According to the Publishers Weekly Twitter account, American author Tom Clancy died Wednesday at age 66.
— Publishers Weekly (@PublishersWkly)October 2, 2013
The New York Times is also confirming:
Tom Clancy's publisher confirms to the NYT that he died last night in a hospital in Baltimore.
— Julie Bosman (@juliebosman)October 2, 2013
"He was a thrill to work with," said Ivan Held, the president of Putnam.
— Julie Bosman (@juliebosman) October 2, 2013