Gray Man Book Series

Gray Man Book Series

Gray Man Series In Order: How To Read Mark Greaney’s Books.

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Mark Greaney is a writer who has written several books with and without Tom Clancy. He is mostly known for his work on the Jack Ryan (Jr.) book series. He also writes his own books. Greaney’s debut novel ‘The Gray Man’ is fast-paced, well-researched, and fun. The books are already being adapted for a movie.

What is the Gray Man series about? What You Need To Know.

The Gray Man Movie (Netflix)

The story focuses on the character known as Court Gentry. He was the CIA’ s best covert asset a few years ago. Suddenly, his masters at the agency put him at the top of their kill list. He became an enigmatic killer for hire known as the Gray Man, who was known for killing people without any trace of evidence. Netflix’s movie adaptation of The Gray Man was directed by the brothers Anthony and Joe Russo and stars Ryan Gosling as Court Gentry.

Gray Man Books in Order: How to read Mark Greaney’s Series:


There are eleven books in the Gray Man series and this is the correct sequence for reading them.


1 – The Gray Man

(Free with Audible Trial)

He’s known as “the Gray Man” by those who lurk in shadow. He is a legend among spies, moving from one position to another, accomplishing the impossible, and then disappearing. He always hits his targets. Always. But there is nowhere he can hide when his government and former employers come after him. Gentry tears through the middle east and Europe in a riveting life or death race against time.


2 – On Target

(Free with Audible Trial)

Four years ago, he was betrayed by his handlers at the CIA. Now, an old friend, Russian arms dealer Sidorenko, returns from exile to force him on a dangerous mission: assassinate Sudan’s president. The CIA has its own plans regarding him. With his ruthless bosses on one side, his extortionate ex-friends on the other, and an impossible mission ahead, Gentry will kill just to get out alive.


3 – Ballistic

(Free with Audible Trial)

A few years ago, Eddie saved Court’s life. Now, Eddie has died at the hands of the infamous Mexican drug cartel he fought against. And Court soon finds his life turned upside down when he’s drawn into a war he didn’t want. There are no winners or losers in this war. It’s just survival.


4 – Dead Eye

(Free with Audible Trial)

Court Gentry has been known for his ability to disappear at any time, to fly under the radar, and to survive as the near mythical Gray Man. But when he takes vengeance on his former employer who betrayed him by exposing him to something he’d never faced before: a killer who was just like him.


5 – Back Blast

(Free with Audible Trial)

The Gray Man has decided to find out why the Agency turned against him. He wants to get his hands on those responsible for sending him on his last mission. But he doesn’t realize that the questions that arose during his time as an American Assassin are still reverberating in US intelligence circles, and he has stumbled upon a secret that powerful people wanted kept under wraps.


6 – Gunmetal Gray

(Free with Audible Trial)

Five years after he was last seen, Court Gentry — the Gray Man — has returned to the CIA. But his first mission made him wish he’d stayed off the radar when a pair of Chinese spies tried to take him out in Hong Kong. Usually the Chinese prefer to keep their distance from foreign agents. What makes them so suspicious?


7 – Agent in Place

(Free with Audible Trial)

After returning from his first mission with the CIA, Court gets hired by an expat group in Paris to kidnap the mistress of a Syrian dictator to get info that could destabilize the dictator’s regime. The court delivers Bianca Medina to rebel forces, but his job doesn’t end there. She soon reveals that he has given birth to a boy, the only heir to his rule – and a potent challenge to the Syrian president’s power. To get Bianca’s cooperation, the Court must bring her son back from Syria alive.


8 – Mission Critical

(Free with Audible Trial)

A hooded man interrupts Court Gentry’s flight on a CIA transport aircraft. They want to kick Gray Man off the plane but are overruled by headquarters. The mystery man is going to be interrogated by a joint CIA/MI5 team in London. When they arrive at an isolated airbase in England, they are attacked by hostile forces who kidnap the prisoner. Only Gentry escapes from death. He has his handlers send him after the assailants, but what can one agent do against a well-trained team of assassins? A lot, when the operative is the Gray Man.


9 – One Minute Out

(Free with Audible Trial)

On a mission to Croatia, he uncovers a human smuggling operation. The trail starts in the Balkans and goes all the way back to the United States. The court is determined to shut it up, but his CIA handlers plan to use him for something else. The criminal ringleader knows about a potential terrorist attack on the US that could be devastating. They won’t move until they get that intel.


10 – Relentless

(Free with Audible Trial)

Intelligence operatives around the globe are vanishing. A missing American agent reappears in Venezuela, and Court Gentry, the gray man, is sent to bring him in. But a team of assassins has different plans. He manages to escape with his life but loses a vital piece of intelligence in the process.


11 – Sierra Six

(Free with Audible Trial)

Before he became the Gray Man, Court was Sierra Six, the Junior member of a CIA action group. Their first mission was to take out a terrorist leader, which they did successfully. However, at a terrible cost—the life of a young woman who had been caring for them. Years have passed since The Gray Man saw a ghost. He has been on a simple mission ever since: to kill the long-dead terrorist. He has remained the same for 10 years. He doesn’t leave a job unfinished or an obligation unfulfilled.


12 – Burner

(Free with Audible Trial)

Court Gentry and his erstwhile lover, Zoya Zakharova, are caught between the Russian mafia and the CIA in this electrifying thriller. Alex Velesky is being hunted by everyone from the Russian mafia to the CIA, and they both want him, but for different reasons. They need to keep him and themselves alive, but it’s not looking good.

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