Mel Valley. Magnum Force (1974) 175 pp. [pbo]
Publisher’s description: “Gangsters at their country estates. Pimps in their El Dorados. Drug czars ringed by bodyguards. A vigilante with a deadly aim is gunning them down. He’s cleaning up San Francisco, and no one can say his victims don’t deserve to die … But who is this executioner? Who will be his next target? When will he stop killing? Dirty Harry’s itching to track him down, and if no one gives him the job—he’ll take it!” Novelization of the 1973 film starring Clint Eastwood and directed by Ted Post. Based on an original screenplay by John Milius and Michael Cimino from a story by John Milius; based on characters created by Harry Julian Fink and Rita M. Fink.