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The Only Thing to Fear

A Novel Of 1945

The Only Thing to Fear( )
Author: Poyer, David
ISBN:978-1-937997-68-7
Publication Date:Apr 2016
Publisher:Northampton House
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

"A flight of the historical imagination that will leave readers dazzled." - Thomas Fleming"Solid research buttresses Poyer's latest, a consistently engrossing WWII novelfeaturing FDR and skinny naval officer John Fitzgerald Kennedy." - Publisher's Weekly"An assassination thriller that keeps the pulses pounding, a finely crafted blending of fact and fiction with the patrician president from Hyde Park as the target..." - The Tampa Tribune"A consistently readable, fast-paced, intelligent...
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Book Details
Pages:536
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Thrillers / Espionage
Author Biography
Poyer, David (Author)
David Poyer, 1949 - Writer David Poyer was born in DuBois, Pennsylvania, in 1949, and grew up in the towns of Brockway, Emlenton, and Bradford in western Pennsylvania. He graduated from high school and then attended the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, graduating in 1971. He received a master's degree from George Washington University.

Poyer's active and reserve service have included sea duty in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, Arctic, Caribbean, and Pacific and shore duty at the Pentagon, as well as other commands. He has served on the USS Bowen, Comphibron Eight, USS Charleston, USS Antrim, Surface Warfare Development Group, U.S. Atlantic Command and as Captain for the U.S. Naval Reserve at Joint Forces Command. Poyer has taught or lectured at Annapolis, Flagler College, University of Pittsburgh, Old Dominion University, the Armed Forces Staff College, and the University of North Florida. He's been a guest on PBS's "Writer to Writer" series and on Voice of America.

Poyer has written the Navy novels "The Med," "The Gulf," "The Circle," "The Passage," and "Tomahawk." He has also written the historical thriller "The Only Thing to Fear" and the comic novel of Annapolis "The Return of Philo T. McGiffin." "Thunder on the Mountain" is a historical novel set in 1936; and set in the Pennsylvania hills, are the titles "The Dead of Winter," "Winter in the Heart" and "As the Wolf Loves Winter."

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