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Mark Greaney - Author

About the Author

Mark Greaney is the bestselling author of four Gray Man titles, and also co-author of three books with Tom Clancy. A feature film adaptation of The Gray Man is in development by New Regency Pictures. Mark has a degree in International Relations and Political Science. To research his novels, Mark has travelled all over the world and trained with firearms, visited the Pentagon and multiple Washington, D.C. Intelligence agencies, and studied close quarters battle tactics and battlefield medicine. He lives in Memphis, Tennessee.

Featured books by Mark Greaney

Tom Clancy's Full Force and Effect

Tom Clancy's Full Force and Effect

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/09/2015

When a rogue state tries to go nuclear, only two men can stop it...Jack Ryan Jr is in Ho Chi Minh City tailing an ex-CIA operative with valuable documents when a hit leaves Jack with a corpse, no documents and only a bloodily scribbled note as a clue to what just happened. It sends him on the trail of a shadowy security firm with links to North Korea, newly resurgent under its young, power-hungry dictator. For the rogue state has found a way to finally make its nuclear ambitions a reality - no matter the cost to the world. This is something President Jack Ryan will not permit - but North Korea and its backers have plans for US leader which will silence him for good. On the ground and on the global stage, Jack Ryans Jr and Sr race against time to halt a madman from acquiring the world's deadliest weapon...The newest Jack Ryan thriller from Tom Clancy, following on from Command Authority, sees the return of the best loved series character from the world's favourite international thriller writer.

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Tom Clancy's Full Force and Effect

Tom Clancy's Full Force and Effect

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/12/2014

The newest Jack Ryan thriller from Tom Clancy, following on from Command Authority, sees the return of the best loved series character from the world's favourite international thriller writer. North Korean ICBM crashes into the Sea of Japan. A veteran CIA officer is murdered in Ho Chi Minh City, and a package of forged documents goes missing. The pieces are there, but assembling the puzzle will cost Jack Ryan, Jr. and his fellow Campus agents precious time. Time they don't have. The challenge facing President Jack Ryan is an old one with a terrifying new twist. The international stalemate with North Korea continues into its seventh decade. A young, untested dictator is determined to prove his strength by breaking the deadlock. Like his father before him, he hangs his plans on the country's nuclear ambitions. Until now, that program was impeded by a lack of resources. However, there has been a dramatic change in the nation's economic fortune. A rich deposit of valuable minerals have been found in the Hermit Kingdom. Coupled with their nuclear capabilities, the money from this find will make North Korea a dangerous force on the world stage. There's just one more step needed to complete this perfect plan...the elimination of the president of the United States. 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 is the co-author of three number 1 New York Times bestellers with Tom Clancy. He has a degree in international relations and political science. In his research for these novels, Greaney travelled to seven countries and trained alongside military and law enforcement in the use of firearms, battlefield medicine and close-range combat tactics. He lives in Memphis, Tennessee.

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The Gray Man

The Gray Man

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/10/2014

To those who lurk in the shadows, he's known as the Gray Man. He is a legend in the covert realm, moving silently from job to job, accomplishing the impossible and then fading away. And he always hits his target. But there are forces more lethal than Gentry in the world. Forces like money. And power. And there are men who hold these as the only currency worth fighting for. In their eyes, Gentry has just outlived his usefulness. But Court Gentry is going to prove that, for him, there's no grey area between killing for a living and killing to stay alive...

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Other books by Mark Greaney

Ballistic

Ballistic

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/12/2019

Ex-CIA assassin Court Gentry thought he could find refuge living in the Amazon rain forest. But his bloody past finds him when a vengeful Russian crime lord forces him to go on the run once again. Court makes his way to one of the only men in the world he can trust-and arrives too late. His friend is dead and buried. Years before, Eddie Gamboa had saved Court's life. Now, Eddie has been murdered by the notorious Mexican drug cartel he fought to take down. And Court soon finds himself drawn into a war he never wanted. But in this war, there are no sides - only survivors...

