But someone else seems to be after the same letters and, when Malone obtains then loses them, he’s plunged into a hunt that draws the attention of the legendary Knights of Malta. The knights have existed for over nine hundred years, the only warrior-monks to survive into modern times. Cardinals are beginning to arrive at the Vatican, but one has fled Rome for Malta in search of a document that dates back to the 4th century and Constantine the Great.
The Malta Exchange: A Novel Cotton Malone Book 14 #ad - Former justice department operative, italy, cotton malone, is at Lake Como, on the trail of legendary letters between Winston Churchill and Benito Mussolini that disappeared in 1945 and could re-write history. A conclave to select his replacement is about to begin. The pope is dead. The final confrontation culminates behind the walls of the Vatican where the election of the next pope hangs in the balance.
Berry is the master scientist with a perfect formula. Associated pressone of usa today's "five books not to miss!"A deadly race for the Vatican’s oldest secret fuels New York Times bestseller Steve Berry’s latest international Cotton Malone thriller.
The Bishop's Pawn: A Novel Cotton Malone Book 13Minotaur Books #ad - Edgar hoover and Martin Luther King, Jr. Ended on april 4, marked by years of illegal surveillance and the accumulation of secret files, 1968 when King was assassinated by James Earl Ray. Itself —— not only changes his own life, but the course of history. Steve berry always mines the lost riches of history —— in The Bishop's Pawn he imagines a gripping, provocative thriller about an American icon.
But that may not have been the case. When stephanie nelle, enlists him to help with an investigation, a high-level Justice Department lawyer, he jumps at the opportunity. Now, cotton malone, fifty years later, former Justice Department agent, must reckon with the truth of what really happened that fateful day in Memphis.
The Bishop's Pawn: A Novel Cotton Malone Book 13 #ad - It all turns on an incident from eighteen years ago, when Malone, as a young Navy lawyer, is trying hard not to live up to his burgeoning reputation as a maverick. The first case of new york Times bestseller Steve Berry’s iconic hero, Cotton Malone. History notes that the ugly feud between J. But he soon discovers that two opposing forces—the justice department and the FBI—are at war over a rare coin and a cadre of secret files containing explosive revelations about the King assassination, information that could ruin innocent lives and threaten the legacy of the civil rights movement’s greatest martyr.
Malone’s decision to see it through to the end —— from the raucous bars of Mexico, to the clear waters of the Dry Tortugas, and ultimately into the halls of power within Washington D. C.
The Lost Order: A Novel Cotton Malone Book 12Minotaur Books #ad - It amassed billions in stolen gold and silver, all buried in hidden caches across the United States. Since 1865 treasure hunters have searched, but little of that immense wealth has ever been found. Now, two factions of what remains of the knights of the Golden Circle want that lost treasure—one to spend it for their own ends, one hundred and sixty years later, the other to preserve it.
From the backrooms of the smithsonian to the deepest woods in rural Arkansas, The Lost Order by Steve Berry is a perilous adventure into our country’s dark past, and finally up into the rugged mountains of northern New Mexico, and a potentially even darker future. At the center is the smithsonian institution—linked to the knights, and Malone himself through an ancestor, a Confederate spy named Angus “Cotton” Adams, its treasure, whose story holds the key to everything.
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. And while malone and cassiopeia vitt face the past, ex-president Danny Daniels and Stephanie Nelle confront a new and unexpected challenge, a threat that may cost one of them their life.
The Lake of Learning: A Cassiopeia Vitt NovellaEvil Eye Concepts, Incorporated #ad - The lake of learning is the kind of page-turner that makes you crave a big bowl of popcorn—we just wanted it to keep on going. Apple booksfor over a decade cassiopeia Vitt has been building an authentic French castle, using only materials and techniques from the 13th century. And when more than one person becomes interested in that secret, in particular a thief and a billionaire, the race is on.
Best books of august ~ apple Books**“Coauthors Steve Berry and M. J. But when a treasure is unearthed at the construction site—an ancient Book of Hours—a multitude of questions are raised, all pointing to an ancient and forgotten religious sect. Once the cathars existed all across southern France, challenging Rome and attracting the faithful by the tens of thousands.
