Join Private Detective Isaac Bell as he navigates the seedy back alleys of New York, in the ninth book in the action-packed series from Sunday Times bestseller Clive Cussler. Crime, corruption and murder. . . a vicious organisation is terrorising the city and only one man can stop them. The Black Hand Strikes1906, New York City. Italian gangsters calling themselves the Black Hand terrorize citizens in a menacing spree of kidnapping, extortion and arson. Who dares stop them?Detective Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Agency is hired to form a special 'Black Hand Squad' - but with each gangster caught a new one appears on the street.
Are these new recruits or other criminals imitating the Black Hand?
Where are these men coming from?Murder is just the beginning . . . Then the killings start. Each victim is a man more powerful than the last. Bell is convinced that he's facing a murderous organization hell bent on bringing the city to its knees.
But that's before he discovers their ultimate target - the most powerful man in the country: the President of the United States . . . 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail'The Adventure King' Sunday Express'Nobody does it better... nobody!' Stephen Coonts'Just about the best storyteller in the business' New York Post