The Striker

The Striker

Book - 2013
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Turn-of-the-century detective Isaac Bell goes undercover as a coal miner for his first solo mission in this novel in Clive Cussler's #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 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.
Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, c2013.
ISBN: 9780425264683
9780399161773
Characteristics: 375 p. :,ill., map ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Scott, Justin

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absamuels Aug 14, 2013

A fun look at Isaac Bell in his early days with Van Dorn.

aviancp Jul 18, 2013

this is the best book about historic events I ever read but its also the first I read so it doesn't really matter

aaa5756 Jul 08, 2013

An interesting book, filled with secrets and mystery. Not one of my favorites but would recommend giving a try.

mrsgail5756 May 06, 2013

The book was okay – but not one of my favorites.

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kaymar
Apr 03, 2013

Great book for those nights you can't fall asleep. This book will put you to sleep. I think the author was under the gun to complete this boring mess.

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Sump
Mar 30, 2013

Large print, please!

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3dblus
Mar 10, 2013

Another good Isaac Bell adventure from Cussler/Scott. If you like the Isaac Bell series, you will most certainly enjoy this one.

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mrsgail5756 May 06, 2013

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” -Winston Churchill

mrsgail5756 Apr 07, 2013

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr

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