Competition is heating up between the powerful telecommunications company Uplink International and new technological giant Ambright Industries. To keep Uplink on top, owner Roger Gordian is not above a little "friendly snooping," especially when one of Ambright's corporate sales agents disappears under mysterious circumstances. On the surface, Ambright specializes in creating flawless artificial sapphires used in advanced laser development. But, a little digging by Uplink operatives reveals a major flaw: a Pakistani terrorist is using Ambright's laser technology to further his own political agenda -- and it's only a matter of time before he launches the ultimate attack...on U.S. soil.
Clancy shows how an ordinary man crossed the lines of justice and morality to become the CIA legend Mr. Clark.
TOM CLANCY'S POWERPLAYS <P> When an anonymous e-mail alerts UpLink Technology's operatives to suspicious activity on an exclusive island resort, Pete Nimec goes undercover to investigate. Located off the coast of Trinidad, Rayos del Sol is not just a playground for the world's richest and most powerful people - it's also the headquarters for a joint fiber optic and oil refinery project run by UpLink and Sedco Oil. What Nimec discovers is a plot to drain oil from the United State's strategic petroleum reserve and sell it to outlaw nations. And when the island's highly trained security force is sent to take Nimec out - heaven on earth erupts into hell.
The explosion of a Chinese freighter in Charleston Harbor is the first sign that someone is capping Chinese interests abroad. Now under the control of the Pentagon, Op-Center is unsure of its own future-but must root out the cause of the attacks before the entire world is affected.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling creators of Op-Center comes a different kind of law enforcement.<P> In the year 2010, computers are the new superpowers. Those who control them, control the world. To enforce the Net Laws, Congress creates the ultimate computer security agency within the FBI: Net Force.<P> When the director of Net Force is assassinated, Deputy Director Alex Michaels is thrust into one of the most powerful and dangerous positions in the world. At the same time, cyber-terrorists sabotage mainframe computers across the country, causing famine, chaos, and death.<P> Now Michaels and his team must find out who is responsible -- and what they have to gain. But there is another problem. If they assassinated one Net Force director, what will stop them from assassinating another?<P> A powerful examination of America's defense and intelligence systems of the future, Tom Clancy's Net Force is the creation of Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik, inspiring this novel as well as the explosive ABC Television miniseries.
Para Jack Ryan, Jr. y sus compañeros de la organización secreta conocida como el Campus, la lucha contra los enemigos de los Estados Unidos no tiene fin. Pero el peligro acaba de llegar a casa de una manera que nunca esperaron...<P><P> VECTOR DE AMENAZA El Campus ha sido descubierto. Y quienquiera que sepa de su existencia, sabe también que puede ser destruido. Mientras tanto, el presidente Jack Ryan ha llegado de nuevo a la Oficina Oval, y su sabiduría y valor se necesitan con más urgencia que nunca.<P> Los conflictos políticos y económicos internos han llevado al liderazgo de China al borde del desastre. Y aquellos que desean consolidar su poder están aprovechando la anhelada oportunidad de atacar Taiwán y a los estadounidenses, que han protegido a esta pequeña nación.<P> Ahora, mientras dos de las superpotencias mundiales se acercan cada vez más a una confrontación final, el presidente Ryan debe utilizar el único comodín que le queda: el Campus. Pero con su existencia a punto de ser revelada, tal vez no tengan siquiera la oportunidad de pelear una batalla antes de que el mundo sea devastado por la guerra.
When it comes to high-tech intelligence systems, UpLink Technologies is the leader in the field--and sometimes, the nation's best hope in a time of crisis. Four novels in the series created by #1 New York Times master of the techno-thriller! <P> Cold War <P> Cutting Edge <P>Zero Hour <P>Wild Card
Encryption technology keeps the codes for the world's security and communication systems top secret. Deregulating this state-of-the-art technology for export could put a back-door key in the pockets of spies and terrorists around the world. <P><P> So when American businessman Roger Gordian refuses to put his sophisticated encryption program on the market, he finds his company the object of a corporate takeover--and to say it's hostile doesn't even come close. Only Gordian stands between the nation's military software and political extremists who want to put the leadership of the free world out of business--for good...
UpLink Technologies' innovations keep America's defense and intelligence forces at the cutting edge. And the visionary behind UpLink is Roger Gordian, as astute about the battlefield as he is about the boardroom...
