By Steve Berry
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Steve Berry returns along with his most up-to-date mystery, a Cotton Malone event concerning a flaw within the usa structure, a secret approximately Abraham Lincoln, and a political factor that’s as explosive because it is timely—not in basic terms in Malone’s global, yet in ours.
September 1861: All isn't because it seems. With those cryptic phrases, a surprising mystery handed down from president to president involves relaxation within the fingers of Abraham Lincoln. and because the first bloody clashes of the Civil warfare spread, Lincoln by myself needs to come to a decision how most sensible to take advantage of this risky wisdom: shop millions of yank lives, or continue the younger state from being torn aside forever?
The current: In Utah, the fabled continues to be of Mormon pioneers whose nineteenth-century day trip around the wasteland met with a murderous finish were exposed. In Washington, D.C., the legit research of a global entrepreneur, an elder within the Mormon church, has sparked a political conflict among the White apartment and a strong usa senator. In Denmark, a Justice division agent, lacking in motion, has fallen into the fingers of a deadly zealot—a guy pushed by way of divine visions to make a prophet’s phrases fact. And in an issue of some brief hours, Cotton Malone has long gone from quietly promoting books at his store in Denmark to dodging bullets in a high-speed boat chase.
All it takes is a mobilephone name from his former boss in Washington, and all at once the ex-agent is racing to rescue an informant wearing severe intelligence. It’s simply the type of perilous company that Malone has been attempting to go away at the back of, ever when you consider that he retired from the Justice division. yet as soon as he attracts enemy blood, Malone is plunged right into a lethal conflict—a constitutional warfare secretly set in movement greater than 200 years in the past by means of America’s Founding Fathers.
From the streets of Copenhagen to the catacombs of Salzburg to the rugged mountains of Utah, the bleak specter of the Civil struggle looms as a deadly conspiracy gathers energy. Malone dangers existence, liberty, and his maximum love in a race for the reality approximately Abraham Lincoln—while the destiny of the us of the United States hangs within the stability.
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