The Towers: A Dan Lenson Novel of 9/11 (Dan Lenson Novels #13) (Mass Market)

One fateful day, the worst attack on American soil brings out the very best in our nation's heroes—in this powerful thriller from bestselling author

David Poyer

On the morning of September 11th, 2001, Commander Dan Lenson is visiting the Pentagon while his wife is at a job interview at the World Trade Center. In the terrifying moments that follow, their lives are changed forever. Our nation is under siege. And, as the whole world watches the towers fall, the search for Bin Laden begins…

"With blow-by-blow descriptions, [The Towers] does a great job putting you in the middle of the action."—Kirkus Reviews

Still reeling from the tragedy, Lenson's SEAL team is assigned to Task Force Rhino in Afghanistan. Their mission: to hunt down, capture, or kill Osama bin Laden and other senior members of the Taliban and al Qaeda. But Lenson quickly discovers the odds are against them. The terrain is impenetrable, the journey grueling, the mission spiraling out of control. And before they can take down a target that's just beyond their reach—they have to face an enemy that's all too close…

"A great tale…harrowing…This is an excellent glimpse at the immediate post 9/11 world." —Genre Go Round Reviews

DAVID POYER's sea career included service in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, Arctic, Caribbean, and Pacific. He's the author of over forty novels and works of nonfiction including the War with China series: Tipping Point, Onslaught, Hunter Killer, and Deep War. Poyer's work has been required reading in the Literature of the Sea course at the U.S. Naval Academy, along with that of Joseph Conrad and Herman Melville. He lives on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
Product Details ISBN: 9781250011831
ISBN-10: 1250011833
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Publication Date: August 28th, 2012
Pages: 416
Language: English
Series: Dan Lenson Novels
“An involving, skillfully told tale of the after-emotions of 9/11 and the internal conflicts experienced by U.S. personnel in the hunt for bin Laden.” —Kirkus Reviews