Full of fast-paced sequences and heart-pumping drama, David Poyer takes the reader into the center of the action and face-to-face with the terrorist enemy. The 13th dan lenson novel, the ncis, the towers is a fascinating, accurate depiction of the events of September 11 and the military response, informed by sources in the Navy, the SEALS, and the author's own military experience.
The Towers: A Dan Lenson Novel of 9/11 Dan Lenson Novels Book 13 - In the action-packed scenes that follow, and tries to reach his wife on her cell phone, Dan fights his way through flames and destruction to safety, but the terrifying few seconds before they're cut off do nothing to calm his fears. Dan immediately becomes involved in the military reaction to the attack.
Their mission: kill Osama Bin Laden. On the morning of september 11, 2001, commander Dan Lenson is visiting the Pentagon, and his wife is at a job interview at the World Trade Center.
The Crisis: A Dan Lenson Novel Dan Lenson Novels Book 12St. Martin's Press - With exciting action, and exotic locales, the risk of American lives to rescue foreigners, The Crisis asks bigger questions about our obligations to relieve the suffering of other countries, espionage, and the role of democratic government in nations with no central leadership. When the united states decides on intervention to stabilize the region, Dan and his team become the point people for the humanitarian mission.
Presence, dan and his team must kill him in order to save thousands of lives. Dan and his team are assigned to "transform" a patrol craft squadron in the Red Sea into a leaner, meaner Navy. Naval commander dan lenson and his Tactical Analysis Group specialize in out of the box military assign ments. Mean - while, in northern Africa, drought and famine have brought a nation to the brink of civil war.
The Crisis: A Dan Lenson Novel Dan Lenson Novels Book 12 - Comprising sailors, and civilians, Navy SEALS, the group investigates and defuses naval threats around the world. When a charismatic young jihadist coordinates a ferocious insur gency against the U. S.
The Cruiser: A Dan Lenson Novel Dan Lenson Novels Book 14St. Martin's Press - The uss savo island, never-before-deployed missile defense system, which carries a classified, has run aground on an exposed sandbar off Naples. But when the conflict reaches a climax, dan is forced to make a decision that may cost hundreds of thousands of innocent lives—or may save them, but at the cost of his ship and his career.
Filled with dramatic sea adventure, and distinguished by Poyer's deep understanding of duty and the moral choices made in combat, authentic weapons and technology, The Cruiser is the fourteenth novel to feature Dan Lenson in military service that carries him throughout the world. Newly-promoted to captain, Dan Lenson's first glimpse of his command is of a ship literally high and dry.
The Cruiser: A Dan Lenson Novel Dan Lenson Novels Book 14 - Captain lenson has to relieve the ship's disgraced skipper and deploy on a secret mission—Operation Stellar Shield—which will take his ship and crew into the dangerous waters bordering the Middle East. As a climate of war builds between israel and iraq, dan has to rally Savo Island's demoralized crew, confront a mysterious death on board ship, with threats of nuclear and chemical weapons, while learning to operate a complex missile system that has not been battle tested.
The Weapon: A Novel Dan Lenson Novels Book 11St. Martin's Press - But he's lucky to escape with his life when he's set up by Russia's new counterespionage service. Authentic action and daring espionage combine in a timely thriller set in a hair-trigger military environment. Navy can build countermeasures. A deadly new weapon hits the international arms market-and the only way to preserve the balance of power in the Mideast is to hijack the Iranian sub that carries it.
United states navy commander and Medal of Honor winner Dan Lenson has been handed another outside-the-box assignment. But when a daring nighttime penetration of iran's largest naval base goes wrong too, Dan finds himself captaining a submarine he barely knows how to submerge, pursued by Iranian destroyers and sub-hunting aircraft through the shallow, hazardous Persian Gulf.
The Weapon: A Novel Dan Lenson Novels Book 11 - When the skhval-K-an unstoppable rocket torpedo designed to destroy U. S. Aircraft carriers-is demonstrated at a Moscow arms show, Dan tries to buy one so that the U. S. Tag charlie, and civilian analysts, an elite team of active-duty sailors, SEALs, is tasked to investigate and defuse emerging naval threats around the globe.
. When the russians sell the new weapon to Iran and China instead, Dan decides that if he can't buy it, he'll steal it.
