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Steve Berry (born September 2, 1955) is an American author and former attorney currently living in St. Augustine, Florida. He is a graduate of Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law. He was a trial lawyer for 30 years and held elected office for 14 of those years. He is a founding member of International Thriller Writers—a group of more than 4,200 thriller writers from around the world—and served three years as its co-president. Work Berry first appeared in print with his historical thrillers The Amber Room and The Romanov Prophecy in 2003 and 2004. A practicing attorney at the time, Berry had been writing fiction since 1990, and it took him 12 years and 85 rejections before selling a manuscript to Ballantine Books. Berry credits the nuns who taught him in Catholic school with instilling the discipline needed both to craft a novel and to find a publisher. Berry's novels have been listed on The New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and BookSense bestseller lists. He has more than 25 million books in print, which have been translated into 40 languages and sold in 51 countries.Berry resides in the northeast Florida area. Awards In 2012 and 2013, Berry's historic preservation work was recognized by the American Library Association, which named him spokesperson for National Preservation Week. Among his other honors is the Royden B. Davis Distinguished Author Award; the 2013 Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award given by Poets & Writers; the 2013 Anne Frank Human Writes Award; and the Silver Bullet, bestowed in 2013 by International Thriller Writers for philanthropic work. He was also appointed by the Smithsonian Board of Regents to serve on the Smithsonian Libraries Advisory Board to help promote and support libraries in their mission to provide information in all forms to scientists, curators, scholars, students, and the public. A 2010 NPR survey named The Templar Legacy one of the top 100 thrillers ever written. Bibliography Standalone novels Cassiopeia Vitt Adventures (with M. J. Rose) Cotton Malone novels These novels star Cotton Malone, a bookseller and former and freelance spy for the fictitious covert US intelligence agency Magellan Billet. Berry has released four short stories in eBook-only form featuring side characters from the Cotton Malone novels. These stories act somewhat as prequels to The Emperor's Tomb, The Jefferson Key, The Columbus Affair, and The King's Deception, respectively. The first three are available in Three Tales from the World of Cotton Malone: The Balkan Escape, The Devil's Gold, and The Admiral's Mark (Short Stories). Each short story is also included in the paperback edition of the book it precedes. Anthologies and collections Edited by Steve Berry Introductions by Steve Berry Illustrated By Steve Berry References External links Official website History Matters, the Steve and Elizabeth Berry foundation to preserve historical sites Biography at Modern Signed Books BlogTalkRadio Interview with Rodger Nichols about The 14th Colony May 2016. Discover the Steve Berry popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Steve Berry books.

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  • Tokyo Kill synopsis, comments

    Tokyo Kill

    Barry Lancet

    “Best P.I. Novel” Shamus Award FINALIST In the second thriller of this new series from “a fresh voice in crime fiction” (Kirkus Reviews), antiques dealerturnedP.I. Jim Brodie match...

  • The Templar Legacy synopsis, comments

    The Templar Legacy

    Steve Berry

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  “Exciting . . . hard to put down without reading one more page.”The Florida TimesUnionThe ancient order of the Knights Templar possessed untold weal...

  • Beyond the Wire synopsis, comments

    Beyond the Wire

    James D. Shipman

    From the bestselling author of Irena’s War comes a gripping novel of historical fiction based on one of the most extraordinary true stories of World War IIan uprising behind the wa...

  • Hellbound synopsis, comments


    Giacometti & Ravenne

    The third volume in the millioncopy bestselling Nazi spy series for fans of Dan Brown, Steve Berry and Wilbur Smith.'I can't wait to read the next instalment!' Kindle customer, Ama...

  • The Atlantis Prophecy synopsis, comments

    The Atlantis Prophecy

    Thomas Greanias

    An ancient organization more powerful than the federal government has targeted Washington. They'll stop at nothing to destroy the republic and raise an empire. The adventure begins...

  • The Venetian Betrayal synopsis, comments

    The Venetian Betrayal

    Steve Berry

    “[Steve Berry] has a genuine feel for the factual gaps that give history its tantalizing air of the unknown.”The New York Times Book ReviewAfter narrowly escaping incineration in a...

  • The Alexandria Link synopsis, comments

    The Alexandria Link

    Steve Berry

    Cotton Malone retired from the highrisk world of elite operatives for the U.S. Justice Department to lead the lowkey life of a rarebook dealer. But his quiet existence is shatter...

  • The Romanov Prophecy synopsis, comments

    The Romanov Prophecy

    Steve Berry

    Ekaterinburg, Russia: July 16, 1918. Ten months have passed since Nicholas II’s reign was cut short by revolutionaries. Tonight, the White Army advances on the town where the T...

  • The Mozart Conspiracy synopsis, comments

    The Mozart Conspiracy

    Scott Mariani

    A centuriesold mystery. An “accidental” death. A conspiracy that may end in murder. Former British Special Air Service officer Ben Hope is running for his life. Enlisted by Leigh L...

  • Seven Deadly Wonders synopsis, comments

    Seven Deadly Wonders

    Matthew Reilly

    Indiana Jones meets The Da Vinci Code in this nonstop actionpacked thriller about the greatest treasure hunt of all timea headlong race to find the seven wonders of the ancient wor...

