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New Orleans Knockout (The Executioner #20)

3.7  ·  Rating details ·  185 Ratings  ·  13 Reviews
Intermob War!

And Mack Bolan jumps right in the middle. On target in the center of the deadliest battle since the Mafia was destroyed in Boston. Now the Executioner hits New Orleans, and it will never be the same. The odds are long, but the time is right.
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Published May 1st 1989 by Pinnacle (first published May 1st 1974)
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Edward S. Watkins Jr.
As always a good read, looking forward to finally

As always a good read, looking forward to the movie whenever it comes out hopefully it will stay as close to the novels as possible, and that they pick the right actor to portray Nolan.
C. Goedeke
Aug 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a very good read. I enjoyed the book very much.
Dec 13, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: pulp, thriller-spy
Hurray for pulp!

I'm committed to reading the first 38 books in this series. Before I say anything more, this is how I rate books--

FIVE – the story has changed my life, the way I view the world, or has altered the way I write.
FOUR – the story has exceeded my expectations, this was truly a fabulous weave.
THREE – my expectations were met, I got exactly what I paid for.
TWO – I was disappointed by this story and it wasn’t what I’d hoped for.
ONE – I’m not going to save this one from the next Nazi Bar-
Dec 29, 2013 rated it liked it
Pulp Fiction

The rackets specialist hung up the telephone with a crash. Hit lit a cigarette, took a deep drag, glared at the walls of the office that was hemming him in and tucking him in neatly-then he got slowly to his feet and went to the nearest one, pleasantly said,"Hi, wall; fuck you wall" - and ground the cigarette into it clear to the palm of his hand.


"You really think he'll contact you?"
"Yeah, that's what I really think, wallbanger."

Timothy Boyd
May 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
An excellent men's adventure series from the 60s, 70's and 80's. The first 38 books are outstanding but then the series is taken over by a bunch of new writers writing under the name of the original creator and they take the series into a new direction I did not care for. The first 38 books are very recommended
Kaj Samuelsson
The time table was set and everything ready to roll, then Bolan runs into news that 2 of his old friends are missing and there goes the timetable. Somehow this book seems softer in the beginning and then becomes more gory, or more detailed than most of the other books.
Patrick Whitehurst
Sep 23, 2014 rated it really liked it
Compared to earlier novels, Bolan seems to be getting a hair softer.
Brad T.
Nov 03, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015
Not as well written as many of the others. Confusing in parts
Jul 30, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another good one from Don Pendleton!
Sep 14, 2012 rated it really liked it
The 20th in Pendleton's Mafia-buster saga, written back in the 70s. Still enjoyable and action-packed.
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read some time in 1980
Dec 17, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Bolan arrives in New Orleans just in time for Mardi Gras. Because all New Orleans stories have to be set during Mardi Gras.
Tony Petry
May 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: action
Don Pendelton is a superb author. This is all out action from beginning to end. I can see why The Executioner was so popular in its time.
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Don Pendleton was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, December 12, 1927 and died October 23, 1995 in Arizona.

He wrote mystery, action/adventure, science-fiction, crime fiction, suspense, short stories, nonfiction, and was a comic scriptwriter, poet, screenwriter, essayist, and metaphysical scholar. He published more than 125 books in his long career, and his books have been published in more than 25 fo
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