RICK CAMPBELL, a retired Navy Commander, spent more than twenty-five years on multiple submarine tours, finishing his career with tours with the Naval Operations staff in the Pentagon and in the Washington Navy Yard. On his last tour, he was one of the two men whose permission is required to launch the submarine's nuclear warhead-tipped missiles. Rick lives with his wife and three children in the greater Washington, D.C. area, and is finishing the sequel to this novel.
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“The best submarine novel since Tom Clancy’s The Hunt for Red October.” —Booklist (starred review)
The USS Kentucky—a Trident ballistic missile submarine...