The Thief is Clive Cussler's fifth historical thriller featuring detective Isaac Bell. A bold kidnapping aboard an ocean liner sends detective Isaac Bell across America in a deadly game of cat and mouse...Leaving England aboard the liner Mauretania, Isaac Bell, chief investigator at the legendary Van Dorn Detective Agency, stumbles on and thwarts a kidnapping. The two victims, who have fled Europe carrying a secret invention, fear that a foreign power wishes to steal it before they can bring it to America. Bell and the Van Dorn Agency offer to protect them. And it isn't long before Bell is fighting skullduggery in the middle of the Atlantic. In New York City, as well as across the country as he and the inventors head for California, the deadly chase is on. On their trail is the murderous agent known only as the 'Acrobat', instructed to steal this world-changing invention - and kill anyone in his way...Bestseller Clive Cussler - author of the Dirk Pitt novels Crescent Dawn and Atlantis Found - has legendary super-sleuth Isaac Bell protect a top-secret invention with the power to shape the course of history. The Thief is the fifth novel in the Isaac Bell series, following The Race . Praise for Clive Cussler: The Adventure King . ( Daily Express ). The guy I read . (Tom Clancy). Bestselling author Clive Cussler has kept readers on the edges of their seats for four decades with his thrilling action novels. As well as The Isaac Bell Adventures there are also the NUMA and Oregon Files series, the Dirk Pitt stories (which started it all) and the Fargo series. Other titles in Cussler's first historical series - The Isaac Bell Adventures - include The Chase , The Spy , The Race and The Thief which are all available from Penguin. Justin Scott is the author of twenty-seven novels, including The Shipkiller and Normandie Triangle .
Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt(R) adventures, such as Crescent Dawn; the NUMA(R) Files adventures, the Oregon Files; the Isaac Bell historical thrillers, which began with The Chase; and the Fargo adventures. He lives in Arizona.www.clivecussler.co.uk Justin Scott is the author of twenty-seven novels, including The Shipkiller and Normandie Triangle; the Ben Abbot detective series; five modern sea thrillers under the pen name Paul Garrison; and his coauthorship with Cussler of The Wrecker, The Spy and The Race.