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Jack Carr is an American author of thriller novels and former Navy SEAL officer. Biography Jack Carr was born into a military family and his mother was a librarian which gave him access to many books. He developed interests in authors such as Tom Clancy, Nelson DeMille and Louis L'Amour. When Carr first learned about the United States Navy SEALs at the age of 7, he decided that that was the career he was going to pursue.Carr joined the U.S. Navy in 1996. Carr then received orders to Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training (BUD/S) at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. After six months of training, Carr graduated with BUD/S class 212. His first operational assignment was with SEAL Team FIVE. Following SEAL Tactical Training (STT) and completion of six month probationary period, he received the NEC 5326 as a Combatant Swimmer (SEAL), entitled to wear the Special Warfare insignia. He spent over 20 years in Naval Special Warfare Command, initially serving for six and a half years as an enlisted Navy SEAL sniper. He was then commissioned as a junior officer through Officer Candidate School. His first deployment as an officer was to the Persian Gulf on September 11, 2001, to enforce the UN's oil embargo against Ba'athist Iraq. He then led assault and sniper teams in Iraq and Afghanistan, then as platoon commander conducting counterinsurgency operations in the southern Philippines. His first deployment was to Iraq commanding a Special Operations Task Unit in the most Iran influenced section of Iraq throughout the drawdown of U.S. forces.Carr presently lives in Park City, Utah with his wife and children. He also hosts a podcast called: "Danger Close." Carr is currently planning on releasing his first Non-fiction book called "Targeted" which will be about the 1983 Beirut barracks bombings. The book will source material from declassified documents from Ronald Reagan's administration. Carr plans for the book to be released in late 2024 and it will be first in a new series of books. Awards and honors Adaptations Carr's debut novel, The Terminal List was adapted into a television series starring Chris Pratt. The series was released on Amazon Prime Video on July 1, 2022. Publications The Terminal List series The Terminal List (2018) True Believer (2019) Savage Son (2020) The Devil's Hand (2021) In the Blood (2022) Only the Dead (2023) Red Sky Mourning (2024)See also References External links Official website. Discover the Jack Carr popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Jack Carr books.

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  • Backlash synopsis, comments


    Brad Thor

    “Raw emotion, nonstop action, and relentless pacing makes Backlash another onenight read from Brad Thor.” The Real Book Spy#1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling ...

  • Jack Carr Boxed Set synopsis, comments

    Jack Carr Boxed Set

    Jack Carr

    A whiteknuckled boxed set featuring the first three “absolutely awesome” (Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author) thrillers in the instant #1 New York Times bestselling Te...

  • Havana synopsis, comments


    Stephen Hunter

    New York Times bestselling author Stephen Hunter takes beloved hero, Earl Swagger, into the lush world of 1950's Cuba to fight the American mobsters who control the Havana casinos....

  • Spymaster synopsis, comments


    Brad Thor

    Scot Harvath must do whatever it takes to prevent the United States from being dragged into a deadly war in this heartpounding thriller that is “timely, raw, and filled with enough...

  • The Third Bullet synopsis, comments

    The Third Bullet

    Stephen Hunter

    Former marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger investigates one of the most enduring controversies of our timethe JFK assassinationin this New York Times bestselling “terrific thriller” (Boo...

  • Front Sight synopsis, comments

    Front Sight

    Stephen Hunter

    This collection of three interconnected novellas follows each generation of the iconic Swagger familygrandfather Charles, father Earl, and fan favorite hero Bob Leefrom New York Ti...

  • Present Concerns synopsis, comments

    Present Concerns

    C. S. Lewis

    A repackaged edition of the revered author’s essays in which he deliberates on contemporary issues, from the moral to the spiritual to the practical.C. S. Lewisthe great British wr...

  • I, Sniper synopsis, comments

    I, Sniper

    Stephen Hunter

    The explosive New York Times bestseller by Stephen Hunter that sends exMarine sniper Bob Lee Swagger into the thick of an FBI investigation and features some of the greatest gunfig...

  • Soft Target synopsis, comments

    Soft Target

    Stephen Hunter

    Another actionpacked thriller from Stephen Hunter, this time starring Ray Cruz, the son of exMarine sniper Bob Lee Swagger, who was introduced in Hunter’s previous bestseller, Dead...

  • Total Fallout synopsis, comments

    Total Fallout

    Alex Shaw

    A fastpaced and explosive action thriller, perfect for fans of James Deegan.Jack Tate thought the war was over…‘Alex Shaw is one of the best thriller writers around!’ Stephen Leath...

  • Black Ice synopsis, comments

    Black Ice

    Brad Thor

    INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“[A]nother instant classic.” The Real Book Spy “The undisputed master of blending geopolitics with spycraft…a thriller aficionado’s dream.” The ...

