One legendary hero. One epic series.Sentenced to death for a crime he didn't commit, ex-cop Remo Williams is rescued from the electric chair at the eleventh hour and recruited by a secret government organisation named CURE. From this moment, he ceases to officially exist. From now on, he will be an assassin, targeting criminals who are beyond the law. Remo's trainer is a
Remo Williams is The Destroyer, an ex-cop who should be dead, but instead fights for the secret government law-enforcement organisation CURE. Trained in the esoteric martial art of Sinanju by his aged mentor, Chiun, Remo is America's last line of defence.
In the past, Remo and Chiun have had to deal with every make of charlatan, thug and assassin. No problem. But a revered, berobed and bejeweled Indian Holy Man, the certified crazy Maharaji Gupta Mahesh Dor and the Blissful Master of the International Divine Bliss Mission? Legend has it that if a holy man is harmed within the sacred grounds of Patna, all of India will tremble and the heavens will crack. Big deal, just another troubleshoot for the boys.
Then there is a death in Patna. A tremendous earthquake follows. The White House is shaken up. The TV crews arrive. All hell breaks loose. But Remo and Chiun have barely begun . . .
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.