Best-selling author Tom Clancy passed away on Tuesday, October 2, following a brief illness. Clancy is best known for his militarized spy novels including The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Rainbow 6, and Clear and Present Danger. Clancy was 66 and died at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
Clancy's novels made regular appearances on the New York Times bestseller list for the last three decades. Most of his novels included the central character and hero, Jack Ryan. According to Penguin Books, Clancy's publisher there are an estimated 100 million copies of his books in print around the globe. Movie goers are most familiar with Clancy's work, The Hunt for Red October, the 1990 thriller starring Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin.
The latest Jack Ryan book, Command Authority, is slated for release on Amazon on December third and is available for preorder. The book currently ranks #5 on the Amazon Top 100 Best Selling books. Hardcover is available for $17.97, Kindle for $11.99, and audiobook for $33.75.
The new unreleased title currently ranks #2 in the subcategories of fiction books about war and action & adventure. Amazon offers a Pre-order Price Guarantee that if the price drops between now and the release date, you'll receive the lowest price offered.