The Season of the Machete Author:James Patterson FEBRUARY 24, 1974 SOMEWHERE IN THE NEVADA DESERT: The bosses of organized crime and the top dogs of America's secret government plot the spectacular takeover of a romatic resort island. They have approved "Machete" - the brainchild of Carrie and Damian Rose, husband and wife team, supreme artists in strike-and-hide assassination. — THEIR PLAN: ... more » Create terror, confusion and collapse through the random slaughter of innocent people.
THEIR PRICE: Total anonymity and $1,250.00.
APRIL 30, 1975 THE ISLAND OF SAN DOMINICA: A sunbather comes upon a bloody machete in the sand. Nearby, the butchered bodies of a boy and girl.