The latest Tom Clancy Jack Ryan adventure thriller written by Mark Greaney, Clancy's last and most successful collaborator.
Abandoned by other international leaders, Jack Ryan alone counters the threat posed by Russian president Valeri Volodin. This isn't the first time that the dictator has threatened world peace, but this time he's playing a very nuanced game, moving chess pieces around the board while isolating Ryan from the rest of the international community.
Fortunately, Jack Ryan, Jr. and the rest of his Campus team find themselves in the middle of action with a vital clue to the Russian's intentions.
©2015 Mark Greaney (P)2015 Random House Audio
This is yet another grate book in the Jack Ryan series.
It's grate to see Mark Greaney carry on the top quality writing after the passing of Tom Clancy.
Well worth a read if you liked the other 21 books in this series
I enjoy Mark Greaney's Grey Man series but this book has three story lines in one. Jumping from one to the other with a unsatisfactory outcome. I thought it second rate.
"Great book, in the spirit of Tom Clancy"
I read reviews before I bought this, some of which were critical of the story being slow. I've been an avid Tom Clancy fan since way back and I have to say I find Mark Greaney's style just as engaging. I didn't think it was slow. Sure, there's detail, but I like that. The story switches to different sub plots quite often, but not so much it gets irritating at all. There's plenty of action in my opinion and the build towards the climax is very well done, really good tension.
All of the Campus operators are favourites. I like the way that they're portrayed as human and not superhuman. They make mistakes, but overall are a great team.
I've listened to Scott Brick narrate other stories and when reading Clive Cussler I don't take to the accent that he uses. I have to say that in this story though, he is really good. I like his delivery and pace and think he's a great choice
All in all a great book. Quite lengthy, but I was still sorry when it was over!
"Not the best"
A good listen but perhaps a little formulaic? A little over the top receivable too.
"Love these books"
I personally love these books and love following the team, most books i get are only 8-10 hours and this being twice that was great and kept me following through to the end a definite 5 star review from me. Waiting for the next one! Keep it up Mark
Loved the book. First book I've downloaded as I've just recently got a new job that involves a lot of driving. well worth it. excellent.
"One of the best"
Mark Greaney has crafted a brilliant plot, neatly interwoven with current world events. Crossing this with the Campus has led to a fantastic book. The plot is somewhat predictable but the overall feel of the book is no less diminished by it. I thoroughly recommend this book to read.
Great story well read. Kept me interested all the way through. Looking forward to the next one.
"Non stop action"
While i am disappointed that Lou Diamond Phillips was no longer narrating i found this latest novel fantastic in continuing the Jack Ryan universe and hopefully we will get to see if Jack Jnr returns after his suspension.
"I just got bored with it"
struggled for a few hours and gave up really did not like it and returned it
Genuinely enjoyed this on, a great story which seemed perfectly plausible. A very enjoyable listen
"Too long, not much excitement"
I couldn't finish this book...it was just so long winded and boring. Feel rotten writing a bad review, perhaps it's me at the moment, but found it laborious and unexciting
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