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Deep War: The War with China and North Korea—The Nuclear Precipice

(Dan Lenson #18)

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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 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 Pacifi

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Hardcover, 304 pages
Published December 4th 2018 by St. Martin's Press
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Diane Hernandez
Dec 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Deep War is a war where everything is at stake—think the Somme or Stalingrad.

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
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Frank Mihlon
Jan 07, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
So many high ratings ... I do not understand it. As a reader of all 18 Lenson novels and great fan of Poyer, this one tarnished the series. The book lacked flow and was disjointed with too much jumping between the characters and subplots, most of which occurred without relationship to one other. The land battle scenes were highly forced, with supermen rather than believable characters. Additionally, the land battle scenes might be appropriate for 2050, but at his point were pure science fiction. ...more
Chris B.
This was NOT on par with the rest of David Poyer's work. David Poyers book work so well because they have been grounded in modern day reality. Deep War appears to be a departure into the "futuristic" This is the first Dan Lenson book that actually bored me at some points.....but I guess this format of breaking up a good eight hundred page book into 3 or 4 half-ass ones is working out well for the publisher.......
Jim
Aug 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Thanks to Saint Martin’s Press for the Advance Reader Copy of DAVID POYER’s 18th book in his series about U.S. Naval Officer Dan Lenson, entitled “DEEP WAR”. It is also the fifth book in the subseries The War with China and North Korea (what did Poyer know that the rest of us did not know?). I have read other earlier books in the Dan Lenson saga and was thrilled to get this early peek at this book arriving in December 2018.

The war is primarily being fought in cyber space. The American economy is
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David Rubin
Nov 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
“Deep War” is the latest book in David Poyer’s “The War with China” series. This book follows five principal characters during the second year of this imagined war. Poyer’s books prior to this China series followed the career of Dan Lenson, an American naval officer, through the crises in many of the world’s trouble spots. This series, however, looks forward to what a war with China might look like in the near future.

The principal characters include Lenson himself in his role as high-ranking na
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David Lightcap
Dec 06, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Intrigue and mystery

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 th
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Laura Poppenwimer
Jan 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The war with China rages on and nuclear bombs are used in Hawaii. The plot moves at a fast pace covering many fronts. At long last there finally seems some forward progress but like the prior in this series leaves and open end for the war to continue. A very enjoyable read for people who like adventure and technology solutions to war, very interesting developments here. Can't wait to read the next installment "Overthrow".
Ben Prill
Jan 06, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Finish the war already

Great book, but now I probably have to wait forever...again...for the rest of the story to finally finish. Seemed like this one was rushed. Just want to see how this war ends already.
R. Fletcher
Not one of his best

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.
Chuck
Dec 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
Interesting book but enjoyed naval engagements more than the land involvements.
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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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