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Author is Tom Clancy
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1 2000 The Bear and the Dragon
Jack Ryan World #10
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2 1988 Cardinal of the Kremlin
Jack Ryan World #3
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3 1989 Clear and Present Danger
Jack Ryan World #4
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Remarkable praise for Tom Clancy's
The Cardinal of the Kremlin


"Tom Clancy has a genius for big, compelling plots, a passion for research, a natural narrative gift."
- The New York Times Magazine


"Tom Clancy is a master storyteller."
- Newsweek


"Tom Clancy has written a great spy novel.  It has the authentic feel of espionage.  It moves on at least ten action fronts.  It offers a marvelous portrait of the Soviet Union and Moscow.  It delivers with the nitty-gritty detail of spy work in the field.  And, as always, it does a superlative job of clearly rendering a nearly unfathomable subject: the high-technology of modern warfare."
- Washington Post Book World


"Clancy is known for his abilities to take technical details and weave them into a gripping and fascinating story.  Here, he is in top form as he takes Jack Ryan through his paces, including an incredible heart-stopping scene on a Russian runway.  Stunning."
- Associated Press


"A military-political adventure with enough suspense and surprise to awaken even the most sated of readers of spy novels.  In its recipe of plot, characters and technology, Cardinal may be the best of the Clancy novels - high praise indeed."
- The Dallas Morning News


"An adventure of high quality.  The unmasking of the Cardinal is as sophisticated an exercise in the craft of espionage as I have yet to encounter."
- The New York Times Book Review


"Clancy proves himself as capable as John Le Carré at spinning the complicated web of spy vs. spy.  It's great reading."
- Milwaukee Journal


"Like its three predecessors, a terrific piece of storytelling.  Its action sequences are as good as anything Clancy has written.  A tightly plotted and delightfully complex tale."
- The Detroit News


"A big, involving spy saga that delivers the goods.  It will satisfy Clancy's many fans and will surely earn him legions of new ones."
- San Francisco Chronicle



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Clear and
Present
Danger
Tom Clancy


"Tom Clancy is the best there is.  He is a master."
- San Francisco Chronicle


The Hunt for Red October... Red Storm Rising...  Patriot Games...  The Cardinal of the Kremlin...  Tom Clancy's novels now total, remarkably, over 15 million copies in print, and The Cardinal of the Kremlin was hailed by reviewers as his finest novel yet.  "Terrific characters... the authentic feel of espionage... a superlative rendering of modern warfare... Clancy delivers," wrote Bob Woodward in The Washington Post.

And now Clancy delivers again, with a novel as explosive as today's headlines.

At what point does criminal activity threaten national security?  When can a nation respond to it as to an enemy?  These are the questions Jack Ryan must consider
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when he hears the awful news: Colombian drug lords, tired of being harassed by U.S. law enforcement agents, have assassinated three high American officials, and that is just the beginning.  The message is clear: Leave us alone.

But they have pushed too far.  Someone steps quietly over the line they have drawn, deploying covert-action teams in Colombia.  At home, too, men armed with the most sophisticated tools their country can devise begin to take the fight to the enemy.  But does anyone know who the real enemy is, and how much action is too much?  Who is doing what?  Which line has been crossed?  Ryan and his "dark side," a shadowy field officer known only as Mr. Clark, must find out.  They expect danger from without - but the danger from within may be the greatest of all.

As Clancy takes us through the twists and turns of Clear and Present Danger, he blends the exceptional realism and authenticity that are his hallmarks with intricate plotting, knife-edge suspense, and a remarkable cast of characters.  This is Clancy at his very best - and that is "the best there is."

Tom Clancy is the author of The Hunt for Red October, Red Storm Rising, Patriot Games and The Cardinal of the Kremlin.  He lives in Maryland.
4 2013 Command Authority
Jack Ryan World #16
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5 2010 Dead or Alive
Jack Ryan World #13
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TOM CLANCY'S GREATEST
CHARACTERS FACE THEIR
DEADLIEST CHALLENGE.


After almost a decade, Tom Clancy - the acknowledged master of international intrigue and nonstop military action - returns to the world he knows better than anyone: a world of chaos, caught in the crossfire of politics and power, placed on the edge of annihilation by evil men.

But there are other men who are honor-bound to stop the bloodshed and protect their homeland - by any means necessary....


It is called the Campus.  It was secretly created under the administration of President Jack Ryan, its sole purpose to hunt down, locate, and eliminate terrorists and those who protect them, at will, without sanction or oversight.  A self-sufficient entity, it has no official connection to the American government - a necessity in a time when those in power consider themselves above such arcane concepts as loyalty, justice, and right or wrong.

