Tom Clancy - Author

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Thirty years ago Tom Clancy was a Maryland insurance broker with a passion for naval history. Years before, he had been an English major at Baltimore’s Loyola College and had always dreamed of writing a novel. His first effort, The Hunt for Red October, sold briskly as a result of rave reviews, then catapulted onto the New York Times bestseller list after President Reagan pronounced it “the perfect yarn.” From that day forward, Clancy established himself as an undisputed master at blending exceptional realism and authenticity, intricate plotting, and razor-sharp suspense. He passed away in October 2013.

Featured books by Tom Clancy

The Hunt for Red October

The Hunt for Red October

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/06/2018

The runaway international No.1 bestseller that launched Tom Clancy's spectacular career - became a blockbuster film - and introduced Jack Ryan. THE HUNT IS ON... Silently, beneath the chill Atlantic waters, Russia's ultra-secret missile submarine, the Red October, is heading west. The Americans want her. The Russians want her back. With all-out war only seconds away, the superpowers race across the ocean on the most desperate mission of a lifetime.

Command Authority

Command Authority

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/09/2014

Command Authority sees the return of Tom Clancy's greatest hero, Jack Ryan. There's a new strong man in Russia, but his rise to power is based on a dark secret hidden decades in the past. The clue to the mystery lies with a most unexpected source: President Jack Ryan. Tom Clancy's Command Authority is a brand new full-throttle all-action adventure for 2013. It follows Threat Vector and Locked On as the newest Jack Ryan novel. Praise for Tom Clancy: There's hardly another thriller writer alive who can fuel an adrenaline surge the way Clancy can . (Daily Mail). Exhilarating. No other novelist is giving so full a picture of modern conflict . (Sunday Times). Thirty years ago Tom Clancy was a Maryland insurance broker with a passion for naval history. Years before, he had been an English major at Baltimore's Loyola College and had always dreamed of writing a novel. His first effort, The Hunt for Red October, sold briskly as a result of rave reviews, then catapulted on to the New York Times bestseller list after President Reagan pronounced it 'the perfect yarn'. From that day forward, Clancy established himself as an undisputed master at blending exceptional realism and authenticity, intricate plotting, and razor-sharp suspense. He passed away in October 2013. Mark Greaney has a degree in international relations and political science and is pursuing his master's in intelligence studies with a concentration in criminal intelligence. He is the author of The Gray Man, On Target, and Ballistic.

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Other books by Tom Clancy

Hunt for Red October

Hunt for Red October

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Ebook Release Date: 22/02/2018

The runaway international number one best seller that launched Tom Clancy's spectacular career and introduced his acclaimed hero, Jack Ryan, in the ultimate submarine adventure - now reissued with a new cover. Silently, beneath the chill Atlantic waters, Russia's ultrasecret missile submarine, the Red October, is heading west. The Americans want her. The Russians want her back. With all-out war only seconds away, the superpowers race across the ocean on the most desperate mission of a lifetime. The most incredible chase in history is on... The Hunt for Red October...the classic story of a spellbinding battle of nerves, above and below the waves, unrivalled in its authenticity and breath-stopping suspense.

The Bear and the Dragon

The Bear and the Dragon

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/02/2015

The Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clancy

Without Remorse

Without Remorse

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/10/2014

Without Remorse by Tom Clancy

The Sum of All Fears

The Sum of All Fears

Author: Tom Clancy Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/09/2014

The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy

Red Storm Rising

Red Storm Rising

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/03/2014

Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy

Rainbow Six

Rainbow Six

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/12/2013

Rainbow Six is a nerve-shredding thriller from international bestseller, Tom Clancy. Newly named head of an elite multinational task force, John Clark faces the world's greatest fear: international terrorism. And following each terrifying new outbreak - the ghosts from his own past. The challenge of a new mission is just what Clark needs, but the opportunities come faster than he expected. Hostage-taking at a Swiss bank. The kidnapping of an international trader. Carnage at a theme park in Spain. Each incident seems separate, yet the timing disturbs Clark. Is there a connection? Is he being tested? Or is there a bigger threat out there, from terrorists so extreme that no government is ready to admit their existence. Rainbow Six is Tom Clancy at his thrilling best, and is the second John Clark novel. Clancy is also the author of international bestsellers Against All Enemies, Dead or Alive and Locked On. Praise for Tom Clancy: 'The action scenes are superlative, and the complex, multi-stranded narrative is orchestrated with Bach-like precision' Evening Standard 'The action comes thick and fast' The Times 'Action packed and full of guns and suspense . . . a skilfully crafted plot and high readability' Express

