Please try again. Meanwhile, Jack Ryan, Jr. is in Rome, Italy, investigating Russia’s money networks as well as spending time with his Iranian girlfriend Ysabel Kashani. Commander-in-Chief reminds me of my favorite Clancy book, Red Storm Rising, which involved a similar limited war between the USA and the Soviet Union. While there, they are asked to escort Pete Branyon, a local CIA station chief in Lithuania, to a meeting with some of his assets. Frustrated, he later deploys the US Navy to dispatch its Russian counterpart. ", "Tom Clancy's Commander-in-Chief (Jack Ryan 19)", "Combined Print & E-Book Fiction Books - Best Sellers - December 20, 2015 - The New York Times", "Hardcover Fiction Books - Best Sellers - December 20, 2015 - The New York Times", "Paperback Mass-Market Fiction Books - Best Sellers - December 11, 2016 - The New York Times", "Paperback Mass-Market Fiction Books - Best Sellers - January 8, 2017 - The New York Times", "Fiction Book Review: Tom Clancy: Commander in Chief by Mark Greaney", "A Book Spy Review: 'Tom Clancy Commander in Chief' by Mark Greaney", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Commander_in_Chief_(novel)&oldid=973912030, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 19 August 2020, at 23:50. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Fans of military action thrillers will be well satisfied. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Once again, Mark Greaney covers the name of Tom Clancy, and nice to see Mr Greaney’s name given prominence on the cover. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Distraught about what happened to his girlfriend, Ryan returns to the US and goes on his investigation into Limonov; he finds out that he is in the British Virgin Islands to meet with Terry Walker, inventor of the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange, to propose moving eight billion dollars for his client (implied to be Volodin) in and out of Bitcoin with a large commission. Domingo “Ding” Chavez and Dominic “Dom” Caruso are tasked by Director of National Intelligence Mary Pat Foley to photograph specific locations along the Belarusian border. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Unbeknownst to him, the paparazzi had implanted a tracking device on Kashani's belongings, and the Iranian is later attacked by a group of men led by Russian hitman Yegor Morozov; they are dispatched by Ryan in the resulting altercation. In Commander-in-Chief Mark Greaney has revived the core of the original Tom Clancy techno-military novels. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Against orders, Ryan tracks down Salvatore to Brussels, Belgium (at the Stanhope hotel by Thon Hotels). He is also the author of the New York Times bestsellers Tom Clancy Support and Defend, Tom Clancy Full Force and Effect, Tom Clancy Commander in Chief, and Tom Clancy True Faith and Allegiance. The Americans have to go find them. Novel). As usual the action in the book is well played out, not always the way you or your best General/Admiral next door would execute it, but still plausible. Chavez and Caruso are redirected there to assist him. I finished this book in one day and read it straight through. In the book, President Jack Ryan and The Campus must stop Russian president Valeri Volodin from launching a covert violent offensive in an effort to bring back Russia as a superpower. I highly recommend this book because it's well written, suspenseful and unfortunately very believable. As for Commander in Chief in particular, it moves along quite nicely and is worth reading. While the issues are valid, how they are dealt with is what makes the story. Copyright © document.write(new Date().getFullYear()) Tom Clancy. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. A Russian military train transporting men and materiel to Kaliningrad Oblast gets attacked by a Polish terrorist group, which gives Volodin an excuse to increase military presence in the region. My only criticism is that the story ends too abruptly, as if the author reached the required word count and then cut off what could have been a far better climax. It was so good I actually did nothing for almost the whole of 2 days (I am retired) as I really wanted to finish it. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 28, 2019, This was a superb book, so very believeable and I kept changing the Russian's name to "Putin". Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, + No Import Fees Deposit & $8.98 Shipping to United Kingdom. Publishers Weekly praised Greaney, who "manages it without being boring", which "shows that he's well qualified to continue the adventures of Jack Ryan and son"; they concluded that "In the best tradition of Clancy, Greaney capably lays out the groundwork for these machinations before setting them all in entertaining motion. With Tom Clancy… Good except the end which falls over a cliff. Clark tries to save Walker’s family, but is ambushed by a group of men working for Kozlov, Limonov’s personal bodyguard.