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Locked On | [Tom Clancy, Mark Greaney]

Locked On

Although his father had been reluctant to become a field operative, Jack Ryan Jr. wants nothing more. Privately training with a seasoned Special Forces drill instructor, he’s honing his skills to transition his work within The Campus from intelligence analysis to hunting down and eliminating terrorists wherever he can—even as Jack Ryan Sr. campaigns for re-election as President of the United States. But what neither father nor son knows is that the political and the personal have just become equally dangerous.
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Publisher's Summary

Although his father had been reluctant to become a field operative, Jack Ryan Jr. wants nothing more. Privately training with a seasoned Special Forces drill instructor, he's honing his skills to transition his work within The Campus from intelligence analysis to hunting down and eliminating terrorists wherever he can—even as Jack Ryan Sr. campaigns for re-election as President of the United States.

But what neither father nor son knows is that the political and the personal have just become equally dangerous. A devout enemy of Jack Sr. launches a privately funded vendetta to discredit him by connecting the presidential candidate to a mysterious killing in the past by John Clark, his longtime ally.

A shadowy mercenary team is dispatched to capture the former Navy SEAL. With Clark on the run, it’s up to Jack Ryan Jr., along with Ding Chavez, Dominic Caruso, and the rest of the Campus team, to stop a threat emerging in the Middle East: A corrupt Pakistani general has entered into a deadly pact with a fanatical terrorist to procure nuclear warheads, which can be used to blackmail any world power into submission.

With the breakneck speed and military action scenes that have made him the premier thriller writer of our time, Tom Clancy delivers a novel of high-tech warfare in which the enemy within may be even more devastating than the enemy without.

Take another thrill ride with Jack Ryan.
Play the Jack Ryan Quiz Game to join the team at "The Campus". A passing grade gets you a free preview of the book, along with an interview with narrator Lou Diamond Phillips.

©2011 Tom Clancy (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Brenden Zapp Lima, Ohio, United States 03-18-13
    Brenden Zapp Lima, Ohio, United States 03-18-13 Member Since 2012

    My hearing will surely go out early in life due to all the audiobooks I listen to!

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    "Left me scratching my head at times..."

    Dont get me wrong. Tom Clancy sure knows how to describe a fight scene, but at points in this novel I found myself having to rewind to figure out whats going on! with the political side of things and all the crazy names of foreign characters. There were also numerous abbreviated orginizations that kind of got me confused and again, getting lost. Overall I think that the story is great opposed to the fact that it is-at times-hard to read. Lou Diamond Phillips definately made this book tolerable enough to finish. Good read if your on the up-and-up of politics both in country and afar.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Helen wauwatosa, WI, United States 03-04-13
    Helen wauwatosa, WI, United States 03-04-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Tediously slow in parts"
    Would you try another book from Tom Clancy and Mark Greaney and/or Lou Diamond Phillips?

    I have enjoyed reading Tom Clancy in the past and will probably try another one.


    Would you recommend Locked On to your friends? Why or why not?

    No - it is hard to follow without long uninterrupted sessions.


    What about Lou Diamond Phillips’s performance did you like?

    Well read. Easy to hear pronunciation.


    Did Locked On inspire you to do anything?

    No.


    Any additional comments?

    No.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Steffen Valley Stream, NY, United States 01-31-13
    Steffen Valley Stream, NY, United States 01-31-13 Member Since 2015
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    "A hard to believe world."
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    I started listening to this after checking out Threat Vector. Honestly I think I might have been better off waiting for something after Threat Vector than making the mistake backtracking the series.


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    Kept the politics out of it. Although annoying and awkward I found it slightly funny the amount of conservative opinion Clancy put into this book. It almost seemed like he created his only personal crazy world where every conservative idea is right and every liberal idea is idiotic and dangerous. At some point I just started to fast forward the election parts, it was just too much, I felt like I was pulled out of an interesting story so an old angry dude could give me a crappy lesson about politics.


    What does Lou Diamond Phillips bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Phillips does great voice work, the way he speaks each character lets me have a better time visualizing the characters. There is urgency when things go bad, and he doesn't overdo it.