The Bear and the Dragon

The Bear and the Dragon

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/12/2013

INSPIRATION FOR THE THRILLING AMAZON PRIME SERIES JACK RYAN . . . A truly brilliant thriller by Tom Clancy, The Bear and the Dragon is a Jack Ryan novel. Newly elected in his own right, Jack Ryan has found that being President has gotten no easier: domestic pitfalls await him at every turn; the Asian economy is going down the tubes; and now, in Moscow, someone may have tried to take out the chairman of the SVR - the former KGB - with a rocket-propelled grenade. Things are unstable enough in Russia without high-level assassination, but even more disturbing may be the identities of the potential assassins. Were they political enemies, the Russian Mafia, disaffected former KGB? Or, Ryan wonders, is something far more dangerous at work here? Ryan is right to wonder. For even while Russian investigators pursue the case, and some of his most trusted eyes and ears, including antiterrorism specialist John Clark, head to Moscow, forces in China are moving forward with a plan of truly audacious proportions. Tired of what they view as the presumption of the West, eager to fulfill their destiny, they are taking matters into their own hands. If they succeed, the world as we know it will never look the same. If they fail. . . the consequences may be unspeakable. The Bear and the Dragon is Tom Clancy at his best - and there is none better. This is the third Jack Ryan thriller, following Without Remorse and Rainbow Six. Praise for Tom Clancy: 'A brilliantly constructed thriller' Daily Mail 'Truly riveting, a dazzling read' Sunday Express

The Teeth of the Tiger

The Teeth of the Tiger

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/12/2013

INSPIRATION FOR THE THRILLING AMAZON PRIME SERIES JACK RYAN . . . The Teeth of the Tiger is the first Jack Ryan Jr novel by Tom Clancy. Just before Jack Ryan stepped down as US President, he created a secret organisation designed to operate in areas where the CIA and FBI couldn't go - able to use any and all means to neutralise terrorists who threatened America. Now his son, Jack Ryan, Jr, is part of that organisation and he's on the front line when a group of Islamic terrorists backed up by Colombian drug smuggles strike at the heart of American society. With no conventional way to hit back at the shadowy ringleaders, it's left to Jack Ryan Jr to take on the terrorists the only way he knows how . . . Internationally bestselling author Tom Clancy first introduced Jack Ryan Jr in The Teeth of the Tiger, returning to his story in Dead or Alive and Locked On. Threat Vector, the fourth thriller in the gripping series, will be available from Penguin in December 2012. Praise for Tom Clancy: 'Incredibly addictive . . . 400 tightly woven, adrenalin-fuelled pages' Daily Mail 'Truly riveting, a dazzling read' Sunday Express 'Heart-stopping action . . . entertaining and eminently topical' Washington Post 'Classic Clancy . . . well-constructed tension and realistic action' Short List

Red Rabbit

Red Rabbit

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/12/2013

INSPIRATION FOR THE THRILLING AMAZON PRIME SERIES JACK RYAN . . . In Red Rabbit Tom Clancy gives Jack Ryan fans an insight into his greatest hero's first years fighting terrorism. Jack Ryan. The early CIA days . . . When young Jack Ryan joins the CIA as an analyst he is thrust into a world of political intrigue and conspiracy. Stationed in England, he quickly finds himself debriefing a Soviet defector with an extraordinary story to tell: senior Russian officials are plotting to assassinate Pope John Paul II. The CIA novice must forget his inexperience and rely on all his wits to firstly discover the details of the plot - and then prevent its execution. For it is not just the Pope's life that is at stake, but also the stability of the Western World. Red Rabbit is the thrilling eighth novel featuring Jack Ryan, following The Sum of All Fears and Debt of Honour. Published after Executive Orders, the novel charts Jack Ryan's earliest mission for the CIA, and is the stunning prequel to The Hunt For Red October. Praise for Tom Clancy: 'Truly riveting, a dazzling read' Sunday Express 'A brilliantly constructed thriller' Daily Mail

The Hounds of Rome

The Hounds of Rome

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Paperback Release Date: 18/10/2013

The Hounds of Rome by Tom Clancy

Threat Vector

Threat Vector

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Ebook Release Date: 04/12/2012

