The Bootlegger: An Isaac Bell Adventure
Detective Isaac Bell is on the hunt for justice in this extraordinary adventure in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. It is 1921, and Prohibition is in full swing--even as millions still imbibe and ruthless criminals get rich overnight by selling them booze. Cops, Feds, and Coast Guardsmen are all susceptible to bribery. But when Bells boss and lifelong friend Joseph Van Dorn is shot and near-fatally wounded while chasing bootleggers, he enters the fray. Bell promises Van Dorn that he will try to save the detective agency from the corrupting effects of Prohibition. But when the first witness to Van Dorns shooting is executed in a ruthlessly efficient manner invented by the CHEKA, the Russian Communist secret police, Bell finds himself combating men far more deadly than ordinary criminals. And hes about to fight a one-man war...
Author: Justin Scott, Clive Cussler
Publisher: Berkley Books
Release Date: 2015-03-03