Alan Evans


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in The United Kingdom
January 01, 1930

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Alan Evans was born in 1930 in Sunderland. He is an enthralling writer of First and Second World War adventure thrillers, mainly based on naval battles. Carefully researched, and with his own experience of active service, he skilfully evokes the tension and terror of war. Many of the figures and events are based on real-life models. His best-known character is Commander David Cochrane Smith, a maverick First World War sea captain. The protagonist of six of Evans' novels, he has to battle against the highly sceptical Admiralty as well as seemingly impossible odds in order to triumph. Evans' style is pacey and grippin
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Average rating: 3.98 · 874 ratings · 34 reviews · 18 distinct works
Thunder at Dawn (Commander ...

3.92 avg rating — 182 ratings — published 1978 — 7 editions
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Sink or Capture (Commander ...

3.94 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 1993 — 4 editions
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Orphans of the Storm (Comma...

4.15 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 1991 — 6 editions
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Night Action

4.11 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 1990 — 4 editions
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Ship of Force (Commander Co...

3.84 avg rating — 109 ratings — published 1980 — 9 editions
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Dauntless (Commander Cochra...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 1981 — 8 editions
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Audacity (Commander Cochran...

4.07 avg rating — 61 ratings — published 1985 — 8 editions
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Deed of Glory (Commander Co...

4.10 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1985 — 3 editions
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Eagle at Taranto

3.94 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 1987 — 6 editions
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Sword at Sunrise: A Novel o...

4.12 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1996 — 6 editions
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Thunder at Dawn Ship of Force Dauntless Seek Out and Destroy Audacity Orphans of the Storm Sink or Capture
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