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Justin Scott is the author of Forty Days and Forty Nights (2021), The Cutthroat (2017), The Gangster (2016), Traumas of a Fatherless Child (2020) and other 99 books.

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Forty Days and Forty Nights

release date: Jan 01, 2021
Forty Days and Forty Nights
"FORTY DAYS AND FORTY NIGHTS is a contemporary thriller set in the Mississippi River Delta. Thirty-nine days of torrential rain have swollen the river to the brink. Clementine Price-a young US Army Corps of Engineers officer born on a farm in the flood-plain of the Arkansas Delta-is battling to protect the people and homeland she loves from a catastrophic flood when she discovers that a richly funded domestic terrorist- hiding in plain sight in a beloved megachurch-has weaponized the natural disaster to inundate America''s heartland. His plan to cleave the United States in half and found his own all-white nation is already in motion. Clementine has only hours to mobilize a make-shift army, engineer a strategy to turn nature''s overwhelming force back onto the enemy, stop civil war, and save millions from drowning"--

The Cutthroat

release date: Mar 14, 2017
The Cutthroat
Isaac Bell may be on the hunt for the greatest monster of all time in this riveting action-adventure novel from #1 New York Times–bestselling author Clive Cussler. The year is 1911. Chief Investigator Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency has had many extraordinary cases before. But none quite like this. 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 which leads him into increasingly more alarming territory. Anna Pape was not alone in her fate—petite young blond women like Anna are being murdered in cities across America. And the pattern goes beyond the physical resemblance of the victims—there are disturbing familiarities about the killings themselves that send a chill through even a man as experienced with evil as Bell. If he is right about his fears, then he is on the trail of one of the greatest monsters of his time.

The Gangster

release date: Mar 01, 2016
The Gangster
Turn-of-the-century Detective Isaac Bell takes on the upstart leader of a vicious crime organization in this novel in the #1 New York Times–bestselling series. It 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. The stakes grow ever-higher, with the Black Hand becoming more ambitious, and their targets more political. If Bell can’t determine the role played by the face from his past, the next life lost could be one of the most powerful men in the nation.

Traumas of a Fatherless Child

release date: Feb 10, 2020
Traumas of a Fatherless Child
"Traumas of a Fatherless Child," is an emotionally captivating work of art... and that''s putting it lightly. This upcoming poetry collection takes readers on a stroll through abandonment, internalized grief and a sense of aching sadness that only a fatherless child can understand. What readers will soon learn however is that this work, through gripping wordplay and heartfelt prose, offers a story between the lines of every stanza that anyone can relate too.

The Auction

release date: Mar 23, 2017
The Auction
The most influential and least-known man in history - who deals in governments, trades in empires and holds the key to world power - has been taken hostage. The kidnapper forces multi-national companies and presidents into an auction, within which they must bid for the captive''s release - before markets collapse and nations fall. Ending the bidding is Pete Chamberlain''s job. His assignment is to find the captive - and soon. Only the ruthless kidnappers, the Russians and the CIA stand in his way.

Justin Guitar: Rhythm Reading

release date: Jan 01, 2017
Justin Guitar: Rhythm Reading
Following on from his hugely successful Justinguitar.com Beginner’s Course and his songbooks for Guitar, celebrated Guitar tutor Justin Sandercoe has created a complete and easy-to-follow guide to rhythm reading. This book focuses on learning how to read rhythmic notation, an often overlooked part of learning how to read music. It is aimed at beginner to intermediate level, and will help students to write, read and really understand rhythmic notation. This book contains an extensive series of practical exercises for students to work through. In Justin Guitar: Rhythm Reading For Guitarists you''ll learn Eighth-note patterns, Sixteenth-note patterns, Ties and rests, Time signatures, Triplets and Syncopation. This book has been co-authored by Justin Sandercoe, founder of Justinguitar.com, and Justin Scott, professional drummer and Drum tutor. “If you told me you wanted to get going on guitar, I’d recommend Justin Sandercoe.” - Mark Knopfler “One of the most influential guitar teachers in history.” - The Independent “Justin is one of the most impressive guitar teachers on the planet... he knows exactly how to communicate the knowledge he has to share.” - Martin Taylor

The Cossack's Bride

release date: Mar 09, 2017
The Cossack's Bride
A gripping thriller from the No.1 New York Times bestseller, which sees Natalie drawn into a web of spying and murder behind the Iron Curtain. Perfect for fans of The Night Manager. Glamorous Natalie Nevsky lives with her adoring husband, the Cossack. Until he is brutally killed and she discovers that their life together was not as it seemed. Back in Russia, he''d been playing a deadly game of espionage in the sophisticated, dangerous world of the fur trade - and one mistake has cost him his life. Drawn into a dark and seedy web of spying and ruthless murder behind the Iron Curtain, Natalie must learn to walk a tightrope of survival. And she cannot afford to put a foot wrong.

