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 Universe Books

The Hunt for Red October (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Patriot Games (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Cardinal of the Kremlin (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Clear and Present Danger (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Sum of All Fears (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Without Remorse (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Debt of Honor (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Executive Orders (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Rainbow Six (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Bear and the Dragon (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Red Rabbit (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Teeth of the Tiger (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dead or Alive (With: Grant Blackwood) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Locked On (With: Mark Greaney) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Threat Vector (With: Mark Greaney) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Command Authority (With: Mark Greaney) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Support and Defend (By: Mark Greaney) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Full Force and Effect (By: Mark Greaney) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Under Fire (By: Grant Blackwood) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Commander-in-Chief (With: Mark Greaney) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Duty and Honor (By: Grant Blackwood) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
True Faith and Allegiance (By: Mark Greaney) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Point of Contact (By: Mike Maden) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Power and Empire (By: Marc Cameron) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Line of Sight (By: Mike Maden) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Oath of Office (By: Marc Cameron) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Enemy Contact (By: Mike Maden) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Code of Honor (By: Marc Cameron) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Firing Point (By: Mike Maden) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Shadow of the Dragon (By: Marc Cameron) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Target Acquired (By: Don Bentley) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Chain of Command (By: Marc Cameron) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Zero Hour (By: Don Bentley) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Red Winter (By: Marc Cameron) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Flash Point (By: Don Bentley) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Weapons Grade (By: Don Bentley) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Command and Control (By: Marc Cameron) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Act of Defiance (By: Brian Andrews,Jeffrey Wilson) (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Defense Protocol (By: Brian Andrews,Jeffrey Wilson) (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Jack Ryan and Jack Ryan Jr. / Campus series combined.

Chronological Order of Jack Ryan Universe Books

Without Remorse(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Patriot Games(1987)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Red Rabbit(2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Hunt for Red October(1984)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Red Winter (By: Marc Cameron)(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Cardinal of the Kremlin(1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Clear and Present Danger(1989)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Sum of All Fears(1991)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Debt of Honor(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Executive Orders(1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Rainbow Six(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Bear and the Dragon(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Teeth of the Tiger(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dead or Alive (With: Grant Blackwood)(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Locked On (With: Mark Greaney)(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Threat Vector (With: Mark Greaney)(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Command Authority (With: Mark Greaney)(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Support and Defend (By: Mark Greaney)(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Full Force and Effect (By: Mark Greaney)(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Under Fire (By: Grant Blackwood)(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Commander-in-Chief (With: Mark Greaney)(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Duty and Honor (By: Grant Blackwood)(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
True Faith and Allegiance (By: Mark Greaney)(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Point of Contact (By: Mike Maden)(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Power and Empire (By: Marc Cameron)(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Line of Sight (By: Mike Maden)(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Oath of Office (By: Marc Cameron)(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Enemy Contact (By: Mike Maden)(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Code of Honor (By: Marc Cameron)(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Firing Point (By: Mike Maden)(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Shadow of the Dragon (By: Marc Cameron)(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Target Acquired (By: Don Bentley)(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Chain of Command (By: Marc Cameron)(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Zero Hour (By: Don Bentley)(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Flash Point (By: Don Bentley)(2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Weapons Grade (By: Don Bentley)(2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Command and Control (By: Marc Cameron)(2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Act of Defiance (By: Brian Andrews,Jeffrey Wilson)(2024)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Defense Protocol (By: Brian Andrews,Jeffrey Wilson)(2024)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Jack Ryan Books

The Hunt for Red October (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Patriot Games (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Cardinal of the Kremlin (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Clear and Present Danger (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Sum of All Fears (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Debt of Honor (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Executive Orders (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Bear and the Dragon (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Red Rabbit (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dead or Alive (With: Grant Blackwood) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Locked On (With: Mark Greaney) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Threat Vector (With: Mark Greaney) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Command Authority (With: Mark Greaney) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Full Force and Effect (By: Mark Greaney) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Commander-in-Chief (With: Mark Greaney) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
True Faith and Allegiance (By: Mark Greaney) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Power and Empire (By: Marc Cameron) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Oath of Office (By: Marc Cameron) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Code of Honor (By: Marc Cameron) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Shadow of the Dragon (By: Marc Cameron) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Chain of Command (By: Marc Cameron) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Red Winter (By: Marc Cameron) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Command and Control (By: Marc Cameron) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Act of Defiance (By: Brian Andrews,Jeffrey Wilson) (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Defense Protocol (By: Brian Andrews,Jeffrey Wilson) (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Jack Ryan, Jr / Campus. Books

The Teeth of the Tiger (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dead or Alive (With: Grant Blackwood) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Locked On (With: Mark Greaney) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Threat Vector (With: Mark Greaney) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Command Authority (With: Mark Greaney) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Support and Defend (By: Mark Greaney) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Full Force and Effect (By: Mark Greaney) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Under Fire (By: Grant Blackwood) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Duty and Honor (By: Grant Blackwood) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Point of Contact (By: Mike Maden) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Line of Sight (By: Mike Maden) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Enemy Contact (By: Mike Maden) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Firing Point (By: Mike Maden) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Target Acquired (By: Don Bentley) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Zero Hour (By: Don Bentley) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Flash Point (By: Don Bentley) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Weapons Grade (By: Don Bentley) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Shadow State (By: M.P. Woodward) (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Tom Clancy's Net Force Relaunch Books