Six novels in the "bestselling series of high-tech, high-action thrillers" (Publishers Weekly) created by the #1 New York Times bestselling master.<P>Divide and Conquer<P>Line of Control<P>Mission of Honor<P>Sea of Fire<P>Call to Treason<P>War of Eagles
A computer security agency within the FBI, Net Force tracks cyberterrorists through the lawless corners of the internet--in the first five novels of the action-packed series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. <P>Net Force<P> Hidden Agendas <P>Night Moves <P>Breaking Point<P> Point of Impact
When terror comes at the speed of a processor, Net Force is there to fight back--in these five riveting thrillers created by the #1 New York Times bestselling author.<P>Cybernation<P>State of War<P>Changing of the Guard<P>Springboard<P>The Archimedes Effect
From the undisputed master of the techno-thriller, six novels featuring Jack Ryan. Includes: Debt of Honor <P>Executive Orders <P>Rainbow Six <P>The Bear and the Dragon<P> Red Rabbit<P> The Teeth of the Tiger
This digital collection features the first six novels in New York Times bestselling author Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan Novels--The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, The Cardinal of the Kremlin, Clear and Present Danger, The Sum of All Fears, and Without Remorse.
For Jack Ryan, Jr., and his comrades at the covert organization known as The Campus, the fight against America's enemies is never over. But the danger has just hit home in a way they never expected... The Campus has been discovered. <P><P>And whoever knows they exist knows they can be destroyed. Meanwhile, President Jack Ryan has been swept back into the Oval Office--and his wisdom and courage are needed more desperately than ever.Internal political and economic strife has pushed the leadership of China to the edge of disaster.<P> And those who wish to consolidate their power are using the opportunity to strike at long-desired Taiwan, as well as the Americans who have protected the tiny nation.Now, as two of the world's superpowers move ever closer to a final confrontation, President Ryan must use the only wild card he has left--The Campus. But with their existence about to be revealed, they might not even have a chance to enter the battle before the world is consumed by war.
A man named Mohammed sits in a café in Vienna, about to propose a deal to a Colombian. Mohammed has a strong network of agents and sympathizers throughout Europe and the Middle East, and the Colombian has an equally strong drug network throughout America. What if they were to form an alliance, to combine all their assets and connections? The potential for profits would be enormous--and the potential for destruction unimaginable.In the Brave New World of terrorism--where anybody with a spare AK-47, a knowledge of kitchen chemistry, or simply the will to die can become a player--the old rules no longer apply. No matter what new governmental organizations come into being, the only truly effective ones are those that are quick and agile, free of oversight and restrictions...and outside the system.Way outside the system.In a nondescript office building in suburban Maryland, the firm Hendley Associates does a profitable business in stocks, bonds, and international currencies, but its true mission is quite different: to identify and locate terrorist threats, and then deal with them, in whatever manner necessary. Established with the knowledge of President John Patrick Ryan, "the Campus" is always on the lookout for promising new talent, its recruiters scattered throughout the armed forces and government agencies--and three men are about to cross its radar.The first is Dominic Caruso, a rookie FBI agent, barely a year out of Quantico, whose decisive actions resolve a particularly brutal kidnap/murder case. The second is Caruso's brother, Brian, a Marine captain just back from his first combat action in Afghanistan, and already a man to watch. And the third is their cousin...a young man named Jack Ryan, Jr.Jack was raised on intrigue. As his father moved through the ranks of the CIA and then into the White House, Jack received a life course in the world and the way it operates from agents, statesmen, analysts, Secret Service men, and black ops specialists such as John Clark and Ding Chavez. He wants to put it all to work now--but when he knocks on the front door of "the Campus," he finds that nothing has prepared him for what he is about to encounter. For it is indeed a different world out there, and in here...and it is about to become far more dangerous.
A major motion picture starring Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, James Cromwell, Alan Bates and Michael Byrne!Peace may finally be at hand in the Middle East--as Deputy Director of the CIA Jack Ryan lays the groundwork for a peace plan that could end centuries of conflict. But ruthless terrorists have a final, desperate card to play: they have their hands on a nuclear weapon and have placed it on American soil in the midst of an escalation in tension with the Soviet Union. The terrorists hope to rekindle cold war animosity and prevent reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians. With one terrible act, distrust mounts, forces collide, and the floundering U.S. president seems unable to cope with the crisis. With the world on the verge of nuclear disaster, Ryan must frantically seek a solution--before the chiefs of state lose control of themselves and the world.Movie release: May 31, 2002Studio: ParamountDirector: Phil Alden Robinson (Sneakers, Field of Dreams)Producer: Mace Neufeld (Hunt For Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger)
Only the author of The Hunt for Red October could capture the reality of life aboard a nuclear submarine. Only a writer of Mr. Clancy's magnitude could obtain security clearance for information, diagrams, and photographs never before available to the public.<P><P> Now, every civilian can enter this top secret world...the weapons, the procedures, the people themselves...the startling facts behind the fiction that made Tom Clancy a #1 bestselling author.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling creators of Op-Center comes a different kind of law enforcement. In the year 2010, computers are the new superpowers. Those who control them control the world. To enforce the Net Laws, Congress creates the ultimate computer security agency within the FBI: Net Force®. Minor viruses are eating away at the Net Force computers. The e-mail shut-downs and flickering monitors are hardly emergencies--but they've been keeping the tech department hopping. Same with the sudden rash of time-consuming lawsuits. No one in Net Force has a moment to spare, which is exactly the way Mitchell Townsend Ames wants it. Because when the shadowy mastermind launches his master plan, he wants Net Force to be looking the other way...
