The Jefferson Key
Steve Berry
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Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM By Steve Berry

Four United States presidents have been assassinated in 1865, 1881, 1901, and 1963 each murder seemingly unrelated and separated by time.But what if those presidents were all killed for the same reason a clause in the United States Constitution contained within Article 1, Section 8 that would shock Americans This question is what faces former Justice DepartmenFour United States presidents have been assassinated in 1865, 1881, 1901, and 1963 each murder seemingly unrelated and separated by time.But what if those presidents were all killed for the same reason a clause in the United States Constitution contained within Article 1, Section 8 that would shock Americans This question is what faces former Justice Department operative Cotton Malone in his latest adventure When a bold assassination attempt is made against President Danny Daniels in the heart of Manhattan, Malone risks his life to foil the killing only to find himself at dangerous odds with the Commonwealth, a secret society of pirates first assembled during the American Revolution In their most perilous exploit yet, Malone and Cassiopeia Vitt race across the nation and take to the high seas Along the way they break a secret cipher originally possessed by Thomas Jefferson, unravel a mystery concocted by Andrew Jackson, and unearth a centuries old document forged by the Founding Fathers themselves, one powerful enough thanks to that clause in the Constitution to make the Commonwealth unstoppable.
  • Title: The Jefferson Key
  • Author: Steve Berry
  • ISBN: 9780345505514
  • Page: 384
  • Format: Hardcover

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Frances Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
Hang on to your Seat – It’s a Roller Coaster!Steve Berry is a favourite author and his recent book does not disappoint. After reading just a few electrifying paragraphs suddenly it would leap effortlessly to yet another scene creating an exhilarating roller coaster of a ride throughout the entire book. Quite remarkable as other books can confuse the reader by jumping back and forth. But not so with the Jefferson Key. It flowed along smoothly, and was a very exciting, suspenseful read. Highly [...]
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Jeanette"Astute Crabbist" Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
Steve Berry is a bright guy who writes thrillers that are great for people with attention deficit. You get to change location and subject every couple of paragraphs. Wild global ping-pong kinda stuff. When you get to the end, you think well, that was sure a nice ride, but I have no idea what I just read. Speaking of rides, best damn scene in the whole book is the motorcycle ride down the stairway of a fancy hotel!
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Elizabeth Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
This book started out good. I was really enjoying it and planned to read the rest of the series, thenThe action middle of the book has too many characters doing too many things at once. The text skips around so fast you can't follow what is going on with any one character for very long. Even in the center of the character's story, there are single sentences that don't fit with the narrative just popped in.Then seems like there is some challenge out there for writers to write the most demented sc [...]
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Bob Corrigan Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
Ugh. I sometimes (often!) wonder how my opinion of a particular book differs so radically from the mainstream view. ? Different tastes, I guess. Anyway, no - I really didn't like this book at all. It irritated me no end. This is one of those 'DaVinci' genre books, complete with all the trimmings: a dark historical secret, a secret group of men that exists to this day, a coded message that no one can break, droppings of historical interest here and there (in this case, the history of piracy - whi [...]
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Matt Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
Not as entertaining a book as I am used to from Berry, but still a great effort. The book examines the presidential assassinations and how they all tie together, through an underground group, The Commonwealth.Berry also examines the world of pirates and privateers in this latest edition of the Cotton Malone series. Malone stays on this side of the Atlantic and pits him against this underground group and his nemesis from the short story The Devil's Gold.The storyline did drag a little at times, b [...]
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Kristen Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
As always, Steve Berry spins one hell of a yarn!For this book, Berry has set his story inside the U.S. and involves the earliest years of the country, when there was no military. Instead the founding fathers offered letters of mark to four individuals - either privateers or pirates, depending who you talk to - who could bedevil the young America's enemies on behalf of the government. In return, they are promised immunity from any prosecution, and the right to keep most of the spoils they acquire [...]
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Michael Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
Steve Berry's "The Jefferson Key," mixes history and fiction to produce a story that is interesting and intriguing.Cotton Malone, former Justice Dept. operative, is summoned to New York only to be caught up in an attempt on the President's life. He manages to stop the assassination and realizes that he had been set up to take the blame if it succeeded.The story begins with an attempt on Andrew Jackson's life after he informed a group of pirates or privateers, that their services were no longer d [...]
