The book itself is great, suspenseful, and exciting. Lou Diamond Phillips does a great job with the voices and narration as well. The only problem is that right from the start, you can hear Lou'd quick intake of breaths over and over, and pretty soon it's all you seem to hear. I attribute this to very bad directing and worse editing.
It's a Tom Clancy novel. Need I say more about well crafted stories which grip larger truths of modern national tensions.
The masterful fiction is matched by Lou Diamond Phillip's who gained my respect long ago.
Take this ride, no regrets.
Another interesting and highly detailed episode in the Jack Ryan Series. The Chinese want control of the South China Sea and in the extended plan they want Taiwan back. The Chinese genius of internet and cyberwarfare has unleashed a devastating attack on American internet and electronics, basically leaving us blind and helpless where internet, GPS, and satellite communications are concerned. This is the Chinese first and primary step in taking control of warfare as it exists these days and giving weight to their demands. The story proceeds as a detailed treatise on cyberwarfare, what exists, and what is capable in this day and age. A great addition to the Jack Ryan Series and a must read for all Americans.
Storyline was superb and of course Phillips does it again as well as Greaney & Clancy the South China Sea background was about as real as it can get based on today's situation there. The only negative I have is the team six intrusion in Hong Kong if you've been to Hong Kong before more than once, you're understand why but overall I gave it a 'A'
I found Threat Vector to be satisfactory for a Clancy novel but a little unbalanced. 7/8 of this book was the setup and then the final bit to wrap it all up. Usually, that's a bit more balanced and detailed. Overall, still, if you like Clancy there is plenty to enjoy here, but it's not the best it's ever been by any means.