Tom Clancy

Best-selling author Tom Clancy died on Oct. 2, 2013 in Baltimore at the age of 66. (Photo by Robert Mora/Getty Images)

Best Selling Author Tom Clancy Dead At 66

Tom Clancy, whose high-tech, Cold War thrillers such as “The Hunt for Red October” and “Patriot Games” made him the most widely read and influential military novelist of his time, has died. He was 66.