The Lake of Learning: A Cassiopeia Vitt Novella #ad - Now a piece of that past has re-emerged, one that holds the key to the hiding place of the most precious object the Cathars possessed. From the medieval walled city of carcassonne, to a forgotten cavern beneath the Pyrenees, to the crest of mysterious Montségur, Cassiopeia is drawn deeper and deeper into a civil war between two people obsessed with revenge and murder.
. Rose take lots of hairpin turns, making for an intense, suspenseful, and action-packed read. Eventually, in 1208, the pope declared them heretics and ordered a crusade—the first where Christians killed Christians—and thousands were slaughtered, the Cathars all but exterminated.
The Warsaw Protocol: A Novel Cotton Malone Book 15Minotaur Books #ad - In new york times bestseller steve berry’s latest Cotton Malone adventure, one by one the seven precious relics of the Arma Christi, the weapons of Christ, are disappearing from sanctuaries across the world. After former justice department agent cotton malone witnesses the theft of one of them, that a private auction is about to be held where incriminating information on the president of Poland will be offered to the highest bidder—blackmail that both the United States and Russia want, Stephanie Nelle, he learns from his old boss, but for vastly different reasons.
But nothing goes as planned and malone is thrust into a bloody battle between three nations over information that, if exposed, could change the balance of power in Europe. The price of admission to that auction is one of the relics, a thousand-year-old spear sacred to not only Christians but to the Polish people, so Malone is first sent to a castle in Poland to steal the Holy Lance, and then on to the auction itself.
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The 14th Colony: A Novel Cotton Malone Book 11Minotaur Books #ad - Steve berry’s trademark mix of history and speculation is all here in this provocative new thriller. He’s aided by a shocking secret hidden in the archives of america’s oldest fraternal organization—the Society of Cincinnati—a group that once lent out its military savvy to presidents, including helping to formulate three invasion plans of what was intended to be America’s 14th colony—Canada.
What happens if both the president and vice-president-elect die before taking the oath of office? The answer is far from certain—in fact, what follows would be nothing short of total political chaos. Shot down over siberia, ex-justice department agent cotton Malone is forced into a fight for survival against Aleksandr Zorin, a man whose loyalty to the former Soviet Union has festered for decades into an intense hatred of the United States.
The 14th Colony: A Novel Cotton Malone Book 11 #ad - Before escaping, malone learns that zorin and another ex-KGB officer, this one a sleeper still embedded in the West, are headed overseas to Washington D. C. In a race against the clock that starts in the frozen extremes of Russia and ultimately ends at the White House itself, he must also confront a crippling fear that he’s long denied, Malone must not only battle Zorin, but which now jeopardizes everything.
. Noon on january 20th—Inauguration Day—is only hours away. A flaw in the constitution, and an even more flawed presidential succession act, have opened the door to disaster and Zorin intends to exploit both weaknesses to their fullest. Armed with a weapon leftover from the Cold War, one long thought to be just a myth, Zorin plans to attack.
The Patriot Threat: A Novel Cotton Malone Book 10Minotaur Books #ad - Steve berry's new york times bestseller, the Patriot Threat, finds Cotton Malone racing to stop a rogue ex-KGB agent plotting revenge against the United States. The 16th amendment to the Constitution is why Americans pay income taxes. But what if there were problems associated with that amendment? Secrets that call into question decades of tax collecting? In fact, there is a surprising truth to this hidden possibility.
Cotton malone, once a member of an elite intelligence division within the Justice Department known as the Magellan Billet, is now retired and owns an old bookshop in Denmark. But when his former-boss, stephanie nelle, asks him to track a rogue north korean who may have acquired some top secret Treasury Department files—the kind that could bring the United States to its knees—Malone is vaulted into a harrowing twenty-four hour chase that begins on the canals in Venice and ends in the remote highlands of Croatia.
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The Museum of Mysteries: A Cassiopeia Vitt NovellaEvil Eye Concepts, Incorporated #ad - Both candidates harbor secrets they would prefer to keep quiet, but an ancient potion could make that impossible. Cassiopeia vitt takes center stage in this exciting novella from New York Times bestsellers M. J. When a robbery occurs at the museum, Cassiopeia gives chase to the thief and is plunged into a firestorm.
Through a mix of modern day intrigue and ancient alchemy, Cassiopeia is propelled back and forth through time, the inexplicable journeys leading her into a hotly contested French presidential election. In the french mountain village of eze, Cassiopeia visits an old friend who owns and operates the fabled Museum of Mysteries, a secretive place of the odd and arcane.
