Black Storm: A Novel (Tales of the Modern Navy.)

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Synopsis: On the eve of America's invasion of Iraq, Naval Lieutenant-Commander Dan Lenson is ordered to prevent Saddam Hussein's threatened retaliation, and when his recon team of marines discovers Iraq's weapons cache, they learn that destroying it would unleash an even greater terror. 35,000 first printing.

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"A must-read...not since James Jones' Thin Red Line have readers experienced the gripping fear of what it's like to fight an enemy at close quarters...Poyer's research is impeccable, his characterization compelling, and the Iraqi Desert Storm scenario all too believable."
-John J. Gobbell, author of When Duty Whispers Low

"I've been a David Poyer fan for over a decade, and his storytelling abilities-always first-rate-just got better and better. Black Storm is a timely, gripping, compelling yarn told by a master."
-Ralph Peters, author of Beyond Terror and The War in 2020

"Absolutely riveting. David Poyer has captured the essence of what it is like on long-range patrols. His book is distinguished by quick action and continuing suspense that will keep the reader on edge until the very end."-Maj. Gen. H. W. Jenkins, United States Marine Corps (Ret.), Commander of the Marine Amphibious Forces in the Gulf War

"One of the strongest books in an outstanding series....The remarkably vivid portraits he draws of the variety of men and women drawn to serve their country merit high praise."-Booklist

"One of the best...action fans will be rewarded."-Publishers Weekly

"Poyer's close attention to military practice and jargon will...suit those looking for accurate detail."-Newport News Press

"A thrilling and suspenseful fictional piece...you won't be able to put the book down."
-Roanoke Times

For China Sea:
"Poyer's characters are as good as ever, and the action scenes lively."-Library Journal

"The battle scenes are scintillating and satisfying...Poyer displays a fine sense of pace and plot." -Publishers Weekly

"Action, realism, and exotic locales...an absorbing, exciting, and thought-provoking
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"An exciting story...The author's vivid descriptions of life on a ship show us not only the 'Anchors Aweigh' honor and dedication, but also the boiler-room sweat and frustrations of naval life."-Virginia Times

"Poyer springs plenty of action on us...his narration and dialogue ring true."--Jacksonville Times-Union

"Poyer brings the courage, honor, and commitment of sea duty to life in this vivid portrayal of life aboard a Knox-class frigate...the details describing life at sea are captivating as the action is continually rolling along, and each page pulls a new twist into the architecture of the story. In the end, the reader is treated to a fantastic battle that pulls each of the story threads together as a tightly woven yarn...the scales of intrigue, from murder, piracy, and battle to international diplomacy, capture the imagination with lifelike characters of heroes and villains most naval readers can link to real people met during their own world travels...China Sea belongs in the library of avid fiction readers."-Shipmate

For Tomahawk:
"There can be no better writer of modern sea adventure around today." --Clive Cussler

"An absorbing narrative that whips along the author's usual firecracker pace...Tomahawk is very much a book of today.--Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

"Poyer's characters are well-developed and frequently complex. His description is vivid. And he certainly knows the navy."--Jacksonville Times-Union

"Sharp-edged...[a] tense tale." --Florida Times-Union

"Tomahawk is a book of many levels. On the surface, it is a book of suspense¾spies, secret missile strikes, murder...Dig a little further, and there is an officer who is troubled deeply by the effects of the weapons that he is developing."--Proceedings

"The intrigues of bureaucracy have a ring of authenticity...If you're into military thrillers, you'll like this book."--Wisconsin State Journal

"A gritty thriller."--Microsoft Network

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