Command Authority (A Jack Ryan Novel)

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Jack Ryan is the President of the United States. Jack junior is putting his skills as an intel guy to work in the world of finance and business, taking a break from the family legacy of saving the free world. President Jack has a Russian problem. Jack junior uncovers a money trail from corrupt business practices right back to the head of state of the current Russian Federation, so Junior has a Russian problem too. The father’s past and son’s future collide.

Command Authority, the latest Jack Ryan novel explores consequences of past history, complexity of a son shadowed by the father’s legacy, and the value of human intelligence in hostile arenas. The writing is seamless and detailed with a thread of foreshadowing every time Jack senior is on the page. How will the threat of war and a President’s old friend tie into Junior’s financial analysis work for a civilian organization? A plan for survival after political upheaval, money trails, old enemies turned friends, technology balanced against skill and two Jack Ryans saving the world. The tension and curiosity keeps the reader turning pages.

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Star Count 4/5
Format Hard
Page Count 752 pages
Publisher Putnam
Publish Date 2013-Dec-03
ISBN 9780399160479 Buy this Book
Issue February 2014
Category Mystery, Crime, Thriller


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