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  • Published: 21 October 2015
  • ISBN: 9780141038889
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 528
  • RRP: $19.99

The Wrecker

An Isaac Bell Adventure


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1907: train wrecks, fires and explosions sabotage the Southern Pacific Railroad's new express line . . .

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
%%%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

  • Pub date: 21 October 2015
  • ISBN: 9780141038889
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 528
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Authors

Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of twenty previous bestselling books. He divides his time between Arizona and Colorado.

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.


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