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

Chronological Order of Jack Ryan Universe Books

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

Publication Order of Jack Ryan Books

(with Mark Greaney, Marc Cameron, Grant Blackwood)

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

Publication Order of Jack Ryan, Jr / Campus. Books

The Teeth of the Tiger (2003)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Dead or Alive (With: Grant Blackwood) (2010)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Locked On (With: Mark Greaney) (2011)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Threat Vector (With: Mark Greaney) (2012)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Command Authority (With: Mark Greaney) (2013)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Support and Defend (By: Mark Greaney) (2014)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Full Force and Effect (By: Mark Greaney) (2014)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Under Fire (By: Grant Blackwood) (2015)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Duty and Honor (By: Grant Blackwood) (2016)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Point of Contact (By: Mike Maden) (2017)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Line of Sight (By: Mike Maden) (2018)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Enemy Contact (By: Mike Maden) (2019)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Firing Point (By: Mike Maden) (2020)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Target Acquired (By: Don Bentley) (2021)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Net Force Books

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

Publication Order of Net Force Explorers Books

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

Publication Order of Tom Clancy's EndWar Books

EndWar (By: David Michaels) (2008)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Hunted (By: David Michaels) (2011)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Missing (By: Peter Telep) (2013)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Books

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

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

H.A.W.X. (2009)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Tom Clancy's Op-Center Books

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

Publication Order of Tom Clancy's Power Play Books

(with Martin H. Greenberg, Jerome Preisler)

Politika (1997)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
ruthless.com (1998)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Shadow Watch (1999)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Bio-Strike (2000)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Cold War (2001)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Cutting Edge (2002)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Zero Hour (2003)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Wild Card (2004)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Books

Splinter Cell (By: David Michaels) (2004)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Operation Barracuda (By: David Michaels) (2005)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Checkmate (By: David Michaels) (2006)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Fallout (By: David Michaels) (2007)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Conviction (By: David Michaels) (2009)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Endgame (By: David Michaels) (2009)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Aftermath (By: Peter Telep) (2013)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Firewall (By: James Swallow) (2022)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Tom Clancy's The Division Books

New York Collapse (By: Alex Irvine) (2016)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Broken Dawn (By: Alex Irvine) (2019)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

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

Publication Order of Commanders Non-Fiction Books

Into the Storm (1997)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Every Man a Tiger (1999)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Shadow Warriors (2002)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Battle Ready (2004)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Military Reference Non-Fiction Books

Submarine (1993)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Armoured Warfare (1994)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Armored Cav (1994)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Fighter Wing (1995)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Marine (1996)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Airborne (1997)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Carrier (1999)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Special Forces (2000)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Anthologies

On Glorious Wings(2003)Amazon.ca | 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: 5 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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