Clive Cussler, Justin Scott - Author

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Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt(R) adventures, such as Havana Storm; the NUMA(R) Files adventures, most recently The Pharaoh's Secret; the Oregon Files, such as The Emperor's Revenge; the Isaac Bell historical thrillers, which began with The Chase; and the recent Fargo Adventures which lastly included The Solomon Curse. He lives in Arizona.

Justin Scott is the author of twenty-six novels, including The Shipkiller and Normandie Triangle, the Ben Abbot detective series, and five modern sea thrillers under his pen name Paul Garrison. He currently co-writes the Isaac Bell series with Clive Cussler. He lives in Connecticut.

Featured books by Clive Cussler, Justin Scott

The Cutthroat

The Cutthroat

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/03/2017

The year is 1911. Chief Investigator Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency has had many extraordinary cases before. But none quite like this. Hired to find a young woman named Anna Pape who ran away from home to become an actress, Bell gets a shock when her murdered body turns up instead. Vowing to bring the killer to justice, he begins a manhunt which leads him into increasingly more alarming territory. Anna Pape was not alone in her fate - petite young blonde women like Anna are being murdered in cities across America. And the pattern goes beyond the physical resemblance of the victims - there are disturbing familiarities about the killings themselves that send a chill through even a man as experienced with evil as Bell. If he is right about his fears, then he is on the trail of one of the greatest monsters of his time.

Other books by Clive Cussler, Justin Scott

The Cutthroat Isaac Bell #10

The Cutthroat Isaac Bell #10

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/03/2018

Private Detective Isaac Bell crosses some of America's harshest terrain in pursuit of the most twisted killer yet, in the latest action-packed historical blockbuster from Sunday Times bestseller Clive Cussler. Women are being brutally murdered all over America . . . it's going to take an extraordinary mind to uncover the truth before it's too late. The year is 1911. Chief Investigator Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency has had many extraordinary cases before. But none quite like this. Hired to find a young woman named Anna Pape who ran away from home to become an actress, Bell gets a shock when her murdered body turns up instead. Vowing to bring the killer to justice, he begins a manhunt which leads him into increasingly more alarming territory. Anna Pape was not alone in her fate - petite young blonde women like Anna are being murdered in cities across America. And the pattern goes beyond the physical resemblance of the victims - there are disturbing familiarities about the killings themselves that send a chill through even a man as experienced with evil as Bell. If he is right about his fears, then he is on the trail of one of the greatest monsters of his time.

The Cutthroat Isaac Bell #10

The Cutthroat Isaac Bell #10

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/02/2018

Private Detective Isaac Bell crosses some of America's harshest terrain in pursuit of the most twisted killer yet, in the latest action-packed historical blockbuster from Sunday Times bestseller Clive Cussler. Women are being brutally murdered all over America . . . it's going to take an extraordinary mind to uncover the truth before it's too late. The year is 1911. Chief Investigator Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency has had many extraordinary cases before. But none quite like this. Hired to find a young woman named Anna Pape who ran away from home to become an actress, Bell gets a shock when her murdered body turns up instead. Vowing to bring the killer to justice, he begins a manhunt which leads him into increasingly more alarming territory. Anna Pape was not alone in her fate - petite young blonde women like Anna are being murdered in cities across America. And the pattern goes beyond the physical resemblance of the victims - there are disturbing familiarities about the killings themselves that send a chill through even a man as experienced with evil as Bell. If he is right about his fears, then he is on the trail of one of the greatest monsters of his time.

The Cutthroat

The Cutthroat

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/03/2017

The year is 1911. Chief Investigator Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency has had many extraordinary cases before. But none quite like this. Hired to find a young woman named Anna Pape who ran away from home to become an actress, Bell gets a shock when her murdered body turns up instead. Vowing to bring the killer to justice, he begins a manhunt which leads him into increasingly more alarming territory. Anna Pape was not alone in her fate - petite young blonde women like Anna are being murdered in cities across America. And the pattern goes beyond the physical resemblance of the victims - there are disturbing familiarities about the killings themselves that send a chill through even a man as experienced with evil as Bell. If he is right about his fears, then he is on the trail of one of the greatest monsters of his time.

