Synopses & Reviews
Virtually guaranteed No.1 paperback. 250,000 hardbacks sold. "The Bear & The Dragon" sold over 400,000 copies. Returns to the early days of Jack Ryan - with a tale of global political drama. "There is hardly another thriller writer alive who can fuel an adrenaline surge the way Clancy can. His plots tear along as though the world were about to end" "Daily Mail". Published alongside the new hardback, also featuring Jack Ryan - see below.
Long before he was President, Jack Ryan was a novice CIA analyst. One of his first assignments was to debrief a high-level Soviet defector who told a tale of officials planning to assassinate Pope John Paul II. However, it turns out that not only the Pope, but the Western world is at stake.