The Race is the fourth installment to Isaac Bell series by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott. Published by Putnam Adult on September 6th 2011, this fiction adventure action-packed book fueled with a true facts in American aviation history.
Author Clive Cussler and Justin Scott deliver another outstanding adventure that skillfully invokes the time period. All the women are gorgeous, all the men are dashing, and all the airplanes and other new machinery are lovingly described.
It is 1910, the age of flying machines is still in its infancy, and newspaper publisher Preston Whiteway is offering $50,000 for the first daring aviator to cross America in less than fifty days. He is even sponsoring one of the prime candidates-an intrepid woman named Josephine Frost-and that’s where Bell, chief investigator for the Van Dorn Detective Agency, comes in.
Frost’s violent-tempered husband has just killed her lover and tried to kill her, and he is bound to make another attempt. Bell has tangled with Harry Frost before; he knows that the man has made his millions leading gangs of thieves, murderers, and thugs in every city across the country. He also knows that Frost won’t be only after his wife, but after Whiteway as well. And if Bell takes the case . . . Frost will be after him, too.
Isaac Bell series in release order:
Isaac Bell 1st book: The Chase
Isaac Bell 2nd book: The Wrecker
Isaac Bell 3rd book: The Spy
Isaac Bell 4th book: The Race
ebook 1st rating: 8/10