The Striker: An Isaac Bell Adventure

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Wheeler Publishing, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2013 - Fiction - 495 pages
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Detective Isaac Bell returns in the remarkable new adventure in the #1 New York Times-bestselling series.
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 that 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. Given exactly one week to prove his case, Bell quickly finds himself pitted against two of the most ruthless opponents he has ever known, men of staggering ambition and cold-bloodedness . . . who are not about to let some wet-behind-the-ears detective stand in their way.

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User Review  - pennsylady - LibraryThing

Isaac Bell #6 was particularly appealing to me. It took us back to a fledging detective in 1902... This was an interesting touch...I enjoyed experiencing his Van Dorn beginnings. Scott Brick narrated ... Read full review

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User Review  - bicyclewriter - LibraryThing

Like all these Isaac Bell stories, this one is fun. Good storytelling, mixed with some decent history. This one is a bit of a prequel to the others, which is nice. I also enjoyed the perspective on the history here. I could have gone 4 stars or 3, settled on 3. Read full review

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About the author (2013)

CLIVE CUSSLER is the author of many New York Times bestsellers, most recently "The Thief," "The Storm," and "The Tombs." He lives in Arizona.
JUSTIN SCOTT's novels include "The Shipkiller" and "Normandie Triangle"; the Ben Abbott detective series; and modern sea thrillers published under his pen name, Paul Garrison. He is the coauthor with Clive Cussler of four previous Isaac Bell novels. He lives in Connecticut.

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