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In Mexico's most glamorous resort, the Executioner targets the heroin trade Bobby Cassiopea is one of the new breed of American mobsters: a stylish jet setter whose high-finance reputation hides a corrupt criminal soul. It is on the backs of slick young men like Bobby Cass that the Mafia hopes to escape its thuggish reputation and move into the upper crust of international crime. The war for Acapulco has begun. In this nexus of jet-set style and global drug trafficking, the Mafia grows like a cancer. Bolan has come to cut it out.
STONY MAN. When crisis demands skill, stealth and the kind of diplomacy that comes from a mandate to strike down terror, the call to action goes to Stony Man. Under presidential directive, the crack commando teams of Phoenix Force and Able Team, backed by the most sophisticated cybernetics team in the world, bring the fight to the enemy. . . and take no prisoners. REMOTE NUKE TRIGGER. Technology capable of exploding cached nuclear arsenals around the globe has fallen into the hands of a group of unidentified terrorists. Mushroom clouds are appearing from the deserts of New Mexico to the mountains of Asia, as warhead stockpiles become radioactive fallout. Facing an untenable decision on whether to disarm or stand and fight, the Oval Office can only watch and wait as Stony Man tracks the enemy to the far-flung reaches of the Balkans, where fifteen families of organized crime will be masters of the universe--or blow it out of existence.
SHOCK WAVEMack Bolan is in Turkey to recover millions in stolen medical and relief supplies earmarked for displaced refugees in the civil-war-torn region. Racing to reclaim the cache before a violent insurgent group sells everything on the black market, Bolan finds his mission compromised when a massive earthquake rocks the region.Hunting his prey through a city in chaos-a hellzone where lethal aftershocks rip randomly through the crumbling urban landscape- Bolan remains determined to stop opportunists from profiting from their savagery. But he's up against two renegade paramilitary armies fueled by bloodlust. The Executioner faces several enemies, but his will to fight remains honed to a single, satisfying cause: justice.
COURSE OF ACTIONWithout warning, three U.S.-made tanks swoop down on an Israeli settlement with cannons blazing. When the attack is over, hundreds are dead. Mack Bolan's hard probe reveals that the tanks were missing from a U.S.-to-Egypt military aid package. Bolan's mission takes him to Cairo to find out who is selling American weapons to terrorists. But the enemy is organized and deadly, anticipating his arrival. He races across Egypt and Lebanon, facing highly trained commandos, Hezbollah hitmen, even a Syrian armored platoon.It all leads to an ancient copper mine, a squadron of nerve-gas bearing drones, and a countdown to the start of a bloody war between Egypt
Kabul, Afghanistan, remains a front line within a bureaucratic civil war, where spooks, soldiers, fanatics and narcotics collide in profit and death. Added to the mix are rumors of a heroin operation now run by America's largest and most respected private security firm. With no legal remedy on hand, Mack Bolan is dispatched on a scorched-earth mission that threatens to expose more than just hand-holding deep inside the Beltway. With his identity compromised from the start, the Executioner hooks up with a seasoned DEA agent and local informant, blowing out the infrastructure of a massive narco-traffic operation brick by brick, and exposing the long arm of a traitor.
HUMAN OBSTACLE Sent to Brazil to take down one of the country's most powerful drug lords, Mack Bolan stumbles across two U.S. missionaries taken prisoner by the cartel. But while attempting to extract them to safety, Bolan learns that not everyone wants to be rescued. As the jungle becomes a battlefield, the pair soon slips out of his grasp. They're determined to continue their religious work, and the rain forest's tangled depths can cover up even the most amateur of trails. Suddenly, Bolan is caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse-and the cartel soldiers are rapidly closing in on their prey. With his reluctant charges on the run and a cocaine shipment already en route, Bolan is torn between destroying the trafficker's thriving business, and saving American lives. Forget plan B. The Executioner must rely on improvisation alone to complete this near-impossible mission-or die trying.
Deep CoverWhen an elite branch of U. S. Army Rangers are beheaded and burned in Afghanistan, fingers point to the Taliban. But Mack Bolan suspects otherwise. He's betting it was an inside job. But why? And, more importantly, whose hands are covered in Ranger blood?Looking for answers--and payback--Bolan goes undercover with a private security company based in Afghanistan. Immersed in the cutthroat world of hired assassins and a carefully hidden plot to offer up mercenaries and liberators alike to the highest bidder, Bolan finds himself in deeper than ever before. The Executioner will need to work fast--before he becomes the next casualty.
WITHOUT MERCY It's Judgment Day for the Church as militant members of a secret cult plot to destroy the Vatican and usher in the Apocalypse. These so-called soldiers of God arrive armed with a weapon of "divine power," which they claim is the biblical Ark of the Covenant stolen from its holy shrine in Ethiopia. Their campaign to purge the earth of heretics has begun.As the cult's hellish agenda spills blood in cities across the globe, panic spreads. Mack Bolan's mandate becomes to neutralize the threat by direct means. His counterstrike begins on the ground in Ethiopia, tracking the murderous trail toward Rome. And he demands the ultimate sacrifice from those willing to kill for their faith-death by Executioner.
