By David Poyer
Newly-promoted to Captain, Dan Lenson's first glimpse of his command is of a boat actually excessive and dry. The USS Savo Island, which includes a labeled, never-before-deployed missile protection approach, has run aground on an uncovered sandbar off Naples. Captain Lenson has to alleviate the ship's disgraced skipper and install on a mystery mission—Operation Stellar Shield—which will take his send and team into the damaging waters bordering the center East.
As a weather of struggle builds among Israel and Iraq, with threats of nuclear and chemical guns, Dan has to rally Savo Island's demoralized staff, confront a mysterious demise on board send, whereas studying to function a posh missile procedure that has no longer been conflict confirmed. but if the clash reaches a climax, Dan is compelled to come to a decision which can fee millions of blameless lives—or may perhaps store them, yet on the price of his send and his career.
Filled with dramatic sea event, actual guns and expertise, and exceptional via Poyer's deep knowing of responsibility and the ethical offerings made in wrestle, The Cruiser is the fourteenth novel to add Dan Lenson in army provider that incorporates him in the course of the world.
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