1) The gangster
"It is 1906, and in New York City, the Italian crime group known as the Black Hand is on a spree: kidnapping, extortion, arson. Detective Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Agency is hired to form a special 'Black Hand Squad,' but the gangsters appear to be everywhere--so much so that Bell begins to wonder if there are imitators, criminals using the name for the terror effect. And then the murders begin, each one of a man more powerful than the last, and...
Dirk Pitt adventures volume 22
In "Poseidon's Arrow", Clive Cussler's great hero, Dirk Pitt, returns to fight a terrifying enemy. 1942, the Cape of Good Hope. Returning from a secret mission a submarine is attacked and fatally damaged. Its precious cargo is believed to be lost along with the vessel...Three quarters of a century later, NUMA Director Dirk Pitt saves a crowded cruise ship from being rammed by a runaway freighter. On board the rogue ship he finds the strangely burned...