By Warren Murphy
Barney Daniels used to be the best brokers the CIA ever had. there has been no challenge too huge, no secret too advanced, no interrogation topic too taciturn. Daniels cracked all of them. yet years within the corporation take a toll on a guy. He cracked too, and in the midst of a tiny valuable American village, Barney Daniels known as a global press convention, making the covert overt and brazenly admitting the CIA’s clandestine involvement within the overthrow of Hispania’s regime. a humiliation to the USA and a legal responsibility to the CIA, the Destroyer is tasked with making sure Daniels’ silence. It’s a task that rubs Remo the incorrect way—so a lot in order that it can be his last.
Remo Williams is The Destroyer, an all-American cop recruited—through hugely unorthodox methods—by a mystery executive law-enforcement association. proficient within the esoteric martial paintings of Sinanju through his elderly Korean mentor, Chiun, Remo is America's final defensive line opposed to mad scientists, equipped crime, historic undead gods, and the rest that threatens the structure. An action-adventure sequence leavened with social and political satire, the Destroyer novels were exciting readers around the world for many years.
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