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  1. The Lincoln Myth: A Novel (Cotton Malone)
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  2. The Lincoln Myth: A Novel (Cotton Malone)

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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 explosive as it is timely—not only in Malone’s world, but in ours
 

September 1861: All is not as it seems. With these cryptic words, a shocking secret passed down from president to president comes to rest in the hands of Abraham Lincoln. 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. In Washington, D.C., the official investigation of an international entrepreneur, an elder in the Mormon church, has sparked a political battle between the White House and a powerful United States senator. 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. And in a matter of a few short hours, Cotton Malone has gone from quietly selling books at his shop in Denmark to dodging bullets in a high-speed boat chase.
 
All it takes is a phone call from his former boss in Washington, and suddenly the ex-agent is racing to rescue an informant carrying critical intelligence. It’s just the kind of perilous business that Malone has been trying to leave behind, ever since he retired from the Justice Department. But once he draws enemy blood, Malone is plunged into a deadly conflict—a constitutional war secretly set in motion more than two hundred years ago by America’s Founding Fathers.
 
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. Malone risks life, liberty, and his greatest love in a race for the truth about Abraham Lincoln—while the fate of the United States of America hangs in the balance.

Praise for Steve Berry and his Cotton Malone series
 
“In Malone, [Steve] Berry has created a classic, complex hero.”USA Today
 
“Malone, a hero with a personal stake in the proceedings, is a welcome respite from the cold, calculating superspies who litter the genre.”Entertainment Weekly
 
“Steve Berry gets better and better with each new book.”—The Huffington Post
 
“Savvy readers . . . 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


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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Steve Berry
Binding
Audio CD
EAN
9780449009048
Edition
Abridged
ISBN
0449009041
Label
Random House Audio
Manufacturer
Random House Audio
NumberOfItems
6
NumberOfPages
6
PublicationDate
2014-05-20
Publisher
Random House Audio
ReleaseDate
2014-05-20
Studio
Random House Audio
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Vine Customer Review of Free Product (What's this?) I have read and enjoyed all the Cotton Malone books. It's not great literature but it is a roller coaster of fun and he has some really ideas on history. Malone is, after all, a modern day Indiana Jones. Although not a professor like Jones, he does run a book store and is well trained as a former government agent. You read him for fun. Unfortunately this book was not fun and not very plausible in both story and characters.

This book deals with a secret pact made with President Lincoln and the head of the Mormon Church during the Civil War. Desperate to preserve the Union, Lincoln shows his good faith with the Church by sharing a secret about the Founding Fathers. That secret is probably true to some extent but I don't think it would start such a fire storm as the book predicts. There's a lot of history about the Mormon Church which was semi-interesting and centered the novel. I found some of the actions attributed to Lincoln wildly unlikely but it is an action thriller... Read more
Vine Customer Review of Free Product (What's this?) Thousands of aspiring writers would strongly consider selling their souls to have Steve Berry's career. His books are instant best-sellers and can be found in airports and bookstores across the country. He's highly regarded by his peers as a master of the thriller genre and his long-running character, Cotton Malone, shows all the signs of being able to carry a series in perpetuity.

So he won't care when I make the following statement: I did not care for "The Lincoln Myth."

I admit that "The Lincoln Myth" is my first foray into Berry's works, and perhaps if I had started with the first Cotton Malone book ('The Templar Legacy") I might have a different perspective on his latest work. But Berry's website states clearly that reading these novels in order is not required, so it seems fair to review the book on its own.

"The Lincoln Myth" starts strongly enough. President Abraham Lincoln must deal with a general who is... Read more
The storyline in this installment of Cotton Malone wasn't bad. This is historical fiction, so I don't expect every thing in the book to be true and I don't read these books for a history lesson. If I wanted accurate historical account, I'd go to the non-fiction section.

I do have a bit of trouble placing this in the Cotton Malone timeline. It clearly happens after The Jefferson Key though.

I don't have issues with the "cardboard cut-out" of Luke Daniels who is introduced in this novel. A nice foundation is laid to further develop this character in future novels.

My issue isn't the storyline so much as the character development of an existing character of Cassiopia Vitt. She is a character I really enjoy in the series as a nice complement to Cotton. They have saved each others hides more than once in other situations. Her character here gave me a bit of indigestion. I wish that Mr. Berry would have researched his previous books before developing... Read more
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