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  • Published: 1 February 2016
  • ISBN: 9781405919609
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $22.99

The Assassin

Isaac Bell #8




The latest nerve-shredding adventure thriller in the popular Isaac Bell series from international bestsellers Clive Cussler and Justin Scott.

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 . . .

  • Published: 1 February 2016
  • ISBN: 9781405919609
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $22.99

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About the authors

Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler was the author and co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt® adventures, such as Celtic Empire; the NUMA® Files adventures, most recently Fast Ice; the Oregon Files, such as Marauder; the Isaac Bell historical thrillers, which began with The Chase; and the recent Fargo Adventures, which lastly included Wrath of Poseidon. Cussler died in 2020.

Justin Scott

Justin Scott is the author of twenty-three thrillers and mystery novels, written under his own name and the pen names Paul Garrison, J. S. Blazer, and Alexander Cole. He has twice been nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe Awards given by the Mystery Writers of America. He lives in Connecticut.

Praise for The Assassin

The adventure king

Sunday Express

Cussler is hard to beat

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