Crash Dive

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 275 ratings

Crash Dive Publisher's Summary

A WWII naval thriller in the tradition of the Hornblower series....

October 1942 - The United States and the Empire of Japan are at war. Charlie Harrison, a young and ambitious lieutenant, reports for duty aboard the S-55, a worn-out WWI-era submarine. While the Battle of Guadalcanal rages on land, air, and sea, the captain plans a daring attack against Rabaul, the heart of Japanese power in the South Pacific. There, the hunter will become the hunted, and Charlie will discover how good he is at war.

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  • Book 1

    • Crash Dive

    • A Novel of the Pacific War
    • By: Craig DiLouie
    • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
    • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98

    October 1942 - The United States and the Empire of Japan are at war. Charlie Harrison, a young and ambitious lieutenant, reports for duty aboard the S-55, a worn-out WWI-era submarine. While the Battle of Guadalcanal rages on land, air, and sea, the captain plans a daring attack against Rabaul, the heart of Japanese power in the South Pacific. There, the hunter will become the hunted, and Charlie will discover how good he is at war.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, great narration

    • By Jeff & Sabrena on 12-12-15
    • A Novel of the Pacific War
    • By: Craig DiLouie
    • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
    • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 11-23-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 106 ratings

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 2

    • Silent Running

    • Crash Dive, Book 2
    • By: Craig DiLouie
    • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
    • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Lt. Charlie Harrison survived the horrors of Rabaul and the midnight battle with the Mizukaze. When he reports to Sabertooth at Pearl, he must contend with a crew that isn't quite welcoming and an officer protecting a dire secret. While underway, the captain reveals the submarine's mission - travel to the Japanese-occupied Philippines, deliver supplies to the Filipino guerillas, and bring American refugees home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome

    • By banning on 04-22-18

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • Battle Stations: A Novel of the Pacific War

    • Crash Dive, Book 3
    • By: Craig DiLouie
    • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
    • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 41

    Fresh from PXO School, Lt. Charlie Harrison is offered a posting on Sandtiger under Captain Gilbert Moreau, a legendary fighting captain in the submarines. Sandtiger's mission is to join a wolf pack that will penetrate the heart of the Japanese Empire. Along the way, Moreau teaches Charlie how to fight. And what lines should never be crossed.

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 3.5

    • Crash Dive, Omnibus: Books 1-3

    • By: Craig DiLouie
    • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
    • Length: 14 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Crash Dive, Book 1: October 1942 - The United States and the Empire of Japan are at war. Charlie Harrison, a young and ambitious lieutenant, reports for duty aboard the S-55, a worn-out WWI-era submarine. While the Battle of Guadalcanal rages on land, air, and sea, the captain plans a daring attack against Rabaul, the heart of Japanese power in the South Pacific. There, the hunter will become the hunted. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Why isn't this a movie?!

    • By tino6007 on 05-01-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 4

    • Contact! A Novel of the Pacific War

    • Crash Dive, Book 4
    • By: Craig DiLouie
    • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    The fourth book in the popular Crash Dive series! Still reeling from the hellish battle in the Japan Sea, Lt. Commander Charlie Harrison returns from Prospective Commanding Officer School to find the Sandtiger languishing in repair while her crew idles. He expects to take command, but the post is given to Captain Howard Saunders. Sandtiger’s orders: Take a team of elite commandos to the island of Saipan to destroy a major coastal gun before 70,000 Marines land on its beaches. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite story teller.great 👍

    • By banning on 04-25-18

    Regular price: $14.95