  • The 13th Hour synopsis, comments

    The 13th Hour

    Richard Doetsch

    A mesmerizing thriller told in reverse! The 13th Hour is the story of a man given the chance to go back in time in onehour increments to prevent a vicious crime from destroying h...

  • The Charlemagne Pursuit synopsis, comments

    The Charlemagne Pursuit

    Steve Berry

    NEW YORK TIMES BESETSELLER “Those who relish suspense in the Da Vinci Code vein will snap this one up, the best yet in the series.”Publishers Weekly (starred review)As a child, f...

  • The Secret Chamber synopsis, comments

    The Secret Chamber

    Patrick Woodhead

    People have been disappearing in what the explorer Stanley called the black heart of Africa the impenetrable forests of northern Congo. But when a brilliant young English doctor v...

  • MatchUp synopsis, comments


    Lee Child

    This “highly recommended” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) collection edited by New York Times bestselling author Lee Child pairs the beloved characters of twentytwo internation...

  • Hawaii synopsis, comments


    James A. Michener & Steve Berry

    Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener brings Hawaii’s epic history vividly to life in a classic saga that has captivated readers since its initial publication in 1959. As...

  • The Hope Vendetta synopsis, comments

    The Hope Vendetta

    Scott Mariani

    The second book in the electrifying thriller series that “will excite fans of Dan Brown, James Rollins, and Robert Ludlum” (Booklist).WHAT DOES ZOË BRADBURY KNOW? At first, only th...

  • Grass synopsis, comments


    Martin King, Martin Knight & Phil Sparrowhawk

    Grass is the incredible story of Phil Sparrowhawk, a workingclass boy with gambling in his blood. Like most punters, he enjoyed an incredible run of luck, but finally rolled the di...

  • The Complete Chronicles of Barsetshire synopsis, comments

    The Complete Chronicles of Barsetshire

    Anthony Trollope

    This carefully crafted ebook: "The Complete Chronicles of Barsetshire: The Warden, Barchester Towers, Doctor Thorne, Framley Parsonage, The Small House at Allington, The Last C...

  • The Lincoln Myth synopsis, comments

    The Lincoln Myth

    Steve Berry

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  A Cotton Malone adventure involving a flaw in the United States Constitution, a mystery about Abraham Lincoln, and a political issue that’s as explo...

  • Raising Atlantis synopsis, comments

    Raising Atlantis

    Thomas Greanias

    Experience the first “outrageous adventure with a wild dose of the supernatural” (Clive Cussler, New York Times bestselling author) in the New York Times bestselling Atlantis trilo...

  • Ungentlemanly Warfare synopsis, comments

    Ungentlemanly Warfare

    Howard Linskey

    A secret assassin. An impossible mission. Failure is not an option.   1943. With Nazi Germany facing defeat, Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring has authorized mass production of ...

  • FaceOff synopsis, comments


    David Baldacci & Lee Child

    An instant New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller and “a thriller reader’s ultimate fantasy” (Booklist), this oneofakind anthology pulls together the most beloved characters from ...

  • The Amber Room synopsis, comments

    The Amber Room

    Steve Berry

    “A winner . . . combines the pace and style of Brown’s Da Vinci Code and the densely plotted espionage of Daniel Silva’s Gabriel Allon novels.”The Florida Times...

  • The Missing Piece synopsis, comments

    The Missing Piece

    John Lescroart

    USA TODAY BESTSELLERThe beloved New York Times bestselling Dismas Hardy series returns with a “perfect piece of entertainment from a master storyteller” (Steve Berry, New York Time...

  • The Paris Vendetta synopsis, comments

    The Paris Vendetta

    Steve Berry

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   “All the Steve Berry hallmarks are here: scale, scope, sweep, historyplus breathless secondbysecond suspense. I love this guy.”Lee Child Former Jus...

  • The Third Secret synopsis, comments

    The Third Secret

    Steve Berry

    Explosive in both its pace and its revelations, The Third Secret is a remarkable international thriller. Bestselling author Steve Berry tackles some of the most controversial ide...

  • Mercy Creek synopsis, comments

    Mercy Creek

    M. E. Browning

    In an idyllic Colorado town, a young girl goes missingand the trail leads into the heart and mind of a remorseless killer.The late summer heat in Echo Valley, Colorado turns lush g...

  • The Atlantis Revelation synopsis, comments

    The Atlantis Revelation

    Thomas Greanias

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Raising Atlantis and The Atlantis Prophecy comes an explosive new international thriller jampacked with political and prophetic intrig...

  • Past Prologue synopsis, comments

    Past Prologue

    Diana Gabaldon & Steve Berry

    Where should we go? All that we knew is gone, and all that we have is each other…In this short story from the thrilling anthology MatchUp, bestselling authors Diana Gabaldon and St...

  • Detox Juicing synopsis, comments

    Detox Juicing

    Morena Escardo & Morena Cuadra

    Detox Juicing provides readers with one hundred juice and smoothie recipes that will give their bodies a relief from poor food choices and hectic lifestyles, allowing them to reple...