Sky Fall Legend

release date: Apr 08, 2019
Sky Fall Legend
Warning: This novel contains graphic scenes and content that some may consider traumatizing. Please be advised, and read at your own discretion. A retired meta-human spy has his whole life flipped upside down when a stranger disintegrates him with a magic gun! But before he can blink, he is reborn in world full magic, heroes, mighty pharaoh gods, and ancient titans.In the lowest realm of the Divine Universe, a young adult named Jodye Trill from modern Earth is reborn in a world full of magic he never imagined!In his first life, he was born into poverty in a rich society!In this life, he was born into luxury in a cruel and vicious land!It''s an unknown yet wonderful land of spiritual cultivation and martial arts! However, this land is plagued by dark plots and evil arts. Women are victimized, and used as tools!Once the cruel nature of the land extends to his own family, Jodye is unable to stand for this."Strength! Without strength I watched my lover suffer. Without strength, I stood helpless as that same lover died!! Without strength there is no respect, there is no love, there can be no peace! I must be stronger. I will carve out my own legend of strength in order to bring my world peace!!"

Justin Guitar - Rhythm Reading for Guitarists

release date: Mar 01, 2017
Justin Guitar - Rhythm Reading for Guitarists
(Music Sales America). This book focuses on learning how to read (and play) rhythmic notation, an often overlooked part of learning how to read music and of great benefit to most guitarists. It is aimed at beginner to intermediate level and will help students to write, read and really understand rhythmic notation which has the added benefit of improving the students sense of rhythm and time in all aspects of their playing. This book contains an extensive series of gradually progressive practical exercises for students to work through and detailed lessons to help them make easy and solid progress to rhythm mastery! Spiral bound.

The Man Who Loved the Normandie

release date: Mar 09, 2017
The Man Who Loved the Normandie
A gripping espionage thriller, which sees two spies locked in a psychological battle of wills in the run up to the Second World War. A fire rages across the decks of the superliner Normandie, interned in New York harbour and being converted into a warship for World War II. As the burning ship sinks, it becomes clear that a Nazi spy is behind the disaster. And naval architect Steven Gates must expose the agent''s deadly plans for even greater destruction. Soon the two spies are locked in a psychological battle of wills that takes them deep into the Normandie''s sunken hull - and almost costs Gates the love of the only woman who can save him.

A Pride of Kings

release date: Mar 23, 2017
A Pride of Kings
The Russian Empire, 1916: at war with Germany, racked with dissent. King George V sends Kenneth Ash, a naval officer, on a secret mission into this deadly world of violence and intrigue. Undercover in the frozen wastes of Russia, Ash must kidnap the King''s cousin, Tzar Nicholas II, before the Bolsheviks take control. Soon he''s drawn into a dangerous race across the globe - through London, Berlin and the deadly trenches of the First World War - to protect his country and confront his past.

The Bootlegger

release date: Mar 03, 2015
The Bootlegger
"It is 1921, and both Prohibition and bootlegging are in full swing. When Isaac Bell''s boss and lifelong friend Joseph Van Dorn is shot and nearly killed leading the high-speed chase of a rum-running vessel, Bell swears to him that he will hunt down the lawbreakers, but he doesn''t know what he is getting into. When a witness to Van Dorn''s shooting is executed in a ruthlessly efficient manner invented by the Russian secret police, it becomes clear that these are no ordinary criminals. On a trail that leads from the ravages of post WWI Europe to the speakeasies of New York to the lawless streets of Detroit and Florida''s lavish beachside resorts, Isaac tracks the footsteps of a criminal enterprise more ingenious and far-reaching than any he has ever known. He is up against a team of Bolshevik assassins and saboteurs, and they are intent on overthrowing the government of the United States. Packed with daring escapades and incredible heroics"--Provided by publisher

