Book Review: “The Charlemagne Pursuit” by Steve Berry

Genre: Thriller November 1971 Cotton Malone's dad, Forrest, was commanding a top secret mission using a small top secret submarine, the NR-1A (aka the USS Blazek). There was a malfunction in the nuclear power plant, then a fire, then the sub disappeared...all on board were presumed dead. Mission not Accomplished. Present Day Cotton Malone has … Continue reading Book Review: “The Charlemagne Pursuit” by Steve Berry

Book Review: “The Venetian Betrayal” by Steve Berry

Genre: Thriller "The Venetian Betrayal" is #3 in the Cotton Malone series. I am back on track after reading an ARC of #12 "The Lost Order". Cotton Malone is a retired Department of Justice Magellan Billet special operative. He owns a book store in Copenhagen. On his way home after a meeting of the Danish … Continue reading Book Review: “The Venetian Betrayal” by Steve Berry

Book Review: “The Columbus Affair” by Steve Berry

Genre:  Thriller (Hidden Jewish Artifacts) - Disgraced Pulitzer-prize winning reporter Tom Sagan had his gun to his head when Zachariah Simon (who we met in "The Admiral's Mark", see my review) entered his home and offered him a deal. Simon would not kill his daughter, Alle, if Tom would help him locate priceless Jewish artifacts … Continue reading Book Review: “The Columbus Affair” by Steve Berry

Book Review: “The Admiral’s Mark” by Steve Berry

Genre: Thriller (Interesting Historical Adventure) Eight years before we get to know Cotton Malone, he lost his brother-in-law, Scott,  to drowning while Scott was diving in Haiti. The circumstances of this drowning were routinely handled by the authorities in Haiti and if it were not for Cotton's wife (her sister was married to Scott) insisting … Continue reading Book Review: “The Admiral’s Mark” by Steve Berry

“The Alexandria Link” by Steve Berry

  Genre: Thriller   Rating: 2.5 Water Towers Steve Berry is a gifted author. His previous efforts were all four or five WaterTowers. Unfortunately, my expectations for The Alexandria Link were higher than what was delivered. This is the second installment with Cotton Malone as the hero (“The Templar Legacy” being the first). This book … Continue reading “The Alexandria Link” by Steve Berry