Jack Ryan has only just moved back into the Oval Office when he is faced with a new international threat. An aborted coup in the People's Republic of China has left President Wei Zhen Lin with no choice but to agree with the expansionist policies of General Su Ke Quiang. They have declared the South China Sea a protectorate and are planning an invasion of Taiwan. The Ryan administration is determined to thwart Chinas ambitions, but the stakes are dangerously high as a new breed of powerful Chinese anti-ship missiles endanger the US Navy's plans to protect the island. Meanwhile, Chinese cyber warfare experts have launched a devastating attack on American infrastructure. It's a new combat arena, but its every bit as deadly as any that has gone before. Jack Ryan, Jr. and his colleagues at the Campus may be just the wild card that his father needs to stack the deck. There's just one problem: someone knows about the off-the-books intelligence agency and threatens to blow their cover sky high.

Tom Clancy's Op-Center Novels 7 - 12

Tom Clancy's Op-Center Novels 7 - 12

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Ebook Release Date: 03/07/2012

Six novels in the Op-Center series of "e;high-tech, high-action thrillers"e; (Publishers Weekly) created by #1 New York Times bestselling author Tom Clancy.DIVIDE AND CONQUERLINE OF CONTROLMISSION OF HONORSEA OF FIRECALL TO TREASONWAR OF EAGLES

Locked On

Locked On

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Ebook Release Date: 13/12/2011

Although his father had been reluctant to become a field operative, Jack Ryan Jr. wants nothing more. Privately training with a seasoned Special Forces drill instructor, hes honing his skills to transition his work within The Campus from intelligence analysis to hunting down and eliminating terrorists wherever he caneven as Jack Ryan Sr. campaigns for re-election as President of the United States. But what neither father nor son knows is that the political and the personal have just become equally dangerous. A devout enemy of Jack Sr. launches a privately funded vendetta to discredit him by connecting the presidential candidate to a mysterious killing in the past by John Clark, his longtime ally. A shadowy mercenary team is dispatched to capture the former Navy SEAL. With Clark on the run, its up to Jack Ryan Jr., along with Ding Chavez, Dominic Caruso, and the rest of the Campus team, to stop a threat emerging in the Middle East: A corrupt Pakistani general has entered into a deadly pact with a fanatical terrorist to procure nuclear warheads, which can be used to blackmail any world power into submission. With the breakneck speed and military action scenes that have made him the premier thriller writer of our time, Tom Clancy delivers a novel of high-tech warfare in which the enemy within may be even more devastating than the enemy without.

Against All Enemies

Against All Enemies

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Ebook Release Date: 14/06/2011

For years, exNavy SEAL Maxwell Moore has worked across the Middle East and behind the scenes for the Special Activities Division of the CIA, making connections, extracting valuable intelligence, and facing off against Americas enemies at every turn.And thennews of a potentially devastating coalition: What if two of the greatest threats to the security of the United States were to form an unholy alliance? The Taliban is trying to exploit a Mexican drug cartel to which they supply opium as a means to bring the fire of jihad to the hearts of the infidels. It is up to Moore, and his team, to infiltrate and dismantle the drug cartel, even as they hunt for those who would bring the ultimate terror and destruction to the streets of America.In a story that races from the remote, war-scarred landscapes of the Middle East to the blood-soaked chaos of the U.S.Mexico border, Tom Clancy once again delivers a heart-stopping thriller that is frighteningly close to reality.

Sum of All Fears

Sum of All Fears

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Ebook Release Date: 25/01/2011

Against all odds we have made it into the last half of the 1990s. The Cold War looks solved, Arabs and Jews are talking, confrontation is on the wane. In this new harmony, one discordwhat becomes of unemployed terrorists?You can bet they aren't going to retire quietly. Shunned by the Soviets, isolated by Middle Eastern realignment, one cadre hits on a scheme to jump-start the war machine. It's brilliant in its simplicity. With a single act they bring the world to nuclear boil. Jack Ryan and Dan Murray sweat to defuse a cataclysmic response.

Cardinal of the Kremlin

Cardinal of the Kremlin

Author: Tom Clancy Format: Ebook Release Date: 07/12/2010

Two men possess vital information on Russia's Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is Cardinal-- America's highest agent in the Kremlin -- and he's about to be terminated by the KGB. The other one is the American who can save Cardinal and lead the world to the brink of peace . . . or war. Here is author Tom Clancy's heart-stopping masterpiece -- a riveting novel about one of the most intriguing issues of our time.

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