Jack Ryan, Jr., stands alone against powerful enemies in this latest novel in Tom Clancy's New York Times bestselling series.
On a mission in Tehran, Jack Ryan, Jr., meets his oldest friend, Seth Gregory. As they part, Seth slips Jack a key, along with a perplexing message. The next day Jack is summoned to an apartment where two men claim Seth has disappeared with funds for a vital intelligence operation. They say he's turned and leave Jack with a warning: If you hear from Seth, call us. Do not get involved.
Jack soon finds himself lost in a maze of intrigue, lies, and betrayal where no one is who they seem to be-not even Seth, who's harboring a secret that harkens back to the Cold War. A secret that is driving him to the brink of treason...
Tom Clancy was the author of more than eighteen #1 New York Times bestselling novels. His first effort, The Hunt for Red October, sold briskly as a result of rave reviews, then catapulted onto the bestseller list after President Reagan pronounced it "the perfect yarn." Clancy was the undisputed master at blending exceptional realism and authenticity, intricate plotting, and razor-sharp suspense. He died in October 2013.
Grant Blackwood is the New York Times bestselling author of the Briggs Tanner series (End of Enemies, Wall of Night and Echo of War). He is coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestseller Dead or Alive, with Tom Clancy, and of the new thriller The Kill Switch, with James Rollins. A U.S. Navy veteran, Grant spent three years aboard a guided missile frigate as an Operations Specialist and a Pilot Rescue Swimmer. He lives in Arizona, where he is working on his own stand-alone series starring a new hero.