Book: Paperback: Mass Market | 165 x 109mm | 592 pages | ISBN 9780425248607 | 27 Nov 2012 | Berkley | 18 - AND UP
Though his father had been reluctant to become a heroic field operative, Jack Ryan, Jr. wants nothing more…
Privately training with special forces, he’s honing his combat skills to continue his work within the Campus, hunting down and eliminating terrorists wherever he can—even as Jack Ryan, Sr. campaigns to become President of the United States again.
But what neither father nor son knows is that the political and personal have just become equally dangerous. A devout enemy of Jack, Sr. launches a privately-funded vendetta to discredit him and connect him to a mysterious killing in his longtime ally John Clark’s past. All they have to do is catch him.
With Clark on the run, it’s up to Jack, Jr. to stop a growing threat emerging in the Middle East, where a corrupt Pakistani general has entered into a deadly pact with a fanatical terrorist to procure four nuclear warheads they can use to blackmail any world power into submission—or face annihilation.
Twenty 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.
Tom Clancy lives in Maryland. His bestselling books include The Hunt for Red October, Debt of Honour, Mission of Honour, Executive Orders, The Bear and the Dragon, Cold War, Red Rabbit, Rainbow Six, The Teeth of the Tiger and Cutting Edge.
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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
. In his research
for these novels, he travelled to seven countries and trained alongside military and law
enforcement in the use of firearms, battlefield medicine, and close-range combat tactics.