The King's Deception (Cotton Malone)

By Steve Berry

NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • This Cotton Malone event blends gripping modern political intrigue, Tudor treachery, and high-octane thrills into one riveting novel of suspense.
 
Cotton Malone and his fifteen-year-old son, Gary, are headed to Europe. As a prefer to his former boss on the Justice division, Malone consents to escort a teenage fugitive again to England. yet after he's greeted at gunpoint in London, either the fugitive and Gary disappear, and Malone learns that he’s stumbled right into a high-stakes diplomatic showdown—an overseas incident fueled by way of geopolitical gamesmanship and stunning Tudor secrets.
 
At its middle is the Libyan terrorist convicted of bombing Pan Am Flight 103, who's set to be published through Scottish professionals for “humanitarian reasons.” An outraged American executive gadgets, yet not anything can convince the British to intervene.
 
other than, probably, Operation King’s Deception.
 
Run by way of the CIA, the operation goals to unravel a centuries-old secret, one who may perhaps rock nice Britain to its royal foundations.
 
Blake Antrim, the CIA operative accountable for King’s Deception, is trying to find the spark that can re-light a most deadly fireplace, the single factor that each Irish nationwide has looked for generations: a criminal it's because the English needs to depart Northern eire. the answer's a long-buried mystery that calls into query the legitimacy of the whole forty-five-year reign of Elizabeth I, the final Tudor monarch, who accomplished the conquest of eire and seized a lot of its land. yet Antrim additionally has a extra own schedule, a twisted video game of revenge within which Gary is a pawn. With assassins, traitors, spies, and hazardous disciples of a mystery society final in, Malone is stuck in a deadly bind. to avoid wasting Gary he needs to play one treacherous participant opposed to another—and purely via uncovering the wonderful fact can he desire to avoid the shattering outcomes of the King’s Deception.

Don’t pass over Steve Berry’s novella The Tudor Plot and an excerpt from The Lincoln Myth in the again of the book.

Praise for The King’s Deception

 
“A Dan Brown-ian secular conspiracy in regards to the Virgin Queen using nonstop foreign intrigue.”—Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Steve Berry
 
“Berry increases this genre’s stakes.”—The big apple Times
 
“I love this guy.”—#1 New York Times bestselling writer Lee Child
 
“Forget Clancy and Cussler. in terms of this style, there's easily nobody better.”—The windfall Journal

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Antrim stood silent, probably soaking up truth, then acknowledged, “You killed of my humans. And your 3 brokers got here to kill me. I basically defended myself. ” “Which, frankly, surprised me. you're an incompetent idiot. the way you have been capable of remedy this puzzle is a secret. It has remained hid for a very long time. yet, highly, you by some means stumbled into the answer. So I had no selection. You gave me no selection. ” “I did my task. ” “Really, now? And on the first chance provided you bought out your nation.

Which intended both they or Ian Dunne lied. yet which one? And now Cotton Malone was once at Hampton courtroom with Kathleen Richards? What within the hell used to be she doing there? He needed to understand, so he dispatched either one of his brokers to right away discover what was once occurring. He stared out into the warehouse to the place the lady and the 2 boys sat one of the goods that may presently be destroyed. He was once awaiting the decision that proven Cotton Malone was once useless. He’d inform the unhappy information to Gary himself. Pam would definitely then get involved, yet he will be ok.

No worry laced her phrases. “Do you've gotten it? ” Malone requested her. “In the steel field. underneath the counter. ” information to him. yet what he observed within the woman’s eyes gave him convenience. She sought after him to do it. He crept towards the counter. the guy and his captive stood on the a ways finish, at the outdoor. He stepped inside of and reached lower than, discovering a steel box. together with his left hand, the precise one nonetheless aiming the gun, he snapped open the lid to determine kilos, pennies, and pence scattered within, besides a flash force, an identical dimension and form because the one he’d learn previous.

Com Jacket layout: Scott Biel v3. 1_r1 Contents hide identify web page Copyright Epigraph Prologue half One One 3 4 5 Six Seven 8 9 Ten 11 Twelve 13 Fourteen Fifteen half 16 Seventeen Eighteen Nineteen Twenty Twenty-one Twenty-two Twenty-three Twenty-four Twenty-five Twenty-six Twenty-seven Twenty-eight Twenty-nine half 3 Thirty Thirty-one Thirty-two Thirty-three Thirty-four Thirty-five Thirty-six Thirty-seven Thirty-eight Thirty-nine 40 41 Forty-two half 4 Forty-three Forty-four Forty-five Forty-six Forty-seven Forty-eight Forty-nine Fifty Fifty-one Fifty-two Fifty-three Fifty-four Fifty-five Fifty-six Fifty-seven Fifty-eight Fifty-nine Sixty Sixty-one Sixty-two Sixty-three Epilogue Writer’s notice commitment Acknowledgments different Books via This writer in regards to the writer I let you know my seat hath been the seat of kings.

No weapon. Then he remembered. He’d taken it final evening and left it in his lodge room. Why could he have wanted it this day? This morning he’d proposal this an afternoon of cleanup, not anything extra. Then off to take pleasure in his funds and kindle a dating together with his son, rubbing all of it within the face of Pam Malone. yet none of that mattered anymore. other than the cash half. To take pleasure in that, although, he needed to break out the warehouse in a single piece. Then it hit him. “Come on,” he acknowledged to Gary. They ran from the workplace and around the inside, towards the tables and artifacts.

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