Vince Flynn is often compared to Tom Clancy so we thought it fitting that our first book pick was one of Tom Clancy’s.
Without Remorse tells the early story of John Clark a recurring charachter in Tom Clancy’s books. Known as the “Invisible Man” John Clark a highly trained US Navy SEAL with specalisms as a Diver, Sailor and Soldier.
He suffers two tragedies that transform him into a ruthless vigilante: his pregnant wife is killed in a freak accident, and Pam, the woman he turns to in his pain, is murdered. Motivated by revenge, Kelly systematically kills the drug-dealing pimps who had so brutalized Pam and her friends. At the same time, CIA man James Greer recruits Kelly for covert operations in Vietnam.
This is a great book which is the opener to the Jack Ryan series by Tom Clancy. Leave a comment and tell us what you think!
With Iran on the brink of developing a nuclear weapon, Israel is forced to react. But by destroying Iran’s main nuclear facility, creating a radioactive tomb and an environmental disaster, Israel has triggered an international crisis. An outraged United Nations condemns the attacks, while Iran swears vengeance against Israel and her chief backer: the USA.
Enter Lebanese master terrorist Imad Mukhtar, who’s spent the past decade picking his targets and preparing his cells for this exact moment. All he needs is approval from Iran’s Supreme Council, and he will strike at America’s soft underbelly and make her bleed like never before.
With the US on high alert, the President calls on the one man ruthless enough to counter the fanatical terrorist. Meeting violence with violence, CIA operative Mitch Rapp tracks his mark across Europe to America where they are finally pitted against each other in a hunt only one of them can survive.
There are two weeks to go to the US presidential election when the hot favourite, Josh Alexander, is ambushed by a terrorist bomb. He narrowly escapes, but members of his entourage are not so lucky. Alexander is carried to victory by a sympathy vote.
On the surface, it appears to be the work of al-Qaeda. But then CIA director Irene Kennedy is presented with classified information so toxic that she has no option but to call on Mitch Rapp, America’s top counterterrorism operative: the one man reckless enough to follow the evidence to its explosive conclusion…
CIA Superagent Mitch Rapp is back in action in this high-velocity adventure from the master of the political thriller.
Israel has discovered that Saddam Hussein is close to entering the nuclear arms race – and they’ve vowed to stop the Iraqi madman before he can get his hands on the ultimate weapon. With the Middle East teetering on the brink of chaos, the US president is forced to act. The commander in chief’s secret weapon? Top counter terrorism operative, Mitch Rapp.
Israel has given the USA only two weeks to take the nukes out. After that, they’ll do whatever it takes to destroy the weapons themselves. With the haunting spectre of World War III looming, Rapp must race against time and impossible odds – tearing through the deadly alleyways of Baghdad and the corruption-riddled streets of Washington DC, taking drastic measures against anyone who gets in his way.