Found in Espionage MysteriesWith the Op Center novels, #1 New York Times bestselling author Tom Clancy takes readers into the clandestine world of the National Crisis Management Center, who face deadly threats around the world.
The explosion of a Chinese freighter–carrying illegal workers–in Charleston Harbor is the first sign that someone is capping Chinese interests abroad. After explosions in South Africa and Taipei, Op-Center roots out the cause: warring factions in the Chinese government. But still reeling from budget cuts and an almost devastating attack by an electromagnetic pulse explosion, Op-Center itself sustains a third hit: the removal of Commander Paul Hood, replaced by a three-star general from the Army. Op-Center is now under the control of the Pentagon. Hood’s own future exists at the whim of the new President. And the world braces for more attacks….
The explosion of a Chinese freighter in Charleston Harbor is the first sign that someone is capping Chinese interests abroad. Now under the control of the Pentagon, Op-Center is unsure of its own future-but must root out the cause of the attacks before the entire world is affected.
Tom Clancy is an unstoppable force in fiction, nonfiction, and even on the silver screen. Now listeners can take a journey with America’s most proficient covert team as they struggle to avoid full-fledged war in Clancy’s latest edge-of-your-seat thriller. Tom Clancy’s newest Op-Center is a gripping, powerful profile of America’s defense, intelligence, and crisis management technology – from the master of the technological thriller. As with all of the titles in the series, elements of technology, diplomacy, military might, and espionage come together in an utterly believable – and sometimes prescient – manner that will leave listeners anxiously awaiting the next installment.
Tom Clancy’s Op-Center: Call to Treason is yet another gripping addition to the bestselling series masterminded by Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik. The Op-Center’s budget is slashed, leaving General Mike Rodgers in the market for a new job. When presidential candidiate Senator Donald Orr recruits Rodgers to act as his military advisor, it sounds like a perfect transition. There’s just one problem. A spree of deaths may be tied to Orr’s presidential run and Rodgers must decide whether to sign on or shut it down.
America’s most proficient covert operations team, hand-picked for its intelligence, analysis, and crisis-management skills, has had many a tough situation thrown at it. Years ago, before North Korea made its belligerent intentions known to the world, Op-Center’s first mission was to thwart a crisis on the Korean peninsula. Since then, it has dealt with the machinations of Russian hard-liners, prevented the resurgence of age-old hatred in Germany, gone underground to prevent Kurdish terrorists from destabilizing the Middle East, subjugated the tensions of rebellious Basques, rescued the entire United Nations from mercenaries, and prevented an all-out war between India and Pakistan. Is it up to the challenge of preventing the next war? Absolutely.
A half-dead Singapore pirate is plucked from the Celebes Sea in the Western Pacific, setting off alarms halfway around the world in Washington, D.C. Traces of radiation are found on the man, causing Australian officials to call in Op-Center for a top-secret investigation of nuclear disposal sites. When an empty drum from a recent drop-off is discovered near where the pirate’s ship was destroyed, the Op-Center team comes to a terrifying conclusion: A multinational corporation hired to dispose of nuclear waste is selling it instead-to a most unlikely terrorist…
In the latest riveting adventure in the bestselling Op-Center series, this crack team of operatives uses their defense, intelligence, and crisis management technology to bring down the opposition. When a job is too dirty or too dangerous, Op-Center is the only place the government can turn. Follow the circuitous path as the agents negotiate the most devious threats to the peace and prosperity of America – including those within. As with all Clancy’s work, this series reminds us that true heroes are hard to come by, that even the best of us have compromising motives, and even the worst have dreams of honor. Filled with the suspense, intensity, and attention to military detail that listeners have come to expect from Tom Clancy, Mission of Honor more than delivers.
The Ops-Center team faces untold chaos on a mission in Africa in the ninth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series created by Tom Clancy and former Department of State official Steve Pieczenik.