BLOOD CIPHERA raid on a Toronto mosque reveals a hard link to a mysterious figure known only as Scimitar. He's a legend believed to be at the center of an international network of violent jihadist and criminal enterprises stretching across the Middle East and southwest Asia--created after the collapse of a brutal dictatorial regime in Iraq. From the opium dens of Hong Kong to the dark corners of eastern Europe, and war-torn Baghdad itself, Mack Bolan and two of Stony Man's finest are targeting an organized empire that runs everything from heroin traffic to global jihad. Yet Scimitar remains a mystery within an enigma; a brilliant, faceless opponent whose true identity will force Bolan into a personal confrontation for justice--and righteous retribution.
THE RUSSIANS WANT AFGHANISTAN But not its people. And a Soviet cannibal has found a weapon to annihilate the populace--a chemical called Devil's Rain. With intel supplied by a CIA spook, Mack Bolan leads a unit of the feared mujahedeen, the holy warriors of Islam, in a campaign to stop an atrocity that will kill millions!
While attempting to discover why a new anti-missile defense sysstem malfunctioned, Mack Bolan discovers a potential attack to destroy all of the American Southwest!
DORMANT DEATH Formed in the wake of World War I, a renegade secret society has never lost sight of its goal to eradicate the "lesser races" and restore a mythical paradise. This nightmare scenario becomes a terrifying possibility when the society discovers an ancient virus hidden in a Cold War-era military installation. Called in to avert the looming apocalypse, Mack Bolan must stop the white supremacists by any means necessary. Bolan tracks the group to Alaska, enduring the harsh arctic conditions while dodging highly trained killers. But the clock is ticking down, and Bolan will need all his skills and resourcefulness to eliminate this threat. All that stands between millions of people and a sure death is one man. The Executioner.
Mack Bolan, in his continuing war against the Mafia, is in Arizona, planning to stop a Mafia-run heroine-smuggling operation that is netting millions. But he quickly discovers that something bigger is going on--an internal power struggle. So he changes his plans as he decides to use the in-fighting to his advantage, eliminating a few key players along the way. Violence. 31st novel in the "Executioner" series, 1977.
When the mob opens up a drug pipeline, the Executioner comes to shut it off Far from the lights of the city, in the desert near the Mexican border, the mob has erected a sprawling compound where planes can land undetected. This will be the heart of the Arizona corridor--a drug-smuggling route that will dwarf even the infamous French connection. And Mack Bolan will kill to keep the operation off the ground. Wearing a black jumpsuit, his belt full of ammunition, the Executioner plans to make Arizona the new front in his war against organized crime. He has spent days cataloging the Mafia heavies who come and go from the compound in the desert, and now he is ready to strike. Two mob factions are working together in Arizona--and Mack Bolan will ensure that they destroy each other.
Mack Bolan is on the trail of a diabolical illegal arms dealer who has a far more sinister plan than just to provide arms to terrorist groups throughout the world. Violence. 197th novel in the "Executioner" series, 1995.
When the Oval Office needs covert rapid response to avert disaster, Stony Man gets the call. Handpicked, the best of the best in cyber-intelligence and commando warfare, this elite squad fights by a code of duty and dedication to holding the line between the free world and violent extremists.Sudan's political situation is a nightmare. Guerilla forces specializing in human trafficking and black market arms rule in the violence-torn region. With members undercover inside a military arms depot in Mississippi, weapons are being diverted to the rebels profiteering on human misery. Able Team moves in stateside, while Phoenix Force goes deep into the bloodiest regions of Sudan and Uganda. It's a grim race to find a kidnapped CIA agent, a cache of human cargo and an arsenal of stolen weapons bound for illegal sale. Stony Man is hunting predators who kill for profit and pleasure-battling long odds to bring some justice to a ruthless land.
POWER PLAY Funded by an American oil company, a rogue general sets out to stage a coup in the drought-stricken Republic of Djibouti. Once the man's soldiers have forced the region into civil unrest and assassinated the political leaders, he intends to take control and oust America from its only sub-Saharan military base. That's the plan. A plan Mack Bolan must put a stop to. Joined by a burned-out CIA agent and an aid worker, Bolan targets the US financier and the mercenaries they're bringing into the country. Hunted by the police and the army and targeted by assassins, the Executioner won't stop until the general and his collaborators face their retribution.