Covert intelligence expert Jack Ryan Jr. and his compatriots at the Campus have waged this silent war in every corner of the world.  Now joined by two of his father's closest allies, black ops warriors John Clark and "Ding" Chavez, as well as Brian and Dominic Caruso and Mary Pat Foley, the Campus has come up against its greatest foe: a sadistic killer known as the Emir.

The mastermind of countless horrific attacks, the Emir has eluded capture by every law enforcement agency in the world - a fact that the Campus is determined to change.  But his greatest devastation is yet to be unleashed, as he plans a monumental single strike that will destroy the heart of America, unless the Campus can take him, dead or alive.
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On the trail of the Emir, Jack Ryan Jr. will find himself following in his legendary father's footsteps on a deadly manhunt that will take him and his allies around the globe, into the shadowy arenas of political gamesmanship, and back onto U.S. soil - in a battle to prevent the fall of the West....

Together for the first time, an all-star cast of Tom Clancy's characters races to ensure the nation's survival and to complete their mission: the desperate search for a madman who may be hiding in plain sight.

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."  Since then Clancy has established himself as an undisputed master at blending exceptional realism and authenticity, intricate plotting, and razor-sharp suspense.

GRANT BLACKWOOD, a U.S. Navy veteran, spent three years aboard a guided missile frigate as operations specialist and pilot rescue swimmer.  He is coauthor, with Clive Cussler, of the New York Times bestsellers Spartan Gold and Lost Empire.  He is also the author of the Briggs Tanner series - The End of Enemies, The Wall of Night, and An Echo of War.  He lives in Colorado.

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6 1994 Debt of Honor
Jack Ryan World #7
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Tom Clancy
Debt of Honor


Every novel by Tom Clancy has been "a jaw-tightener and a nail-biter of the first order," as the San Diego Union described Without Remorse.  But Debt of Honor surpasses them all, with Jack Ryan facing his greatest challenge - against a peril that may become all too real.

In retrospect, it would seem an odd way to start a war....

The end of history.  The new world order.  Fine phrases, but as Jack Ryan is about to discover, history isn't dead yet - and only the nature of the threat is new.

On the Pacific island of Saipan, a wealthy Japanese businessman regards his new-bought land with satisfaction.  In the Indian Ocean off Sri Lanka, a foreign navy begins a series of highly unusual exercises.  At the headquarters of America's major stock-clearing corporation, an engineer brings a customized computer program on-line for the first time, and smiles at his own private joke.  Three seemingly unrelated incidents, but all just the first links in a chain of events that will stun the world.

Called out of retirement to serve as the new President's National Security Advisor, Jack Ryan quickly realizes that the prob-
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lems of peace are fully as complex as those of war.  Enemies have become friends, friends enemies, and even the form of conflict has changed.  What he cannot realize, however, is just how close the next conflict is.  And when one of those new enemies readies a strike not only at America's territory, but at the heart of her economy, it is Ryan, with the help of CIA officers John Clark and Domingo Chavez, who must prepare an untested President to meet the challenge, if Ryan can only figure out how.  For there is a debt of honor to be paid - and the price will be terrifyingly high....

Debt of Honor is Tom Clancy's most timely and gripping novel yet.  Filled with the exceptional realism and intricate plotting that are his hallmarks, it attests to the words of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: "This man can tell a story."

Tom Clancy is the author of The Hunt for Red October, Red Storm Rising, Patriot Games, The Cardinal of the Kremlin, Clear and Present Danger, The Sum of All Fears, and Without Remorse.  He is also the author of the nonfiction books Submarine and the forthcoming Armored Cav.  He lives in Maryland.
7 1996 Executive Orders
Jack Ryan World #8
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Executive
Orders
Tom Clancy


The President is dead - and the weight, literally, of the world falls on Jack Ryan's shoulders, in Tom Clancy's newest and most extraordinary novel.

I don't know what to do.  Where's the manual, the training course, for the job?  Whom do I ask?  Where do I go?

Debt of Honor ended with Tom Clancy's most shocking conclusion ever: a joint session of Congress destroyed, the President dead, most of the Cabinet and the Congress dead, the Supreme Court and Joint Chiefs likewise.  Dazed and con-fused, the man who only minutes before had been confirmed as the new Vice-President of the United States is told that he is now President.

President John Patrick Ryan.

