One legendary hero. One epic series.
The Olympics promise to be a rare relaxation in the tensions between the States and Russia. That is, until a racial purist decides to punish America's multi-racial track-and-field team, putting their lives in very real danger. A bomb explodes in the super-secure Olympic village, killing two Russian security guards, just before the torch is lit.
As more threats come flooding in, top-secret government agents Remo and Chiun put on their running shoes and join the US Olympic team. Enlisting the aid of a beautiful and flexible Indian gymnast, Remo and Chiun race to track down the terrorists who vow to permanently disqualify America's track-and-field squad.
But when the terrorists turn on Remo and Chiun, it's a sprint to the finish for the Defender to keep the Olympic torch alight.
Breathlessly action-packed and boasting a winning combination of thrills, humour and mysticism, the Destroyer is one of the bestselling series of all time.
Warren Murphy's books and stories have sold 50 million copies worldwide and won a dozen national awards. He has created a number of book series, including the Trace series and the long-running satiric adventure, The Destroyer.
Richard Ben Sapir worked as an editor and in public relations before creating the Destroyer series with Warren Murphy. Before his untimely death in 1987, Sapir penned a number of thriller and historical mainstream novels.