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.
The country is reeling as young American socialites from leading families are dying. Or are they? When one of the 'dead' is found alive, enslaved in an exclusive African brothel, influential people see to it that Remo and Chiun sent to investigate. Whether they like it or not.
And if it should happen that local legend speaks of a time when a man from the East and a man from the West will come to liberate the minority Loni people? It could just be a coincidence. Or it could be an ancient debt of honor that the House of Sinanju must make good on.
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.