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The Lincoln Myth: A Novel Cotton Malone Book 9Ballantine Books #ad - In washington, D. C. An elder in the mormon church, the official investigation of an international entrepreneur, has sparked a political battle between the White House and a powerful United States senator. And as the first bloody clashes of the civil war unfold, lincoln alone must decide how best to use this volatile knowledge: save thousands of American lives, or keep the young nation from being torn apart forever? The present: In Utah, the fabled remains of Mormon pioneers whose nineteenth-century expedition across the desert met with a murderous end have been uncovered.
With these cryptic words, a shocking secret passed down from president to president comes to rest in the hands of Abraham Lincoln. New york times bestseller • a cotton malone adventure involving a flaw in the united states constitution, and a political issue that’s as explosive as it is timely—not only in Malone’s world, a mystery about Abraham Lincoln, but in ours September 1861: All is not as it seems.
The Lincoln Myth: A Novel Cotton Malone Book 9 #ad - In denmark, a justice department agent, missing in action, has fallen into the hands of a dangerous zealot—a man driven by divine visions to make a prophet’s words reality. From the streets of copenhagen to the catacombs of Salzburg to the rugged mountains of Utah, the grim specter of the Civil War looms as a dangerous conspiracy gathers power.
Cannot go wrong with Cotton Malone. Library journal “Berry raises this genre’s stakes. The new york times “I love this guy. 1 new york times bestselling author Lee Child.
The King's Deception with bonus novella The Tudor Plot: A Novel Cotton Malone Book 8Ballantine Books #ad - At its heart is the libyan terrorist convicted of bombing Pan Am Flight 103, who is set to be released by Scottish authorities for “humanitarian reasons. An outraged american government objects, but nothing can persuade the British to intervene. Cotton malone and his fifteen-year-old son, Gary, are headed to Europe.
Blake antrim, the cia operative in charge of king’s deception, is hunting for the spark that could rekindle a most dangerous fire, the one thing that every Irish national has sought for generations: a legal reason why the English must leave Northern Ireland. As a favor to his former boss at the Justice Department, Malone agrees to escort a teenage fugitive back to England.
But antrim also has a more personal agenda, a twisted game of revenge in which Gary is a pawn. With assassins, traitors, spies, and dangerous disciples of a secret society closing in, Malone is caught in a lethal bind. To save gary he must play one treacherous player against another—and only by uncovering the incredible truth can he hope to prevent the shattering consequences of the King’s Deception.
The King's Deception with bonus novella The Tudor Plot: A Novel Cotton Malone Book 8 #ad - Don’t miss steve berry’s novella The Tudor Plot and an excerpt from The Lincoln Myth in the back of the book. Praise for the king’s deception “A Dan Brown-ian secular conspiracy about the Virgin Queen driving nonstop international intrigue. Kirkus reviews praise for Steve Berry “Berry raises this genre’s stakes.
The new york times “I love this guy.
The Alexandria Link Cotton Malone Book 2Ballantine Books #ad - Cotton malone retired from the high-risk world of elite operatives for the U. S. When malone’s copenhagen bookshop is burned to the ground, it becomes brutally clear that those responsible will stop at nothing to get what they want. Now a cartel of wealthy international moguls, bent on altering the course of history, is desperate to breach the library’s hallowed halls–and only Malone possesses the information they need to succeed.
At stake is an explosive ancient document with the potential not only to change the destiny of the Middle East but to shake the world’s three major religions to their very foundations. His quest will lead him to england and portugal, even to the highest levels of American government–and the shattering outcome, deep in the Sinai desert, will have worldwide repercussions.
Bonus: this edition contains an excerpt from Steve Berry’s The Columbus Affair and a Cotton Malone dossier. A cradle of ideas–historical, scientific, literary, philosophical, and religious–the Library of Alexandria was unparalleled in the world. Justice department to lead the low-key life of a rare-book dealer.
The Alexandria Link Cotton Malone Book 2 #ad - But fifteen hundred years ago, fortune hunters, it vanished into the mists of myth and legend–its vast bounty of wisdom coveted ever since by scholars, and those who believe its untold secrets hold the key to ultimate power. If i don’t hear from you, you will be childless. His horrified ex-wife confirms that the threat is real: Their teenage son has been kidnapped.