  • Use of Force synopsis, comments

    Use of Force

    Brad Thor

    From the #1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author Brad Thor comes “his very best” (The Washington Times) thriller, following covert operative Scot Harvath as...

  • Sleeping Bear synopsis, comments

    Sleeping Bear

    Connor Sullivan

    “Sleeping Bear is…one of those rare novels that keeps getting better and better and better. Remember the author’s nameConnor Sullivan.” James PattersonA former Army veteran seeking...

  • Rising Tiger synopsis, comments

    Rising Tiger

    Brad Thor

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER #1 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLERDeadly operative Scot Harvath faces down the country’s most powerful enemy in #1 New York Times and #1 Wall Stree...

  • Dead Fall synopsis, comments

    Dead Fall

    Brad Thor

    Lethal operative Scot Harvath is dispatched to avenge the killing of American citizens abroad in #1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author Brad Thor’s new pul...

  • Cold Snap synopsis, comments

    Cold Snap

    Marc Cameron

    “A doublebarreled blast of action, narrative, and impossibletofake authenticity with a great sense of place and a terrific protagonist. I’m looking forward to many more Arliss...

  • Option Delta synopsis, comments

    Option Delta

    Richard Marcinko

    As A U.S. Navy Seal, Richard Marcinko knew no limits as the Rogue Warrior, he obeys no rules.In six spectacular New York Times bestsellers Rogue Warrior, his #1 blockbuster autob...

  • Daily Guideposts 2017 synopsis, comments

    Daily Guideposts 2017


    Daily Guideposts 2017 centers on the theme “In God’s Hands” from Isaiah 41:10, and is filled with brandnew devotions from 49 writers. Each day readers will enjoy a Scripture verse,...

  • Only the Dead synopsis, comments

    Only the Dead

    Jack Carr

    Navy SEAL James Reece faces a devastating global conspiracy in this highadrenaline thriller ripped from the headlinesby the “seriously good” (Lee Child) #1 New York Times bestselli...

  • Total Blackout synopsis, comments

    Total Blackout

    Alex Shaw

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2021 WILBUR SMITH ADVENTURE WRITING PRIZEThe start of a gripping new crime thriller series introducing exSAS trooper Jack Tate!‘Looking for breakneck pace and a...

  • The Peacock and the Sparrow synopsis, comments

    The Peacock and the Sparrow

    I.S. Berry

    A NEW YORKER BEST BOOKS SELECTION AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR During the Arab Spring, an American spy’s final mission goes dangerously awry in this explosive and “remarkable debu...

  • Pale Horse Coming synopsis, comments

    Pale Horse Coming

    Stephen Hunter

    Pale Horse Coming, featuring Stephen Hunter’s beloved sniper heroes Earl and Bob Lee Swagger, the first Swagger thriller from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author.The time is 1951. A ...

  • Savage Son synopsis, comments

    Savage Son

    Jack Carr

    “Take my word for it, James Reece is one rowdy motherfer. Get ready!”Chris Pratt, star of the #1 Amazon Prime series The Terminal List “A rare gutpunch writer, full of grit and ins...

  • The 47th Samurai synopsis, comments

    The 47th Samurai

    Stephen Hunter

    In The 47th Samurai, Bob Lee Swagger, the gritty hero of Stephen Hunter's bestselling novels Point of Impact and Time to Hunt, returns in this intense and exotic thriller.Bob Lee S...

  • Hot Springs synopsis, comments

    Hot Springs

    Stephen Hunter

    The undisputed master of the tough thriller, New York Times bestselling author Stephen Hunter delivers an “exciting and intelligent” (The Wall Street Journal) masterpiece set in 19...

  • Shadow of Doubt synopsis, comments

    Shadow of Doubt

    Brad Thor

    America’s top spy Scot Harvath returns in #1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author Brad Thor’s new pulsepounding thriller. A shadowy Russian defector. A beau...

  • Undermoney synopsis, comments


    Jay Newman

    From a seasoned global finance insider comes “a gripping thriller that takes you into the world of New York hedge funds, Russian money launderers, and DC power politics [that] make...

  • The Terminal List synopsis, comments

    The Terminal List

    Jack Carr

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR“Take my word for it, James Reece is one rowdy motherfer. Get ready!” Chris Pratt, star of the #1 Amazon Prime series The Terminal...

  • American Gunfight synopsis, comments

    American Gunfight

    Stephen Hunter

    A fastpaced, definitive, and breathtakingly suspenseful account of an extraordinary historical eventthe attempted assassination of President Harry Truman in 1950 by two Puerto Rica...

