Authors > Justin Scott

The Bootlegger

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 Bell's boss and lifelong friend Joseph Van Dorn is shot and near-fatally wounded while chasing bootleggers, he enters the fray.

Year: 2014
Genre: 1920sPrivate Eye

The Cutthroat

Hired to find a young woman named Anna Pape who ran away from home to become an actress, Bell gets a shock when her murdered body turns up instead. Vowing to bring the killer to justice, he begins a manhunt that leads him into increasingly more alarming territory. Anna was not alone in her fate--petite young blond women like Anna are being murdered in cities across America.

Year: 2017
Genre: 1910sSerial Killer

The Gangster

t is 1906, and in New York City, the Italian crime group known as the Black Hand is on a spree: kidnapping, extortion, arson. They like to take the oldest tricks and add dynamite. When a coalition of the Black Hand's victims hire out the Van Dorn agency to protect their businesses, their reputations, and their families, Detective Isaac Bell forms a crack squad and begins scouring the city for clues. And then he spots a familiar face.

Year: 2016
Genre: 1900sOrganized Crime

The Race

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 50 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.

Year: 2011
Genre: 1910s

The Spy

Twentieth century detective Isaac Bell takes on the world of warfare when America's naval research and development experts begin to die one by one in this bestselling historical action adventure.

Year: 2010
Genre: 1900sEspionagePrivate Eye

The Striker

It is 1902, and a bright, inexperienced young man named Isaac Bell, only two years out of his apprenticeship at the Van Dorn Detective Agency, has an urgent message for his boss. Hired to hunt for radical unionist saboteurs in the coal mines, he is witness to a terrible accident that makes him think something else is going on...that provocateurs are at work and bigger stakes are in play. Little does he know just how big they are.

Year: 2013
Genre: 1900sPrivate EyeSabotage

The Thief

On the ocean liner "Mauretania," two European scientists with a dramatic new invention are barely rescued from abduction by the Van Dorn Detective Agency's intrepid chief investigator, Isaac Bell. Unfortunately, they are not so lucky the second time. The thugs attack again-and this time one of the scientists dies. What are they holding that is so precious? Only something that will revolutionize business and popular culture-and perhaps something more.

Year: 2012
Genre: 1910sKidnappingPrivate Eye

The Wrecker

It is 1907. Train wrecks, fires and explosions sabotage the Southern Pacific Railroad's Cascades express line. Desperate, the railroad hires the fabled Van Dorn Detective Agency. Van Dorn sends in its top investigator, Isaac Bell, hero of The Chase.

Year: 2009
Genre: 1900sPrivate Eye


SERIES: Isaac Bell Adventures

Year# TitleGenres & Tags

20071The Chase1900sBank RobberySociopath
20092The Wrecker1900sPrivate Eye, Trains
20103The Spy1900sEspionagePrivate Eye
20114The Race1910s, Aviation
20125The Thief1910sKidnappingPrivate Eye
20136The Striker1900sPrivate EyeSabotage
20147The Bootlegger1920sPrivate Eye, Prohibition
20158The AssassinHistoricalPrivate Eye
20169The Gangster1900sOrganized Crime
201710The Cutthroat1910sSerial Killer
201911The Titanic Secret1910sActionAdventure, Mining
202012The Saboteurs1910sSabotageWhats New, Panama Canal