The Assassin

release date: Mar 03, 2015
The Assassin
Detective Isaac Bell tracks a killer across the nation’s oilfields in this adventure in the #1 New York Times–bestselling historical series. As Van Dorn private detective Isaac Bell strives to land a government contract to investigate John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil monopoly, the case takes a deadly turn. A sniper begins murdering opponents of Standard Oil, and soon the assassin—shooting with extraordinary accuracy at seemingly impossible long range—kills Bell’s best witness. Then the shooter detonates a terrible explosion that sets the victim’s independent refinery ablaze. Bell summons his best detectives to hunt down the mysterious killer. But the murders—shootings, poisonings, staged accidents—have just begun as Bell tracks his phantom-like criminal adversary from the “oil fever” regions of Kansas and Texas to Washington, D.C., to the tycoons’ enclave of New York, to Russia’s war-torn Baku oil fields on the Caspian Sea, and back to America for a final, desperate confrontation. And this one will be the most explosive of all.

The Empty Eye of the Sea

release date: Oct 03, 2014
The Empty Eye of the Sea
Mary Fulton and her father are trying to save their failing family tugboat business. Captained by Kevin Patrick, The Bowery Queen, their ageing tugboat, is towing a barge to Nova Scotia. There they lose the barge contract, but hear of an abandoned freighter adrift in the high seas. They sail towards the vessel in a desperate hope of salvaging it. But unknown to Kevin, Mary, and her crew, the freighter is not completely deserted--aboard is a psychopathic German fugitive and his deadly cargo. With a setting of turbulent Atlantic tides, this sea-faring odyssey is a thrilling portrayal of man''s fight for survival and supremacy over love and death.

The Striker

release date: Mar 14, 2013
The Striker
The Striker is the sixth novel in Clive Cussler''s Isaac Bell series. 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. And it begins to become clear that the trouble doesn''t stop with the men he''s looking for. Much bigger stakes are in play. Little does he know just how big . Given exactly one week to prove his case, Bell quickly finds himself pitted against two of the most ruthless opponents he has ever known, men of staggering ambition and cold-bloodedness . . . who are not about to let some wet-behind-the-ears detective stand in their way. In The Striker we meet Isaac Bell early in his career in an adventure that would show him just how dangerous and exciting his chosen profession would turn out to be. From the master of adventure and action and creator of the Dirk Pitt Adventure series comes The Striker, the sixth exciting installment in the Isaac Bell detective series. Following The Thief and The Race, The Striker is another nail-biting, action-packed historical thriller from Top 10 bestselling author Clive Cussler. Praise for Clive Cussler: ''Cussler is hard to beat'' Daily Mail ''The guy I read'' Tom Clancy ''The Adventure King'' Daily Express

The Shipkiller: A Novel

release date: Aug 01, 2013
The Shipkiller: A Novel
In celebration of the thirty-fifth anniversary of this renowned maritime thriller, a new edition for the next generation of readers. It was the largest moving object on the face of the earth,but for Carolyn and Peter Hardin it was a towering wall of steel bursting out of a squall at full speed, bearing down on their ketch Siren. In a few dramatic moments, Siren was shattered by the indifferent juggernaut. Struggling for his life, Peter Hardin felt the hand of his wife being torn from his grip as the huge white letters on the supertanker’s stern–Leviathan—steamed away. Thus begins an odyssey of revenge that embraces the distant waters of the world, from the titanic storms of the South Atlantic to the oil-slicked reaches of the Persian Gulf. Now back in print for the first time in twenty-five years, The Shipkiler is the story of one man determined to win at sea the justice he has been denied on land.

The Thief

release date: Mar 06, 2012
The Thief
Turn-of-the-century detective Isaac Bell matches wits with a German spy just as the world inches closer to global warfare in this novel in the #1 New York Times-bestselling series. It''s 1910 and Chief Investigator Isaac Bell, along with fellow Van Dorn detective, Archie Abbott, is escorting a Wall Street stock swindler to his trial in New York aboard the ocean liner Mauretania. Pair intend to enjoy the open sea and make use of the leisure time to plan Bell’s wedding to Miss Marion Morgan, but are forced to change plans when two European scientists are nearly abducted and forced overboard. Bell springs into action just in time to stop the kidnapping, but his new charges are convinced they are still at risk. There’s something in their possession, an historic invention, and there’s a German munitions trust that will stop at nothing to steal it. For war clouds are looming, and a ruthless espionage agent has spotted an opportunity to give the German Empire an edge in the coming conflict. What’s worse, Bell’s already a step behind. He’s made the mistake of assuming it’s some sort of war machine. But not all weapons are meant for the battlefield…