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Melodie Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
Excellent read, but it was a bit difficult keeping all the players straight. The POV kept changing, sometimes as often as every paragraph. Really enjoyed the storyline and all the backstabbing! I hadn't visited with Cotton Malone since THE ALEXANDRIA LINK, and really shouldn't stay away so long.
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Jared Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
I was excited to receive and review this book. The cover was a hook and I was interested as I have read another book by Mr. Berry and it was great. 1) My advanced edition had three blurbs from authors David Baldacci, Vince Flynn and Brad Meltzer. I have read everything they have written and they raved about this book so I was ready to start.2) The opening was interesting and hooked me. It had everything you would need. Two assassination attempts on President's, letters of Marque, and a cipher. T [...]
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Susan Johnson Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
Cotton Malone has taken me on some exciting adventures from the secrets of the Alexandria Library, to a lost fortune of Napoleon's and to an undiscovered tomb of terra cotta warriors in China. This time there are no visits to his bookstore in Denmark because the action takes place in America. The plots involves American pirates, the link between the four presidents assassinated while in office and missing pages from the "Congressional Reacord". There are a lot of people involved in this book. Th [...]
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Rob1109 Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
Mr. Berry was recommended to me. I like conspiracy books, I enjoyed reading The DaVinci Code and so I assumed I'd enjoy this one as well.Not at all.The first 30 pages were intense. But then the book turned into a mish-mosh of jumbled scenesPositives: The only positive of this book, in my opinion, was I liked the premise of the book. Definitely interesting. But the premise was the only good thing.Negatives:1) Too many--and I mean WAY too many--main characters. There was not really one protagonist [...]
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Kim Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
The latest in the Cotton Malone series, in this one Steve Berry has taken a slight departure from the norm and, to me, not for the better.For the first time in the series the book is set wholly in the USA. I don't have an issue with this as, being an Australian, the US is as foreign as Europe or Asia. The locations were well researched although it would have been nice to have more interesting ones. Monticello was good as was Pamlico Sound and the treasure resting place which I won't give away. O [...]
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Jim Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
As with previous Cotton Malone outings by Berry, this one does a nice job of blending fact and fiction in an interesting thriller. Also like previous outings (and many thrillers in general), the reader has to accept certain unrealistic rules and stereotypes, including good guys who are expert marksmen while the bad guys can't hit the side of a barn, bad guys who have a chance to simply shoot and kill good guys but don't (for whatever reason), and government good guy types who don't seem to be co [...]
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Dlora Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
This is one of those political thrillers with chases and clues and spies and secrets. However, I was annoyed throughout by the narration changing so quickly from location and character--several story lines all playing at the same time that eventually coalesce but not until the end. Was it supposed to heighten suspense? Every time a climax or key turning point was reached, the story changed settings. And I mean like every five pages. You get used to it, but I didn't like it. I found the history o [...]
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Vic Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
The premise of Cotton Malone investigating a possible conspiracy in our American history had me wanting to read this book as soon as it was released. Previous novels in the Cotton series were fantastic and I was going into this without any care in the world only to find myself disappointed in the long run. I was definitely drawn into the book at the beginning but then was thrown in as many different directions as possible. From dealing with the President one moment to quickly being shifted to co [...]
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Shannon Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
Didn't end up finishing this one, just skimmed the last half since it was so boring. So many gun fights that have no purpose, so many flashbacks when there are way better ways to get info out, far too many narrators who were all written as if they were the same person so I couldn't tell them apart, and one of the coolest topics (pirates) turned into a really boring book about politics. When I first read the description of this, I thought it sounded like it might be the best book in the series ye [...]
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Kim Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
This book was definitely different than previous Cotton Malone books, in that it takes place in the United States. I like it just as much if not more than the previous books. I think that Steve Berry has taken Cotton in a different direction in this book and it works! Stephanie Nelle is not as evident and while I miss Henrik Thorvaldsen, his absence is not noticeable.This book is a quick, quick summer read - perfect for traveling or the beach. The action is fast paced and is happening simultaneo [...]