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    Nope


    Any additional comments?

    I started with Threat Vector and I think I'm going to stop checking out the backlog. I had read Rainbow Six and Hunt for Red October and loved them. But I guess I missed the part where Clancy decided to turn his books from just talking about the specs and building the tension to making dumb jokes about MSNBC. But as I said before, I really liked Threat Vector. If he lays off the politics like in Threat Vector and keeps things focused on the story, maybe I might come back to this series.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Peter Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada 10-19-12
    Peter Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada 10-19-12
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    "Hard to FollowNo real story"
    What disappointed you about Locked On?

    I found that this was just a collection of events no real story invovled thst meant nothing to me. This book I found dissappointing and not to my tastte. The title is misleading in some respects.


    What was most disappointing about Tom Clancy and Mark Greaney ’s story?

    BoringLou


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Lou Diamond Phillips?

    Lou was okay


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointment


    Any additional comments?

    none

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Mark Bethlehem, PA, United States 08-06-12
    Mark Bethlehem, PA, United States 08-06-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Decent plot but a bit too much politics"
    What did you like best about Locked On? What did you like least?

    The action scenes and plot were classic Clancy, but his polictical diatribes are bit too much.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Tom Clancy and Mark Greaney again?

    Probably not.


    What about Lou Diamond Phillips’s performance did you like?

    Very much


    Was Locked On worth the listening time?

    So so


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    jrrich 05-16-12
    jrrich 05-16-12 Member Since 2006
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    "Could not stop listening!"

    I am a Clancy addict, I freely admit. This book was so action packed and fast paced I could not stop listening. I listened to it for 10 hours at work and the 15 minute trip home. Some of Clancy's book get so detailed they kind of bog you down with information. There is some of that here but overall I think the duo of Greaney and Clancy is excellent. If you enjoy Clancy or Greaney you can't go wrong with this book. The narration by Phillips is excellent as well.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Dennis 12-28-11
    Dennis 12-28-11 Listener Since 2004

    Like action, adventures, war stories, militay happenings, historical readings-fiction, & mysteries. Unabridged only! Reader IMPORT!

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    "To many names!!"

    Kept losing track of all the names of --- just about in the middle of sentence we were jumped to a new location...!

    The action tells were as great as ever in Clancy's books!!!!!

    7 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Gary 12-27-11
    Gary 12-27-11
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    "can't wait for the next"

    Good story, but not the best Clancy book. The story is entertaining, slow at times but I did enjoy it. I'm looking forward to the next book which will continue the Mr. Clark and Jack jr storylines

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Joseph Springfield, VA, United States 12-23-11
    Joseph Springfield, VA, United States 12-23-11 Member Since 2013

    SOMETHING! Sorry it was funny when I typed it.

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    "One of the better Jr. Books"
    Would you listen to Locked On again? Why?

    Sure it is a story with so many parts I might have missed something that would make the confusing clearer.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Locked On?

    The End once you hear it you will agree.


    What does Lou Diamond Phillips bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    First book by him will look for more.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Nope


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Morgan Manassas, VA, United States 02-21-12
    Morgan Manassas, VA, United States 02-21-12 Member Since 2014
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    "Boring, nothing happened, characters unbelievable"
    Would you try another book from Tom Clancy and Mark Greaney and/or Lou Diamond Phillips?

    No, not by Tom Clancy. He mailed this one in. The characters were not believable. Jack Jr. could not even follow simple orders. The hero is running a major Op minutes after losing the use of his shooting hand then using his shooting hand with abandon, poor continuity.


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    I am now listening to Extremely loud and incredibly close by Foer


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    I don't think it was the narrators fault. The script was


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    None. I am disappointed I wasted a free credit on this book.


    9 of 14 people found this review helpful
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  • Stephen
    Rochester, United Kingdom
    1/3/12
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    "Another great story"

    As usual Tom Clancy weaves a wonderful nail biting story that will keep you up late at night spell bound with anticipation and expectancy. There is however one small fly in the ointment. Please, please, please, do not under any circumstances allow an American actor to try and do a welsh accent. It didn't work, it made me cringe, it fluctuated between a terrible Scottish accent to an even worse Irish accent, but it never even came close to being a Welsh one. Having said that is is still a great story.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Rob
    Yeovil, United Kingdom
    1/12/12
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    "Excellent book, really well read!"

