20th Century > 1900s

    Outer Dark by Cormac McCarthy

Set is an unspecified place in Appalachia, sometime around the turn of the century. A woman bears her brother's child, a boy; he leaves the baby in the woods and tells her he died of natural causes. Discovering her brother's lie, she sets forth alone to find her son. Both brother and sister wander separately through a countryside being scourged by three terrifying and elusive strangers, headlong toward an eerie, apocalyptic resolution.

Year: 1968
Genre: 1900s

    The Chase by Clive Cussler

In 1906, the western states of America suffer a string of bank robberies by a single man who then cold-bloodedly murders any and all witnesses, and vanishes without a trace. Fed up by the depredations of "The Butcher Bandit," the U.S. government brings in the best man it can find: a tall, lean, no-nonsense detective named Isaac Bell, who has caught thieves and killers from coast to coast.

Year: 2007
Genre: 1900sBank RobberySociopath

    The Gangster by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

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 Spy by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

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 by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

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


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-- -- -- --1968 Outer Dark Cormac McCarthy 1900s
-- -- -- --2007 The Chase Clive Cussler Isaac Bell Adventures1900sBank RobberySociopath
-- -- -- --2016 The Gangster Clive Cussler Isaac Bell Adventures1900sOrganized Crime
-- -- -- --2010 The Spy Clive Cussler Isaac Bell Adventures1900sEspionagePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --2013 The Striker Clive Cussler Isaac Bell Adventures1900sPrivate EyeSabotage
-- -- -- --2009 The Wrecker Clive Cussler Isaac Bell Adventures1900sPrivate Eye, Trains