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Threat Vector Audiobook

Threat Vector

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Publisher's Summary

Jack Ryan has only just moved back into the Oval Office when he is faced with a new international threat. An aborted coup in the People's Republic of China has left President Wei Zhen Lin with no choice but to agree with the expansionist policies of General Su Ke Quiang. They have declared the South China Sea a protectorate and are planning an invasion of Taiwan. The Ryan administration is determined to thwart China’s ambitions, but the stakes are dangerously high as a new breed of powerful Chinese anti-ship missiles endanger the US Navy's plans to protect the island.

Meanwhile, Chinese cyber-warfare experts have launched a devastating attack on American infrastructure. It's a new combat arena, but it’s every bit as deadly as any that has gone before. Jack Ryan, Jr., and his colleagues at the Campus may be just the wild card that his father needs to stack the deck. There's just one problem: someone knows about the off-the-books intelligence agency and threatens to blow their cover sky high.

©2012 Tom Clancy and Mark Greaney (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Scott Matawan, NJ, United States 02-14-13
    Scott Matawan, NJ, United States 02-14-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Just Great"

    Very detailed and was really a great book. Didn't want the story to end and can't wait for another!

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    Dino Stanwood, WA, United States 02-14-13
    Dino Stanwood, WA, United States 02-14-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Very Intriguing story"

    Good story, well thought out and seems like a very possible computer espionage threat.
    The one draw back was Lou Diamond Phillips breathing technique while read the narrative. One minute into this book I knew it was going to be a long haul listening to him suck wind everytime he started a new sentence. The only thing that made it bearable was his character voices which were well done. Also i dealt with the breathing issue by raising the narration speed to 1-1/2.

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    Bruce new port richey, FL, USA 02-13-13
    Bruce new port richey, FL, USA 02-13-13 Member Since 2009
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    "best Tom Clancy yet!"

    I was on the edge of my seat the whole time! Tom Clancy has done it again with believable plot lines and realistic scenarios..And as always Lou Diamond Phillips pulls you in with his characterizations..

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    Paulette Champlin, MN, United States 02-12-13
    Paulette Champlin, MN, United States 02-12-13 Member Since 2006
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    "I love listening to Lou Diamond Phillip"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Threat Vector to be better than the print version?

    Yes


    What did you like best about this story?

    The feeling that you are talking about the hear and now and things that could happen in the world right now.


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

    I just love listening to him, He makes the read very interesting


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

    When they found the pilot and helped him get back to his ship


    Any additional comments?

    I enjoy Tom Clancy books and usually get them when they come on to Audible

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    Michael P. Markley 02-12-13
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    "Campus Murder, Inc"
    Where does Threat Vector rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Middle of the pack.


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

    I would have made the CIA more of the hero than the campus.


    Which character – as performed by Lou Diamond Phillips – was your favorite?

    John Clark


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Who gave the Campus a license to kill? Oh that's right our hero Jack Ryan. I think Jack Ryan's original idea has gone astray. Jack needs to take ownership of the monster he has created and put it to sleep.


    Any additional comments?

    I'm tired of China being the enemy.

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    Scott Lafayette, CA, United States 02-11-13
    Scott Lafayette, CA, United States 02-11-13 Member Since 2006
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    "Couldn't stop listening to it"

    Tom Clancy is back on his game. Lately I have been dissapointed with Clancy's books I felt as if they were ghost written. This book was the best book since " A clear and preset danger" . The cyber war part was excellent. Im an IT professional and felt for the most part the computer technology parts were believable, I even learned some new things.

    This book started out immediately interesting I couldn' t stop listening to it. I felt the narrator did a great job the only thing I didn't like was the voice he used for the Russian.

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    Joan Paskas MESA, AZ, US 02-11-13
    Joan Paskas MESA, AZ, US 02-11-13 Member Since 2013
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    "One of Clancy's best!"
    If you could sum up Threat Vector in three words, what would they be?

    Suspenseful, intriguing, thriller


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    All the characters were essential in weaving the story. There was no favorite.


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

    Lou Diamond Phillips is one of the best narrators of a mystery thriller. His pace, cadence and drama are just right. Would love to hear more books by him.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Modern day warfare for the heart of America.


    Any additional comments?

    Besides "Debt of Honor" this probably is my favorite Clancy book. The Clancy stories are based on what could be, or may be, right now. That is why his books are so interesting as thrillers. The characters evolution from book to book lends to a familiarity that enhances the story line.

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    James Middleton, WI, United States 02-11-13
    James Middleton, WI, United States 02-11-13 Member Since 2013
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    "Engaging Story"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes - very entertaining and relevent to todays threats


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    Multiple charecters and storylines keep you engaged


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    Victoria LAKE CHARLES, LA, United States 02-11-13
    Victoria LAKE CHARLES, LA, United States 02-11-13 Member Since 2015
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    "Scared the **** out of me!"

    Complex story, as usual for Clancy, but I was able to keep up with the plot and the characters. A scary look at the vulnerability of our nation in the internet age.

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    James E. Glenn Noblesville, IN, US 02-11-13
    James E. Glenn Noblesville, IN, US 02-11-13 Member Since 2016
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    "Another Clancy Gem!!"

    I really enjoyed this book. Lot's of intrigue and action! Lou Diamond Phillips does a fantastic narration job.

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