110x180 384 страниц. 2013 год. Penguin Books Ltd. Leaving England aboard the liner Mauretania, Isaac Bell, chief investigator at the legendary Van Dorn Detective Agency, stumbles on and thwarts a kidnapping. The two victims, who have fled Europe carrying a secret invention, fear that a foreign power wishes to steal it before they can bring it to America. Bell and the Van Dorn Agency offer to protect them. And it isn't long before Bell is fighting skullduggery in the middle of the Atlantic en route to New York City. Then across the US, as they head for California, the deadly chase is on. Trailing them is the murderous agent known only as the "Acrobat", instructed to steal this world-changing invention - and kill anyone in his way... Filled with breathtaking suspense and fabulous set-pieces, this is Isaac Bell's most exciting and hair-raising adventure yet.