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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You are commenting using your Twitter account. Cussler’s ability to create such amazing and relatable characters that become instantly dear to the reader’s heart is mind blowing and leaves me awestruck and ready for more. I borrowed this book from our local public library.

Known only as the Wrecker, he recruits vulnerable accomplices from the down-and-out to attack the railroad, and then kills them afterward. A main character with passion and strength, balanced by humility and honor. The Covenant of Genesis. You’ve successfully reported this review. How can the character have been so uncertain that all his subsequent attempts would fail to know years before he needed the backup plan it felt like an oops i think i need to pad this out a bit.

The answer may lie with the tale of an Egyptian princess forced to flee the armies of her father years ago. Please try again later. Please review your cart. Anyone who enjoys mysteries, history, and action will enjoy this series. Not only that he has an ivy league education, and is pretty competant not only with a sword, but also with a gun. Throw in a wedding, some new characters, and the stew is done. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Whoever he is, whatever his motives, The Wrecker knows how to create maximum havoc. See all books by Clive CusslerJustin Scott. Aug 08, Mark Boyd rated it really liked it. I enjoyed the story. Cussler is a genius when it comes to early 20th Century action and adventure. I knew about the San Francisco earthquake and some about the railroad but these guys went all out on their research and it definitely showed.


Whoever he is, whatever his motives, the Wrecker knows how to create maximum havoc, and Bell senses that he is far from done? They had both been expanding on how they were better qualified to observe for land mines than the other, and as a consequence were desperate to be first to spot something amiss.

His books are always lively, fun, full of history, and action cllive. Clive Cussler delivered an exciting new addition to his series about the detective, Isaac Bell. Spellbinding – as usual. Cinder Dicks being railroad cops, tend to end up running into the business end of blunt instruments with that sweet spot between their eyes.

The Wrecker is discovered half way through the story and with very little effort. I don’t know if Scott brought the subtle differences to this book, or if Cussler just grew into Isaac Bell in this sequel, but the book is a much more enjoyable story than The Chase. If you like Clive Cussler you will enjoy this book.

So, now that I have read one of his books, what is my take on this whole phenomenon. Other books in the series. But it is not the engine nor its grisly contents that interest the people watching nearby.

The Wrecker: Isaac Bell Adventures (Book 2)

In September,NUMA – which turns over all artifacts to state and Federal authorities, or donates them to museums and universities – launched its own web site for those wishing more information about maritime history or wishing to make donations to the organization. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Clive Cussler and Justin Scott know how to write a book. I never once thought that Cussler was going in to too much detail.


Filled with intricate plotting and dazzling set pieces, The Wrecker is one of the most entertaining thrillers in years.

Or is there something deeper at work? They explained, like for Cussler, Cussler would write an outline, the co author would do a lot of the writing. Filled with intricate plotting and dazzling set pieces, The Wrecker is one of the most entertaining thrillers in years.

Download cussoer Spring Fiction Sampler Now. There has been a chain of sabotages on the Southern Pacific Railroad Company.

Clivee — The Wrecker by Clive Cussler. For two of the sorriest geezers I ever saw in my life. And lots of railroads. No wreckage, no signals, no survivors: And Isaac didn’t get him until 30 years later!?

The Wrecker by Clive Cussler – Penguin Books Australia

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: In this second book of the series, Isaac Bell finds himself up against a wiley saboteur nicknamed the Wrecker, who has both railroad workers and passengers terrified. It was fun to see how intricate his whole wreckrr was and how Bell is quick thinking.

An attack from cusssler raiders on an archeological site along the Nile. Email required Address never made public. A good Issac Bell thriller. Whoever he is, whatever his motives, the Wrecker knows how to create maximum havoc, and Bell senses that he is far from done; that, in fact, the Wrecker is building up to a grand act unlike cuss,er he has committed before. The Wrecker traverses the vast spaces of the American West as if he had wings, striking wherever he pleases, causing untold damage and loss of human life.