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The Cutthroat by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott (May 2017)

The Cutthroat by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott (May 2017)The Detective

It's 1911.  Chief Investigator Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency has had many extraordinary cases before.  But none quite like this.

The Investigation

Hired to find a young woman who has run away from home, Bell is shocked when instead he discovers that the pretty young actress has been brutally murdered.  Vowing to bring her killer to justice, he begins a manhunt which leads him to a chilling conclusion: that she was not the only victim - in cities across America young women sharing the same physical characteristics have been slain.

The Killer

And the pattern goes beyond the appearance of the victims - there are disturbing familiarities about the nature of the murders themselves that unnerves even a man as familiar with evil as Bell.  Because if he is right about his fears, then he is on the trail of one of the most terrifying serial killers ever to have lived...
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