Mission Critical

Mission Critical

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/12/2019

From Mark Greaney, the New York Times bestselling author of Gunmetal Gray and a co-author of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novels, comes a high-stakes thriller featuring the world's most dangerous assassin: the Gray Man. Court Gentry's flight on a CIA transport plane is interrupted when a security team brings a hooded man aboard. They want to kick Gentry off the flight but are overruled by CIA headquarters. The mystery man is being transported to England where a joint CIA/MI6 team will interrogate him about a mole in Langley. When they land in an isolated airbase in the UK, they are attacked by a hostile force and the prisoner is kidnapped. Only Gentry escapes. His handlers send him after the attackers, but what can one operative do against a trained team of assassins? A lot, when that operative is the Gray Man.

Dead Eye

Dead Eye

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/12/2019

Ex-CIA master assassin Court Gentry has always prided himself on his ability to disappear at will, to fly below the radar and exist in the shadows - to survive as the near-mythical Gray Man. But when he takes revenge upon a former employer who betrayed him, he exposes himself to something he's never had to face before. A killer who is just like him. Code-named Dead Eye, Russell Whitlock is a graduate of the same ultra-secret Autonomous Asset Program that trained and once controlled Gentry. But now, Whitlock is a free agent who has been directed to terminate his fellow student of death. He knows how his target thinks, how he moves, and how he kills. And he knows the best way to do the job is to make Gentry run for his life - right up until the moment Dead Eye finally ends it...

Back Blast

Back Blast

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/12/2019

Court Gentry was the CIA's best agent - until the day the Agency turned against him and put out a kill-on-sight order. That's when the enigmatic international assassin called the Gray Man was born, and Court has been working for himself ever since. Court is determined to find out what happened all those years ago to make the Agency turn against him. On his list to interrogate are his former partners and the men who sent him on his last mission. What he doesn't realize is that the questions that arose from that mission are still reverberating in the US intelligence community, and he's stumbled onto a secret that powerful people want kept under wraps. And now they have him in their crosshairs. Court is used to having people on his trail, but this time, it's on US soil - the last place he wants to be. He'll have to find the answers to his fate while evading capture . . . and avoiding death.

Red Metal

Red Metal

Author: Mark Greaney, Lieutenant Colonel Hunter Ripley Rawlings IV. USMC Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/07/2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Gray Man series comes a startlingly realistic novel of World War III. A desperate Kremlin takes advantage of a military crisis in Asia to simultaneously strike into Western Europe and invade east Africa in a bid to occupy three Rare Earth mineral mines that will give Russia unprecedented control over the world's hi-tech sector for generations to come. Pitted against the Russians are a Marine lieutenant colonel pulled out of a cushy Pentagon job, a French Special Forces captain and his intelligence operative father, a young Polish partisan fighter, an A-10 Warthog pilot, and the commander of an American tank platoon who, along with his German counterpart, fight from behind enemy lines. Through grand land, sea, and air battles to a small unit fighting hand-to-hand in the jungle, Russia and the US face off in a terrifying but thrilling battle for world dominance - with constant the threat of a Russian nuclear detonation ever present.

Mission Critical

Mission Critical

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/02/2019

From Mark Greaney, the New York Times bestselling author of Gunmetal Gray and a co-author of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novels, comes a high-stakes thriller featuring the world's most dangerous assassin: the Gray Man. Court Gentry's flight on a CIA transport plane is interrupted when a security team brings a hooded man aboard. They want to kick Gentry off the flight but are overruled by CIA headquarters. The mystery man is being transported to England where a joint CIA/MI6 team will interrogate him about a mole in Langley. When they land in an isolated airbase in the UK, they are attacked by a hostile force and the prisoner is kidnapped. Only Gentry escapes. His handlers send him after the attackers, but what can one operative do against a trained team of assassins? A lot, when that operative is the Gray Man.

