Joe Buff lives in Dutchess County, New York, with his wife. He is the author of Deep Sound Channel.
"[A] breathlessly paced thriller ... provides satisfying action for
battle lovers. Buff's admiration for submarines and their crews
comes across from the start. His meticulous attention to the
details of life aboard the Challenger and the obstacles it
faces help heighten the drama."
-- Publishers Weekly
"Once again the author out-Clancys Tom Clancy's lust for detail
... the action lives up to the jargon.... Buff gives us terrific
battle maneuvers.... Talk about fun."
-- Kirkus Reviews Praise for Joe Buff and Deep Sound Channel "Nonstop and exhilarating ... chilling and fascinating. Joe Buff takes the reader on a frightening ride in harm's way. A damn good story."
-- Eric L. Harry, author of Invasion and Arc Light "Exciting battle scenes, fascinating naval maneuvers ... suspenseful submarine action ... [with] a satisfying, cliff-hanging ending."
-- Publishers Weekly "Deep Sound Channel is a hell of a read."
-- David Hagberg, author of Assassin and Without Honor "A page-turner that will keep technothriller fans at sea most of the night ... Buff's fast-paced prose gets the job done."
-- Booklist "Puts the reader in the hull of a deep-diving combat Virginia-class submarine on a mission to hell itself.... A superb high-water mark in naval fiction."
-- Michael DiMercurio, author of Threat Vector and Piranha Firing Point "A great premise ... Buff knows weapons and warfare."
-- Library Journal "An action-packed thriller that is all too real. Lots of action, lots of grit."
-- Dick Couch, Capt., U.S. Navy (Ret.), author of Rising Wind "Notable ... formidable ... mounds of high-tech detail."
-- Kirkus Reviews "A sobering look into the possible future of undersea warfare -- the one environment where nuclear weapons can, and probably will, be used."
-- P. T. Deutermann, Capt., U.S. Navy (Ret.), author of Train Man and Scorpion in the Sea "Deep Sound Channel demonstrates Joe Buff's intimate knowledge of undersea warfare.... Nonstop action!"
-- Barrett Tillman, author of The Sixth Battle and Warriors