|Shadows of Heroes by D.M. Ulmer
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January 1949, early in the undeclared
Cold War, the U.S. diesel-electric submarine Kokanee has illegally penetrated deep into
Soviet Union waters of the White Sea and is detected
by a pair of Russian
destroyers. Depth charges fall on Kokanee and seem on the verge
of tearing the besieged ship apart.
A vindictive Russian captain is determined to eradicate
U.S. intelligence agents have
been put ashore, their mission:
determine whether the Soviets
are developing a nuclear powered submarine.
Commander Terry Martin violated Kokanee’s patrol
orders and risks everything, including his career, against the long odds of acquiring information
essential to the long term security
of the United States.
Preview Shadows of Heroes!
Chapter 1, First Page
Welcome Lovers of Submarine stories,
In Silent Battleground by D. M. Ulmer,
the Cold War did go hot when the Soviet Union attacked the US Navy coastal installations and all but destroyed the
American surface fleet. Ulmer moves the
reader through tense combat events with skill and expertise using his 32 years of experience as a professional submariner to make this page-turner complete with
intrigue and speculation. Reviewers are touting this naval-action thriller about
submarine warfare as the next Hunt for Red October.