Agent in Place

Agent in Place

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/01/2019

'I love the Gray Man' Lee Child The Gray Man is back in another nonstop international thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novels Court Gentry is back in action. This time he's working on behalf of a well-connected group of Syrian expats to secure the Syrian president's mistress so they can use her to bring down the president's regime. But the expats' plan goes awry when it's discovered the mistress has a baby--the Syrian president's only male heir--hidden away in a Damascus safe house. Court goes after the baby, a decision that comes at the price of the mistress's life. The expat organization deems the boy now useless to their cause and refuses to protect him against the Syrian first lady and the notorious Swiss assassin in her employ. With no support on the way, Court realizes he'll have to take down the Syrian president himself if he and the boy are going to make it out alive... 'A can't miss' Publishers Weekly 'Greaney cranks out one winner after another' Kirkus 'One of the top must-read thrillers of 2018' The Real Book Spy

Agent in Place

Agent in Place

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/02/2018

'I love the Gray Man' Lee Child The Gray Man is back in another nonstop international thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novels Court Gentry is back in action. This time he's working on behalf of a well-connected group of Syrian expats to secure the Syrian president's mistress so they can use her to bring down the president's regime. But the expats' plan goes awry when it's discovered the mistress has a baby--the Syrian president's only male heir--hidden away in a Damascus safe house. Court goes after the baby, a decision that comes at the price of the mistress's life. The expat organization deems the boy now useless to their cause and refuses to protect him against the Syrian first lady and the notorious Swiss assassin in her employ. With no support on the way, Court realizes he'll have to take down the Syrian president himself if he and the boy are going to make it out alive... 'A can't miss' Publishers Weekly 'Greaney cranks out one winner after another' Kirkus 'One of the top must-read thrillers of 2018' The Real Book Spy

Gunmetal Gray

Gunmetal Gray

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/01/2018

Mark Greaney, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Tom Clancy's recent Jack Ryan novels, delivers another breakneck thriller following the world's deadliest assassin - the Gray Man. After five years on the run, 'The Gray Man' - Court Gentry - is back on the inside at the CIA. His first mission makes him wish he wasn't, when a pair of Chinese agents try to take him down in Hong Kong. Normally the Chinese stay eyes-only on foreign agents - why are they on such high alert? Court's high-stakes hunt leads to an old friend, Donald Fitzroy, who is being held hostage by the Chinese. Fitzroy was contracted to find Fan Jiang, a former member of an ultra-secret unit responsible for testing China's security systems. But Fan was too good at his job . . . The first two teams Fitzroy sent to find Fan have disappeared and the Chinese have decided to 'supervise' the next operation. What they don't know is that Gentry's mission is to find Fan first and get his intel to the US - and get out alive . . .

Tom Clancy's True Faith and Allegiance INSPIRATION FOR THE THRILLING AMAZON PRIME SERIES JACK RYAN

Tom Clancy's True Faith and Allegiance INSPIRATION FOR THE THRILLING AMAZON PRIME SERIES JACK RYAN

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2017

A US Navy Commander is attacked while having dinner with his wife by an unidentified Russian man. A CIA operative travelling on a Canadian passport is intercepted and interrogated at Tehran Airport. A team of FBI officers are arrested by Indonesian police for travelling under fake passports in Jakarta. These apparently unrelated incidents point to a compromise in US government security, and Jack Ryan and his team must find out where it is coming from. From Maryland to Macedonia, they frantically battle shadowy forces who are looking to drag the US president into a ground war with ISIS.

Tom Clancy's True Faith and Allegiance INSPIRATION FOR THE THRILLING AMAZON PRIME SERIES JACK RYAN

Tom Clancy's True Faith and Allegiance INSPIRATION FOR THE THRILLING AMAZON PRIME SERIES JACK RYAN

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2017

READ THE INSPIRATION BEHIND THE THRILLING AMAZON PRIME SERIES JACK RYAN . . . The clock is ticking - and President Jack Ryan is running out of time... A U.S. Navy Commander is attacked in a crowded restaurant while on leave. How did the assassin know his exact location? In Tehran airport, a Canadian businessman is taken away to be interrogated. A CIA operative for over a decade - why has his cover now been blown? A massive information breach has compromised America's intelligence agencies and around the globe, the noose is tightening. And the only man who can stop it, is the one closest to the danger: President Jack Ryan. Praise for Tom Clancy: 'Constantly taps the current world situation for its imminent dangers and spins them into an engrossing tale' New York Times 'Heart-stopping action . . . entertaining and eminently topical' Washington Post 'A virtuoso display of page-turning talent' Sunday Express 'Theres hardly another thriller writer alive who can fuel an adrenaline surge the way Clancy can' Daily Mail

