David Poyer's military career included service in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, Arctic, Caribbean, Persian Gulf, and Pacific. He lives on Eastern Shore of Virginia with his wife and their daughter, with whom he explores the Bay and Atlantic coast in their sloop, Water Spirit.
As well as modern naval fiction he has written a series about the American Civil War at sea.
|Series: The Civil War at Sea
|Fire on the Waters
|New Yorker Eli Eaker enlists in the Union Navy against his father's wishes
|A Country of Our Own
|Lt. Ker Custis Claiborne "goes South," joining the Virginia Navy
|That Anvil of Our Souls
|A novel of the Monitor and the Merrimack
Modern Era Naval Fiction
|Series: Dan Lenson
|Ensign Danel V. Lenson reports to his first ship, USS Reynolds Ryan and heads into the Arctic Sea in winter
|Lt Dan Lenson is assigned to straighten out the innovative but failure-prone combat direction system of USS Barrett
|Lt (jg) Dan Lenson is withTask Force 61 as it steams toward Syria with deadly intent
|A U.S. destroyer is hit by an Iranian missile in the Persian Gulf. A conflict seems inevitable.
|Lt-Cdr Dan Lenson is ordered to shore duty in Washington.
|Dan takes over a Knox-class frigate USS Oliver C. Gaddis from an alcoholic skipper with an untrustworthy crew
|Lt-Cdr. Dan Lenson and a recon team of Marines and military professionals are ordered to eliminate a threat
|Cdr Daniel V. Lenson, USN, takes command of a Spruance-class destroyer, USS Horn.
|Lenson, on light duty while recovering from his injuries, is tapped to serve on the military staff of the President
|Lenson is assigned to conduct a major international exercise with South Korea, Japan, and Australia.
|Iran has a new weapon and the only way to preserve the peace is to steal it.
|Dan Lenson and his Tactical Analysis Group are at the heart of a humanitarian mission.
|On the morning of 9/11 Cdr. Dan Lenson is visiting the Pentagon and his wife is at the World Trade Center
|Lenson's first glimpse of his command is of a ship literally high and dry
|An explosive showdown begins between India and Pakistan...with Savo Island standing alone between two nations
|The War with China - The Opening Battle
|The War with China - The Battle for the Central Pacific
|The War with China continues
|The War with China and North Korea--Fall of an Empire
|The War with China: Aftermath of Armageddon
|Admiral Dan Lenson is assigned to set up a base on the rugged North Slope of Alaska
|Dan Lenson is appointed Superintendent of the US Naval Academy at Annapolis
Modern Era Other Nautical Fiction
|The Whiteness of the Whale
|No one aboard is prepared for what Nature herself has in store
The author’s official web site is poyer.com