Threat Vector (Paperback)
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Short Description for Threat Vector When Jack Ryan Jr, on a highly secret, off-the-books Campus mission in Turkey, discovers that his team's every move is monitored, he knows that US intelligence has been fatally compromised. Back in the States, President Ryan watches in horror as China's weakened leader bends to a war-mongering general intent on turning the East into a bloodbath.
- Published: 26 September 2013
- Format: Paperback 720 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780718198121 ISBN 10: 0718198123
- Sales rank: 19,348
Full description for Threat Vector
Tom Clancy's new Jack Ryan thriller, Command Authority, is available to pre-order now. The spies are being spied on in Tom Clancy's Threat Vector, the latest gripping addition to the Jack Ryan Jr series. When Jack Ryan Jr, on a highly secret, off-the-books Campus mission in Turkey, discovers that his team's every move is monitored, he knows that US intelligence has been fatally compromised. Back in the States, President Ryan watches in horror as China's weakened leader bends to a war-mongering general intent on turning the East into a bloodbath. At the same time, America comes under cyber attack from China, crippling government and military infrastructure. President Ryan needs to act: a covert team must go in and neutralise these threats, and the Campus is the perfect fit. Except a sinister figure known only as the Center is watching the Campus and Jack Ryan Jr's every move. Any misstep will be their last ...Jack Ryan is back and he's got everything to play for in Tom Clancy's masterful Threat Vector. The Jack Ryan Jr series also includes The Teeth of the Tiger, Dead or Alive and Locked On. Praise for Tom Clancy: "Clancy creates not only compelling characters but frighteningly topical situations and heart-stopping action". (Washington Post). "He constantly taps the current world situation for its imminent dangers and spins them into an engrossing tale". (New York Times Book Review). 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.