The Race

release date: Jul 05, 2012
The Race
The Race is the fourth turn of the century thriller by Clive Cussler. 1910, and America''s first ever cross-country flying race has been sabotaged . . . Newspaper magnate Preston Whiteway is offering a big prize for the first aviator to cross America in under fifty days. He wants Josephine Frost - the country''s leading as well as most glamorous pilot - to win. Which is why he''s hired Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency. Josephine saw her husband Harry Frost kill a man. Now he wants her dead. And with underworld contacts ready to help in every city en route, he''ll do anything, go after anyone who gets in his way - including Whiteway and Bell. Packed with brilliant twists and turns, The Race sees the intrepid Private Investigator locked in a deadly cat-and-mouse game with a killer whose resources are matched only by his willingness to cause mayhem during the race of a lifetime . . . Clive Cussler''s The Race is the international bestselling author''s follow up to The Spy and The Wrecker, the first two novels in the Isaac Bell series. The Race is a nerve-shredding historical thriller, set at the dawn of flight. Praise for Clive Cussler: ''Frightening and full of suspense . . . unquestionably entertaining'' Daily Express ''All-action, narrow escapes and the kind of unrelenting plot tension that has won Cussler hundreds of millions of fans worldwide'' Observer

The Spy

release date: Jun 01, 2010
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 #1 New York Times-bestselling historical action adventure. 1908 marks a year of ever-escalating international tension as the world plunges toward war. And with America on the brink, it comes as a devastating blow to learn of the apparent suicide of one of the United States’ most brilliant battleship-gun designers. The death becomes a media sensation, and the man’s grief-stricken daughter turns to the legendary Van Dorn Detective Agency to clear her father’s name. Van Dorn puts his chief investigator on the case, and Isaac Bell soon sees that the clues point not to suicide, but to murder. As Bell notices more suspicious deaths among the nation’s sharpest technological minds, he begins to suspect the work of an elusive spy somehow connected to a top-secret project called Hull 44. But that is just the beginning. As the intrigue deepens, Bell will find himself pitted against German, Japanese, and British spies, in a mission that encompasses dreadnought battleships, Teddy Roosevelt’s Great White Fleet, Chinatown, Hell’s Kitchen, and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Isaac Bell has certainly faced perilous situations before, but this time it is more than the future of his country that’s at stake—it’s the fate of the world.

McMansion

release date: May 27, 2010
McMansion
Even the cozy New England town of Newbury, onnecticut, is not immune to the relentless spread of McMansions carpeting the countryside. Ben Abbott, realtor and private detective, is so incensed that he refuses to sell them. That Ben is not the only citizen of Newbury who is provoked by over-sized, ugly, wasteful houses becomes apparent when the corpse of Billy Tiller, Newbury’s greediest developer, is discovered underneath his bulldozer. The young and troubled eco-activist Jeff Kimball, who is arrested while sitting at the controls of the bulldozer, protests his innocence. Connecticut’s state’s attorney sees the opportunity to prosecute an open-and-shut TV murder trial that will vault him into the U.S. Senate. While Ira Levy, the small-town criminal defense lawyer hired by Jeff’s hip-hop mogul father, longs to impress movers and shakers in New York City. Ben Abbott, deep in debt to Attorney Levy for an expensive horse he gave to 12-year-old Alison, is forced to pay off the debt by trying to prove Jeff Kimball innocent of a crime that State Police Major Crime Squad Lieutenant Marian Boyce styles “perpetrator on bulldozer on victim.” It looks that way, says Ben Abbott. But in what order did they really stack up?

