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Jack Ryan Books In Order (Full List)

Jack Ryan is a series of 15 books by Tom Clancy. The first book published in the series is The Hunt For Red October in 1984. Here is a complete list of Jack Ryan books in order.

Last update: January 11, 2024

1. The Hunt For Red October (1984)

In Tom Clancy's gripping techno-thriller, "The Hunt For Red October," a thrilling game of cat and mouse unfolds as a Soviet submarine commander plots to defect with a cutting-edge submarine, sending the world into a high-stakes race against time.

  • 📇 432 Pages
  • 📝 108,000 - 129,600 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 14 Hours Reading Time

2. Patriot Games (1987)

"Patriot Games" by Tom Clancy is a riveting political thriller that follows ex-CIA analyst Jack Ryan as he becomes embroiled in a deadly game of vengeance and international intrigue, testing his wits and courage to protect his family and prevent a devastating act of terror.

  • 📇 503 Pages
  • 📝 125,750 - 150,900 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 17 Hours Reading Time

3. The Cardinal Of The Kremlin (1988)

Tom Clancy returns with gripping espionage in "The Cardinal Of The Kremlin." In the heart-pounding world of international warfare, the fate of nations rests on the shoulders of a rogue KGB officer, as the birth of a revolutionary technology threatens to unleash chaos on a global scale.

  • 📇 547 Pages
  • 📝 136,750 - 164,100 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 18 Hours Reading Time

4. Clear And Present Danger (1989)

In "Clear and Present Danger" by Tom Clancy, readers are thrust into the thrilling world of clandestine operations as CIA analyst Jack Ryan uncovers a dangerous plot involving drug cartels, political corruption, and the manipulation of power that threatens America's national security.

  • 📇 688 Pages
  • 📝 172,000 - 206,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 23 Hours Reading Time

5. The Sum Of All Fears (1991)

In Tom Clancy's gripping thriller, "The Sum of All Fears," a catastrophic chain of events is set in motion when a nuclear weapon falls into the wrong hands, threatening to unleash unimaginable destruction upon the world. Can Jack Ryan, Clancy's iconic protagonist, save civilization before it's too late?

  • 📇 928 Pages
  • 📝 232,000 - 278,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 31 Hours Reading Time

6. Debt Of Honor (1994)

Debt of Honor is an electrifying political thriller by Tom Clancy. As geopolitical tensions escalate, Jack Ryan finds himself thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse, racing against the clock to prevent a devastating act of terrorism that could change the world forever.

  • 📇 990 Pages
  • 📝 247,500 - 297,000 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 33 Hours Reading Time

7. Executive Orders (1996)

In "Executive Orders" by Tom Clancy, the 7th installment of the Jack Ryan series, an unexpected tragedy thrusts Ryan into the presidency. Now, he must navigate the treacherous world of politics and terrorism to protect the nation from an imminent threat.

  • 📇 1,273 Pages
  • 📝 318,250 - 381,900 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 42 Hours Reading Time

8. Red Rabbit (2002)

In Tom Clancy's "Red Rabbit," espionage and political intrigue collide as CIA analyst Jack Ryan finds himself caught in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with an elusive Soviet assassin, giving readers a thrilling glimpse into the Cold War era.

  • 📇 640 Pages
  • 📝 160,000 - 192,000 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 21 Hours Reading Time

9. Command Authority (2013)

In Tom Clancy's gripping thriller, "Command Authority," Jack Ryan Jr. faces his greatest challenge yet as he uncovers a global conspiracy, testing his skills and determination to protect the nation and save millions of lives.

  • 📇 740 Pages
  • 📝 185,000 - 222,000 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 25 Hours Reading Time

10. Full Force And Effect (2014)

In the action-packed "Full Force And Effect" by Mark Greaney, hero Court Gentry finds himself entangled in a deadly web of political intrigue as he races against time to prevent a global catastrophe. Fast-paced and full of suspense, this thriller will leave readers on the edge of their seats.

  • 📇 674 Pages
  • 📝 168,500 - 202,200 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 22 Hours Reading Time

11. Commander In Chief (2015)

In "Commander In Chief" by Mark Greaney, former CIA operative turned president, Jack Ryan, faces his biggest challenge yet as the delicate balance of international power hangs in the grip of a dangerous dictator. Fast-paced and gripping, this political thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat.

  • 📇 718 Pages
  • 📝 179,500 - 215,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 24 Hours Reading Time

12. True Faith And Allegiance (2016)

"True Faith And Allegiance" is a gripping political thriller by Mark Greaney, where a covert operative, Court Gentry, teams up with the Gray Man to expose a dangerous conspiracy threatening the highest level of the US government. Packed with relentless action and suspense, this book will keep readers on the edge of their seats.

  • 📇 736 Pages
  • 📝 184,000 - 220,800 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 25 Hours Reading Time

13. Code Of Honor (2019)

Code of Honor by Marc Cameron is a thrilling page-turner that follows former US Navy SEAL Jericho Quinn as he races against time to stop a deadly terrorist plot that could cripple America. Heart-pounding action and relentless suspense make this book a must-read for fans of political thrillers.

  • 📇 391 Pages
  • 📝 97,750 - 117,300 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 13 Hours Reading Time

14. Shadow Of The Dragon (2020)

In "Shadow of the Dragon," Marc Cameron delivers a heart-pounding thriller, where former special ops agent Jericho Quinn battles against a dangerous international conspiracy, threatening to unleash chaos and destruction upon the world. Fast-paced and adrenaline-fueled, this book is a must-read for fans of action-packed espionage novels.

  • 📇 480 Pages
  • 📝 120,000 - 144,000 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 16 Hours Reading Time

15. Firing Point (2020)

"Firing Point" is a gripping techno-thriller by Mike Maden that combines high-stakes international politics with cutting-edge technology. As tensions rise between superpowers, protagonist Jack Ryan Jr. must navigate a dangerous world to prevent a catastrophe that could change the course of history.

  • 📇 478 Pages
  • 📝 119,500 - 143,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 16 Hours Reading Time