Why this book?
Fans of stories like Tom Clancy’s Patriot Games—those who savor a page-turner about an unlikely spy thrust into adversity (only to emerge the strongest and most capable of them all)—understand the draw and value of a main character who succeeds through wit and sheer perseverance in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds. Jack Ryan is known worldwide as the personification of this, and is one of two spy thriller characters I used as inspiration for my development of Michael Dolan, the main character in my trilogy.
Why should I read it?
2 authors picked Patriot Games as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.
What is this book about?
Don't Miss the Original Series Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan Starring John Krasinski!
Tom Clancy reveals Jack Ryan’s origins in this electrifying #1 New York Times bestselling thriller that pits the former Marine turned family man against a vicious group of international terrorists.
As an American in London on vacation with his family, Jack Ryan never imagined his quick thinking would prevent an assassination attempt on Britain’s royal family and earn him the gratitude of an entire nation—and the scorn of an ultra-left-wing faction of the IRA. Irish terrorist Sean Miller and his followers in the Ulster Liberation Army intend to…