Mark Greaney is a bestselling author known for his thrilling novels that keep readers on the edge of their seats. He is the author of several highly acclaimed series, including the Gray Man and Jack Ryan. His novels are known for their intricate plots, well-developed characters, and fast-paced action.
In addition to his successful writing career, Greaney has also worked as a freelance writer for international intelligence agencies and has traveled to over 30 countries, gaining a wealth of knowledge and experience that he uses to inform his writing.
Some of his best-selling novels include “Ballistic,” “On Target,” and “Dead Eye,” which have been highly praised by both critics and readers alike. His writing continues to captivate audiences and keep them guessing until the end.
Mark Greaney Books In Order
There are mainly four categories or series in the reading order of Mark Greaney’s Books. So let’s check them out:
- The Gray Man Series
- Jack Ryan Series
- Joshua Duffy
#The Gray Man Series
1. The Gray Man 
The Gray Man, the first book in Mark Greaney’s eponymous series, introduces us to Court Gentry, a highly skilled and deadly assassin known as the Gray Man. Court is a man who has always been able to disappear at will, to fly below the radar and stay out of the spotlight.
But his latest job has put him in the crosshairs of some of the world’s most dangerous and powerful people. As the story unfolds, Court finds himself on the run from the CIA, the Russian FSB, and a mysterious new player in the game, all of whom are determined to track him down and eliminate him.
2. On Target 
Court is hired by a wealthy businessman to take down a powerful arms dealer who is responsible for the deaths of thousands of innocent people. As Gentry closes in on the arms dealer, he soon realizes that his target is not just a ruthless criminal but also a patriot who has been providing weapons to a small country that is being threatened by a powerful neighbor.
3. Ballistic 
The colleague’s daughter has been kidnapped and is being held for ransom by a group of ruthless criminals, and Court is asked to help. Court doesn’t hesitate to accept the mission and sets out to rescue the young woman and bring the kidnappers to justice. The kidnappers are part of a powerful and shadowy organization with ties to some of the world’s most dangerous and powerful people.
4. Dead Eye 
Court is approached by a former CIA colleague who is working for a mysterious organization that is looking to take down a powerful arms dealer. The organization believes that the arms dealer is behind a series of recent terrorist attacks, and they are willing to pay Court a large sum of money to take him out. Court accepts the job and sets out to track down the arms dealer and bring him to justice.
5. Black Blast 
Court finds himself with the task of infiltrating the dictator’s inner circle and stealing the weapon before it can be used. It is revealed that a powerful new weapon has been developed by a ruthless dictator and is about to be used in a devastating attack on the United States.
But the deeper he delves into the mission, the more he realizes there’s more at play than the weapon. A group of powerful individuals is pulling the strings behind the scenes, and Court finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes game of international espionage and assassination, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance
6. Gunmetal Gray 
A rogue North Korean agent has stolen a nuclear weapon and plans to use it against the United States. Court’s mission is to infiltrate North Korea, locate the weapon, and neutralize the threat.
The rogue agent is well-protected and has a vast network of loyal supporters. Court must use all of his skills and resources to stay alive and outsmart his enemies. Court must navigate a complex web of political and military players, each with their agendas.
7. Agent in Place 
A powerful terrorist organization has infiltrated the highest levels of the U.S. government and plans to launch a devastating attack on the United States. Court is tasked with the mission to pervade the terrorist organization, locate the attack plans, and neutralize the threat.
8. Mission Critical 
A group of elite soldiers known as the Gray Man is sent on a dangerous mission to infiltrate a secret underground facility in Russia. The novel follows the main character, Court Gentry, as he navigates the treacherous world of Russian politics and espionage while trying to uncover the truth about the facility and the powerful people behind it.
9. One Minute Out 
The Gray Man is pulled back into the world of espionage and covert operations to stop a powerful arms dealer from selling a deadly weapon to a terrorist organization. Gentry is sent on a mission to infiltrate the arms dealer’s inner circle and sabotage the weapon before it can be used to kill thousands of innocent people.
