Private detective Isaac Bell returns in Clive Cussler’s The Wrecker. train wrecks, fires, and explosions sabotage the Southern Pacific. Detective Isaac Bell travels the early-twentieth-century American railways, driven by a sense of justice and a determination to stop a new mastermind reigning. The Wrecker (Isaac Bell series Book 2) and millions of other books are .. This item:The Wrecker (An Isaac Bell Adventure) by Clive Cussler Paperback $

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Those who owned railroads were very wealthy indeed. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Desperate for help the railroad hires the fabled Van Dorn Detective Agency. Bell quickly discovers that a mysterious saboteur haunts the hobo jungles of the West.

There is a point in the story when they reveal spoiler all wreckee preparations years ago. I like the historical setting, I like the detective theme. A criminal mastermind engineering some as yet unexplained scheme? Hardcoverpages.

We meet his lover Marion Morgan, an intelligent, beautiful, independent woman, again as Isaac and Marion build on their relationship. Ratings and Reviews 0 1 star ratings 0 reviews.

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There has been a chain of sabotages on the Southern Pacific Railroad Company. It will be my next one…. Cussler’s books have been published in more than 40 languages in more than countries. One Response to Book Review: I really enjoy reading Clive Cussler’s books.


It was the first time since the College was founded in that such a degree was bestowed. Just make sure to pull out your old history notes so you understand the behind the scenes motives and events. Or is there something deeper at work? Apr 20, Ron rated it really liked it. Well, I guess these things were quite the novelty around the turn of the twentieth century, and societies quickly became dependent on this new found mode of transportation.

Though there was little suspense by design it was neat to see a mystery take place more than a hundred years ago. In The ChaseClive Cussler introduced an electrifying new hero, the tall, lean, no-nonsense detective Isaac Bell, who, driven by his sense of justice, travels early-twentieth-century America pursuing thieves and killers.

What did the Wrecker have to gain, and why was he so intent on destroying one particular train company following the Great San Francisco Earthquake? Is there a link between these violent events? Whoever he is, whatever his motives, the Wrecker knows how to create maximum havoc, and Bell senses that he is far from done? Want to Read saving…. Clive Cussler, Grant Blackwood Narrated by: Train wrecks, fires, and explosions sabotage the Souther In The ChaseClive Cussler introduced an electrifying new hero, the tall, lean, no-nonsense detective Isaac Bell, who, driven by his sense of justice, travels wreckeer America pursuing thieves and killers.

Isaac Bell and the Van Dorn Detective Agency are back, this time chasing after someone who is deliberating sabotaging the Southern Pacific Railroad’s expansion efforts into Oregon.

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The only thing that was slightly negative was that the author does not always explain the thought process of the main character which leads to a little confusion in events.

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I enjoyed the story. The Wrecker is doing his darndest to throw a wrench in the plans of the Southern Pacific Railroad Company and he doesn’t care how many innocents or Cinder Dicks die in the process. I eat this book in six sittings, Weecker think any less and you are likely to rewriting the ending to follow the plot.

Apparently this wrecker, who by the way is revealed halfway through the book, which I also found to be incredibly annoying, wants to drive yhe share price down so that he can then buy up stock at a fire sale price — yeah, stock manipulation and all that. Isaac Bell 10 books. An attack from tomb raiders on an archeological site along the Nile. Depending on the book, many of the social issues of the day are woven into the story such as strikes and strike breakers, gangs running businesses, stock speculators and manipulators as well as later in the series the storm clouds of what will become World War I.

Jan 02, Kelly rated it really liked it. Clive Cussler Narrated by: Item s unavailable for purchase.

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