Patriot Games (A Jack Ryan Novel)

By Tom Clancy

From Tom Clancy, the number 1 New York Times bestselling writer of the Jack Ryan novels--including his newest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--comes a gripping tale of the Ryan relations less than hearth. In an explosive wave of violence, an ultra-left-wing faction of the IRA is searching one guy for his act of salvation in an tried assassination. And now Jack Ryan needs to pay…with his existence.

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And, medical professional Ryan, are you able to determine for us the guy whom you first attacked? ” Richards ultimately requested. “Yes, sir. ” Ryan pointed. “The defendant, correct there, sir. ” It was once Ryan’s first amazing examine him. His identify was once Sean Miller—not a very Irish identify to Ryan’s state of mind. He was once twenty-six, brief, narrow, dressed smartly in a swimsuit and tie. He was once smiling up at an individual within the viewers’ gallery, a loved one maybe, whilst Ryan pointed. Then his gaze shifted, and Ryan tested the guy for the 1st time.

The culture of absentee possession was once an outdated one in Ireland—like O’Donnell’s domestic, a legacy from the English. It took slightly below an hour to arrive the personal driveway marked through a couple of stone pillars, and one other 5 mins to arrive the home over the ocean. like all universal guy, O’Donnell parked his automobile within the open; the carriage condominium that was once connected to the manor were switched over to places of work by way of a neighborhood contractor. He went instantaneously to his learn. McKenney was once looking ahead to him there, studying a up to date variation of Yeats’ poetry.

Cathy beamed. there has been whatever approximately pregnant ladies, Jack suggestion. His spouse wasn’t simply lovely anymore. She glowed. He puzzled if it used to be just for him. “I comprehend you’re a physician? ” “I’m an ophthalmic healthcare professional. ” “And you educate background, sir? ” “That’s correct. I take it you're employed right here, too. ” “Correct. There are thirty-nine folks. we're the ceremonial guardians of the Sovereign. we now have invited you the following to thanks for doing our activity, and to affix us in a small rite that we do each evening. ” “Since 1240,” Murray acknowledged.

Significant shock. ” “They’ve by no means made a public statement, you stated? used to be this imagined to be their holiday into the massive time? Their first public assertion, they may besides do it with anything spectacular,” Ryan stated thoughtfully. “That’s a good bet. ” Murray nodded. “It definitely could have placed them at the map. Like I acknowledged, our intel on those chaps is damned skinny; just about all of it’s secondhand stuff that comes in the course of the PIRA—which is why we concept they have been really a part of it. We haven’t precisely figured what they’re as much as.

Why? Aren’t they the enemy, too? Patrick, me boy, now you’re considering like these idiots within the PIRA. endurance is an important caliber within the precise innovative. One needs to watch for the right kind moment—and then strike decisively. He waited for his subsequent intelligence document. The infrequent book place was once within the Burlington Arcade, a century-old prom of retailers off the main stylish a part of Piccadilly. It was once sandwiched among one in all London’s customized tailors—this one catered typically to the travelers who used the arcade to shield from the elements—and a jeweler.

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