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The music was loud but not loud enough to drown out the shots directed at the gorgeous redhead on the screaming chaos of the world's biggest rock festival ever. The girl liked to be near singers, the freakier and the more spaced-out the better. Some of them got too close and wound up permanently spaced-out. Reason? Someone wanted to kill the beautiful girl with the long red hair. She was under contract. A large contract - one million dollars. A big bounty, even for her beautiful head. She had to be killed. And quick. Remo and Chiun had other ideas. Their assignment from CURE said protect her at any costs - and thatg meant that someone was going to have to pay a very high price. The stage was set - for music, murder and mayhem.
DON'T BREATHE THE AIR They are tiny, genetically engineered blue seeds that mature quickly into trees that literally suck all the oxygen out of the air. They're the earth-friendly but highly secretive Congress of Concerned Scientists, and now they've been snatched by its head, Dr. Hubert St. Clair. Having killed off all but one of his scientific team, he's leading Remo and Chiun on a chase through the proverbial forest. He's got enough seeds to choke off the world's oxygen supply, and the ability to create environmental disasters at will. Battling everything from acid rain to blistering heat to frigid cold, the Destroyer races to thwart double disaster in the Amazon rainforest: St. Clair is planting seeds like a maniac and a U.S. President prepares to nuke Brazil into oblivion.
Remo Williams and his mentor, the Korean Master of Sinanju named Chiun, square off against their arch-nemisis, the evil and powerful Nuihc!
Artists, composers, writers--mutilated and destroyed in the bloodiest murder in police annals. The work of a maniac who takes one thing--their brains! The chief of CURE nearly ends up as the next corpse...Remo and Chiun act fast, and find the killer's an old enemy, stock-piling brains to extract the creativity he lacks. They track him to Hollywood--top brain centre--where work can be fun! A sexy agent wants Remo for a new career. Chiun meets his soap opera idol, and there's a great forthcoming spectacle: irresistible force, Sinanju, meets indestructible object, Mr. Gordons.
No matter how far Arthur Blessing runs, he can't elude destiny. As the reincarnation of legendary King Arthur, he is the rightful protector of the most powerful relics in the world-the Holy Grail and the sword Excalibur. And he is bound to use those tools to keep war and chaos at bay - ushering in a new era of justice, peace, and freedom.Helping Arthur complete his mission are the wizard Merlin, his bodyguard Hal--known centuries before as Sir Galahad--and a mysterious girl with magical secrets of her own. But Arthur and his friends aren't the only ones who seek the sword and cup. A dark sorcerer, Thatanos, will stop at nothing to possess the ancient treasures. When his lethal brand of magic proves too powerful for Arthur and Hal to combat alone, they resurrect the Knights of the Round Table. Though shocked by the sights and sounds of modern-day New York City, the knights embrace the confusing new world in order to undertake the duty they've pledged their lives to: seeing to it that Camelot may rise again.
Sequel to The Forever King, this book continues the epic saga of King Arthur, a tale of chivalry, adventure and magic in the modern world.
When advanced Russian comandos go on a rampage in Alaska, it is time for Remo and the master of Sinanju to put a hault to their ambitions of soviet rebirth and expanse.
When a renegade army sargent establishes his own racest regiment, he makes the overwhealming mistake of abducting, Rubie Jackson's brother. The former CIA agent hires the retired Remo and his Sinanju friend Chiun to help track him down.
A Chinese diplomat is decidedly deceased and the communist chairman's advisor is shanghaied while burrowing in the Bronx. The State Department is seeing red and a sour situation gets spicy. Now Remo Williams and his Korean mentor, Master Chiun, must save the abducted adviser and compromise the conspiracy before the kung fu hits the fan. As the US and China prepare for nuclear battle and an assassin's bullet has The Destroyer's name on it, the fate of the world is as complicated to solve as a Chinese Puzzle.
Where there's smoke ... there's billion! Pity poor tobacco tycoon Edgar Rawly. Thanks to lawsuits, government meddling, and the inexplicable deaths of many of his best customers, his megabucks industry is gasping its last breath. That is, until the introduction of the Cheyenne Smooths, Rawly's latest product-not quite tobacco, not quite legal, and more addictive than crystal meth. Suddenly customers are once more beating a path to his door. That's when the bodies start piling up. Seems people are not only dying to taste the flavor of a Cheyenne Smooth, they're killing for it. Enter Remo Williams, the Destroyer, and Chiun, the deadly Master of Sinanju. They've been sent to kick some butt, but wind up in danger of being snuffed out themselves. Turns out Edgar Rawly is not the only shady character to recognize the value of the Cheyenne Smooths, and things really start to heat up when Remo bumps into a cult of ancient Chinese assassins, an Asian crime lord, and a worldwide addiction that just might send civilization up in smoke...and dump the Destroyer on the ash heap of history.
Convicted and condemned to death for a crime he didn't commit, Remo Williams has been resurrected and reprogrammed... not as a normal, functioning human being, but as a cold, calculating death machine... created to destroy in order to preserve... a lethal weapon that has no loyalties, that can only be used in an extreme emergency... and aimed with the utmost care.
Terrorist plot to eliminate the United States olympic team in Moscow, and Dr. Smith decides ti is a job suited for CURE. Will Remo be able to figure out who is behind the terrorist attack, save the free world, and live up to Chiun's gold metal ambitions?
In Dead Letter, Digger's boss's daughter is the next name on a college chain letter that has led to a string of murders--and her daddy is afraid she will be next.
