by Tom Clancy
Book 33 in the Jack Ryan Universe series
Jack Ryan, Jr. is the one man who can prevent a second Korean War in the latest thrilling entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series.
When the leader of North Korea is catastrophically injured, his incapacitation inadvertently triggers a “dead-man’s switch,” activating an army of sleeper agents in South Korea and precipitating a struggle for succession.
Jack Ryan, Jr. is in Seoul to interview a potential addition to the Campus. But his benign trip takes a deadly turn when a wave of violence perpetrated by North Korean operatives grips South Korea’s capital. A mysterious voice from North Korea offers Jack a way to stop the peninsula’s rush to war, but her price may be more than he can afford to pay.
Jack is part of a group that saves the world from another Korean war. This time, it isn’t through the efforts of the Korean dictatorin charge, but due to the efforts of a faction that is trying to kill him, as well as stage a coup.
This novel is a long, intense and action-packed ride that is impossible to put down. Here Jack Ryan Jr. is truly becoming his father who acted during the Hunt for the Red October story.