With his first novel, CW2, Heath immediately arrived as one of the first rank military novelists of the post-Vietnam era. Now he exceeds the promise of the first book, delivering a searing look beyond Vietnam, into the tragic inevitability of war itself. The story follows the experiences of a small detachment of American servicemen sent to Vietnam to assess the black market in arms. Maps.

The Blue Deep 1994, Avon Books

ISBN-13: 9780380713981

Mass-market paperback

The Blue Deep 1993, William Morrow & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780688103132