New thriller in Fisk series a well-crafted page-turner
Dick Wolf, creator of the Law & Order TV franchise, follows his thriller The Intercept with The Execution, a page-turning novel that reads like a compelling episode of the best TV has to offer.
And like his stories from Law & Order, the novel feels like it could be ripped from the headlines.
Commandante Cecilia Garza of the Mexican intelligence agency has been hunting an elusive assassin known as The Hummingbird (Chuparosa).
Twenty-three bodies are found near the U.S. border, and she knows this killer is responsible.
A tip leads her to another massacre, but her adversary is nowhere to be found.
Then she learns he’s headed to Manhattan for United Nations Week, a time when the world’s most powerful leaders are in the city.
New York Police Department Detective Jeremy Fisk, hero of The Intercept, is still reeling from events that almost killed him.
But even a devastating loss can- Dick Wolf William Morrow not keep him from his duties, and Fisk and his Joint Terrorism Task Force team are on high alert for the week.
Wolf takes the time to explore what makes people in law enforcement strive to be the best they can be while keeping the pace of the story frenetic.
The Execution: A Jeremy Fisk Novel