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    The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy

Somewhere under the freezing Atlantic, a Soviet sub commander has just made a fateful decision. The Red October is heading west. The Americans want her. The Russians want her back. The chase for the highly advanced nuclear submarine is on--and there's only one man who can find her...

Year: 1984
Genre: Chase StoryCold WarThriller

    Patriot Games by Tom Clancy

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 make sure Ryan pays for his interference in blood. But he's not the only one they're after...

Year: 1987
Genre: RevengeTerrorist

    The Cardinal of the Kremlin by Tom Clancy

Two men possess vital data on Russia's Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL--America's highest agent in the Kremlin--and he's about to be terminated by the KGB. The other is the one American who can save CARDINAL and lead the world to the brink of peace...or war.

Year: 1988
Genre: Cold WarEspionage

    Clear and Present Danger by Tom Clancy

When Colombian drug lords assassinate both the U.S. ambassador and the visiting head of the FBI, their actions trigger a covert response from the American government--a response that goes horribly wrong... Jack Ryan should be privy to operations like the one in Colombia, but he's been left completely in the dark. With the help of field officer John Clark, Ryan intends to find out what's really going on. But while they expect danger from without, the greatest threat of all may come from within.

Year: 1989
Genre: CIADrug Running

    The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy

Peace may finally be at hand in the Middle East, as Jack Ryan, Deputy Director of Intelligence for the CIA, lays the groundwork for a plan that could end centuries of conflict. But ruthless terrorists have a final, desperate card to play: a nuclear weapon hidden somewhere in the United States.

Year: 1991
Genre: CIATerrorist

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1984The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy Thriller, Chase Story, Cold War, Jack Ryan
1987Patriot Games by Tom Clancy Revenge, Terrorist, Jack Ryan
1988The Cardinal of the Kremlin by Tom Clancy Cold War, Espionage, Jack Ryan
1989Clear and Present Danger by Tom Clancy CIA, Drug Running, Jack Ryan
1991The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy CIA, Terrorist, Jack Ryan
1994Debt of Honor by Tom Clancy CIA, Terrorist, Jack Ryan
1996Executive Orders by Tom Clancy Political Thriller, Jack Ryan
2000The Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clancy Political Thriller, Espionage, Terrorist, Jack Ryan
2002Red Rabbit by Tom Clancy CIA, Cold War, Jack Ryan