Steve Berry
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Steve Berry

Steve Berry is the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of 14 Cotton Malone adventures and 4 stand-alone thrillers. His books have been translated into 40 languages with over 23,000,000 copies in 51 countries. They consistently appear in the top echelon of The New York Times, USA Today, and Indie bestseller lists.

History lies at the heart of every Steve Berry novel. It's his passion, one he shares with his wife, Elizabeth, which led them to create History Matters, a foundation dedicated to historic preservation. Since 2009 Steve and Elizabeth have crossed the country to save endangered historic treasures, raising money via lectures, receptions, galas, luncheons, dinners and their popular writers' workshops. To date, over 3,000 students have attended those workshops and nearly a million dollars raised.

Steve's devotion to historic preservation was recognized by the American Library Association, which named Steve it's spokesperson for National Preservation Week. Among his other honors are the Royden B. Davis Distinguished Author Award; the Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award given by Poets & Writers; the Anne Frank Human Writes Award; and the Silver Bullet, bestowed by International Thriller Writers for his philanthropic work. He has also been chosen both the Florida and Georgia Writer of the Year. He also currently serves on the Smithsonian Libraries Advisory Board. In 2010, a NPR survey named The Templar Legacy one of the top 100 thrillers ever written.

Steve was born and raised in Georgia, graduating from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. He was a trial lawyer for 30 years and held elective office for 14 of those years. He is a founding member of International Thriller Writers--a group of nearly 5,000 thriller writers from around the world--and served three years as its co-president.

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Best Sellers

    • The Museum of Mysteries

    • A Cassiopeia Vitt Adventure, Book 2
    • By: Steve Berry, M. J. Rose
    • Narrated by: Natalie Ross
    • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 6

    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. When a robbery occurs at the museum, Cassiopeia gives chase to the thief and is plunged into a firestorm....

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Bishop's Pawn

    • By: Steve Berry
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Kevin Free, Steve Berry
    • Length: 23 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 588
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 553
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 545

    History recalls that the ugly feud between J. Edgar Hoover and Martin Luther King, Jr., ended on April 4, 1968, when King was assassinated by James Earl Ray. But that may not have been the case....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The bishops pawn

    • By John on 05-09-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Malta Exchange

    • Cotton Malone Series, Book 14
    • By: Steve Berry
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
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    Cotton Malone is at Lake Como, Italy, on the trail of letters between Churchill and Mussolini that disappeared in 1945 and could re-write history. But someone else seems to be after them and, when Malone obtains then loses them, he enters into a hunt that attracts the Knights of Malta....

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Charlemagne Pursuit

    • A Novel
    • By: Steve Berry
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,135
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 753
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 756

    As a child, former Justice Department agent Cotton Malone was told his father died in a submarine disaster in the North Atlantic. But now he wants the full story....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another classic Steve Berry complexity

    • By Matthew on 12-23-09

    Regular price: $39.93

    • The Lost Order

    • Cotton Malone, Book 12
    • By: Steve Berry
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 32 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 950
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 867
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 868

    The Knights of the Golden Circle was the largest and most dangerous clandestine organization in American history....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • History Lesson … So’s You’ll Enjoy It!

    • By Snoodely on 04-11-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Templar Legacy

    • By: Steve Berry
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 15 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,640
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,994
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,995

    The ancient order of the Knights Templar possessed untold wealth and absolute power over kings and popes until the Inquisition....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dan Brown... eat your heart out

    • By Bonnie-Ann on 07-22-12

    Regular price: $39.93

    • The Alexandria Link

    • A Novel
    • By: Steve Berry
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 17 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,751
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,137
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,141

    Cotton Malone retired from the high-risk world of elite operatives to lead the low-key life of a rare-book dealer. But his quiet existence is shattered when he receives an anonymous e-mail....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Entertaining

    • By Glenda on 03-05-07

    Regular price: $39.93

    • The Patriot Threat

    • Cotton Malone
    • By: Steve Berry
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 27 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,200
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,076
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,065

    The 16th Amendment to the Constitution legalized federal income tax, but what if there were problems with the 1913 ratification of that amendment? Find out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I don't like the director cut format

    • By Michael on 04-26-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The 14th Colony

    • A Novel
    • By: Steve Berry
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,933
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,749
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,745

    What happens if both the president and vice-president-elect die before taking the oath of office? The answer is far from certain....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 stars after I overcame my doubts!

    • By Wayne on 04-06-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Paris Vendetta

    • A Novel
    • By: Steve Berry
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,202
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 731
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 721

    When Napoleon Bonaparte died in exile in 1821, he took to the grave a powerful secret....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent novel

    • By Paul on 12-03-09

    Regular price: $35.93

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