Cutthroat

Cutthroat

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: eBook Release Date: 14/03/2017

Isaac Bell may be on the hunt for the greatest monster of all time in this riveting action-adventure novel from #1 New York Timesbestselling author Clive Cussler. The year is 1911. Chief Investigator Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency has had many extraordinary cases before. But none quite like this.Hired to find a young woman named Anna Pape who ran away from home to become an actress, Bell gets a shock when her murdered body turns up instead. Vowing to bring the killer to justice, he begins a manhunt which leads him into increasingly more alarming territory. Anna Pape was not alone in her fatepetite young blond women like Anna are being murdered in cities across America.And the pattern goes beyond the physical resemblance of the victimsthere are disturbing familiarities about the killings themselves that send a chill through even a man as experienced with evil as Bell. If he is right about his fears, then he is on the trail of one of the greatest monsters of his time.

The Cutthroat Isaac Bell #10

The Cutthroat Isaac Bell #10

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/03/2017

The year is 1911. Chief Investigator Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency has had many extraordinary cases before. But none quite like this. Hired to find a young woman named Anna Pape who ran away from home to become an actress, Bell gets a shock when her murdered body turns up instead. Vowing to bring the killer to justice, he begins a manhunt which leads him into increasingly more alarming territory. Anna Pape was not alone in her fate - petite young blonde women like Anna are being murdered in cities across America. And the pattern goes beyond the physical resemblance of the victims - there are disturbing familiarities about the killings themselves that send a chill through even a man as experienced with evil as Bell. If he is right about his fears, then he is on the trail of one of the greatest monsters of his time.

Gangster

Gangster

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: eBook Release Date: 01/03/2016

Turn-of-the-century Detective Isaac Bell takes on the upstart leader of a vicious crime organization in this novel in the #1New York Timesbestselling series.It is 1906, and in New York City, the Italian crime group known as the Black Hand is on a spree: kidnapping, extortion, arson. They like to take the oldest tricks and add dynamite. When a coalition of the Black Hand's victims hire out the Van Dorn agency to protect their businesses, their reputations, and their families, Detective Isaac Bell forms a crack squad and begins scouring the city for clues.And then he spots a familiar face.The stakes grow ever-higher, with the Black Hand becoming more ambitious, and their targets more political. If Bell can't determine the role played by the face from his past, the next life lost could be one of the most powerful men in the nation.

The Assassin Isaac Bell #8

The Assassin Isaac Bell #8

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/12/2015

KANSAS, 1905 On a new well out on the plains an assassin's bullet kills oilman Spike Hopewell. Minutes later an explosion rips apart his refinery. Death and destruction - just another bad day at the well? Except Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency witnessed everything. He's trailing a murderer who has been targeting anyone brave enough to stand against the powerful interests of Standard Oil. It's a cat and mouse chase which leads Bell to Texas and New York in pursuit of the sharpest shooter in the land. Yet there's more to this assassin than meets the eye. And they're creeping closer to Bell with each passing day . . . Praise for Clive Cussler: Cussler is hard to beat - Daily Mail The guy I read - Tom Clancy The Adventure King - Sunday Express

The Striker Isaac Bell #6

The Striker Isaac Bell #6

Author: Clive Cussler Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/03/2015

The Striker is the sixth novel in Clive Cussler's Isaac Bell series. It is 1902, and Isaac Bell is investigating sabotage in a West Virginia coal mine. But when he stops a runaway train, saving countless lives, Bell discovers that it is part of a conspiracy to frame striking miners. From West Virginia to Pittsburgh, New York City and Cincinnati, Bell is now on the hunt for clues to discover who is behind this murderous scheme. It puts him up against a ruthless agent provocateur allied to a cabal of staggering ambition and cold-bloodedness. Bell must prevent them starting a war which could bring the nation to its knees. Introducing us to Isaac Bell early in his career, The Striker is a pulse-pounding adventure from the world's favourite writer of non-stop thrillers. Praise for Clive Cussler: Cussler is hard to beat . (Daily Mail). The guy I read . (Tom Clancy). The Adventure King . (Daily Express). Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt[registered] adventures, such as Arctic Drift; the NUMA[registered] Files adventures, most recently Medusa; the Oregon Files, such as The Silent Sea; the highly successful Fargo adventures; and the Isaac Bell series which begins with The Chase. This is the sixth book in The Isaac Bell Adventures; other titles include The Wrecker, The Spy, The Race and The Thief, all of which are available from Penguin.

