have their image and name used for marketing purposes.
**US Residents Only**
If you were selected as an Ambassador for The Survivor, you are automatically entered to win a galley of Order To Kill.
A couple fine print things to clear up: To be an Ambassador your must be a resident of the United States of America. Also, if you were part of the program last year, you’re automatically eligible to win an ARC of Order To Kill.
This is just my own little reminder, but for those lucky enough to win an ARC of Order To Kill, please treat the process and prize like the privilege it is. It’s standard procedure for publishers to print “not for sale” right on the cover of their advance copies, which are typically sent out to media members for reviews ahead of the book’s release. Even still, some people have taken to selling their copies online.
In this case especially, Atria has set up a unique, special opportunity for fans. Please don’t ruin it for the loyal, rule-abiding fans who genuinely appreciate and take pride in being a Mitch Rapp Ambassador.
I guess the only thing left to ask is, do you have that it takes to be a Mitch Rapp Ambassador? Click here to sign up today. Good luck!
Order To Kill
Order To Kill is the fifteenth novel in the bestselling Mitch Rapp series created by Vince Flynn, and the second entry from Kyle Mills. It’s scheduled to hit bookstores everywhere on October 11, 2016, and is available for pre-order here.
Scroll down for the official plot info.
“In the next thrilling novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Mitch Rapp series, the anti-terrorism operative heads to Pakistan to confront a mortal threat he may not be prepared for. In fact, this time he might have met his match.
Mitch Rapp is used to winning.
But in this follow-up to #1 New York Times bestselling The Survivor, the CIA operative finds himself chasing false leads from continent to continent in an effort to keep Pakistani nukes from falling into the hands of terrorists. Together with friend and colleague Scott Coleman, Rapp struggles to prevent the loss of these lethal weapons, particularly because Russia is also interested in the nukes, though not for the same reason as Rapp and Coleman.
Soon, it becomes alarmingly clear that the forces in Moscow are bent on fomenting even more chaos and turmoil in the Middle East, and Rapp must go deep into Russian territory, posing as an American ISIS recruit. There, he uncovers a plan much more dangerous and insidious than he ever expected, one that could have far-reaching and catastrophic consequences.
Written with breathless tension and heart-pounding action, Mitch Rapp’s latest adventure is as timely and provocative as ever.”