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Tom Clancy – £241 million

Tom Clancy - James Patterson - Danielle Steel - Stephen King - Top ten earning authors
Tom Clancy – James Patterson – Danielle Steel – Stephen King – Top ten earning authors

Tom Clancy was an American novelist best known espionage and military-science story lines set during and after the Cold War.

During his long career, which started in 1984, Tom had seventeen of his novels on the bestsellers list, and had more than 100 million copies of his books printed.