After a man appears in Thailand, claiming to have been a prisoner of war in Vietnam for the past twenty-two years, the United States finds itself near the brink of another war in southeast Asia. But, before the president makes any decisions, he calls on Stony Man Farm to investigate. Mack Bolan is then sent to Thailand to discover the truth. What he uncovers are corrupt CIA agents and a money-hungry crime syndicate. Violence. 209th novel in the "Executioner" series, 1996.
There's a brutal new player in the Middle East-a mysterious group of radicalized assassins unleashing havoc. When a U.S. envoy is slaughtered, Mack Bolan picks up the hunt in the Afghan mountains, the first leg of a mission to stem the flow of spilled blood across a shattered region...and the world.In a sophisticated undercover operation that spans the borderlands and urban battlefields of Iraq, Pakistan and India, Bolan and a handful of operatives attempt to do the impossible: find and terminate the revitalized Islamic murder cult. Reborn from an ancient sect, the group merges ancient terror with modern technology. As dealers of death for the hard line ruling Mullahs, the Council of Assassins plots a new global caliphate...with a calculated first strike aimed at the heart of the United States.
VOLATILE RELATIONS A new era of friendship between the Syrian and U.S. governments is threatened when American high-tech weapons go missing en route overseas. Determined to destroy the stolen arms before they can be used, Mack Bolan discovers nothing is what it seems between the Syrian regime and the loyalists-including the beautiful double agent working with him. Getting to the weapons alive is only one of Bolan's problems. Tracking down the enemy behind the theft-without starting a war-will put his years of experience to the test. But discretion is of the utmost importance, and the lives of millions are at stake, which makes the Executioner the only man for this mission.
ARMED INTERVENTIONWhen a hotel in Barcelona comes under siege by religious fanatics, innocent guests are suddenly caught in a nightmare to be played out on the world stage. The situation is unraveling fast amid the mounting chaos of blood and fear-even as an American hostage waits for his chance to turn the tide of slaughter.Mack Bolan knows what his captors are capable of; he has stared many times into the rabid eyes of zealots and witnessed the fires of commitment to a warped cause. Judging by the seamless takedown of the premises, he realizes he's up against consummate professionals who are ready for anything and will stop at nothing. But the enemy has made a fatal mistake: They let the Executioner live.
On British soil, the Executioner fights to find a way home Mack Bolan knows he escaped France too easily. When the Calais ferry arrives in Dover, he steps onto the dock expecting a trap. The quiet port fills with gunfire, and he is on the verge of being overrun when a sports car pulls up beside him, and a woman tells him to jump in. The United Kingdom is in danger, and she believes that only Bolan can save it. As thanks for the rescue the man known as the Executioner will bring his unique brand of justice to the underworld of Great Britain. He fought his way into England, and he will have to fight his way out. Battling a bizarre, perverse conspiracy, he is shocked when the Mafia does the unthinkable--and asks the Executioner to join its side.
Stony Man Fighting battles few even know exist, the covert officers of Stony Man Farm are the most elite soldiers and cyber techs in the world. The team knows that if they don't succeed, innocent victims will die. Rebel Deception A civil war in the Middle East is the perfect breeding ground for Al-Qaeda's brand of terror. Taking advantage of the chaos to fuel violence between rebel fighters and government forces, Al-Qaeda's ultimate goal is to dominate the war-torn country-no matter how many civilians they kill in the process. On the President's orders, Phoenix Force drops in to stop the attacks before more blood is shed. Able Team remains stateside to ferret out a rebel mole who has stolen nuclear weapons from an American facility and plans to smuggle them into the Middle East. With the lines between right and wrong beginning to blur, Stony Man is sure of one thing: their only cause is the millions of lives at stake.
Crisis erupts in the South China Sea when Triad pirates seize two of China's new DF-21 "carrier-killer" missiles. In desperation, the Oval Office turns to Stony Man Farm for a rapid, strategic response to halt the immediate threat to U.S. warships. Mack Bolan's mission in Jakarta becomes twofold: neutralize the pirate base and stop the sale of the missiles to the highest bidders.The threat escalates when the U.S. rejects the pirates' demands and the Triad proves only too willing to give the U.S. a demonstration of the missiles' lethal power. As violence spreads throughout Indonesia, Bolan and a rescued Chinese spy push on through mounting assaults to the final showdown deep within the terrorists' jungle stronghold. But can they defeat a determined enemy that's got everything to lose?
IRON FISTA raid on Korean gang activity in California takes a dangerous turn into a world crisis, when Mack Bolan uncovers intelligence involving North Korea's nuclear weapons program. A group of high-level defectors from the Project Kanggye Nuclear Team- scientists with firsthand knowledge of North Korean missile strike capabilities-is being systematically abducted back to their homeland.RADICAL STATEUnable to stop the kidnappers before they complete their mission, Bolan and elite Stony Man team members track the enemy to the Changchon Mountains, where North Korea's despotic leader is about to achieve preemptive strike capability with enough hidden nuclear warheads to sprout mushroom clouds all across America.
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