  • Targeted synopsis, comments


    Stephen Hunter

    Master sniper Bob Lee Swagger protects a group of political hostages during a perilous standoff in this razorsharp, whiteknuckled thriller from Pulitzer Prize winner, New York Time...

  • The Nehemiah Code synopsis, comments

    The Nehemiah Code

    O. S. Hawkins

    Who isn't in need of a new beginning? Bestselling author O. S. Hawkins knows that whether it be broken relationships, integrity missteps, or loss, most of us will spend some o...

  • I, Ripper synopsis, comments

    I, Ripper

    Stephen Hunter

    The electrifying new thriller from New York Times bestselling author Stephen Hunter takes you deep inside the mind of the most notorious serial killer of all time: Jack the Ripper....

  • Cold Black synopsis, comments

    Cold Black

    Alex Shaw

    Aidan Snow is back with a mission that is bigger than ever. Now an MI6 operative, Snow must locate and rescue an old SAS colleague before an AlQaeda splinter cell can carry out act...

  • The River Wild synopsis, comments

    The River Wild

    Denis O'Neill

    Based on the blockbuster movie starring Meryl Streep and Kevin Bacon. To help heal a marriage on the rocks, riverrafting expert Gail, her husband Tom, and their son embark on a whi...

  • Los Principios del Exito synopsis, comments

    Los Principios del Exito

    Jack Canfield & Janet Switzer

    En este libro, Jack Canfield, el cocreador de la fenomenal serie Sopa de Pollo para el Alma®, comparte con nosotros los principios que ha estudiado, enseñado y según los cuales ha ...

  • Founders synopsis, comments


    James Wesley Rawles

    From the author of the instant New York Times bestseller Survivors, comes its followup: another lighteningpaced thriller about survival in America after an apocalyptic socioeconomi...

  • In the Blood synopsis, comments

    In the Blood

    Jack Carr

    “Take my word for it, James Reece is one rowdy motherfer. Get ready!” Chris Pratt, star of the #1 Amazon Prime series The Terminal ListThe #1 New York Times bestselling Terminal Li...

  • Call Me Hunter synopsis, comments

    Call Me Hunter

    Jim Shockey

    INSTANT #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER“Astoundingly original, relentlessly paced, and purely authentic.” Jack Carr, #1 New York Times bestselling authorAn elite secret society of kill...

  • Perfect Puppy synopsis, comments

    Perfect Puppy

    Gwen Bailey

    Gwen Bailey's bestselling puppy care guide has helped hundreds of thousands of owners throughout the world raise a problemfree dog. Now, updated with the latest findings in canine ...

  • Vengeance synopsis, comments


    Richard Marcinko

    Former SEAL Team Six leader and American hero Richard Marcinko is back in action with a thriller ripped from tomorrow's headlines. Mixing fact with fiction, Marcinko returns to his...

  • Enemy at the Gates synopsis, comments

    Enemy at the Gates

    Vince Flynn & Kyle Mills

    Mitch Rapp, the CIA’s top operative, searches for a highlevel mole with the power to rewrite the world order in this riveting thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Vin...

  • Rogue Warrior synopsis, comments

    Rogue Warrior

    Richard Marcinko

    A brilliant virtuoso of violence, Richard Marcinko rose through Navy ranks to create and command one of this country's most elite and classified counterterrorist units, SEAL TEAM S...

  • Wolf Trap synopsis, comments

    Wolf Trap

    Connor Sullivan

    “A mustread thriller from a brilliant new talent in the genre.” Jack Carr, #1 New York Times bestselling authorThis “adrenaline rush of a novel” (Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times be...

  • Oath of Loyalty synopsis, comments

    Oath of Loyalty

    Vince Flynn & Kyle Mills

    Named the Best Thriller of 2022 by The Real Book SpyMitch Rapp confronts a very different kind of killer in this explosive “and entertaining from the first page to the last” (The P...

  • True Believer synopsis, comments

    True Believer

    Jack Carr

    INSTANT BESTSELLER “Take my word for it, James Reece is one rowdy motherfer. Get ready!” Chris Pratt, star of the #1 Amazon Prime series The Terminal List“Jack Carr and his altereg...

  • Scars and Stripes synopsis, comments

    Scars and Stripes

    Tim Kennedy & Nick Palmisciano

    From decorated Green Beret sniper, UFC headliner, and all around badass, Tim Kennedy, a rollicking, inspirational New York Times bestselling memoir offering lessons in how to embra...

  • The Bullet Garden synopsis, comments

    The Bullet Garden

    Stephen Hunter

    The longanticipated origin story of legendary Marine, fan favorite, and father of literary icon Bob Lee takes us to the battlefields of World War II as Earl Swagger embarks on a to...