The Passage

Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 4)

David Poyer

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The Navy's most sophisticated destroyer, the USS Barrett carries a top-secret computer that can pilot an unmanned ship and send it into battle. As the weapons officer charged with its first mission Lieutenant Dan Lenson has a chance to make naval history.

But when the system develops a sinister virus and a sailor takes his own life amid ugly allegations, Lenson finds himself caught in a web of betrayal. Now, on the treacherous Windward Passage between the U.S. and Cuba, he'll undergo the ultimate test of honor and faith-- one that could cost him his career, his ship, and even his life.

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ITHE COMMISSION1Pascagoula, MississippiTHE gull gray hull towered up suddenly a mile from the sea, its main deck rising two stories above the sluggish eddies of the East Pascagoula. The squared-off, high-volume superstructure went up another fifty feet, topped by two rectangular stacks with screened intakes and cooling baffles. An echelon of pelicans slanted past the forward mast tip, 140 feet above the river.It looked like a warship, but it wasn't--not yet.Alone on the bridge, a thin, bearded man with gray eyes glanced at his watch, then at a walkie-talkie.

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"Poyer knows what he is writing about when it comes to anything on, above or below the water."--The New York Times Book Review

"Unequalled for authenticity."--Kirkus Reviews

"A superbly crafted story."--The Virginian-Pilot and Ledger-Star

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David Poyer, bestselling author of The Circle, The Gulf, and The Med, has written a terrifying odyssey of naval courage and determination that blows Clancy and Coonts out of the water.

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The Passage
David Poyer

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
February 1997
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ISBN: 9781429927796
ISBN10: 1429927798
560 pages
$7.99
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