    What can I say? For those that follow the Tom Clancy/Jack Ryan universe this is another excellent installment in the already first rate series. A good, solid (and fairly accurate, if the news is to be believed) story about political in-fighting within Pakistan and the US with the usual sub-plots and excellent pace that holds it all together. Lou Diamond Phillips reads the story really and, dodgy Welsh accents aside, does a great job of bringing the characters and situations to life - in short does exactly what I'd expect but never gets in the way of the story.
    Given the length of the story the end feels a little rushed but this really is only a minor gripe that doesn't detract from a really good audio book! Bring on the next one!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Benjamin
    Hereford, United Kingdom
    1/7/12
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    "From start to finish"

    This was a fantastic listen. My first Tom Clancy and I loved it. Lou Diamond Phillips is a superb narrator. He can not do a Welsh accent, at all. Fortunately there were only half a dozen lines requiring it (as such worth a listen for that alone)
    I'm going for Dead or Alive, the book before this in the series next.
    Hope this helps
    :)

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • DAMON
    Frome, United Kingdom
    12/26/11
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    "A cracking good listen!!"

    Title says it all really, really enjoyed this book, can't wait for the next one I can download and listen to Highly recommended to anyone as LDP is a fantastic narrator (as well as a fairly good actor!!!). Thanks.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • MAFFS
    5/19/14
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    "Fiirst time listening to Clancy novel."
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes quite exciting to listen to.


    What did you like best about this story?

    very good plot, easy to follow.


    What about Lou Diamond Phillips’s performance did you like?

    perfect narration


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Never underestimate your Enemy


    Any additional comments?

    Great story, well read.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Imran
    Harrow, United Kingdom
    5/5/13
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    "Great read let down by an abrupt ending"

    I have been a Tom Clancy fan for many years, so when I purchased an Audible membership I thought I would give his latest book a try!

    The story line is excellent with lots of action and intrigue, narrated well by Lou Diamond Philips.

    Unfortunately it is let down by an ending which felt like there was something missing. As with all Clancy novels I was expecting things to come to head for a grand finale, unfortunately I was let down somewhat. The ending was not as grandiose as I would have anticipated from previous Clancy novels.

    Other than the last couple of chapters I found the book an excellent read, however I would recommend listening to the previous Jack Ryan Jnr novel as this follows on chronologically form that.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • adam capper
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    4/8/13
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    "Locked On"

    This is great list, fast pasted action. Lou Diamond Phillips really brings to live werther it be Jack Jr Be coming one of the sharp shooter or the torture of John Clark. This my favourite out of the serie so far and I Can not wait from next.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Mark
    United Kingdom
    2/16/13
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    "Excellent"

    The writing is superb and the life that Lou Diamond Philips brings to the story takes it to the next level.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Clive
    Cowthorpe, United Kingdom
    12/29/12
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    "If you like Jack Ryan, you'll love his son"

    Although Locked On is a shorter tale than most of the old Clancy tales, the story races along at breakneck speed and across half the globe. The plot is every bit as complex as one expects from a Clancy story although I miss the incredible technical detail which is always spot accurate.

    It is nice that John Clarke and Ding Chavez have moved forward into these new tales, and one feels a dynasty coming on.

    Lou Diamond Philips does an excellent job as narrator and I looking forward to listening to Dead Or Alive after the holidays.

    The twist at the end which will carry forward until the sequel is well worth waiting for and I actually gasped out loud in a public train compartment "Oh my God!" which drew me a few curious stares.

    Impossible to put on pause.



    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Jonathan
    Wokingham, United Kingdom
    5/30/12
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    "good but"

    I liked it like most of these type of books, but like some of these book it protrays a certain way of handleling things in a right wing mannor and anything from a left leaning points of view is seen as somthing that is stupid, wrong or will bring down a nation

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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