On the surface it seems a simple case: a group of African militiamen have kidnapped a priest and ordered all Catholic missionaries to leave the nation of Botswana. But the Vatican thinks otherwise. At its urging, Op-Center investigates—and finds out that the real purpose of the crime is a plan by outside forces to destabilize the government and seize the nation’s diamond mines. With its military team, Striker, out of commission, Op-Center must reinvent itself—and head straight into the crossfire of an African war.
It’s a mission that only Striker – the military arm of Op-Center – can handle: capture an Islamic cleric who is stirring up a rebellion against the Indian government. But when the border between India and Pakistan erupts, the Striker team gets caught in the crossfire. Now America’s most proficient covert team is trapped in a full-fledged war. Their fate rests in the hands of a devious NSA double agent whose own agenda is unknown – a man who could just as easily sell them out as set them free. This book is an implicit profile of America’s defense, intelligence, and crisis management technology, seen through the eyes of fictional two-star General Mike Rodgers. Like all books under Clancy’s imprint, technical details are the order of the day.
Shadowy elements within the State Department secretly cause tensions to flare between Iran and the former Soviet republic of Azerbaijan. They hope to start a shooting war to increase their own power and profit. At the same time, the conspirators decide to up the ante – by deposing the president of the United States. In a treacherous scheme, they convince the president that he is mentally unstable, and a silent coup d’etat is within their reach. On alert, Paul Hood and the Op-Center team race the clock to prevent war, save the president – and expose the traitors. Clancy’s imagination is at its fast-paced best in this gripping tale of statesmanship gone terribly wrong.
#1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon Tom Clancy delivers an all-new, original novel, Op Center: Divide and Conquer.Shadowy elements within the State Department secretly cause tensions to flare between Iran and the former Soviet republic of Azerbaijan. They hope to start a shooting war to increase their own power and profit.At the same time, the conspirators decide to up the ante – by deposing the president of the United States. In a treacherous scheme, they convince the president that he is mentally unstable, and a silent coup d’etat is within their reach.Now, Paul Hood and the members of Op-Center must race against the clock to prevent the outbreak of war, save the honor of the president – and expose the traitors.
Op-Center chief Paul Hood was going to retire. But that’s about as likely as a gun shooting flowers. A bunch of rogue U.N. peacekeepers, or “Keepers,” has decided to cross over to the wrong side of the law. Armed with stolen U.N. weapons and ammo, they devise a shocking plan to gain the world’s attention. Demanding one hundred million dollars in ransom, the assassins take over the U.N. – where ambassadors from ten nations have gathered for a gala function at which Hood’s daughter is going to perform. Hood is back in the saddle in a flash, and with the full force of Op-Center at his command, he’s not merely out to manage a crisis – he’s out for blood and vengeance.
Driven by greed, a group of U.N. peacekeeping soldiers becomes involved in activities on the wrong side of the law. When their tour of duty ends, the mayhem begins. Calling themselves the “Keepers,” the rogue soldiers — outfitted with stolen U.N. arms and ammunition — devise a shocking scheme to get the world’s attention… Meanwhile, Op-Center head Paul Hood has cleared out his desk. But his retirement is short-lived. Demanding one hundred million dollars in ransom, the Keepers have taken over the U.N. — where ambassadors from ten nations have gathered for a gala function at which Hood’s daughter will perform. This time the Keepers have made it personal. And the Op-Center forces will strike with deadly vengeance…
The Op-Center team heads for Spain, where ethnic conflicts threaten to break out into a conflagration. As the novel’s intelligence chief Bob Herbert puts it, this clash “will make the Spanish Civil War look like a brawl.” The intelligence team’s efforts to defuse the crisis are foiled when an Op-Center representative is assassinated in Madrid on her way to a high-level diplomatic meeting. Someone very powerful wants another Spanish War – no matter what the cost. Now the crew must delicately navigate the treacherous shoals of a planned insurrection by a popular Spanish general and his troops. As usual, Clancy delivers a memorable cast of characters, and he welcomes us into the byways of little-traveled territory in this action-packed intrigue.