Driven by greed, a group of U.N. peacekeeping soldiers becomes involved in activities on the wrong side of the law. When their tour of duty ends, the mayhem begins. Calling themselves the "Keepers," the rogue soldiers -- outfitted with stolen U.N. arms and ammunition -- devise a shocking scheme to get the world's attention... <P> Meanwhile, Op-Center head Paul Hood has cleared out his desk. But his retirement is short-lived. Demanding one hundred million dollars in ransom, the Keepers have taken over the U.N. -- where ambassadors from ten nations have gathered for a gala function at which Hood's daughter will perform. <P> This time the Keepers have made it personal. And the Op-Center forces will strike with deadly vengeance...
Driven by greed, a group of U.N. peacekeeping soldiers becomes involved in activities on the wrong side of the law. When their tour of duty ends, the mayhem begins. Calling themselves the "Keepers," the rogue soldiers -- outfitted with stolen U.N. arms and ammunition -- devise a shocking scheme to get the world's attention... Meanwhile, Op-Center head Paul Hood has cleared out his desk. But his retirement is short-lived. Demanding one hundred million dollars in ransom, the Keepers have taken over the U.N. -- where ambassadors from ten nations have gathered for a gala function at which Hood's daughter will perform. This time the Keepers have made it personal. And the Op-Center forces will strike with deadly vengeance...
The "forgotten Clancy novel," SSN is a complete submarine warfare novel with maps, photos, and a special interview with Tom Clancy and former submarine commander Doug Littlejohns.<P> China has invaded the oil-rich Spratly Islands. The American response has been swift and deadly, resulting in the start of World War III. SSN: Strategies of Submarine Warfare presents 15 thrilling scenarios--fact-based mission profiles for Captain Bartholomew Mackenzie and the crew of the nuclear submarine the U.S.S. Cheyenne--stirring plots and characters, perfectly accurate details, and the chilling knowledge that these events could really happen.
A top secret Pentagon wargame is hacked. Only Net Force has the expertise to track down the culprit, but they are tied up with other priorities. Due to shifting budget priorities, Net Force is moved onto the DoD budget. That means that as a military operation, they can now give top priority to the Pentagon's problem. They soon make a connection between the attack and a Chinese general in Macau. But this investigation is too big for Net Force and they are forced to work with members of Cybernation, the virtual reality nation which has opposed Net Force in the past.
They are sent to the world's hot spots-on covert missions fraught with danger. They are called on to perform at the peak of their physical and mental capabilities, primed for combat and surveillance, yet ready to pitch in with disaster relief operations.<P><P> They are the Army's Special Forces Groups. Now follow Tom Clancy as he delves into the training and tools, missions and mindset of these elite operatives.Special Forces includes:The making of Special Forces personnel: recruitment and trainingA rare look at actual Special Forces Group deployment ExercisesTools of the trade: weapons, communications and sensor equipment, survival gearRoles and missions: a mini-novel illustrates a probable scenario of Special Forces interventionExclusive photographs, illustrations and diagramsPlus: an interview with General Hugh Shelton, USA, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (and the former Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Special Operations Command-USSOCOM)
The year is 2001, and American businessman Roger Gordian has extended his reach into space. His company has become the principal contractor in the design and manufacture of Orion, a multinational space station. <P> But the launch of a shuttle carrying parts for the station is sabotaged. Mysterious guerrilla attacks occur at the manufacturing facilities in Brazil and Kazakhstan. And Gordian's deepest fears are confirmed... The Orion project has been targeted by an international terrorist whose criminal enterprises thrive on violence and political instability. Harlan De Vane's goal is to cripple Gordian's intelligence and security tean, while stowing a high-powered electromagnetic pulse generator aboard Orion--a state-of-the-art weapon with the capacity to throw every major American city into chaos...