- Edge of Valor: A Todd Ingram Novel
Gobbell’s exciting fifth Todd Ingram novel (after 2004’s The Neptune Strategy) finds Ingram commanding the destroyer USS Maxwell, which comes under Kamikaze attack off the coast of Japan shortly after the second atomic bomb falls on Nagasaki.
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- THE NEPTUNE STRATEGY
Gobbell's robust, colorful prose bears more of a resemblance to that of Patrick O'Brian or C.S.
- WHEN DUTY WHISPERS LOW
The fourth novel from the writer of historical military thrillers (The Last Lieutenant, A Code for Tomorrow) combines two actual events from 1943—the killing of Isoroku Yamamoto and the introduction of proximity fuses into antiaircraft artillery shells—which the author (himself a veteran naval officer) highlights
- A Code for Tomorrow
Blustering and never notably bright, Gobbell's characters come across as caricatures, especially the Japanese and Russian bad guys.
- The Last Lieutenant
Commander John H.
- The Brutus Lie
Readers willing to overlook first-novelist Gobbell's debt to The Prisoner of Zenda will be rewarded by a knowledgeable presentation of modern minisub technology, an effective depiction of Russia's naval Spetsnaz , and the extended escape-and-evasion narrative as Lofton and his brother flee Russia in