Order of Tom Clancy Books
Tom Clancy is an American author who is best known for his Jack Ryan novels such as The Hunt for Red October, Rainbow Six, Clear and Present Danger and The Sum of All Fears. Clancy’s novels have been adapted into several movies and also video games. The majority of Clancy’s novels are in the Jack Ryan/John Clark series (with the exception of three standalone novels). The other series (branded “Tom Clancy’s”) are series created or co-created by him and actually written by other authors such as Grant Blackwood.
Tom Clancy has been writing since his first book The Hunt for Red October was published in 1984. Below is a list of the novels he has written (including his series that have his name attached to them) in order of when they were originally released. In the case of the Jack Ryan/John Clark series, we have included the chronological order that differs from the order of publication.
Publication Order of Jack Ryan/John Clark Books
Chronological Order of Jack Ryan/John Clark Books
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Publication Order of Op-Center Books
|Games of State||(1996)|
|Acts of War||(1996)|
|Balance of Power||(1998)|
|State of Siege||(1999)|
|Divide and Conquer||(2000)|
|Line of Control||(2001)|
|Mission of Honor||(2002)|
|Sea of Fire||(2003)|
|Call to Treason||(2004)|
|War of Eagles||(2005)|
Publication Order of Power Plays Books
Publication Order of Net Force Books
|Point of Impact||(2001)|
|State of War||(2003)|
|Changing of the Guard||(2003)|
|The Archimedes Effect||(2006)|
Publication Order of Net Force Explorers Books
Publication Order of Splinter Cell Books
Publication Order of Ghost Recon Books
Publication Order of EndWar Books
Publication Order of H.A.W.X. Books
Publication Order of Military Reference Non-Fiction Books
Publication Order of Commanders Non-Fiction Books
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Notes: Red Storm Rising was co-authored by Larry Bond. Against All Enemies was co-authored by Peter Telep. Dead or Alive was co-authored by Grant Blackwood. Locked On and every novel in the Jack Ryan, Jr. series since has been co-authored by Mark Greaney.
Tom Clancy’s Op-Center series was created by Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik and written by Jeff Rovin. Tom Clancy’s Net Force series was created by Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik and written by Steve Perry. The Splinter Cell series was co-authored by David Michaels.
Virtual Vandals, One is the Loneliest Number, End Game (Net Force Explorers), Safe House, Deathworld and Runaways were co-authored by Diane Duane. The Deadliest Game, The Great Race, Cyberspy, Private Lives, Duel Identity and Cold Case were co-authored by Bill McCay. One is the Loneliest Number and The Ultimate Escape were co-authored by Steve Pieczenik. Shadow of Honor, Gameprey and High Wire were co-authored by Mel Odom.
Into the Storm was co-authored by General Fred Franks. Every Man a Tiger was co-authored by General Charles Honer. Shadow Warriors was co-authored by General Carl Stiner. Battle Ready was co-authored by General Tony Zinni and Tony Koltz.
Politika, Ruthless.com, Shadow Watch, Biostrike and Zero Hour were co-authored by Martin H. Greenberg. Cold War, Cutting Edge, Zero Hour and Wild Card were co-authored by Jerome Preisler.
Tom Clancy Synopsis: In The Hunt for Red October, a new Soviet ship is making an attempt to defect to the American side. The Soviets’ aim is to seek and destroy this valuable ship due to this act of treason while the Americans want to get the Red October ported. In 1990, The Hunt for Red October was adapted into a film starring Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin.