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
Out of frustration at the constant red tape and frequent botched arrests, a group of police have formed their own small, secret army - a clandestine force methodically killing those people the law cannot reach. It's scaring the hell out of the underworld - and the White House.
Secret organisation CURE is called in to eliminate this group before it becomes too powerful, but almost immediately there is a problem. Because Remo Williams, CURE's superweapon, is a former cop. He refuses to kill cops. Especially cops doing the same thing he does . . . in almost the same way.
So it's up to Chiun, the ancient Korean who is Remo's mentor and companion. Can Chiun get Remo to take on the killer cops and serve once more as America's last line of defence?
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.