Spies All the Jack Ryan Books, Ranked Best to Worst  

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Over the course of 12 books, fans watched Jack Ryan grow from a CIA analyst to United States president, all while thwarting any and all attempts to threaten the country's safety. Fans of patriotic narratives packed with action and adventure no doubt have opinions on the best Jack Ryan books. The stories can inspire pride in one's country and a sense of duty, dedication, and hope. If you're a fan of the all-American hero, you'll have a chance to select the finest works in the Tom Clancy series! Below, you'll find every Jack Ryan book ranked best to worst! 

With so many great books in the Jack Ryan series, it's hard to pick just one for the top spotThe Hunt for Red October remains a venerable fan favorite and was made into a film in 1990 with Alec Baldwin portraying the well-known character. Clear and Present Danger finds Jack Ryan moving up in the world of the CIA as he takes a position as the agency's acting deputy director. These, and other titles, are listed below. Scroll through this list and vote up the highest quality installments in the series. 

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The Hunt for Red October is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All the Jack Ryan Books, Ranked Best to Worst

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Patriot Games is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All the Jack Ryan Books, Ranked Best to Worst

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The Cardinal of the Kremlin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All the Jack Ryan Books, Ranked Best to Worst

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Clear and Present Danger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All the Jack Ryan Books, Ranked Best to Worst

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The Sum of All Fears is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list All the Jack Ryan Books, Ranked Best to Worst

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Red Rabbit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list All the Jack Ryan Books, Ranked Best to Worst
Red Rabbit 2002

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The Bear and the Dragon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list All the Jack Ryan Books, Ranked Best to Worst

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Command Authority is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list All the Jack Ryan Books, Ranked Best to Worst

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Executive Orders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list All the Jack Ryan Books, Ranked Best to Worst

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Commander-in-Chief is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list All the Jack Ryan Books, Ranked Best to Worst

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Full Force and Effect is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list All the Jack Ryan Books, Ranked Best to Worst

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Debt of Honor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list All the Jack Ryan Books, Ranked Best to Worst