Assassin

Assassin

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: eBook Release Date: 03/03/2015

The new thriller in the #1 New York Timesbestselling Isaac Bell series from grand master of adventure Clive Cussler.As Van Dorn private detective Isaac Bell strives to land a government contract to investigate John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil monopoly, the case takes a deadly turn. A sniper begins murdering opponents of Standard Oil, and soon the assassinshooting with extraordinary accuracy at seemingly impossible long rangekills Bell's best witness, a brave and likable man. Then the shooterdetonates a terrible explosion that sets the victim's independent refinery ablaze.Bell summons his best detectives to scour the site of the crime for evidence. Who is the assassin and for whom did he kill? But the murdersshootings, poisonings, staged accidentshave just begun as Bell tracks his phantom-like criminal adversary from the ';oil fever' regions of Kansas and Texas to Washington, D.C., to the tycoons' enclave of New York, to Russia's war-torn Baku oil fields on the Caspian Sea, and back to America for a final, desperate confrontation. And this one will be the most explosive of all.

The Assassin Isaac Bell #8

The Assassin Isaac Bell #8

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/02/2015

The latest nerve-shredding adventure thriller in the popular Isaac Bell series from international bestseller Clive Cussler As Van Dorn private detective Isaac Bell strives to land a government contract to investigate John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil monopoly, the case takes a deadly turn. A sniper begins murdering opponents of Standard Oil, and soon the assassin-shooting with extraordinary accuracy at seemingly impossible long range-kills Bell's best witness, a brave and likable man. Then the shooter detonates a terrible explosion that sets the victim's independent refinery ablaze. Bell summons his best detectives to scour the site of the crime for evidence. Who is the assassin and for whom did he kill? But the murders-shootings, poisonings, staged accidents-have just begun as Bell tracks his phantom-like criminal adversary from the oil fever regions of Kansas and Texas to Washington, D.C., to the tycoons' enclave of New York, to Russia's war-torn Baku oil fields on the Caspian Sea, and back to America for a final, desperate confrontation. And this one will be the most explosive of all. Praise for Clive Cussler: Cussler is hard to beat - Daily Mail The guy I read - Tom Clancy The Adventure King - Sunday Express Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt (R) adventures, such as Arctic Drift; the NUMA (R) Files adventures, most recently Zero Hour; the Oregon Files, such as Mirage; the Isaac Bell Adventures, which began with The Chase; and the highly successful most recent series, the Fargo Adventures. He lives in Arizona. Justin Scott is the author of twenty-six novels, including The Shipkiller and Normandie Triangle; the Ben Abbot detective series; and five modern sea thrillers under his pen name Paul Garrison. He lives in Connecticut. Find out more about the world of Clive Cussler by visiting www.clivecussler.co.uk or http://www.facebook.com/clivecussler

