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 Timescomparing flipping the pages of the Mark Greaney thriller to "playing the ultimate video game!" Mark's fourth Gray Man thriller, Dead Eye, was released December 3rd, 2013. 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.
Although Tom Clancy died more than a year ago, the Jack Ryan series lives on with Mark Greaney. Tom Clancy novels written or co-written by Mark Greaney include Locked On, Threat Vector, Command Authority, Support and Defend, Full Force and Effect, Backblast, Gunmetal Gray, and Agent in Place.
Mark has a degree in International Relations and Political Science. In his research for The Gray Man novels he has traveled to more than fifteen 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.