James Orayo Fielding is a multimillionaire. He hates people. Considers them little more than bugs... to be controlled or eradicated. Fielding also has a new way to solve the famine that is escalating in many overpopulated countries. It is a secret grain treatment that matures seeds in just one month. News of this spectacular process sweeps across the world. Starving nations of India, Asia, Africa, and South America literally ransom their treasuries to be given the formula for this key to survival. Ecologists and world leaders proclaim Fielding as a hero to mankind. All this adulation merely bugs the wily old man. He'll do as he pleases, when he damn well chooses to do so, and harvest all the profits himself. Foreign agents attempt to steal the formula. Even the Mafia attempts to get into the picture. Naturally, CURE is soon involved. Is it really possible to feed the world at discount prices? Why would a millionaire delay the chance to make billions of dollars? Remo and Chiun discover a triple-cross so sinister that even they are impressed, and decide that the world is worth saving after all. For a bowl of boiled rice with a side order of raw bean sprouts to go.
FACT OR FISH STORY? A strange seismic disturbance in the South Pacific has put the world in a fighting mood. Violence is especially high among the peaceniks, as spiritualists morph into savage mobs. Scientists acknowledge that the oceans are shrinking, but nobody can explain why. Chiun knows. It is Sa Mangsang, the Dream Thing, an Elder God disturbed from his slumber who will drink the oceans dry and end life on earth. Harold Smith doesn't buy the supernatural entity theory. He attributes the global bloodlust to the growing pressure and gravitational fluctuations from the water displacement. Steam vents as big as volcanoes burst open around the world. But is it free geothermal power...or a death knell? A typhoon smashes Hawaii; the Amazon is a killer sauna; Rocky Mountain skiers are steamed like clams. Is the world succumbing to a theoretical tectonic hollow...or the will of a giant squid? Either way, it just won a date with Remo, who's ready to fry some calamari.
When a California Video game programmer gets board he begins manipulating people's lives for fun. When his boardom, leads him into an attempt at neuclear war, Remo is sent in to provide entertainmet.
In Fool's Flight, Digger investigates a plane crash that leaves forty pilgrims dead, each of whom has an insurance policy payable to the reverend whose religious retreat they were traveling to attend.
An international bestseller written by New York Times bestselling authors Molly Cochran and Warren Murphy.When ten-year-old Arthur Blessing finds a strange antique cup, he has no idea it's the most sought after object in history. Nor does he realize the discovery of the Holy Grail will take him on a journey that defies the rules of space and time. As the cup's fate-appointed guardian, Arthur is charged with protecting it from dark magic and a madman determined to harness the Grail's legendary power. The mission threatens his very life, with assassins aligned against him at every turn.Along the way, a washed-up ex-FBI agent and a mysteriously knowledgeable old man join Arthur in his dangerous task to keep the cup safe...and unlock the secrets of the boy's own destiny.
Has King Arthur been reborn to live again at the end of the Twentieth century? And how do a washed-up alcoholic FBI agent and an insane -- or is he insane -- serial killer feature in the story? To say more would spoil this page-turner that spans the centuries.
MEAT OFF THE BONE A giant squid found in the wake of a bizarre oceanic maelstrom dies in a Chicago aquarium. But its eggs are bursting with life-as in megavolts of killer electricity that are luring victims to their death. Sort of. Human flesh zapped into bite-size pieces, the unwilling leftovers manage to pull themselves back together, staying fresh until the next meal. But one of the unlucky entrees is now pulsating with evil energy, becoming stronger as it fries and consumes hapless citizens. Harold Smith reads the situation clearly: this lightning rod of killing power is given the task of protecting the eggs until they reach full earth-consuming maturity. Remo enters the fray, only to discover that this highwattage freak and a huddle of monstrous baby squid are more than ready to take their pound of flesh from the Masters of Sinanju.
FROM THE BACK COVER: One man held the government to ransom, with undetectable counterfeit money which could ruin the U. S. Economy. His price - a NASA computer space programme approaching creative intelligence. His motive- an enigma, like Mr. Gordons himself. Bullets were powerless against him, and when Remo and Chiun were brought in, he raised his ransom to include their heads. Their only clue to his superhuman powers was the sexy scientific genius who invented the programme he wanted. But she proved more interested in researching Remo's potential.
From New York Times bestselling authors Molly Cochran and Warren Murphy, Grandmaster is a Mystery Writers of America "Edgar" award-winning thriller spanning the globe from Moscow to Washington, Havana to Tibet.Born thousands of miles apart under the magical sign of the gold coiled serpent, Justin Gilead and Alexander Zharkov are destined to fight one another throughout their lives in a quest for ultimate power. As young boys, rooks and pawns were their weapons of choice. Decades later, they employ far more dangerous means of destruction. Justin has become a master spy; Alexander, the ruthless head of a secret agency. Each is the possessor of an extraordinary intellect and legendary skills. Their paths will cross once more as they fight together against a terrifying evil. But ultimately they must fight to destroy the other. There can only be one Grandmaster.
An ancestor of General Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana gets involved in a scheme by one of America's top industrialists to reclaim parts of the American southwest for Mexico, creating his own country called Nuevo Mexico. Remo and Chiun and Cure must stop this scheme, for it would mean war between factions of immigrants on the US side and the US and Mexican armies. Also involved is a worker for a software company who thinks Remo is her guardian angel sent to aid her in her search for her cousin who attempted to sneak across the border.
Chiun and Remo are called upon to protect the president from an assassination attempt