The Bootlegger Isaac Bell #7

The Bootlegger Isaac Bell #7

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/03/2014

The Bootlegger is the seventh of Clive Cussler's bestselling Isaac Bell novels.It is 1920. Prohibition and bootlegging are in full swing. When Joseph Van Dorn is shot and nearly killed while in pursuit of a rum-running vessel, his friend and employee, Isaac Bell, swears to him that he will hunt down the lawbreakers. But Bell doesn't know what he is getting into. When a witness to the shooting is executed in a manner peculiar to the Russian secret police, it becomes clear that these were no ordinary bootleggers.Bell is facing a team of Bolshevik assassins and saboteurs - and they are intent on overthrowing the government of the United States.An adventure laced with secret cargo and assassins, The Bootlegger is the seventh of Clive Cussler's Isaac Bell novels, and follows The Spy, The Thief and The Striker.Praise for Clive Cussler:Cussler is hard to beat - Daily MailThe guy I read - Tom ClancyThe Adventure King - Sunday Express Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt (R) adventures, such as Arctic Drift; the NUMA (R) Files adventures, most recently Zero Hour; the Oregon Files, such as Mirage; the Isaac Bell Adventures, which began with The Chase; and the highly successful most recent series, the Fargo Adventures. He lives in Arizona.Justin Scott is the author of twenty-six novels, including The Shipkiller and Normandie Triangle; the Ben Abbot detective series; and five modern sea thrillers under his pen name Paul Garrison. He lives in Connecticut.Find out more about the world of Clive Cussler by visiting www.clivecussler.co.uk or http://www.facebook.com/clivecussler

The Race Isaac Bell #4

The Race Isaac Bell #4

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/08/2012

The Race is the fourth turn of the century thriller by Clive Cussler. 1910, and America's first ever cross-country flying race has been sabotaged . . . Newspaper magnate Preston Whiteway is offering a big prize for the first aviator to cross America in under fifty days. He wants Josephine Frost - the country's leading as well as most glamorous pilot - to win. Which is why he's hired Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency. Josephine saw her husband Harry Frost kill a man. Now he wants her dead. And with underworld contacts ready to help in every city en route, he'll do anything, go after anyone who gets in his way - including Whiteway and Bell. Packed with brilliant twists and turns, The Race sees the intrepid Private Investigator locked in a deadly cat-and-mouse game with a killer whose resources are matched only by his willingness to cause mayhem during the race of a lifetime . . . Clive Cussler's The Race is the international bestselling author's follow up to The Spy and The Wrecker, the first two novels in the Isaac Bell series. The Race is a nerve-shredding historical thriller, set at the dawn of flight. Praise for Clive Cussler: 'Frightening and full of suspense . . . unquestionably entertaining' Daily Express 'All-action, narrow escapes and the kind of unrelenting plot tension that has won Cussler hundreds of millions of fans worldwide' Observer

The Spy Isaac Bell #3

The Spy Isaac Bell #3

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/06/2011

The Spy is the third of Clive Cussler's brilliant historical thrillers. 1908, and American engineering geniuses are being killed off one by one . . . When a brilliant battleship gun engineer commits suicide, his disbelieving family turn to legendary Van Dorn Detective Agency. Quickly on the case, Isaac Bell establishes that the clues point not to suicide, but murder. So when further deaths connected to a top-secret project follow, Bell realizes that this is sabotage. With the world plunging towards war, it's clearly a spy at large. But which of the many foreign agents he has encountered is responsible? Or is there a more sinister explanation? In a blistering story featuring dreadnaught battleships and railroards, criminal gangs and beautiful women, The Spy is a breathtaking thriller that just happens to have at stake the fate of the world. Bestseller Clive Cussler - author of the Dirk Pitt novels Arctic Drift and Crescent Dawn - and co-author Justin Scott place hero Isaac Bell at the centre of a mysterious espionage conspiracy in the third novel of historical thriller series The Isaac Bell Adventures, The Spy. Praise for Clive Cussler: 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail 'The guy I read' Tom Clancy

The Wrecker Isaac Bell #2

The Wrecker Isaac Bell #2

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/10/2010

Private detective Isaac Bell returns in Clive Cussler's The Wrecker. 1907: train wrecks, fires, and explosions sabotage the Southern Pacific Railroad's new express line . . . The desperate railroad hires the fabled Van Dorn Detective Agency, who send their best man, Isaac Bell. He quickly discovers that a saboteur calling himself the Wrecker is attacking the Southern Pacific with accomplices recruited from down-and-outs - who are killed afterward. The Wrecker strikes wherever he pleases, causing untold damage and loss of human life. Who is he? What does he want? Is he an anarchist? A revolutionary? A criminal mastermind? Whoever he is, whatever his motives, the Wrecker knows how to create havoc. And Bell is convinced he is building up to a grand act unlike anything he has committed before. If the Wrecker isn't stopped in time, more than a railroad is at risk - the future of the entire country is on the line . . . Bestseller Clive Cussler - author of the Dirk Pitt novels Black Wind and Trojan Odyssey - and co-author Justin Scott pit legendary detective Isaac Bell against a mysterious murderer and railroad saboteur in the second novel of historical thriller series The Isaac Bell Adventures, The Wrecker. Praise for Clive Cussler: 'The guy I read' Tom Clancy 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail

