Shattered by the surprise attack at Pearl Harbor, the U.S. is rebuilding its fleet while the badly damaged Submarine Division Seven holds the line against the Japanese Navy. The loss of even one more submarine could be devastating - and every enemy ship that slips through means more lives lost. But Lieutenant Commander Jack Tremain is determined to whip into shape a boat that's returned from a hellish patrol and make the Japanese pay - even if this is his last mission ever.
©2005 R. Cameron Cooke (P)2014 R. Cameron Cooke
"Excellent!! I recommend this novel to everyone!"
This novel kept me glued to the story. I have never been a fan of war novels or war movies, but I was absolutely intrigued and would be the first in line to view this novel on the big screen! It has all of the elements of a great novel.... Believable story line; mystery; great mix of characters; love interest... It was very well written and narrated. Thank you for indoctrinating me to submarine life. I also enjoyed hearing the author's statement at the end of the novel.
Very well done.... Cannot wait to listen to the next of the series!
"Great Submarine Warfare Novel"
This book is been both interesting and entertaining. It was purchased as an audible book.
The storyline was very interesting and the relationship between the characters maintain an interesting storyline.
Details of the action made picturing the scene in my mind very easy. I have always enjoyed movies and books about submarines. This was an action-packed novel which made me wanting to come back for more.
I recommend this book to anyone who has an interest in war novels especially those related to related to submarines.
"Enjoyable historical fiction"
Good characterization. Well constructed story and really liked the historical accuracy. It's also interesting to note how much is the same with today's sub community.
"Could not turn my I-touch Off"
Really captivating story
When all looked lost a mine saves the day
Can not accurately describe how good of a job he did bringing this one to life.
This was the first fictional book out of my last ten that I just had to stay with and listened to it over a day and a half. The characters were inter woven well. Other than the expected Tre bravery at a key moment, the author kept me wondering what would happen next. I liked the style of making each character become the lead player at a moment in time. Overall a audible purchase of this book will not make anyone thing they made a bad choice.
Another great read, highly recommend. A must for anyone that needs ten words. The e
I am an avid fan of submarine stories both true and fiction. I enjoyed this book very much and the author's after note was a jewel. Performance by Tim Campbell was outstanding.
"Accurate and Believable"
This was an exciting story with strong characters and believable battle scenes. The technical portions about batteries, diesel engines, torpedo ballistics, etc. only enhance the story. I recommend this book.
"An Action Thriller"
Didn't want to stop listening. Caught up in the first chapter and could not stop.
"actually a good story"
well written and I could follow it even if it had submarine jargon. I could visualize what was happening all the way through. kept me interested.
"Reminiscent of those great black and white submarine war movies"
An exciting world war II submarine adventure. There were two or three mistakes in the narration but they didn't detract from the narrative. Recommended to anyone looking for a good war adventure or a fun beach listen.
This book is in my top ten books that I've listened to through audible.
It has many good characters but centres around the main two, the captain and the ensign.
Although the narrator reminded me of the boss in 'Team America' it was narrated well and was easy to tell the different characters apart.
I really do hope Audible continue with this series.
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