Books by John J. Gobbell

THE NEPTUNE STRATEGY by John J. Gobbell
Released: April 5, 2004

"Gobbell is, as always, at home at sea (When Duty Whispers Low, 2002, etc.); it's those ho-hum home-front scenes that persist in gumming up the works."
Back to WWII and the Navy's Todd Ingram confronting his usual sea of troubles—but finding it doubly hard to keep his head above water. Read full book review >
WHEN DUTY WHISPERS LOW by John J. Gobbell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 21, 2002

"The women are matronly babes, everybody says 'swell' with a straight face, and the skullduggery is hokey. But, jeepers, it's the '40s. And the seagoing stuff is dead-on."
America's new top-secret antiaircraft fuse is at the heart of the action in the latest installment of a WWII naval saga (A Code for Tomorrow, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >
THE LAST LIEUTENANT by John J. Gobbell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 14, 1995

"Lacking Frederick Forsyth's alchemical ability to transform the minutiae of military intrigue into high-voltage suspense, Gobbell is left with a million dramatic details that never quite catch fire."
The fact-based epic of an unconquerable WW II skipper's determination to escape the surrender of Corregidorpublished to coincide with the 50th anniversary of V-J Day. Read full book review >