And that is where Executive Orders begins.  Ryan had agreed to accept the vice-presidency only as caretaker for a year, and now, suddenly, an incalculable weight has fallen on his shoulders.  How do you run a government without a government?  Where do you even begin?  With stunning force, Ryan's responsibilities crush in on him.  He must calm an anxious and grieving nation, allay the skepticism of the world's leaders, conduct a swift investigation of the tragedy, and arrange a massive

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state funeral - all while attempting to reconstitute a Cabinet and a Congress with the greatest possible speed.

But that is not all.  Many eyes are on him now, and many of them are unfriendly.  In Beijing, Tehran, and other world capitals, including Washington, D.C., there are those eager to take advantage where they may, some of whom bear a deep animus toward the United States - some of whom, from Ryan's past, harbor intense animosity toward the new President himself.  Soon they will begin to move on their opportunities; soon they will present Jack Ryan with a crisis so great even he cannot imagine it.

Tom Clancy has written remarkable novels before, but nothing comparable to the timeliness and drama of Executive Orders.  Filled with the exceptional realism and intricate plotting that are his hallmarks, it attests to the words of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: "This man can tell a story."

Tom Clancy is the author of The Hunt for Red October, Red Storm Rising, Patriot Games, The Cardinal of the Kremlin, Clear and Present Danger, The Sum of All Fears, Without Remorse, and Debt of Honor.  He is also the author of the nonfiction books Submarine, Armored Cav, Fighter Wing, and the forthcoming Marine, and a co-creator of the Op-Center series.  He lives in Maryland.
8 1984 The Hunt for Red October
Jack Ryan World #1
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9 2011 Locked On
Jack Ryan World #14
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MASTER OF EXPLOSIVE
INTERNATIONAL INTRIGUE
TOM CLANCY
BRINGS TOGETHER
HIS GREATEST CHARACTERS
AND A NEW GENERATION
TO FIGHT THE WAR ON TERROR.


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, he's honing his skills to transition his work within The Campus from intelligence-analysis to hunting down and eliminating terrorists wherever he can - even 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, it's 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.

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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."  Since then Clancy has established himself as an undisputed master at blending exceptional realism and authenticity, intricate plotting, and razor-sharp suspense.

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.  In his research for these novels, he traveled to seven countries and trained alongside military and law enforcement in the use of firearms, battlefield medicine, and close-range combat tactics.
10 1987 Patriot Games
Jack Ryan World #2
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11 1998 Rainbow Six
Jack Ryan World #9
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12 2002 Red Rabbit
Jack Ryan World #11
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13 1991 The Sum of All Fears
Jack Ryan World #5
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The
Sum
of All
Fears
Tom Clancy


In the aftermath of Communism's collapse, the Gulf War, the realignment of the world's powers, comes a novel so terrifyingly real, so uncommonly prescient, that it could have been written only by Tom Clancy.

With his "genius for big, compelling plots" and his "natural narrative gift" (The New York Times Magazine), Clancy has written five novels, which now total more than 28 million copies in print.  His most recent book, Clear and Present Danger, was the best-selling novel of the 1980s.

And now he gives us his most remarkable novel yet.

How do you save the United States President from himself?  What if the President is incompetent to deal with the greatest crisis of all?  Jack Ryan never thought he would have to ask those

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questions as, the world order changing, he prepares the ground for the Middle Eastern peace plan that, at last, might be the one to work.

But too many groups have invested too much blood.  Shunned by their erstwhile Soviet sponsors, increasingly isolated by the realignment of the Mideast, these terrorists have one more desperate card to play, requiring a degree of ruthlessness never before seen.  With one terrible act, the world is plunged into an instant nuclear crisis - and the floundering President is plunged into the ultimate nightmare.  Forces collide.  Shots are exchanged.  What had seemed to be an isolated and horrible incident appears to each side as the incendiary mischief of the other.  With the world poised on the brink of nuclear war, Ryan and his FBI counterpart, Dan Murray, frantically seek a solution before the chiefs of state lose control of themselves - and the world.

With the exceptional realism and authenticity that have long been his hallmarks, Tom Clancy constructs a novel of unrelenting suspense, a story as explosive as today's headlines.  It is Tom Clancy at his best - and there is no better.

Tom Clancy is the author of The Hunt for Red October, Red Storm Rising, Patriot Games, The Cardinal of the Kremlin, and Clear and Present Danger.  He lives in Maryland.
14 2014 Support and Defend
Jack Ryan World #17
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Mark Greaney  
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15 2003 The Teeth of the Tiger
Jack Ryan World #12
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"If you want to kick the tiger in the ass, you'd better have a plan for dealing with his teeth."

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The
Teeth
of the Tiger


A new generation takes over, in Tom Clancy's extraordinary - and extraordinarily prescient - new novel.