The Wrecker

release date: Nov 17, 2009
The Wrecker
Detective Isaac Bell travels the early-twentieth-century American railways, driven by a sense of justice and a determination to stop a new mastermind reigning terror on a crucial express line in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series. A year of financial panic and labor unrest, 1907 sees train wrecks, fires, and explosions sabotage the Southern Pacific Railroad’s Cascades express line. Desperate for help the railroad hires the fabled Van Dorn Detective Agency. Van Dorn’s best man, Isaac Bell, quickly discovers a mysterious saboteur haunting the hobo jungles of the West. Known only as the Wrecker, he recruits vulnerable accomplices from the down-and-out to attack the railroad, and then kills them afterward. The Wrecker traverses the vast spaces of the American West as if he had wings, striking wherever he pleases, causing untold damage and loss of human life. Who is he? What does he want? Is he a striker? An anarchist? A revolutionary determined to displace the “privileged few”? A criminal mastermind engineering some as yet unexplained scheme? Whoever he is, whatever his motives, the Wrecker knows how to create maximum havoc, and Bell senses that he is far from done—that, in fact, the Wrecker is building up to a grand act unlike anything he has committed before. If Bell doesn’t stop him in time, more than a railroad could be at risk—it could be the future of the entire country.

McMansion (Large Print 16pt)

release date: Jan 01, 2013
McMansion (Large Print 16pt)
Even the cozy New England town of Newbury, onnecticut, is not immune to the relentless spread of McMansions carpeting the countryside. Ben Abbott, realtor and private detective, is so incensed that he refuses to sell them. That Ben is not the only citizen of Newbury who is provoked by over - sized, ugly, wasteful houses becomes apparent when the corpse of Billy Tiller, Newbury''s greediest developer, is discovered underneath his bulldozer. The young and troubled eco - activist Jeff Kimball, who is arrested while sitting at the controls of the bulldozer, protests his innocence. Connecticut''s state''s attorney sees the opportunity to prosecute an open - and - shut TV murder trial that will vault him into the U.S. Senate. While Ira Levy, the small - town criminal defense lawyer hired by Jeff''s hip - hop mogul father, longs to impress movers and shakers in New York City. Ben Abbott, deep in debt to Attorney Levy for an expensive horse he gave to 12 - year - old Alison, is forced to pay off the debt by trying to prove Jeff Kimball innocent of a crime that State Police Major Crime Squad Lieutenant Marian Boyce styles ''''perpetrator on bulldozer on victim.'''' It looks that way, says Ben Abbott. But in what order did they really stack up?

Drummers Bible

release date: Jan 23, 2009
Drummers Bible
This book provides anyone intersted in learning to play drums with all the information they need to get started. Packed with useful tips and simple illustrated lessons that are easy to understand, you''ll be jamming in no time. Includes a free audio CD with play-along tracks. Over 40,000 copies have been sold worldwide. This beautiful hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for readers to keep handy. The binding allows it to lie open flat for easy reference during practice. The stylish design of the book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners and enthusiasts. The audio CD included with the book can be used for examples and accompaniment. Lessons on notes and rests, time signatures, measures, and clefts, and other methods of reading music and keeping the beat will help drummers get up to speed fast. A history of the drums, along with an anatomy of a drumset, descriptions of cymbols, and other equipment drummers need to be at their best, will walk beginners through the art rhythm beats.

Mausoleum (Large Print 16pt)

release date: Jan 01, 2013
Mausoleum (Large Print 16pt)
When Newbury Connecticuts three hundred year old village cemetery is invaded by a gaudy, half - million dollar mausoleum, Ben Abbott is not happy. Newcomer Brian Grosess tall, wide, mirror - polished eruption of eternal ego sticks out in the peaceful burying ground like a McMansion in an apple orchard. Bens fellow drinkers at the bar have nicknamed the monstrosity, McTomb. But no one expected to find Brians body locked in his mausoleum, fifty years ahead of schedule. Then Homeland Security Immigration Criminal Enforcement agents descend on Newbury hunting for Charlie Cubrero, an illegal immigrant farm handand supposed gang leaderwho bought a gun after he was stiffed for fifty bucks by Brian Grose. Ben Abbott doesnt buy it. Half the town was in the graveyard celebrating Newburys tercentennial when Brian was shot and most of them were mad at him. Besides, Ben admires the hard working Charlie. And he fears that the news that the illegal worked for the Village Cemetery Association will destroy the venerable society already torn asunder by suing and counter - suing anti - mausoleum traditionalists and pro - mausoleum insurgents.

Electrical and Magnetic Transport Properties of Periodic and Aperiodic Artificial Spin Ice Systems

release date: Jan 01, 2020
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