The Gangster

The Gangster

Isaac Bell #9

Summary

Crime, corruption and murder in the back alleys of New York . . . a vicious organisation is terrorising the city and only one man can stop them. Isaac Bell is back in this action-packed historical blockbuster from Sunday Times bestseller Clive Cussler

The Black Hand Strikes

1906, New York City. Italian gangsters calling themselves the Black Hand terrorize citizens in a menacing spree of kidnapping, extortion and arson.

Who dares stop them?
Detective Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Agency is hired to form a special 'Black Hand Squad' - but with each gangster caught a new one appears on the street. Are these new recruits or other criminals imitating the Black Hand? Where are these men coming from?

Murder is just the beginning . . .
Then the killings start. Each victim is a man more powerful than the last. Bell is convinced that he's facing a murderous organization hell bent on bringing the city to its knees.

But that's before he discovers their ultimate target - the most powerful man in the country: the President of the United States . . .

'Cussler is hard to beat'
Daily Mail

'The Adventure King'
Sunday Express

'Nobody does it better... nobody!'
Stephen Coonts

'Just about the best storyteller in the business'
New York Post

'Oceanography's answer to Indiana Jones. Exotic locations, ruthless villains, and many narrow escapes-Cussler's fans come for swashbuckling and he delivers'
Associated Press

Reviews

  • The ninth book in the action-packed series featuring Isaac Bell, from Sunday Times bestseller Clive Cussler
    Crime, corruption and murder in the back alleys of New York . . . a vicious organisation is terrorising the city and only one man can stop them
    from publisher's description

About the authors

Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler was the author and co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt® adventures, such as Celtic Empire; the NUMA® Files adventures, most recently Fast Ice; the Oregon Files, such as Marauder; the Isaac Bell historical thrillers, which began with The Chase; and the recent Fargo Adventures, which lastly included Wrath of Poseidon. Cussler died in 2020.
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Justin Scott

Justin Scott is the author of twenty-six novels, including The Shipkiller and Normandie Triangle, the Ben Abbot detective series, and five modern sea thrillers under his pen name Paul Garrison. He currently co-writes the Isaac Bell series with Clive Cussler. He lives in Connecticut.
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