BOOK I of the Jack Tremain Series -
Shattered by a surprise attack, the U.S. rebuilds its fleet at Pearl Harbor, while the badly damaged Submarine Division Seven holds the line against the Japanese Navy...
Every enemy ship that gets through means more lives lost. Now it's up to Lieutenant Commander Jack Tremain to whip into shape a hardluck boat that's returned from what may be the worst patrol in history. The loss of even one more American sub could be devastating...
But Tremain is determined to make the Japanese pay. Even if this is his last patrol ever. Reviews
"With its brisk pacing and wealth of military detail, Cooke's much heralded debut...lives up to the hype." - Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Marks the emergence of R. Cameron Cooke as one of the most original new voices in suspense fiction. A great submarine story, on a par with The Hunt for Red October
." - Nelson DeMille
"Cooke powerfully captures the heroic highs and hellish lows of our WWII submariners - warriors who served valiantly and silently far beneath the sea." - W.E.B. Griffin
"A marvelous debut; a suspense-laden novel of submarine warfare in WWII which will leave you admiring the Americans who fought and the man who wrote their tale." - Bernard Cornwell
"A terrific, first-class World War II submarine yarn by a real submariner, the best I've read in years. I highly recommend it." - Stephen Coonts
"[R.] Cameron not only knows the U.S. Navy in general and submarines in particular inside out, he is a master storyteller with the born writer's gift for riveting suspense." - Thomas Fleming
"One hell of a read!" - David Hagberg