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The Threat (Dan Lenson #9)

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Medal of Honor recipient Dan Lenson has just been assigned to the White House military staff--a dubious honor, serving a president the Joint Chiefs hate more than any other in modern history. His new concern is counternarcotics, and soon Lenson uncovers a troubling plot that involves a ruthless drug cartel, an assault on a nuclear power plant in Mexico, Islamic terrorists, ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published July 31st 2007 by St. Martin's Paperbacks (first published 2006)
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David Rubin
David Poyer is one of my favorite writers. Dan Lenson is the primary protagonist in this naval series and he is a fascinating, troubled character representing at the same time an ideal, intelligent and highly competent naval officer and an alcoholic, self-doubting man always on the edge of either leaving the Navy or getting killed in heroic action.

In the course of this series of novels we readers learn about small naval craft -- frigates and destroyers; naval missile; foreign intrigue; and, in t
OMIG! This book is so today!! I am more impressed with Poyer's writing.
At first, it was a little difficult to get into because of the technical stuff, but I kept at it and was rewarded with a contemporary plot that could have been taken out of today's news.
Dorothy Caimano
Listened to the audio book. It seemed a bit choppy. Perhaps it was abridged?
This was just a so so read for me,too many characters
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poorly written, no real plot, boring
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Aka D.C. Poyer.

DAVID CHARLES POYER was born in DuBois, PA in 1949. He grew up in Brockway, Emlenton, and Bradford, in western Pennsylvania, and graduated from Bradford Area High School in 1967. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis in 1971, and later received a master's degree from George Washington University.

Poyer's active and reserve naval service included sea duty in the Atlan
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