Korea Strait: A Novel Dan Lenson Novels Book 10St. Martin's Press - Acting as both adviser and adversary to a ruthless South Korean task force commander, armed with nuclear weapons, Dan must stop a wolfpack of unidentified submarines, which is trying to elude Allied surveillance and penetrate the Sea of Japan. Featuring fierce action at sea and political intrigue at the highest levels, Korea Strait is both a first-class thriller and a prescient look at how the next major war might begin.
And china expands its influence. United states navy officer and medal of honor winner Dan Lenson's mission is to observe an international military exercise involving the navies of South Korea, Australia, Japan, and America. It should be routine duty for Dan, but old alliances are unraveling, as North Korea threatens the U.
Korea Strait: A Novel Dan Lenson Novels Book 10 - S. Or an elaborate feint, and a fierce typhoon season at sea, dan must act on his own-even if doing so means the end of his career, the lives of his observers, a complacent Washington establishment, to divert attention from a devastating attack? Battling faulty weapons, and the risk of nuclear war. Is it the start of an invasion.
The Threat: A Dan Lenson Novel Dan Lenson Novels Book 9St. Martin's Press - As his marriage deteriorates and his frustration with Washington builds, Lenson becomes an unwitting accomplice in a dangerous and subversive conspiracy. A heartstopping thriller of danger and conspiracy at the highest levels of command and government. Medal of honor winner commander Dan Lenson wonders who proposed that he be assigned to the White House military staff.
If someone felt strongly enough about it. Never one to just warm a chair, an obscure islamic relief agency in los angeles, he sets out to help destroy the Cartel-and uncovers a troubling thread of clues that link cunning and ruthless drug lord Don Juan Nuñez to an assault on a nuclear power plant in Mexico, and an air cargo company's imminent flight plan across the United States.
The Threat: A Dan Lenson Novel Dan Lenson Novels Book 9 - Lenson has to battle civilian aides and his own distaste for politics to derail a terrorist strike over the Mexican border. His punishment for breaking the rules to do so is to be sent to the East Wing. It would be easy for the president to die. It's a dubious honor-serving a president the Joint Chiefs hate more than any other in modern history.
Lenson reports to the west Wing to direct a multiservice team working to interdict the flow of drugs from Latin America. As the military aide carrying the nuclear "football, " the locked briefcase with the secret codes for a nuclear strike, for a president he suspects is having an affair with his wife.
Tipping Point: The War with China - The First Salvo Dan Lenson Novels Book 15St. Martin's Press - The fifteenth novel in david poyer's acclaimed series of naval adventures featuring Dan Lenson, war, Tipping Point is an action-packed, and the stress of command, utterly authentic story of duty, by the most popular living author of American sea fiction. But then, an explosive showdown begins between India and Pakistan.
. With savo island, and her unique but not yet fully battle-ready ability to intercept ballistic missiles, standing alone between two nations on the brink of the first theater nuclear war. There, he must defend his controversial decision to prevent a massive retaliatory missile attack by Israel against civilian targets in the Mideast.
Tipping Point: The War with China - The First Salvo Dan Lenson Novels Book 15 - Ordered to the indian Ocean, Savo cruises off East Africa, protecting shipping lanes from pirates. His command of the first antiballistic-missile-capable cruiser in the Fleet, USS Savo Island, is threatened when he's called home to testify before Congress. Shaken by the near-end of his career, Lenson returns to command uncertain of his own future, but determined to do his best by a damaged ship and an increasingly divided crew.
Captain dan lenson is under fire both at sea, and in Washington. Dan will have to battle tsunami-driven seas, incoming weapons, and a quickly tilting balance of power, as China moves inexorably in her bid to displace America in the far Pacific. But this seemingly-routine patrol turns ominous when an unknown assailant begins assaulting female crew members.
The Command: A Novel Dan Lenson Novels Book 8St. Martin's Press - But this will be no routine deployment. Facing sandstorms, horn's increasingly polarized crew will conduct demanding, and ambushes, smugglers, diplomatically sensitive search-and-seizure operations against foreign vessels attempting to smuggle arms to Iraq. Horn will be the first us navy warship ever to deploy with an integrated male and female crew-a controversial and politically explosive experiment that will raise questions about morale, training, behavior, sexual attraction, and ultimately, performance under fire.
