Deep War: The War with China and North Korea—The Nuclear Precipice
After the United States suffers a devastating nuclear attack, and facing food shortages, power outages, cyber and AI assaults, and a wrecked economy, Admiral Dan Lenson leads an allied force assigned to turn the tide of war in the...more
China has intervened in a skirmish between India and Pakistan. When the United States sent in a carrier battle group, China destroyed it with a nuclear bomb—killing all 10,000 people aboard.
It’s now year two of the war. In the US, the first and second amendments have been suspended as well as habeas corpus. A full draft has begun that includes woman for the first time. Due to Chinese hackers, only face-to-face and paper ...more
The war is primarily being fought in cyber space. The American economy is ...more
The principal characters include Lenson himself in his role as high-ranking ...more
I received an ARC of this novel through https://www.netgalley.com in return for a fair and honest review. I categorize this novel as ‘R’ because it contains scenes of Violence and Mature Language. The story is set in the near future. The US and its allies are at war with China. The primary character ...more
I got a Navy book in the middle of WWIII. It also seems to be mid-series, or maybe just recurring characters.
It was very wordy. The author clearly loves to talk about tech and war machines. He goes on and on and on about them. Also acronyms. Lots of them.
The change of voice/scenery after every chapter was disorienting. ...more
It occurred to me somewhere around mid-story that this book is like watching your absolute favorite football team in a playoff game and play after play they are getting beat. They can't even get a first down. It ...more
The author writes a story so complying that you want to rush to the ending only to want more. Every step in the action is fully charged and detailed that you feel like you are part of the action. Every character links to a piece of the whole series making you route for the person and worry that something bad will befall them.
Looking forward to the next segment of the story and having read the series since the first book love the main character for always doing his best for ...more
I kind of felt that this book was almost like a movie that has footage that was cut from the movie but later added when the movie was remastered. However, I did enjoy parts about Lenson and what happened to USE Salvo.
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 ...more