A man named Mohammed sits in a café in Vienna, about to propose a deal to a Colombian.  Mohammed has a strong network of agents and sympathizers throughout Europe and the Middle East, and the Colombian has an equally strong drug network throughout America.  What if they were to form an alliance, to combine all their assets and connections?  The potential for profits would be enormous - and the potential for destruction unimaginable.

In the Brave New World of terrorism, where any-body with a spare AK-47, a knowledge of kitchen chemistry, or simply the will to die can become a player, the old rules no longer apply.  No matter what new governmental organizations come into being, the only ones that could be truly effective are those that are quick and agile, free of oversight and restrictions... and outside the system.

Way outside the system.

In a nondescript office building in suburban Maryland, a firm named Hendley Associates does a profitable business in stocks, bonds, and international currencies, but its real mission is quite different: to identify and locate terrorist threats, and then deal with them, in whatever manner necessary.  Set up with the knowledge of President John Patrick Ryan, "The Campus" is always on the lookout for promising new talent, its recruiters scattered throughout the armed forces and government agencies - and three men are about to cross its radar.

The first of them is Dominic Caruso, a rookie FBI agent, barely a year out of Quantico, whose decisive actions resolve a particularly brutal kidnap/murder case.  The second is Caruso's brother, Brian, a Marine captain just back from his first combat
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action, in Afghanistan, and already a man to watch.  And the third is their cousin... a young man named Jack Ryan, Jr.

Jack has grown up around intrigue.  As his father rose through the ranks of the CIA and then to the White House, Jack received a life course in the world and the way it works, from agents, statesmen, analysts, Secret Servicemen, and black-ops specialists such as John Clark and Ding Chavez.  He wants to put it all to work now - but when he knocks on the front door of "The Campus," he finds that nothing has prepared him for what he is about to encounter.  For it is indeed a different world out there, and in here... and it is about to become a lot more dangerous.

Over the course of twelve novels, Tom Clancy's "genius for big, compelling plots" and "natural narrative gift" (The New York Times Magazine) have established him as one of the preeminent storytellers of our time.  His new book, however, is perhaps the most remarkable of all, and the most timely.  Filled with the exceptional realism and cutting-edge authenticity that are his hallmarks, this is Clancy at his best - and there is none better.

Tom Clancy is the author of The Hunt for Red October, Red Storm Rising, Patriot Games, The Cardinal of the Kremlin, Clear and Present Danger, The Sum of All Fears, Without Remorse, Debt of Honor, Executive Orders, The Bear and the Dragon, and Red Rabbit.  He is also the author of the Commanders books Into the Storm, with General Fred Franks, Jr. (Ret.); Every Man a Tiger, with General Chuck Horner (Ret.); and Shadow Warriors, with General Carl Stiner (Ret.); and of the paperback nonfiction series that includes Submarine, Armored Cav, Fighter Wing, Marine, Airborne, Carrier, and Special Forces.  Clancy lives in Maryland.
16 2012 Threat Vector
Jack Ryan World #15
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"CLANCY STiLL REIGNS."
- THE WASHINGTON POST


Number-one New York Times - bestselling author TOM CLANCY returns with an electrifying work of fiction that may soon be frighteningly close to reality....

For the covert warriors of the secret organization known as The Campus, the fight against America's enemies is never over - if only because one enemy's destruction inevitably gives rise to a new, even more dangerous foe.  But for Jack Ryan, Jr., and his comrades, the danger has just hit home in a way they never expected.

The Campus has been discovered.  And whoever knows it exists knows it can be destroyed.

Meanwhile, President Jack Ryan has been swept back into the Oval Office - and his wisdom and courage are needed more desperately than ever.  Internal political and economic strife has pushed the leadership of China to the edge of disaster.  And those who wish to consolidate their power are using the opportunity to strike at long-desired Taiwan and at the Americans who have protected the island nation from China's depredations.

Now, as two superpowers move ever closer to a final confrontation, President Ryan must use the only wild card he has left - The Campus.  But with their existence about to be revealed, its members may not even have a chance to enter the battle before the world is consumed by war.

In Threat Vector, Tom Clancy once again proves his absolute command of military action and international intrigue with a thriller that will have readers turning the pages - and turning in their sleep.

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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."  Since then Clancy has established himself as an undisputed master at blending exceptional realism and authenticity, intricate plotting, and razor-sharp suspense.

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.  In his research for these novels, he traveled to seven countries and trained alongside military and law enforcement in the use of firearms, battlefield medicine, and close-range combat tactics.
17 1993 Without Remorse
Jack Ryan World #6
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