The Executioner 29 Command Strike Author:Don Pendleton Mission unthinkable...Long live the king, the king is dead. Augie Marinello, Boss of All the Bosses, has paid the final tab to the Executioner. But from the ashes of Augie's defeat is rising a new and stronger syndicate--better than ever. The big "if" seems to be David Eritrea, formerly chief advisor to the dead king, now heir presumptive to ... more »the Marinello throne. Eritrea is trying to rally the Five Families of New York to his banner, to radically reorganize the entire New York crime structure and establish himself as the Boss of New York. From that position, Eritrea can control La Commissione and forge a new coalition of international underworld power. The only question seems to be whether Eritrea has "legs enough" to take over New York. It is a situation tailor-made for Bolan. The ironic part is that Bolan himself was the tailor. He actually helped the fledgling Eritrea to his feet and gave him the push to get him started toward the throne. Now he has to cut the legs out from under the guy...but how?
All Bolan has to do is infiltrate the comissione itself, set up a counter movement against Eritrea, and get the New York gangs to shoot it out with on e another. And do it with a million dollar bounty on his head and twenty thousand New York cops gunning for his hide.« less