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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Steve Berry Narrator: Scott Brick Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Cotton Malone Series Release Date:
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What happens if both the president and vice-president-elect die before taking the oath of office? The answer is far from certain?in fact, what follows would be nothing short of total political chaos.

Shot down over Siberia, ex-Justice Department agent Cotton Malone is forced into a fight for survival against Aleksandr Zorin, a man whose loyalty to the former Soviet Union has festered for decades into an intense hatred of the United States.

Before escaping, Malone learns that Zorin and another ex-KGB officer, this one a sleeper still embedded in the West, are headed overseas to Washington D.C. Noon on January 20th?Inauguration Day?is only hours away. A flaw in the Constitution, and an even more flawed presidential succession act, have opened the door to disaster and Zorin intends to exploit both weaknesses to their fullest.

Armed with a weapon leftover from the Cold War, one long thought to be just a myth, Zorin plans to attack. He’s aided by a shocking secret hidden in the archives of America’s oldest fraternal organization?the Society of Cincinnati?a group that once lent out its military savvy to presidents, including helping to formulate three invasion plans of what was intended to be America’s fourteenth colony?Canada.

In a race against the clock that starts in the frozen extremes of Russia and ultimately ends at the White House itself, Malone must not only battle Zorin, he must also confront a crippling fear that he’s long denied, but which now jeopardizes everything. Steve Berry’s trademark mix of history and speculation is all here in this provocative new thriller.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Berry’s eleventh Cotton Malone thriller offers a clever variation on the theme of racing against the clock to avert national disaster…Richer characterizations and more thoughtful suspense elevate this above similar 24-like stories.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Berry mixes history and suspense in a high-energy, action-packed thriller.”

    Library Journal

  • “Cotton Malone…once again yanks the US back from the precipice of annihilation…[and] gunfights his way entertainingly enough to the save-the-world conclusion.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “Scott Brick is the perfect narrator for Cotton Malone’s adventures…Brick’s gravelly voice and intense tone pull listeners into this thriller…Brick’s performance will delight Berry fans as they indulge in Malone’s eleventh espionage mission, replete with history and heart-pounding action.”

    AudioFile

  • A New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Chap | 9/2/2016

    " I am a huge Steve Berry fan and whenever something new comes out on the books on tape format I jump on it like a hungry dog. The premise of this story is What happens if both the president and vice-president-elect die before taking the oath of office? The answer is far from certain?in fact, what follows would be nothing short of total political chaos. I will no spoil it for you but it is a great (and plausible story) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Chap | 9/2/2016

    " Deborah Harkness has written a trilogy - The Book of Night, Shadow of night and A Discovery of Witches. That trilogy was fantastic. So much so in that I was hungry for more and decided to try the Jewel House. Bad decision. This book was dry, boring and difficult to get through. I recommend that you stick with the trilogy and don't bother with this one. "

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