Sequence of author: The destroyer(№98)
Keywords: Chiun Destroyer Remo
Target of Opportunity
Detective science fiction
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Destroyer 98: Target of Opportunity By Warren Murphy and Richard Sapir Chapter 1 Everybody thought they recognized the man who tried to assassinate the President of the United States, but ten minutes after he left their sight, no one could remember his face. The assassin had that kind of face. It was nondescript. Slight of build, vacant-eyed, weak-chinned, pasty-faced, he looked like a nobody. The quintessential nobody. It was exactly his utter nobodyness that made him slip from memory as soon as he was out of sight. Yet everyone who got a good look did a double take. The desk clerk at the Government Center Holiday Inn in Boston, Massachusetts, found himself scrutinizing the man's receding hairline when he presented himself to the front desk, saying, "I have a reservation." "May I have your confirmation number?" the desk clerk asked, fingers hovering over the reservation terminal. "Number 334433," the man said from memory. His voice was neither high...