The Executioners Author:John D. MacDonald An insane criminal threatens to destroy a family, and the police are powerless to protect them. — For fourteen years convicted rapist Max Cady nursed his hatred for Sam Bowden into an insane passion for revenge. He lived only for the day he would be free -- free to track down and destroy the man who had put him behind bars. — Murder was merciful c... more »ompared to what Cady had in mind -- and what Cady had in mind was Bowden's innocent and lovely teenaged daughter . . . .
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