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Author: Jeff Edwards Narrator: Tom Weiner Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2006 ISBN: 9781455186600
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The only way to survive is to change the rules.

An accident at a German nuclear plant, a biological warfare attack on the British Embassy in Washington, DC, and a secret arms deal combine to ignite an international crisis that threatens to draw Western Europe, the Middle East, and the United States into all-out war.

To prevent it, a handful of US Navy destroyers and frigates must track down and destroy a wolfpack of state-of-the-art submarines. The enemy is a NATO ally, trained in US naval warfare tactics, skilled in deception, and incredibly lethal. Out-gunned, out-maneuvered, and out-thought, the crews of the US Navy ships must become every bit as devious and deadly as their enemies. If they fail, the consequences are unthinkable.

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  • “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.”

    Gale Lynds, bestselling author of The Last Spymaster

  • “What do you get when you mix a classic sea chase, a hair-trigger political situation, and cutting-edge military technology? Torpedo—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.”

    Military Press

  • “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.)

  • “As the former commanding officer of a US 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.”

    David Armstrong, Commander, USN (Ret.)

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jack | 7/1/2012

    " An all action novel; not the sort of thing I usually read, but it was well written and held my interest "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kent | 4/30/2012

    " It's been a long time since I read a military/political thriller, but this one ranks right up there with the best I've ever read. I recommend it to any fans of this genre. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Bob | 7/31/2010

    " Outstanding author, a book you can't put down! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nev | 7/1/2010

    " Three and a half stars.Page turning thriller but with a inplausible plot "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jim | 11/8/2008

    " a cannot put down book... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Neil | 9/11/2008

    " Great Stuff. Haven't enjoyed a destroyer V submarine book so much since Tom Clancy and Patrick Robinson. Bring on some more! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 David | 11/11/2007

    " A pleasant surprise. I really enjoyed the book. Realistic, believable Naval warfare. People to look up to. Well developed characters. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Daniel | 12/31/2006

    " It was an Exellent book for those who enjoy WEB Griffin, Tom Clancy and Dale Brown. If you don't like them then you won't like this book (just so you know) "

About the Author

Jeff Edwards is a retired Navy chief and anti-submarine warfare specialist. From chasing Soviet submarines during the Cold War to launching cruise missiles in the Persian Gulf, he had a military career of twenty-three years that spanned the globe. He lives in California with his wife and family where he works as a military consultant.

About the Narrator

Tom Weiner, a dialogue director and voice artist best known for his roles in video games and television shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Transformers, is the winner of eight Earphones Awards and Audie Award finalist. He is a former member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.