Interview: Author ‘Mark Greaney’ Talks His New Gray Man Book Mission Critical

Mark Greaney’s debut international thriller, THE GRAY MAN, was published in 2009 and became a national bestseller and a highly sought-after Hollywood property. Six subsequent Gray Man novels have been released to date, including AGENT IN PLACE (2018), and his latest, MISSION CRITICAL, is releasing February, 19th, 2019.

Mark is also the #1 New York Times bestselling author or coauthor of seven Tom Clancy novels, including his most recent TOM CLANCY TRUE FAITH AND ALLEGIANCE. He collaborated with Tom Clancy on three Jack Ryan novels before Tom’s death in 2013.

On July 16th, 2019, Red Metal will be the released; a military thriller written by Mark Greaney and Lt Col Hunter R. Rawlings, USMC. Mark’s books are published in several languages and are also available as audiobooks. A feature film adaptation of THE GRAY MAN is in development at Sony Pictures.

Mark has a degree in International Relations and Political Science. In his research for the Gray Man and Jack Ryan novels he has traveled to dozens of countries, visited the Pentagon, military bases, 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 with his two Catahoula Leopard dogs, Lobo and Ziggy.

Check out his website here and Twitter. The book is in stores on Tuesday, February 19th from Berkley. You can listen below to the interview.

Court Gentry’s flight on a CIA transport plane is interrupted when a security team brings a hooded man aboard. They want to kick Gentry off the flight but are overruled by CIA headquarters. The mystery man is being transported to England where a joint CIA/MI6 team will interrogate him about a mole in Langley.

When they land in an isolated airbase in the U.K., they are attacked by a hostile force who kidnaps the prisoner. Only Gentry escapes. His handlers send him after the attackers, but what can one operative do against a trained team of assassins? A lot, when that operative is the Gray Man.

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