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- DescriptionDetective Isaac Bell tracks a killer across the nation s oilfields in this adventure in the #1New York Times bestselling historical series. As Van Dorn private detective Isaac Bell strives to land a government contract to investigate John D. Rockefeller s Standard Oil mopoly, 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. Then the shooterdetonates a terrible explosion that sets the victim s independent refinery ablaze. Bell summons his best detectives to hunt down the mysterious killer. 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.
- Author BiographyClive Cussler is the author of more than fifty books in five bestselling series, including Dirk Pitt, NUMA Files, Oregon Files, Isaac Bell, and Fargo. His life nearly parallels that of his hero Dirk Pitt. Whether searching for lost aircraft or leading expeditions to find famous shipwrecks, he and his NUMA crew of volunteers have discovered more than seventy-five lost ships of historic significance, including the long-lost Confederate submarine Hunley, which was raised in 2000 with much press publicity. Like Pitt, Cussler collects classic automobiles. His collection features more than eighty examples of custom coachwork. Cussler lives in Arizona and Colorado. Justin Scott s novels include The Shipkiller and Normandie Triangle; the Ben Abbott detective series; and modern sea thrillers under the pen name Paul Garrison. He is the coauthor with Cussler of seven previous Isaac Bell novels, including the latest, The Gangster. Scott lives in Connecticut.
- Author(s)Clive Cussler,Justin Scott
- PublisherG.P. Putnam's Sons
- Date of Publication01/03/2016
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Series TitleIsaac Bell Adventures
- Series Part/Volume Number8
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintG.P. Putnam's Sons
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight204 g
- Width109 mm
- Height190 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Format DetailsTall rack paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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