Tom Clancy’s Power and Empire

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What to expect

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Tom Clancy’s Power and Empire by Marc Cameron, read by Scott Brick.

As the world shakes from seemingly disparate outbursts of terrorism, Jack Ryan prepares for a crucial negotiation with President Zhou’s increasingly hostile China.

But when a routine traffic stop on an isolated road in rural Texas leads to the discovery of a stolen USB stick, it becomes clear there is a dark connection between the attacks.

With tensions rising, a US spy ship in the South China Sea gets caught up in a violent storm – a storm which threatens to push it into the path of the Chinese navy, with potentially disastrous consequences.

As the international summit approaches, and the mastermind behind the violence remains at large, Jack Ryan has no choice but to face Zhou. Little does he realise he’s walking straight into the jaws of the dragon…


‘He constantly taps the current world situation for its imminent dangers and spins them into an engrossing taleNew York Times

Heart-stopping action … entertaining and eminently topicalWashington Post

Exhilarating. No other novelist is giving so full a picture of modern conflict’ Sunday Times

Critics Review

  • Exhilarating. No other novelist is giving so full a picture of modern conflict.

    Sunday Times on Tom Clancy
  • Fascinating characters with action off-the-charts. Masterful

    Steve Berry on Marc Cameron

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