The Executioners Author:John D. MacDonald What do you do when a criminal --a violent man who seeks revenge --turns up after fourteen years and menaces you and your entire family? — Sam Bowden's testimony had helped put Max Cady, a repist, behind bards during World War II. Now Cady appeared out of nowhere in the small town where the Bowdens led their leisurely life. Cady was doing nothing... more » criminal. But he pointedly admired Sam's fourteen-year-old, the whimpering girl he had seen Cady brutally assault. Cady started appearing wherever the Bowdens were, but the sidewalks are free to the public. And the tension continued to mount.
What do you do when the criminal breaks no laws, eludes the private detective you hired to shadow him, and the police are powerless to throw him out of town, or stop his war of nerves on you?« less