Tom Clancy True Faith and Allegiance

Tom Clancy True Faith and Allegiance

Author: Mark Greaney Format: eBook Release Date: 06/12/2016

The #1 New York Timesbestselling series is back with the most shocking revelation of all. After years of facing international threats, President Jack Ryan learns that the greatest dangers always come from within... It begins with a family dinner in Princeton, New Jersey. After months at sea, U.S. Navy Commander Scott Hagan, captain of the USS James Greer, is on leave when he is attacked by an armed man in a crowded restaurant. Hagan is shot, but he manages to fight off the attacker. Though severely wounded, the gunman reveals he is a Russian whose brother was killed when his submarine was destroyed by Commander Hagan's ship.Hagan demands to know how the would-be assassin knew his exact location, but the man dies before he says more. In the international arrivals section of Tehran's Imam Khomeini airport, a Canadian businessman puts his fingerprint on a reader while chatting pleasantly with the customs official. Seconds later he is shuffled off to interrogation. He is actually an American CIA operative who has made this trip into Iran more than a dozen times, but now the Iranians have his fingerprints and know who he is. He is now a prisoner of the Iranians. As more deadly events involving American military and intelligence personnel follow, all over the globe, it becomes clear that there has been some kind of massive information breach and that a wide array of America's most dangerous enemies have made a weapon of the stolen data. With U.S. intelligence agencies potentially compromised, it's up to John Clark and the rest of The Campus to track the leak to its source. Their investigation uncovers an unholy threat that has wormed its way into the heart of our nation. A danger that has set a clock ticking and can be stopped by only one man...President Jack Ryan.From the Hardcover edition.

Tom Clancy True Faith and Allegiance

Tom Clancy True Faith and Allegiance

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/12/2016

Tom Clancy True Faith and Allegiance

Tom Clancy True Faith and Allegiance

Author: Mark Greaney Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/11/2016

Tom Clancy's Commander-in-Chief INSPIRATION FOR THE THRILLING AMAZON PRIME SERIES JACK RYAN

Tom Clancy's Commander-in-Chief INSPIRATION FOR THE THRILLING AMAZON PRIME SERIES JACK RYAN

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

A floating natural gas facility in Lithuania is blown up. A Venezuelan prosecutor is assassinated. A devastating attack on a Russian troop train kills dozens. A chaotic world is the best camouflage for a series of seemingly unrelated attacks. Only one man recognizes an ominous pattern in the reports of terror from around the globe. U.S. President Jack Ryan sees a guiding hand in the worldwide chaos. Faced with collapsing energy prices the Russian economy depends on expansion abroad. But it's a strategy that has been, in the past, thwarted by the United States. And so now it seems the Russian Leader, fearful of losing his grip on power, is pursuing his ambitions more indirectly. While Jack Ryan's intelligence agencies race to uncover the truth behind the attacks, the President struggles to unite a fractious and distrustful coalition of Western nations against the schemes of the Russian dictator. With five thousand Russian troops poised to invade a NATO nation, can Jack Ryan move swiftly enough to stop Volodin's grand plan of global conflict and conquest? Or will he succeed in changing the balance of world power forever?

Tom Clancy's Commander-in-Chief INSPIRATION FOR THE THRILLING AMAZON PRIME SERIES JACK RYAN

Tom Clancy's Commander-in-Chief INSPIRATION FOR THE THRILLING AMAZON PRIME SERIES JACK RYAN

Author: Mark Greaney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2016

READ THE BOOKS THAT INSPIRED THE THRILLING AMAZON PRIME SERIES JACK RYAN Russia is hurting. It's economy is tanking and its 'adventures' abroad have proved costly. President Volodin knows that his own survival depends on restoring Russian pride. When a series of explosions, assassinations and attacks rock the global order, only one man in the West recognises the true cause of the chaos: American President Jack Ryan. With Russian troops massing on Europe's borders, President Ryan cannot use military might without escalating conflict and playing into Volodin's hands. Instead he turns to his covert intelligence agencies. They must uncover, infiltrate and neutralize each and every threat. But time is running out. And this war is about to go global . . . Praise for Tom Clancy: 'A virtuoso display of page-turning talent' Sunday Express 'A brilliantly constructed thriller that packs a punch' Daily Mail