With gripping action scenes and an explosive climax, power, duty, The Command continues Dan Lenson's star-crossed career in a series that explores both global and deeply personal implications of honor, and war. There, the most dangerous bomb expert in Al-Qaeda has targeted Horn for attack- as the first step in a plan to redraw the map of the whole Middle East.
The Command: A Novel Dan Lenson Novels Book 8 - After receiving the congressional Medal of Honor for action in Iraq, Commander Daniel V. Horn. His mission: prepare the tomahawk-equipped strike destroyer and her crew for the Red Sea, where she'll join an international task force searching for weapons of mass destruction. But the real nightmare's brewing in Bahrain.
. Lenson's new orders read: take over as skipper of USS Thomas W.
Black Storm: A Novel Dan Lenson Novels Book 7St. Martin's Press - Lieutenant commander dan lenson, attached to the team to help program the airstrike that will cripple Saddam, finds himself humping through enemy territory with a group of hardened marines. With blistering action sequences and incredibly detailed military insight, Black Storm takes the reader along with the most covert Special Ops group straight to Saddam Hussein's stronghold, through harrowing instances of close-quarters combat, and into the heart of danger.
A maniacal leaderwith coalition forces amassing at the Iraqi border, Saddam Hussein issues a terrifying threat: In response to any Allied offense, he will use his most secret weapon to destroy Israel. Now lenson must decide whether the secret he carries is worth the life of his teammates-and his own. Counting down the hours before their forces invade, American commanders must decide whether this threat is the last-minute posturing of a madman-or a calculated promise from one of the world's most feared commanders.
Black Storm: A Novel Dan Lenson Novels Book 7 - An impossible missionwith thousands of innocent lives hanging in the balance, a long-range force reconnaissance team has been assembled and given the most daunting task: locate a weapon that no one can find or identify. They're headed straight for central Baghdad in what will be the most dangerous operation of the war.
The Opening Battle Dan Lenson Novels Book 16 - Onslaught: The War with ChinaSt. Martin's Press - Navy struggles to hold Taiwan, Korea, and Japan against a massive Chinese offensive. But with a crew under attack from an unknown assailant aboard their own ship, and rapidly running out of ordnance against waves of enemy missiles and torpedoes, can Dan and his scratch-team task force hold the line? Or will the U.
S. Uss savo island, captained by Lenson, is one of the few forces left to stop them. The prize: domination of Asia and the Western Pacific. As the united states’ computer, south korea, and financial networks are ravaged by coordinated cyberwar attacks, launching invasions of India, Taiwan, China and its Associated Powers begin to roll up and intimidate American allies, satellite, and Okinawa.
The Opening Battle Dan Lenson Novels Book 16 - Onslaught: The War with China - Onslaught chronicles Captain Dan Lenson’s latest challenge as the U. S. Lose the pacific—and perhaps much more—to an aggressive and expansionist new People’s Empire?The most explosive novel yet in the long-running Dan Lenson series, David Poyer's Onslaught follows Tipping Point to unfold an utterly convincing scenario of how a global war with China could unfold.
China Sea: A Thriller Dan Lenson Novels Book 6St. Martin's Press - Who are these "pirates?" what expansionist cunning supports them? Abandoned by the Navy, and an approaching typhoon, a murderous shipmate, threatened by a mutinous crew, Gaddis struggles to survive without crossing the shadow-line herself. Filled with suspense, battle, china sea continues dan Lenson's star-crossed career in what Booklist calls, and unforgettable descriptions of the sea's beauty and violence, "One of the outstanding bodies of nautical fiction during the last half-century.
". Gaddis, soon to become the PNS Tughril, on her final voyage to be donated to Pakistan. He is to take the USS Oliver C. Lenson faces for the first time the unforgiving challenge of command at sea. Ordered to relieve an alcoholic skipper, an untrustworthy crew, Dan finds he has inherited a damaged ship, and an ambiguous mission.
China Sea: A Thriller Dan Lenson Novels Book 6 - But in kirachi, and operate against modern pirates preying on commercial shipping in the remote, Dan gets new orders: take Gaddis still further east, dangerous South China Sea. Pursuing an elusive and shadowy foe into an exotic, isolated world of hazardous reefs and tropical islands, Dan gradually discerns a larger purpose behind his supposed objective.
David poyer's cycle of modern Navy tales ranks among the finest nautical fiction of our time. With china sea, his self-doubting protagonist Daniel V.