Some reading picks
last updated 21 January 2013
General notes: this is a partial listing of the novels and stories by Clancy. Those novels and stories which involve the same characters and/or storylines are collected together and listed in sequence of storyline chronology. Setting date (specified or presumed) is given. In some cases the resulting sequence differs from the sequence of writing and publication. Publication date is given in parenthesis.
- Jack Ryan series:
- Without Remorse--set in November 1970 to 1971? (1993)
- Patriot Games--set around 1982 (or 1980)? (1987)
- Red Rabbit--set around 1983 (or May 1981)? (2002)
- The Hunt for Red October--set in December 1986? (1984)
- The Cardinal of the Kremlin--set from December 1987 to 1988? (1988)
- Clear and Present Danger--set from June to November 1991? (1989)
- The Sum of All Fears--set from August 1992 to January 1993? (1991)
- Debt of Honor--set in October 1994 to February 1995? (1994)
- Executive Orders--set in February to August 1995? (1996)
- Rainbow Six--set in 2000? (1998)
- The Bear and the Dragon--set in 2001? (2000)
- Teeth of the Tiger--set in 2005? (2003)
- Dead or Alive--set in 2010? (with Grant Blackwood) (2010)
- Locked On--set in 2011? (with Mark Greaney) (2011)
- Threat Vector--set in 2013? (with Mark Greaney) (2012)
- Red Storm Rising (with Larry Bond) (1986)
- SSN (1996)
- Against All Enemies (with Peter Telep) (2011)
Guesses on settings for Tom Clancy's novels are based in part on the following postulated chronologies:
- one by Aldo Calzolari at The Tom Clancy Information Centre (formerly at http://www.multimania.com/aldoc/us/index.htm)
- one by Robert K. Miller at Tom Clancy FAQ
- one by Stephen Cosby at Tom Clancy FAQ (site maintained by him)
- one by Walter Robert Portnell at Daydreamer's HQ
- notes by Bill Alessio at Tom Clancy FAQ
- and comments by Nelson Lee.
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