Reviews

 bookcovers1“Jeff Edwards has created a superb thriller that grips the reader from beginning to end.  A truly spellbinding tale of intrigue… brilliantly executed.”  — CLIVE CUSSLER, Bestselling author of ‘The Spy,’ and ‘Raise the Titanic’

A page turning, sip-from-a-fire-hose thriller in the world of underwater ballistic missiles and rogue former Soviet states.— JAMES W. HUSTON, Bestselling author of ‘Falcon Seven,’ and ‘Secret Justice’

A timeless warrior epic. Jeff Edwards spins a stunning and irresistibly-believable tale of savage modern naval combat.— JOE BUFF, Bestselling author of ‘Seas of Crisis,’ ‘Crush Depth,’ and ‘Straits of Power’

“…as close as you can get to naval surface combat without being shot at. Jeff Edwards has penned a fast, no-holds-barred thriller that never lets up. Highly recommended.”  — JACK DuBRUL, Bestselling author of ‘Havoc,’ and ‘River of Ruin’

Here is a writer at the top of his game. The result is a brilliant techno-thriller, the kind a young Clancy would be proud to call his own.— HOMER HICKAM, Bestselling author of ‘Rocket Boys,’ and ‘The Far Reaches’

A harrowing tale of nuclear blackmail that races towards the unthinkable with frightening realism.— DIRK CUSSLER, Bestselling author of ‘Crescent Dawn,’ and ‘Black Wind’

…holds one’s attention from first word to last. The characters are rich and complex. The plot is not only full of surprises but also is delivered with an unerring eye for detail. The dialog crackles, and the prose is often lyrical.— GAYLE LYNDS, Bestselling author of ‘The Last Spymaster’

…fast and lethal. I read it in one sitting.— PAUL L. SANDBERG, Producer of ‘The Bourne Supremacy,’ and ‘The Bourne Ultimatum’

A taut, exciting story by an author who knows his Navy — guaranteed to keep you turning pages well into the night!— GREG BEAR, New York Times bestselling author of ‘Darwin’s Radio,’ ‘Eon,’ and ‘Quantico’

Wow! Edwards has been there and knows how to show it. Page-turning action that hooks you early and keeps you going.— DAVID E. MEADOWS, author of the ‘Sixth Fleet’ series, and the ‘Joint Task Force’ series

Edwards keeps the pacing brisk and the action taut. An engrossing tale of cutting-edge naval warfare.— Kirkus Reviews

The realism in Edwards’ writing is phenomenal and the word pictures he paints put you right in the middle of the action.— Armchair Interviews

…a fast moving plot, electric prose, and a double-helping of adrenaline by retired Navy Chief Jeff Edwards. Edwards wields politics and naval combat tactics with a skill equal to the acknowledged masters of military fiction.— THE MILITARY PRESS

…an action packed five-star thriller, filled with passion and intensity!— TORONTO FREE PRESS

If you can put this book down, you’re a better man than me! I got it from a friend of a friend and I am NOT giving it back! Read and be amazed!— Barnes & Noble online (Customer Review)

This book kept me up at night and made me late for work.— JAK KOKE, Bestselling author of ‘Liferock,’ ‘Dead Air,’ and ‘The Terminus Experiment’

Naval Warfare is back! This is the kind of book the big boys used to write. Fast, smooth, and sharp as a knife.— AMAZON.Com (Customer Review)

One of the year’s best. The action and suspense never let up.— J. T. McDANIEL, Naval Historian and author of ‘Bacalao,’ and ‘With Honour in Battle’

…scary, intense, and just unputdownable. It’s nice to discover an author who can write about women as technical experts, women as diplomats, and women as warriors, without turning the book into a soap opera.— Barnes & Noble online (Customer Review)

This is the book that Surface Warriors have been waiting for.— Vincent Fenty, Chief Petty Officer, USN (Ret.)

Retired Navy Chief and Anti-Submarine Warfare Specialist Edwards may be the next Tom Clancy…— NORTHERN ISLANDER

An incredible novel! Highly accurate, tautly paced, and disturbingly prescient.— Tom Mays, Nautical Engineer and author of ‘A Sword Into Darkness’

Where has this guy been hiding? This is the first book I’ve seen in years that made me think that the author really knows the Navy.— Barnes & Noble online (Customer Review)

Standby… Launch one of today’s greatest Surface Warfare thrillers… now, now, NOW!— Kerry L. Marsala, CAPITOL HILL COFFEE HOUSE

Fast-moving and technically accurate in the best Clancy tradition. Edwards spotlights some interesting scenarios that should be food for thought to the world’s leaders, and wraps them in a style that makes this book almost impossible to put down!— Terry M. Badger, Captain USNR (Ret.)

I found it impossible to find a good spot to stop reading. Five hours later, I finished the book, completely sated and thrilled that this book found its way into my hands.— Barnes & Noble online (Customer Review)

As the former Commanding Officer of a U.S. Navy warship, I was awestruck by the realism and plausibility of this novel. This is one scenario we’ve got to consider in the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT).— David Armstrong, Commander USN (Ret.)

Edwards draws from his service in the military to bring one of the best warfare novels of our time.— SALUTE, Online Newsletter

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