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
An eccentric professor has invented the world's greatest entertainment device - a gadget that will allow you to watch your own most secret fantasies on your television. The Mafia want the machine, hoping to market it as the ultimate vice; and the TV moguls along Madison Avenue would also like the professor's invention, too - just to bury it. After all, who's going to watch summer reruns when they can have their own dream machine?
And Dr. Harold Smith, head of the super-secret agency CURE, would also like to get his hands on the machine because he knows something else about it - that it can be dangerous and deadly.
Enter Remo Williams: The Destroyer, an ex-cop who should be dead, but instead fights for CURE. Trained in the esoteric martial art of Sinanju by his aged mentor, Chiun, Remo is 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.