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Dangerous Games (The Destroyer #40)

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The Olympics promise to be a rare relaxation in the tensions between the States and Russia, until a racial purist decides to punish America's multi-racial track-and-field team. The Americans, Russians, and Germans are confident that they can stop this racial terrorism until a bomb explodes in the super-secure Olympic village, killing two Russian security guards just before ...more
Paperback, 188 pages
Published January 1st 1991 by Pinnacle (first published January 1st 1980)
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May 19, 2017 Marko rated it it was ok
Slightly better than its predecessor, Dangerous Games is still part of a weaker phase in the series. A very straight-forward story with the usual twists and turns. Unfortunately, the series seems to suffer from the absence of Sapir and even Remo's and Chiun's skills seem to change from book to book to serve the story. Not a must read at all and the same is true for the series until book 44.
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Feb 12, 2016 Timothy Boyd rated it liked it
One of the big men's adventure series from the 70's than ran an impressive 145 books. The series while an adventure/action story is also full of satire toward much of the mainstream fads and icons of the time. An interesting main character and the sarcastic mentor makes this a funny action/adventure read. Threats have been made against the athletes at the Moscow Olympics and CURE must protect them. Recommended
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Jul 08, 2010 Bert Edens rated it it was amazing
Yeah, most Destroyer books are formulaic to some extent, but that predictability is part of their charm. from Chiun's attempts to acquire fans and fortune to his bickering with Remo and trying to apply as much guilt as possible to Remo and even a love interest for Remo. It's predictable but always a fun read and satirical commentary on political events of the time. Never disappointed.
Dec 24, 2008 Charles rated it liked it
Shelves: mens-adventure
Much like the others.
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Warren Murphy was an American author, most famous as the co-creator of The Destroyer series, the basis for the film Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins. He worked as a reporter and editor and after service during the Korean War, he drifted into politics.

Murphy also wrote the screenplay for Lethal Weapon 2. He is the author of the Trace and Digger series. With Molly Cochran, he completed two books
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