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Dan Lenson Novels

David Poyer is a master of the sea. A decades-long career of military service in waters around the world informs each of his thrilling novels featuring Captain Daniel V. Lenson. Whether he’s facing threats of nuclear weapons, hunting known terrorists, or being hunted himself, Lenson is a most compelling leader and protagonist. Poyer’s Dan Lenson series has been lauded by bestselling authors including Stephen Coonts, Vince Flynn, and Steve Berry.

  • Deep War
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    • Deep War

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 18)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • The war against China turns dire, as the United States struggles to survive in this gripping thriller featuring Navy commander Dan Lenson

      After the United States suffers a devastating...

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  • Hunter Killer
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    • Hunter Killer

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 17)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • The war with China escalates—the dramatic and all-too-real seventeenth novel in the Dan Lenson naval-thriller series.

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  • Onslaught
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    • Onslaught

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 16)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • The war with China begins at sea—the dramatic and all-too-real sixteenth novel in the Dan Lenson naval-thriller series.

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  • Tipping Point
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    • Tipping Point

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 15)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • Ex-soldier Hugh Stanton learns from a Cambridge academic that time travel is possible and decides to return to June 1914 to prevent the First World War in this page-turning sci-fi thriller.

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  • The Cruiser
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    • The Cruiser

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 14)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • Newly-promoted to Captain, Dan Lenson's first glimpse of his command is of a ship literally high and dry. The USS Savo Island, which carries a classified, never-before-deployed missile defense...

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  • The Towers
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    • The Towers

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 13)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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.

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  • The Crisis
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    • The Crisis

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 12)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • Naval Commander Dan Lenson and his Tactical Analysis Group specialize in out of the box military assign ments. Comprising sailors, Navy SEALS, and civilians, the group investigates and defuses naval...

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  • The Weapon
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    • The Weapon

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 11)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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...

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  • Korea Strait
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    • Korea Strait

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 10)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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, Japan, Australia, and America.

      It...

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  • The Threat
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    • The Threat

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 9)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

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  • The Command
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    • The Command

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 8)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • The Command is an exciting and timely novel that asks deep questions about honor, duty, the bonds of shipmates in combat, and the responsibilities and limits of American power in a murky and dangerous war on terror.

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  • Black Storm
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    • Black Storm

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 7)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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,...

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  • China Sea
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    • China Sea

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 6)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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. Lenson faces for the first time the unforgiving...

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  • Tomahawk
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    • Tomahawk

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 5)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • The bestselling novels of David Poyer have been read by millions around the world, and The New York Times Book Review has proclaimed: "Poyer knows what he is writing about when it comes to...

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  • The Passage
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    • The Passage

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 4)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • 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...

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  • The Circle
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    • The Circle

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 3)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • For four years at Annapolis he prepared for this, pledging his youth, his ambition, and even his life. But when junior officer Dan Lenson finally gets his commission, it's an aging World War II destroyer....

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  • The Gulf
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    • The Gulf

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 2)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • Aboard the guided-missile frigate U.S.S. Turner Van Zandt, Lieutenant-Commander Dan Lenson and his dedicated crew take on a daring assignment: escort a convoy of supertankers through the mine-filled...

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  • The Med
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    • The Med

    • Dan Lenson Novels (Volume 1)
      David Poyer
      St. Martin's Press

    • A powerful and fast-moving tale of the Navy-Marine Corps team in action, on a dangerous mission in the volatile Eastern Mediterranean.

      Cloaked by the mists of dawn, Task Force 61-- carrying...

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David Poyer

DAVID POYER's sea career included service in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, Arctic, Caribbean, and Pacific. He's the author of over forty novels and works of nonfiction including the War with China series: Tipping Point, Onslaught, Hunter Killer, and Deep War. Poyer's work has been required reading in the Literature of the Sea course at the U.S. Naval Academy, along with that of Joseph Conrad and Herman Melville. He lives on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.