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    The Chase by Clive Cussler

In 1906, the western states of America suffer a string of bank robberies by a single man who then cold-bloodedly murders any and all witnesses, and vanishes without a trace. Fed up by the depredations of "The Butcher Bandit," the U.S. government brings in the best man it can find: a tall, lean, no-nonsense detective named Isaac Bell, who has caught thieves and killers from coast to coast.

Year: 2007
Genre: Bank Robbery

    The Wrecker by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

It is 1907. Train wrecks, fires and explosions sabotage the Southern Pacific Railroad's Cascades express line. Desperate, the railroad hires the fabled Van Dorn Detective Agency. Van Dorn sends in its top investigator, Isaac Bell, hero of The Chase.

Year: 2009
Genre: Private Eye

    The Spy by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

Twentieth century detective Isaac Bell takes on the world of warfare when America's naval research and development experts begin to die one by one in this bestselling historical action adventure.

Year: 2010
Genre: EspionagePrivate Eye

    The Race by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

It is 1910, the age of flying machines is still in its infancy, and newspaper publisher Preston Whiteway is offering $50,000 for the first daring aviator to cross America in less than 50 days. He is even sponsoring one of the prime candidates - an intrepid woman named Josephine Frost - and that's where Bell, chief investigator for the Van Dorn Detective Agency, comes in.

Year: 2011

    The Thief by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

On the ocean liner "Mauretania," two European scientists with a dramatic new invention are barely rescued from abduction by the Van Dorn Detective Agency's intrepid chief investigator, Isaac Bell. Unfortunately, they are not so lucky the second time. The thugs attack again-and this time one of the scientists dies. What are they holding that is so precious? Only something that will revolutionize business and popular culture-and perhaps something more.

Year: 2012
Genre: KidnappingPrivate Eye

    The Striker by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

It is 1902, and a bright, inexperienced young man named Isaac Bell, only two years out of his apprenticeship at the Van Dorn Detective Agency, has an urgent message for his boss. Hired to hunt for radical unionist saboteurs in the coal mines, he is witness to a terrible accident that makes him think something else is going on...that provocateurs are at work and bigger stakes are in play. Little does he know just how big they are.

Year: 2013
Genre: Private EyeSabotage

    The Bootlegger by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

It is 1921, and Prohibition is in full swing--even as millions still imbibe and ruthless criminals get rich overnight by selling them booze. Cops, Feds, and Coast Guardsmen are all susceptible to bribery. But when Bell's boss and lifelong friend Joseph Van Dorn is shot and near-fatally wounded while chasing bootleggers, he enters the fray.

Year: 2014
Genre: Private EyeProhibition

    The Assassin by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

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.

Year: 2015
Genre: AssassinsHistoricalPrivate Eye

    The Gangster by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

t 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.

Year: 2016
Genre: Organized Crime

    The Cutthroat by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

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 that leads him into increasingly more alarming territory. Anna was not alone in her fate--petite young blond women like Anna are being murdered in cities across America.

Year: 2017
Genre: Serial Killer

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2007The Chase by Clive Cussler Bank Robbery, Isaac Bell
2009The Wrecker by Clive Cussler Private Eye, Isaac Bell
2010The Spy by Clive Cussler Private Eye, Espionage, Isaac Bell
2011The Race by Clive Cussler Isaac Bell
2012The Thief by Clive Cussler Kidnapping, Private Eye, Isaac Bell
2013The Striker by Clive Cussler Private Eye, Sabotage, Isaac Bell
2014The Bootlegger by Clive Cussler Private Eye, Prohibition, Isaac Bell
2015The Assassin by Clive Cussler Historical, Private Eye, Assassins, Isaac Bell
2016The Gangster by Clive Cussler Organized Crime, Isaac Bell, New York City
2017The Cutthroat by Clive Cussler Serial Killer, Isaac Bell
2019The Titanic Secret by Clive Cussler Action, Adventure, Dirk Pitt, Isaac Bell
2020The Saboteurs by Clive Cussler Sabotage, Isaac Bell





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