10. Relentless 
Gray Man is on a mission to track down a former CIA officer who has gone rogue and is now carrying out a series of deadly terrorist attacks. As Gentry delves deeper into the investigation, he soon realizes that the rogue officer is not just a lone wolf but is part of a larger conspiracy that threatens to destabilize the world order.
Gentry’s mission takes him on a globe-trotting journey from the bustling streets of New York City to the remote deserts of the Middle East as he races against time to stop the rogue officer and his associates.
11. Sierra Six 
Court Gentry is on a mission to take down a notorious drug lord who is responsible for the deaths of thousands of people. Gentry’s mission takes him deep into the heart of the Amazon rainforest, where he must navigate treacherous terrain, outsmart rival drug cartels, and evade capture by the local authorities.
The drug lord has tight security with a private army, and Gentry must use his skills and expertise to infiltrate the cartel and gain the trust of the drug lord’s inner circle. He discovers that the drug lord is not just a ruthless criminal but also a patriot who has been providing financial and military support to a small country that is being threatened by a powerful neighbor.
12. Burner 
Court is now tasked with the mission to take down a shadowy figure known only as “the Burner.” The Burner is a notorious hacker who has been causing chaos in the cyber world, and Gentry’s mission is to track him down and put an end to his reign of terror. Gentry’s journey takes him on a thrilling ride through the dark corners of the internet and into the world of corporate espionage and cybercrime.
#Jack Ryan Series
1. Locked On 
Locked On follows Jack Ryan as he uncovers a massive plot to attack the United States using a weapon of mass destruction. Jack’s investigation leads him to a shadowy figure known only as the Emir, who is plotting the attack from a hidden location in the Middle East. Jack must race against time to locate the Emir, stop the attack, and save countless lives.
2. Threat Vector 
Jack Ryan finds himself facing a new enemy: a group of Chinese hackers who have infiltrated the highest levels of the U.S. government. As Jack works to stop the hackers, he uncovers a massive plot to launch a devastating cyber-attack on the United States. With the clock ticking, Jack must find a way to stop the hackers and prevent the attack before it’s too late.
3. Command Authority 
Jack Ryan is facing a new threat from a Russian dictator who is determined to reclaim the power and prestige of the Soviet Union. Jack must navigate a complex web of political and military players as he races to stop the Russian dictator from launching a full-scale war. With the fate of the world hanging in the balance, Jack must use all of his skills and resources to save the day.
4. Tom Clancy Support And Defend 
This story follows Jack Ryan as he investigates a mysterious organization using technology to cause chaos and destruction worldwide. With the help of his allies, Jack must track down the organization and stop them before they launch a devastating attack on the United States.
5. Tom Clancy Full Force and Effect 
Jack Ryan is tasked with stopping a rogue North Korean general who is planning a massive attack on the United States. Jack must work with his allies to track down the general and prevent the attack before it’s too late.
6. Tom Clancy Commander in Chief 
Commander in Chief finds Jack Ryan in the midst of a political crisis as the President of the United States is faced with a difficult decision. Jack must navigate the dangerous waters of international politics and diplomacy as he works to stop a deadly threat and save the President.
7. Tom Clancy’s True Faith and Allegiance 
Jack Ryan is facing a new enemy who is plotting a massive attack on the United States. With the help of his allies, Jack must track down the enemy and stop them before they launch the attack and bring the country to its knees.
1. Red Metal 
Jack Ryan faces a new threat from a rogue Russian general who has acquired a powerful new weapon: a top-secret Russian satellite that has the capability to destroy any target on earth. Jack must work with a team of experts to stop the general and prevent the satellite from falling into the wrong hands. As the stakes get higher, Jack must race against time to stop the rogue general and save the world from destruction.
1. Armored 
In this novel, Jack Ryan is faced with a new challenge as a notorious international arms dealer has acquired a dangerous new weapon: a cutting-edge tank that is virtually indestructible. Jack must work with a team of experts to track down the arms dealer and stop him before he can use the tank to cause massive destruction.
As the stakes get higher, Jack must navigate a dangerous world of espionage, political intrigue, and military operations as he races against time to save the world from chaos.
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