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Poyer, David

Overview
Works: 76 works in 264 publications in 1 language and 27,391 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Naval history  Suspense fiction  Nature stories  Sea stories  Detective and mystery stories 
Classifications: PS3566.O978, 813.54
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Most widely held works by David Poyer
Black storm by David Poyer( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,351 libraries worldwide
"Six days before America invades Iraq, Saddam Hussein issues an ultimatum; if coalition forces cross the border, he will turn Israel into "a crematorium." In the four days left before the ground war begins, Gunnery Sergeant Marcus Gault and his marine-army-navy team must land in Iraq, locate Saddam's ultimate deterrent, and target it for destruction with U.S. cruise missiles." -- Jacket
Tomahawk by David Poyer( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
A thriller on the development of the Tomahawk nuclear-tipped missile, whose protagonist is Dan Lenson of the U.S. Navy. His life is thrown in turmoil when his peace-activist girlfriend is murdered by Chinese spies, seeking missile secrets
Fire on the waters : a novel of the Civil War at sea by David Poyer( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,260 libraries worldwide
Wealthy Elisha Eaker joins the Navy in 1861 to avoid an unwanted marriage and is assigned to the U.S.S. Owanee. As the ship's executive officer Ker Claiborne struggles with a choice between the Navy and his native Virginia, its crew is ordered to relieve Fort Sumter
The circle by David Poyer( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 1,253 libraries worldwide
Dan Lenson goes aboard The Ryan as a junior officer during the Vietnam War. The ship must track a Russian submarine carrying nuclear weapons and in the end Lenson must face a naval inquiry into the Ryan's fate
China Sea by David Poyer( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,208 libraries worldwide
Lt. Comdr. Dan Lenson inherited an old destroyer, a surly crew, and the strange mission of suppressing piracy in the South China Sea
The threat by David Poyer( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Dan Lenson is assigned to serve in the White House, taking over counter-narcotics efforts for President Robert De Bari, only to uncover a horrific terrorist plot to smuggle a dirty bomb into the United States
Korea Strait by David Poyer( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,160 libraries worldwide
U.S. Navy commander Dan Lenson oversees an international training exercise off the coast of the Korean peninsula and discovers a disabled North Korean submarine on a deadly mission
As the wolf loves winter by David Poyer( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 1,103 libraries worldwide
Environmentalist Racks Halvorsen stumbles on an illegal gas field in Pennsylvania being worked by Asian slave labor. He discovers a 12-year-old girl held prisoner because she too came across the field. Halvorsen storms the camp and rescues the girl, after which they flee to safety with the help of wolves. By the author of Winter in the Heart
The gulf by David Poyer( Book )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
A U.S. destroyer is hit by an Iranian missile in the Persian Gulf. A conflict seems inevitable
The weapon by David Poyer( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
Struggling to obtain the plans for a new Russian nuclear warhead, Navy commander Dan Lenson and his team are betrayed and barely escape with their lives, a situation that prompts an even more dangerous attempt to steal the weapon off of an Iranian submarine
The med by David Poyer( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
Cloaked by the mists of dawn, Task Force 61--carrying tanks, aircraft, and over 5000 Marines--steams toward Syria with deadly intent. Their mission: rescue 100 hostages from a terrorist stronghold--alive
The passage by David Poyer( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,067 libraries worldwide
Navy lieutenant Dan Lenson hunts for a spy on board a U.S. destroyer carrying a top-secret gun firing system. The spy's mission is to deliver the destroyer to the Cubans during maneuvers off Cuba. By the author of Louisiana Blue
A country of our own : a novel of the Civil War at sea by David Poyer( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,064 libraries worldwide
Reaching the agonizing decision to join the Confederate States Navy, abolitionist Lieutenant Ker Claiborne works to destroy a ship in order to undermine Union finances and experiences confrontations with fellow officers
The command by David Poyer( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 984 libraries worldwide
The Command is an exciting and timely novel that asks deep questions about honor, duty, the bonds of shipmates in combat, and the responsibilities and limits of American power in a murky and dangerous war on terror
The crisis by David Poyer( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 973 libraries worldwide
Assigned to improve an undisciplined patrol craft squadron in the Red Sea, Naval Commander Dan Lenson and his Tactical Analysis Group find themselves on a humanitarian mission in famine-stricken northern Africa, where a young jihadist coordinates a violent insurgency
Ghosting by David Poyer( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
Jack, a hotshot neurosurgeon, is at the peak of his career-- and his family's showing the strain. Jack's solution to all their problems is a family cruise to Bermuda aboard a luxurious new sailboat. He's never sailed on the open sea before-- and they begin to fear for their safety. How much would each one be willing to sacrifice in order to buy the others a chance to survive?
Down to a sunless sea : a Tiller Galloway thriller by David Poyer( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 948 libraries worldwide
In Florida, diver Tiller Galloway probes the death of a friend, killed in an underwater cave dive. He discovers an operation by drug smugglers and gains a small fortune after a shootout
Thunder on the mountain by David Poyer( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 922 libraries worldwide
Oil workers battle company goons in a labor conflict in 1930s Pennsylvania. It happens after five workers die in an accident at the Thunder Oil refinery, where management is penny-pinching on safety measures to increase profits. Leading the strikers is union organizer Doris Golden and driller Bill Halvorsen, their joint struggle giving birth to love
The whiteness of the whale by David Poyer( Book )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 918 libraries worldwide
After a tragic accident maims her laboratory assistant, Dr. Sara Pollard's career as a primate behaviorist lies in ruins. With nothing left to lose, Pollard, descendant of a Nantucket captain whose ship was sunk by a rogue whale, accepts an offer to join anti-whaling activists on a round-the-world racing yacht as the resident scientist, to sail from Argentina to the stormy Antarctic Sea. There they'll shadow, harass, and expose the Japanese fleet, which continues to kill and process endangered whales in internationally-declared sanctuaries. But everyone aboard Black Anemone has a secret, or something to live down. But no one aboard is prepared for what Nature herself has in store, when they're targeted by a massive creature with a murderous agenda of its own
The only thing to fear : a novel by David Poyer( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
A Russian assassin defects to the Germans during World War II and is taken by U-boat to Chesapeake Bay to kill President Roosevelt. The attempt is foiled by John F. Kennedy, who is no longer commanding a torpedo boat because of a bad back, but is serving as Roosevelt's bodyguard
 
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Alternative Names
Poyer, D. C. (David C.)
Poyer, Dave
Poyer, David C.
ポイヤー, デイヴィッド
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English (133)
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