Gorgon Child - Aubray Knight, Bk 2 Author:Steven Barnes A virtual superman, a streetfighter trained by the Mob, Knight turns his awesome powers on those who created him. Fighting alongside his beautiful mate, he takes on a corrupt television evangelist who schemes to enslave America. The action-packed, near-future adventure sequel to Streetlethal.
From the back cover:
Raised on the streets of a devastated twenty-first century torn by plagues, riots, and social decay, Aubry Knight was trained to be a lethal killing machine. Betrayed by those who created him, he survived a living hell to become a new kind of hero: strong enough to confront evil, yet caring enough to save a world.
But now a fanatical religious leader plots to enslave the nation and tampers with the sanctitiy of life itself. To save America from tyranny, Aubry Knight must battle an inhuman army of super-soldiers and confront the terrors of his own past.