The Equalizer by Michael Sloan is a thrilling reinvention of the TV series centered on former covert CIA officer Robert McCall (available August 19, 2014).
Michael Sloan, creator of the 1980s TV series, reinvents the story of the mysterious, former covert intelligence officer who helps desperate people who are in need of his unique and deadly skills.
Robert McCall is a former covert operations officer for the CIA who tries to atone for past sins by offering, free of charge, his services as a troubleshooter (often literally), a protector, and an investigator. People in need find him through a newspaper ad: “Got a problem? Odds against you? Call the Equalizer.”
Aided by a group of sometimes-mysterious contacts (some of whom date back to his spying days), McCall traverses the streets of New York City, visiting justice upon those who prey upon the weak.
In this novel, based on the 1980s television show, and timed to come out shortly before the feature film version starring Denzel Washington, McCall gets pulled into a battle against Russian drug lords and finds himself pitted against his most dangerous foe ever!
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Michael Sloan has been a show runner on such TV series as Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues and Outer Limits. He has also written and produced numerous TV Movies and features. He co-created the series The Equalizer for Universal TV and CBS and is one of the producers on a feature version of The Equalizer for Sony Pictures starring Denzel Washington in the title role of Robert McCall. Michael is married to actress Melissa Anderson and they have two children, Piper and Griffin.