Net Force (By: Steve Perry) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Hidden Agendas (With: Steve Perry) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Night Moves (With: Steve Perry) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Breaking Point (With: Steve Perry) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Point of Impact (With: Steve Perry) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
CyberNation (With: Steve Perry) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
State of War (With: Larry Segriff,Steve Perry) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Changing of the Guard (With: Larry Segriff,Steve Perry) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Springboard (With: Larry Segriff,Steve Perry) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Archimedes Effect (With: Larry Segriff,Steve Perry) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Net Force: Dark Web (By: Jerome Preisler) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Eye of the Drone (By: Jerome Preisler) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Attack Protocol (By: Jerome Preisler) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Kill Chain (By: Jerome Preisler) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Threat Point (By: Jerome Preisler) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Moving Target (By: Jerome Preisler) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Net Force Explorers Books

Virtual Vandals (By: Diane Duane) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Deadliest Game (By: Bill McCay) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
One is the Loneliest Number (By: Diane Duane) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Ultimate Escape (By: Marc Cerashi) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
End Game (By: Diane Duane) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Cyberspy (By: Bill McCay) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Great Race (By: Bill McCay) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Shadow of Honor (By: Mel Odom) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Private Lives (By: Bill McCay) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Safe House (By: Diane Duane) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Gameprey (By: Mel Odom) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Duel Identity (By: Bill McCay) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Deathworld (By: Diane Duane) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
High Wire (By: Mel Odom) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Cold Case (By: Bill McCay) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Runaways (By: Diane Duane) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Cloak and Dagger (By: John Helfers,Russell Davis) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Own Goal (By: Diane Duane) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Death Match (By: Diane Duane) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Tom Clancy's EndWar Books

EndWar (By: David Michaels) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Hunted (By: David Michaels) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Missing (By: Peter Telep) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Books

Ghost Recon (By: David Michaels) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Combat Ops (By: David Michaels) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Choke Point (By: Peter Telep) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dark Waters (By: Richard Dansky) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. Books

Publication Order of Tom Clancy's Op-Center Books

Op-Center (With: Steve Pieczenik) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Mirror Image (By: Jeff Rovin) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Games of State (By: Jeff Rovin) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Acts of War (By: Jeff Rovin) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Balance of Power (By: Jeff Rovin) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
State of Siege (By: Jeff Rovin) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Divide and Conquer (By: Jeff Rovin) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Line of Control (By: Jeff Rovin) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Mission of Honor (By: Jeff Rovin) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Sea of Fire (By: Jeff Rovin) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Call to Treason (By: Jeff Rovin) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
War of Eagles (By: Jeff Rovin) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Out of the Ashes (By: George Galdorisi) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Into the Fire (By: Dick Couch,George Galdorisi) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Scorched Earth (By: George Galdorisi) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dark Zone (By: George Galdorisi) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
For Honor (By: Jeff Rovin) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Sting of the Wasp (By: Jeff Rovin) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
God of War (By: Jeff Rovin) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Black Order (By: Jeff Rovin) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Call of Duty (By: Jeff Rovin) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Fallout (By: Jeff Rovin) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Tom Clancy's Power Play Books

(with Martin H. Greenberg, Jerome Preisler)

Publication Order of Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Books

Splinter Cell (By: David Michaels) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Operation Barracuda (By: David Michaels) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Checkmate (By: David Michaels) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Fallout (By: David Michaels) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Conviction (By: David Michaels) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Endgame (By: David Michaels) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Aftermath (By: Peter Telep) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Firewall (By: James Swallow) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dragonfire (By: James Swallow) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Tom Clancy's The Division Books

New York Collapse (By: Alex Irvine) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Broken Dawn (By: Alex Irvine) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Recruited (By: Thomas Parrott) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Compromised (By: Thomas Parrott) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Hunted (By: Thomas Parrott) (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Red Storm Rising (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
SSN: Strategies for Submarine Warfare (With: Martin H. Greenberg) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Against All Enemies (With: Peter Telep) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Act of Valor (With: Dick Couch,George Galdorisi) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Commanders Non-Fiction Books

Into the Storm (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Every Man a Tiger (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Shadow Warriors (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Battle Ready (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Military Reference Non-Fiction Books

Publication Order of Anthologies

On Glorious Wings(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Playboy Interview: Men of Action(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

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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 and Under Fire were co-authored by Grant Blackwood. Locked On, Commander-in-Chief and every novel in the Jack Ryan, Jr. series since has been co-authored by Mark Greaney. The Campus series is written by Mark Greaney.

Tom Clancy’s Op-Center series was created by Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik and written by Jeff Rovin until 2014 when Dick Couch and George Galdorisi took over. Scorched Earth was written by George Galdorisi. Dark Zone was written by Jeff Rovin and George Galdorisi. 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. Point of Contact, Line of Sight and Enemy Contact was written by Mike Maden. Power and Empire and Oath of Office written by Marc Cameron.

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.

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One Response to “Order of Tom Clancy Books”

  1. Disgruntled52: 7 years ago

    Graeme,
    I came across another book “Special Forces: A Guided Tour of U.S. Army Special Forces” [2001] for your Military Reference Non-Fiction list.
    Simon

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