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Threat Vector : The New Jack Ryan Thriller - Tom Clancy

Threat Vector

The New Jack Ryan Thriller

Hardcover

Published: 4th December 2012
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Tom Clancy is back and the stakes have never been higher.

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 these Chinese ambitions, but the stakes are dangerously high as hundreds of Chinese anti-ship missiles thwart 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 it's 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 may be ready to blow their cover sky high.

Praise for Tom Clancy:

"Truly riveting, a dazzling read". ("Sunday Express"). "A brilliantly constructed thriller". ("Daily Mail").

About the Author

Thirty years ago, Tom Clancy was a Maryland insurance broker with a passion for naval history. His first novel, "The Hunt for Red October" 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".

ISBN: 9780718176945
ISBN-10: 0718176944
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 720
Published: 4th December 2012
Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 16.5  x 5.2
Weight (kg): 0.92