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Mark Greaney

Biography

Mark Greaney

Mark Greaney’s debut international thriller, THE GRAY MAN, became a national bestseller and was nominated for a Barry Award in the Best Thriller category. The follow-up Gray Man thriller, ON TARGET, was also nominated for a Barry Award in the Best Thriller category. BALLISTIC, the third in the series, also received glowing reviews including a rave from the New York Times comparing flipping the pages of the Mark Greaney thriller to “…playing the ultimate video game!” Mark’s fourth Gray Man thriller, DEAD EYE, was released in 2013.

Book five in the Gray Man series, BACK BLAST, will be released in February 2016.

Mark is the  #1 New York Times bestselling author of TOM CLANCY FULL FORCE AND EFFECT. He is the co-author of #1 New York Times bestsellers THREAT VECTOR and LOCKED ON by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney, as well as the co-author of the bestseller COMMAND AUTHORITY by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney, and the author of bestseller TOM CLANCY SUPPORT AND DEFEND.

Marks books are published in several languages and are also available in ebook and audiobooks.

A feature film adaptation of The Gray Man is in development by Columbia Pictures, with Joe and Anthony Russo of Captain America, Winter Soldier, to direct.

Mark has a degree in International Relations and Political Science.  In his research forThe Gray Man and Tom Clancy novels, he has traveled to dozens of countries, visited the Pentagon and many Washington, D.C. Intelligence agencies, and trained alongside military and law enforcement in the use of firearms, battlefield medicine and close-range combative tactics.

Mark lives in Memphis, Tennessee.

Mark Greaney

Books by Mark Greaney

by Mark Greaney - Espionage, Fiction, Mystery, Political Thriller

Normally the Chinese prefer to stay eyes-only on foreign agents. So why are they on such high alert? Court Gentry’s high stakes hunt for answers takes him across Southeast Asia and leads to his old friend, Donald Fitzroy, who is being held hostage by the Chinese. The first two kill teams Fitzroy sent to find Fan have disappeared and the Chinese have decided to “supervise” the next operation. What they don't know is that Gentry’s mission is to find Fan first and get whatever intel he has to the US. After that, all he has to do is get out alive... 

by Mark Greaney - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

After months at sea, U.S. Navy Commander Scott Hagan, captain of the USS James Greer, is on leave when he is attacked by an armed man in a crowded restaurant. Though severely wounded, the gunman reveals he is a Russian whose brother was killed when his submarine was destroyed by Commander Hagan’s ship. As more deadly events involving American military and intelligence personnel follow, it becomes clear that there has been some kind of massive information breach and that a wide array of America’s most dangerous enemies have made a weapon of the stolen data. With U.S. intelligence agencies potentially compromised, it’s up to John Clark and the rest of The Campus to track the leak to its source.

by Mark Greaney - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

When Russian President Valeri Volodin’s ambitions are foiled in Dagestan, he faces a difficult choice. The oligarchs who support him expect a constant flow of graft, but with energy prices cratering, the Russian economy sputters to a virtual halt. Unable to grow the Russian market at home, his hold on power relies on expansion abroad --- a plan that has been thwarted by the United States in the past. But this time, Volodin has determined that an indirect approach is the best. Only one man recognizes an ominous pattern in the reports of terror from around the globe. U.S. President Jack Ryan sees a guiding hand in the worldwide chaos, but before he can act, he needs proof.

by Mark Greaney - Espionage, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Court Gentry was the CIA’s best agent. Until the day the Agency betrayed him. On that day, the Gray Man, international assassin, was born. Now, Court is back in Washington. He’s determined to find out what happened all those years ago that made the Agency turn against him. On his list are his former partners and the men who sent him on his last mission. What he doesn’t realize is that the questions that arose from that mission are still reverberating in the U.S. intelligence community, and he’s stumbled into a secret that some powerful people want kept in the dark…

by Mark Greaney - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

The international stalemate with North Korea continues into its seventh decade. A young, untested dictator is determined to prove his strength by breaking the deadlock. A rich deposit of valuable minerals have been found in the Hermit Kingdom. Coupled with their nuclear capabilities, the money from this find will make North Korea a dangerous force on the world stage. There’s just one more step needed to complete this perfect plan: the elimination of President Jack Ryan.

by Mark Greaney - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Dominic Caruso, the nephew of President Jack Ryan, is an FBI agent and operator for The Campus, a top secret intelligence agency that works off the books for the U.S. government. Ethan Ross is on the run with a microdrive that contains enough information to wreck American intelligence efforts around the world. The CIA is desperate to get the drive back, but so are the Russians and various terrorist groups. Only Caruso stands in their way. Can he succeed without the aid of his Campus colleagues?

by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

There’s a new strong man in Russia, but his rise to power is based on a dark secret hidden decades in the past. The solution to that mystery lies with a most unexpected source: President Jack Ryan. COMMAND AUTHORITY is the final published book by Tom Clancy, who passed away in October 2013 at the age of 66.

by Mark Greaney - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Haunted by his former employers and International groups, legendary ex-CIA master assassin Court Gentry, now known as the Gray Man, has always prided himself on his ability to disappear at will, to fly below the radar and exist in the shadows. But when he takes revenge upon a former employer who betrayed him, he exposes himself to something he’s never had to face before. A killer who is just like him.

by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

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 Qiang. They have declared the South China Sea a protectorate and are planning an invasion of Taiwan. Jack Ryan’s administration is determined to thwart China’s ambitions, but the stakes are dangerously high as a new breed of powerful Chinese anti-ship missile endangers the US Navy's plans to protect the island.

Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Tom Clancy's All-Star lineup is back. Jack Ryan, his son, Jack Jr., John Clark Ding Chavez and the rest of the Campus team are facing their greatest challenge ever.