Against the colorful backdrop of New Orleans' Mardi Gras, the Penetrator joins the festivities with a bang -literally -as he blows up an 80-thousand-ton cannery ship belonging to Marcel Bouchet. It seems that Marcel Bouchet is the powerful head of the Gulfland Fisherman's Co-Op. Bouchet and his henchmen are terrorizing the independent Gulf Coast fisherman into joining his organization so that he can corner the seafood market. But that is only a small part of his plan, for he intends to undermine the entire United States economy with a massive counterfeiting ring...with Cuba's help.With little to go on expect a couple of counterfeit bills that pass every legitimate test that was sent to him by a dead fisherman, the Penetrator must be at his best in order to take on the criminals in the Bayou. With 5 million copies in print, The Penetrator novel series has thrilled readers around the world for years. The series features the action and adventures of Mark Hardin as he wages a continuing war against crime, corruption, and evil organizations from around the world in order to protect the innocent.
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