Spy

Spy

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2010

Detective Isaac Bell, hero of The Chase and The Wrecker, returns in the remarkable new adventure from the number-one New York Timesbestselling author.It is 1908, and international tensions are mounting. When a brilliant American battleship-gun designer dies in a sensational apparent suicide, the man's grief-stricken daughter turns to the legendary Van Dorn Detective Agency to clear her father's name. Van Dorn puts his chief investigator on the case, and Isaac Bell soon realizes that the clues point to murder. And when more suspicious deaths follow, it becomes clear that someonean elusive spyis orchestrating the destruction of America's brightest technological minds . . . and the murders all connect to a top-secret project called Hull 44.But that is just the beginning. Bell will find himself pitted against German, Japanese, and British spies in a mission that encompasses dreadnought battleships, Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet, Chinatown, Hell's Kitchen, and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. This time it is more than the future of his country that's at stakeit's the fate of the world.From the Compact Disc edition.

Spy

Spy

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2010

Unabridged CDs, 10 CDs, 12 hours Read by TBA Detective Isaac Bell, hero of The Chase and The Wrecker, returns in the remarkable new adventure from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author.

Wrecker

Wrecker

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: eBook Release Date: 17/11/2009

In The Chase, Clive Cussler introduced an electrifying new hero, the tall, lean, no-nonsense detective Isaac Bell, who, driven by his sense of justice, travels early-twentieth-century America pursuing thieves and killers . . . and sometimes criminals much worse.It is 1907, a year of financial panic and labor unrest. Train wrecks, fires, and explosions sabotage the Southern Pacific Railroad's Cascades express line, and desperate, the railroad hires the fabled Van Dorn Detective Agency. Van Dorn sends in his best man, and Bell quickly discovers that a mysterious saboteur haunts the hobo jungles of the West, a man known as the Wrecker, who recruits accomplices from the down-and-out to attack the railroad, and then kills them afterward. Whoever he is, whatever his motives, the Wrecker knows how to create maximum havoc, and Bell senses that he is far from done. If Bell doesn't stop him in time, more than a railroad could be at riskit could be the future of the entire country.From the Compact Disc edition.

Wrecker

Wrecker

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: eBook Release Date: 17/11/2009

Abridged, 5 CDs, 6 hours Read by Richard Ferrone

The Thief Isaac Bell #5

The Thief Isaac Bell #5

Author: Clive Cussler, Justin Scott Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/07/1931

The Thief is Clive Cussler's fifth historical thriller featuring detective Isaac Bell. A bold kidnapping aboard an ocean liner sends detective Isaac Bell across America in a deadly game of cat and mouse . . . Leaving England aboard the liner Mauretania, Isaac Bell, chief investigator at the legendary Van Dorn Detective Agency, stumbles on and thwarts a kidnapping. The two victims, who have fled Europe carrying a secret invention, fear that a foreign power wishes to steal it before they can bring it to America. Bell and the Van Dorn Agency offer to protect them. And it isn't long before Bell is fighting skullduggery in the middle of the Atlantic. In New York City, as well as across the country as he and the inventors head for California, the deadly chase is on. On their trail is the murderous agent known only as the 'Acrobat', instructed to steal this world-changing invention - and kill anyone in his way . . . Bestseller Clive Cussler - author of the Dirk Pitt novels Crescent Dawn and Atlantis Found - has legendary super-sleuth Isaac Bell protect a top-secret invention with the power to shape the course of history. The Thief is the fifth novel in the Isaac Bell series, following The Race. Praise for Clive Cussler: 'The Adventure King' Daily Express 'The guy I read' Tom Clancy

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