Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “New Orleans Knockout (The Executioner, #20)” as Want to Read:
New Orleans Knockout (The Executioner, #20)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

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.
Paperback, 1 page
Published May 1st 1989 by Pinnacle (first published May 1st 1974)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about New Orleans Knockout, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about New Orleans Knockout

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
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.
Jake
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-
...more
Luke
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.

and

"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
Davidus1
Jul 30, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another good one from Don Pendleton!
Mike
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.
Ronald
Aug 27, 2016 added it
read some time in 1980
John
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.
Julius Dennis
rated it liked it
Mar 11, 2014
Peterjohn Boshoff
rated it really liked it
May 21, 2013
Vince Delosso
rated it really liked it
Jun 30, 2016
John
rated it it was amazing
Aug 31, 2012
Shawn Weaver
rated it it was amazing
Mar 11, 2010
Kasey
rated it it was amazing
Sep 09, 2014
Dave
rated it liked it
Mar 25, 2009
Ed Blake
rated it really liked it
May 09, 2017
Russ Chappell
rated it liked it
Jun 03, 2017
Travis
rated it liked it
Aug 08, 2012
Anthony Syrell
rated it it was amazing
Apr 18, 2017
Robert Scrivner
rated it liked it
Nov 25, 2016
Debbie
rated it really liked it
Jun 18, 2017
Gene Sheppard
rated it it was amazing
Mar 08, 2013
Ken
rated it liked it
Feb 10, 2011
Chris
rated it liked it
Jan 18, 2016
Darrell
rated it really liked it
Dec 24, 2014
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Double Crossfire (The Executioner, #40)
  • Attacked! (Last Plane Out Of Paris, #1)
  • Mother Knows Best (Gull Cottage, #2)
  • Countdown: H Hour
  • The Menacers (Matt Helm, #11)
  • Murder's Shield (The Destroyer, #9)
  • Fury in the Ashes (Ashes, #13)
  • Freak City
  • Gifts of Life (The Gift Series)
17799
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
...more
More about Don Pendleton...

Other Books in the Series

The Executioner (1 - 10 of 41 books)
  • War Against the Mafia (The Executioner, #1)
  • Death Squad (The Executioner, #2)
  • Battle Mask (The Executioner, #3)
  • Miami Massacre (The Executioner, #4)
  • Continental Contract (The Executioner, #5)
  • Assault on Soho (The Executioner, #6)
  • Nightmare in New York (The Executioner, #7)
  • Chicago Wipe-Out (The Executioner, #8)
  • Vegas Vendetta (The Executioner, #9)
  • Caribbean Kill (The Executioner, #10)

Share This Book