TomahawkIn the wake of a collapsed marriage and three stressful tours at sea, Lieutenant-Commander Dan Lenson is ordered to shore duty in Washington. He's been handpicked by Rear Admiral "Nick" Niles for a high-priority, top-secret assignment: help design, test, and deploy the trouble-prone new Tomahawk cruise missile aboard the newly-reactivated Iowa-class battleships. But as Dan moves into the thick of weapons-acquisition politics, he discovers the new missile has powerful enemies, determined to destroy it and him. Leaks from the program suggest a spy is at work, and Dan comes under suspicion. Meanwhile, he finds himself falling unexpectedly -- and perhaps unwisely -- in love with Kerry Donavan, a Plowshares activist on trial for her protests. Dan's response to her mysterious murder on a Potomac towpath challenges his core beliefs as he struggles with the defense establishment, Congress, the Air Force, Chinese spies, and finally Libya to develop Tomahawk from a crash-prone failure into a deadly weapon.

Author: David Poyer

Title: Tomahawk

Series: Dan Lenson

First Published by: St. Martin's Press


Format: HC

Date: April 1998

ISBN-10: 0312179758

ISBN-13: 9780312179755


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