Without question, the best thing about any novel by Clive
Cussler is that the reader is hooked by the end of the first
chapter. Another given is that you will be introduced to many forms
of transportation, most of them unique, historic and classic. THE
CHASE, a stand-alone historical thriller, is no exception.
Back in the Old West in 1906, there were stagecoaches, gold mines
and, of course, the occasional holdup. It was also the year that
all hell breaks loose in San Francisco. The real action starts when
a bank is robbed by a man who the townsfolk think is a derelict.
Actually he is a bank robber in disguise. A ruthless, intelligent