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David Poyer is an American author and retired naval officer. He was born in DuBois, Pennsylvania in 1949.

Poyer graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1971. He wrote as an active duty naval officer and a naval reserve captain, his service included duty in the Atlantic, Arctic, Pacific, Caribbean, and Persian Gulf area, until his retirement from the navy in July 2001.

Poyer began writing in 1976 and up until 2008 has published almost 30 novels, some of which are required reading at Annapolis David Poyer, and he is called "the most popular living author of American sea fiction" Simon & Schuster: David Poyer. Poyer is said to write in the style of Joseph Conrad and Herman Wouk.

Although best known for his naval fiction, in the 1980s, Poyer also wrote alternative history, and science fiction under the pseudonym David Andreissen. He has also published short fiction and nonfiction in numerous magazines.

Poyer's most popular novels, set in the present day, follow on the career of U.S. Navy officer Dan Lenson, a thoughtful surface line officer whose ethical questioning sometimes conflicts with his duty. Another, more slanted to the adventure genre, features an ex-Coast Guard commercial diver, Lyle "Tiller" Galloway. Both series have been published by St. Martin's Press. A series about the US Navy during the American Civil War is also published by Simon & Schuster. According to Poyer, much of his work draws upon on his own experiences in military service and as a cruising sailor and sport diver.

Poyer also published a series of books set in a fictional Hemlock County. They explore the history and folklore of north-western Pennsylvania, and the Pennsylvania oil industry that was the original basis for American industrial power. The best of these is "Thunder on the Mountain," set in the Great Depression period. These were critically praised but did not prove as popular as his sea fiction.

Poyer currently teaches in the Wilkes University MA/MFA low-residency program in Creative Writing at Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He lives with novelist Lenore Hart and their daughter on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

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Total Books: 102
Violent Peace A Dan Lenson Novel
2020 - Violent Peace a Dan Lenson Novel [Dan Lenson Novels] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781250220585
ISBN-10: 1250220580
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Overthrow The War with China and North Korea--Fall of an Empire
Deep War The War with China and North KoreaThe Nuclear Precipice
2018 - Deep War the War with China and North Koreathe Nuclear Precipice [Dan Lenson Novels] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781250101105
ISBN-10: 1250101107
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Hunter Killer The War with China The Battle for the Central Pacific
Wednesdays With Frank A Panegyric
2017 - Wednesdays with Frank a Panegyric (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781935083511
ISBN-10: 1935083511
Genre: Reference
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Onslaught The War with China--the Opening Battle
2016 - Onslaught the War with China--the Opening Battle [Dan Lenson, Bk 16] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781250056313
ISBN-10: 1250056314
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Tipping Point The War with China - The First Salvo
2016 - Tipping Point the War with China - the First Salvo [Dan Lenson Novels] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781250123268
ISBN-10: 1250123267
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Tipping Point A Novel
2015 - Tipping Point a Novel [Dan Lenson Novels] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781250054432
ISBN-10: 1250054435
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Down to a Sunless Sea A Tiller Galloway Underwater Adventure
2015 - Down to a Sunless Sea a Tiller Galloway Underwater Adventure [The Tiller Galloway Novels - Volume 4] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781937997601
ISBN-10: 193799760X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Cruiser
2015 - The Cruiser [Dan Lenson] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781628994612
ISBN-10: 1628994614
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Winter in the Heart
2014 - Winter in the Heart [The Hemlock County Novels - Volume 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781937997465
ISBN-10: 1937997464
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Thunder on the Mountain A Novel of 1936
2014 - Thunder on the Mountain a Novel of 1936 [The Hemlock County Novels - Volume 4] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781937997472
ISBN-10: 1937997472
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Dead of Winter
2014 - The Dead of Winter [The Hemlock County Novels - Volume 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781937997410
ISBN-10: 1937997413
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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As The Wolf Loves Winter
2014 - As the Wolf Loves Winter [The Hemlock County Novels - Volume 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781937997403
ISBN-10: 1937997405
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Bahamas Blue
2014 - Bahamas Blue [The Tiller Galloway Novels - Volume 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781494808853
ISBN-10: 1494808854
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Cruiser A Dan Lenson Novel
2013 - The Cruiser a Dan Lenson Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781250020581
ISBN-10: 1250020581
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Louisiana Blue
2013 - Louisiana Blue [The Tiller Galloway Novels - Volume 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781493795192
ISBN-10: 1493795198
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Hatteras Blue A Tiller Galloway Underwater Adventure
2013 - Hatteras Blue a Tiller Galloway Underwater Adventure [The Tiller Galloway Novels - Volume 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781492213130
ISBN-10: 1492213136
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Whiteness of the Whale
2013 - The Whiteness of the Whale (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781611738346
ISBN-10: 1611738342
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Whiteness of the Whale A Novel
2013 - The Whiteness of the Whale a Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781250020567
ISBN-10: 1250020565
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.
 2

Happier Than This Day And Time An Oral History of the Outer Banks of North Carolina
2012 - The Towers [Dan Lenson, Bk 13] (Paperback)
 
2010 - The Crisis [Dan Lenson Novels] (Paperback)
2009 - The Weapon [Dan Lenson, Bk 11] (Paperback)
2009 - The Crisis a Dan Lenson Novel [Dan Lenson Novels] (Hardcover)
2008 - Korea Strait [Dan Lenson Novels] (Paperback)
2008 - The Weapon [Dan Lenson, Bk 11] (Hardcover)
2007 - Korea Strait [Dan Lenson, Bk 10] (Hardcover)
2007 - Korea Strait a Novel [Dan Lenson Novels] (Paperback)
2007 - The Threat [Dan Lenson, Bk 9] (Paperback)
2006 - The Threat [Dan Lenson, Bk 9] (Hardcover)
2006 - The Threat a Dan Lenson Novel [Dan Lenson Novels] (Paperback)
2005 - The Command [Dan Lenson, Bk 8] (Paperback)
2005 - A Country of Our Own [Civil War at Sea, Bk 2] (Paperback)
 
2003 - A Country of Our Own a Novel of the Civil War at Sea [Thorndike Press Large Print Adventure Series,] (Hardcover)
2003 - Black Storm [Dan Lenson, Bk 7] (Paperback)
2001 - Fire on the Waters a Novel of the Civil War at Sea [Thorndike Large Print Adventure Series] (Hardcover)
2001 - China Sea [Dan Lenson, Bk 6] (Paperback)
2000 - Tomahawk [Dan Lenson, Bk 5] (Paperback)
1998 - Down to a Sunless Sea [Tiller Galloway, Bk 4] (Paperback)
1997 - As the Wolf Loves Winter [Hemlock County] (Paperback)
1997 - The Passage [Dan Lenson, Bk 4] (Paperback)
1996 - As the Wolf Loves Winter [Hemlock County, Bk 3] (Hardcover)
1994 - Winter in the Heart [Hemlock County, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1993 - The Circle [Dan Lenson, Bk 3] (Paperback)
1993 - Winter in the Heart [Hemlock County, Bk 2] (Hardcover)
1993 - The Med [Dan Lenson, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1992 - Bahamas Blue [Tiller Galloway, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1992 - Hatteras Blue [Tiller Galloway, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1991 - The Gulf [Dan Lenson, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1990 - The Gulf [Dan Lenson Novels] (Hardcover)
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