NYPD Detective Jeremy FiskGÇöintroduced in Law & Order creator Dick WolfGÇÖs New York Times bestselling debut The InterceptGÇömust stop an assassin in the pay of a shadowy cartel in The Execution, a tense thriller that superbly blends suspense, politics, intrigue and high-flying action in the tradition of Vince Flynn, David Baldacci, and Robert Crais.
Ten days after the Mexican presidential election, twenty-three bodies are discovered beheaded on the United States border, each marked with a carving of a Hummingbird. Detective Cecilia Garza of the Mexican intelligence agency recognizes it: it is the signature of an assassin called Chuparosa. Garza has been pursuing the killer for years, yet knows little about him, except that heGÇÖs heading to New YorkGÇöwith the rest of the world.
ItGÇÖs United Nations Week in Manhattan and Jeremy Fisk canGÇÖt let grief over a devastating loss keep him from safeguarding his city. Complicating matters is the startling news of a mass murder in nearby RockawayGÇöand the arrival of a disturbingly beautiful and assertive Mexican cop.
To have a chance at finding Chuparosa, these uneasy allies must learn to work together and fast. As they soon discover, thereGÇÖs more to this threat than meets the eyeGÇöand that justice is not always blind.