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Comment from Keith

Question:Dear Mr. Cooke, I’ve noticed that the Publishers’ Weekly review of “Sink the Shigure” posted on Amazon states that “Sink” is your 3rd WWII book “… following Rise To Victory.” This is an error isn’t it? I read Rise To Victory and remember it being set in the nuclear navy. You’ve only written 2 Jack […]

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Comment from MJ

Question:Re: Sink the Shigure Dear Mr. Cooke, In military novels technical details often foul up the large story. Your book “Sink…” starts off poorly. p1 – there were no computers in WW II subs. Computing machines, yes; computers no. p19 – “button-down khaki”? Not GI to best of my knowledge. p20 – The Uniform Code […]

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Comment from Steve

Question:SINK THE SHIGURE is one heckuva fantastic read that’s perfect for a summer’s day and night. I love Tremain; he’s beautifully delineated. The narrative hums. I’m right there in the sub action, it’s so crisply described!This reader has become a devoted fan overnight, Commander! Answer:I’m glad you liked it. Thanks for the nice comment! – […]

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Comment from Fred

Question:commander, i read “sink the shigure” within two days!! now i will read the other two as prequals!! well paced, well done! big ww 2 buff here.. retired infantry army major and active member of the uscg auxiliary.. semper paratus!! keep up the good work.. fred Answer:Fred, That’s great to hear. If you want to […]

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Comment from Erik

Question:Reading PRD and am about halfway though. I’m gonna punch Tee in the nose. BTW you ever mess around with any of the Silent Hunter video games. Iv’e been playing SH4 since it’s pacific theater and good fun while reading this book. Answer:Posted: 08/22/07Great game! I’m a big fan of the series. Can’t wait for […]

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Comment from Joe

Question:Hello Mr. Cooke I really enjoyed “Pride Runs Deep” and “Rise to Victory”. I just picked up “Sink the Shigure” and am looking forward to it as well. I very much enjoy the setting of a USN warship in the South Pacific in WWII. Have you considered placing your setting on a destroyer as opposed […]

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Comment from John

Question:Just finished reading “Sink the Shigure” and really enjoyed the book. It was especially interesting as my brother was s submariner during WWII and made a number of war patrols. I did find what I believe to a mistake. On page 20 you mention the Uniform Code of Military Justice, this was not put in […]