After surviving the attacks on September 11, 2001, Dan Lenson finds himself quickly drawn into a covert SEAL team in search of the terrorists responsible. 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. In the action-packed scenes that follow, Dan fights his way through flames and destruction to safety, and tries to reach his wife on her cell phone, 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. His SEAL team is assigned to Task Force Rhino, a mission that takes him to Afghanistan and the borders of Pakistan in order to hunt down, capture, or kill Osama bin Laden and other senior members of the Taliban government and al Qaeda leadership. The 13th Dan Lenson novel, 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, the NCIS, and the author's own military experience. 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.
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THE TOWERS by David PoyerKirkus Book ReviewsRead the Kirkus Review of THE TOWERS . After barely surviving the 911 terrorist attack on the Pentagon, and having his wife maimed while escaping the attack on the World Trade Center, U.S. Navy officer Dan Lenson reconsiders retiring and becomes embroiled in the search for Osama bin Laden.- Kirkus Reviews
Fiction Review: The Towers by David Poyer. St. Martin's, $25.99 (320p) ISBN 978-0-312-61301-3Poyer turns his attention to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, in his earnest 13th novel featuring Cdr. Dan Lenson (after The Crisis). On 911, Lenson is visiting the Pentagon, while his wi- Publishers Weekly
DAVID POYER’s military career included service in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, Arctic, Caribbean, Persian Gulf, and Pacific. He lives on Eastern Shore of Virginia with his wife and their daughter, with whom he explores the Bay and Atlantic coast in their sloop, Water Spirit.
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