Dead or Alive
For years, Jack Ryan, Jr. and his colleagues at the Campus have waged an unofficial and highly effective campaign against the terrorists who threaten western civilization. The most dangerous of these is the Emir. This sadistic killer has masterminded the most vicious attacks on the west and has... show more
For years, Jack Ryan, Jr. and his colleagues at the Campus have waged an unofficial and highly effective campaign against the terrorists who threaten western civilization. The most dangerous of these is the Emir. This sadistic killer has masterminded the most vicious attacks on the west and has eluded capture by the world’s law enforcement agencies. Now the Campus is on his trail. Joined by their latest recruits, John Clark and Ding Chavez, Jack Ryan, Jr. and his cousins, Dominick and Brian Caruso, are determined to catch the Emir and they will bring him in . . . dead or alive.
Publish date: December 7th 2010
Publisher: Putnam Adult
Pages no: 950
Edition language: English
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Jack Ryan Jr. (#2)
This review was originally written before the passing of Tom Clancy, a wonderful author and a great man of literature. A definite step up from the last Jack Ryan Jr. novel, Dead Or Alive carries on the story from The Teeth of the Tiger, following The Campus' hunt for The Emir. We see the return of...
I picked Dead or Alive as my first audiobook because I figured it wouldn't take much attention to listen too. That expectation was based on my opinion that all Tom Clancy books are basically the same and I was mostly right. However, I either haven't read the earlier books that included torture or th...
After reading the first 8 Jack Ryan books by Tom Clancy, my interest waned after Debt of Honor. Somehow, the "close to today's headlines" feel of the earlier books was lost with a main character who was also POTUS. I think I made it through Executive Orders, but never finished Rainbow Six, and d...
Excellent. Typical Tom Clancy and I enjoyed it just as much as the rest. I know he's a love 'em or hate 'em author, but I'm in the love 'em camp and I've missed reading about the characters that have been a part of the Jack Ryan series all these years. Now they're all together again and kicking ba...