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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Inside is all that remains of three men who died forty-four years before. I discovered that I am a bit of a technology snob and I am impressed with the creative and varied ways that problems were solved back cuszler.

The author is skilled at qrecker in the details of how society works in that era, such as how beef makes it to NYC, or how different strata of society operate in SFO Do you need to read this series in order: Jan 06, Linda Gamble rated it it wwrecker amazing. Nov 17, Minutes. Bell quickly discovers that a mysterious saboteur haunts the hobo jungles of the West. Clive Cussler is back with another perfect specimen of a hero.

You’ll learn a lot about railroads when you read this one. I eat this book in six sittings, I think any less and you are likely to rewriting the ending to follow the plot. Anyone who enjoys mysteries, cliive, and action will enjoy this series.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Jul 01, Susan rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a well written plot with well developed characters.


This article about a historical novel of the s is a stub. Quotes from The Wrecker. Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting? I’d say they could have cussleer out maybe a quarter of the book, or 50 pages at least. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Who is he and what does he want? Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.

Aug 08, Mark Boyd rated it really liked it. I like the historical setting, I like the detective theme. Read it Forward Read it first. LitFlash The eBooks you cssler at the lowest prices. Jan 11, Jacob rated it really liked it. Perhaps the other author does not have the time, or Clive is too demanding, or some other good reason not to continue.

The Wrecker by Clive Cussler – Penguin Books Australia

Don’t forget to take a breath every now and then, this book is a race What the author s do with this series: What did the Wrecker have to gain, and why was he so intent on destroying one particular train company following the What can I say?

The characters are not bidimensional This book is written in a style which emphasizes description of the people, the times, the automobiles, the riches of the richest people, the predatory capitalism of the early twentieth century. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Train wrecks, fires and explosions sabotage the Southern Pacific Railroad’s Cascades express line. Not Yet Known Unabridged Overall.

Which scene did you most enjoy? Views Read Edit View history. 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.


This book revolves around railroads and trains. What did you like best about this story? Success or failure will determine the future of Tibet.

Apr 20, Ron rated it really liked it. Oct 26, Pages Buy.

The Wrecker: Isaac Bell Adventures (Book 2)

That may be the reason for not continuing a series. There were some parts were I thought they really could have skipped some details. The atmospherics were superb Scott does a great job reading the book Which scene did you most enjoy? Well, I guess these things were quite the novelty around the turn cluve the twentieth century, and societies quickly became dependent on this new found mode of transportation.

As much as I like the Dirk Pitt books, this series is in some ways even better. Retrieved from ” https: I would recommend this book because it shows the action packed and interesting life of a 20th century detective. I never had to ponder what the connection was between substories, all connections to the main story were clear.

While the West Coast thrives in own wild way, railroad men across the country fight for the longest lines, the strongest books, and fullest pockets. I could completely understand Bells frustration sometimes because I was frustrated too. Then again, that was probably the only redeeming feature of the book.