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Kathryn Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
This is the first Steve Berry book I have read and I am definitely hooked! This book is so fast paced and often has action happening in two or more locations at once. I love Casseopeia and Cotton - they make a great couple and one thing I love about Steve Berry is no gratuitous sex! That would definitely spoil it for me.Put this on your "to-read" list for summer and add some more Steve Berry books. You will love them.
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Lisa Johnson Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
Title: The Jefferson KeyAuthor: Steve BerryPages: 480Year: 2011Publisher: Ballantine BooksMy rating 5 out of 5 stars.Each book I read of Steve Berry’s is for me a lesson in the nuance of historical events and people. While the book is a work of fiction, at the end he kindly separates the facts from the fiction of his work. I am constantly amazed at the number of events that have escaped my notice or memory that make the novels all the more captivating to me from start to finish.Cotton Malone r [...]
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Memoriarty Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
Steve Berry, un nome una garanzia. Almeno per me.Il sigillo dei traditori è stata un'ottima prima lettura per il 2017: una trama accattivante, un set di personaggi e uno stile di scrittura veloce e dinamico ( anche se a volte pure troppo lo ammetto ) hanno contribuito a renderlo tale. TramaCotton Malone, ex-agente operativo del Ministero di Giustizia americano, viene convocato a NY dal suo ex-capo Stephanie Nelle e si ritrova invischiato in un complotto di proporzioni nazionali. Fra assassinii [...]
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Eadie Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
This is Book 7 of the Cotton Malone series. It was an enjoyable read but my only complaint is the constant shifting from one perspective of the story to another. It did not allow for the story to flow properly. I enjoyed learning about the privateers, the Jefferson Wheel and the privateers part in the different presidential assassinations which is fiction but made for an interesting plot-line. I look forward to reading the next book in the Cotton Malone series as I do enjoy the historical aspect [...]
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Roos Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
3.5 sterEinde was een tikkeltje ongeloofwaardig.Voor de rest gewoon een fijne thriller.
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Tim Vessels Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
If I read a 500+ book in one week, it’s got to be good. Near the beginning there were several characters that which got a bit confusing but it all came together masterfully. Gripping story!
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Chris Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
This book was rough going. I loved the ideas pirates, presidents, politics, assassinations, and a cipher! The guts of the book were solid but the story really failed to deliver. It was really in need of some better editing as the middle 90% of the book wandered endlessly and seemingly without purpose. It jumped between characters, plot, and locations so much that many of the characters just became interchangeable to me. I stopped caring about any of the political plot once I could no longer comp [...]
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Pamela Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
When it comes to the Cotton Malone books, I'm somewhat of a glutton for punishment. One of the earlier ones was actually rather enjoyable--I think it was The Romanov Prophecy--but I guess I read them because I like to see what sort of crazy has been cooked up this time. At least it seems that as time goes one, Berry gets better editors. I'll never forget him referring to the "Palais des Popes" in Avignon. Because "popes" is totally how you say "pope" in French.The Jefferson Key starts off intere [...]
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Zohar - ManOfLaBook.com Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
“The Jef­fer­son Key” by Steve Berry is the sev­enth book in the fic­tional series fea­tur­ing Cot­ton Mal­one. The story takes place in the United States, which I under­stand is a depar­ture from pre­vi­ous books in the series.Cot­ton Mal­one gets an email from his boss to show up in NYC at a cer­tain time in a cer­tain hotel room. What Mal­one doesn’t know is that he is being setup to take the fall in a bold assas­si­na­tion attempt against sit­ting US pres­i­dent [...]
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Candace Salima Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
The Jefferson Key by Steve Berry is another “must read.” I’m sure I’ll review a book soon that I don’t care for, but it’s not this book, and it’s not this day.“Cotton Malone is known for his overseas exploits. A former-Justice Department operative, who can’t stay out of trouble, he’s found adventures in all parts of Europe (The Templar Legacy, The Paris Vendetta), Central Asia (The Venetian Betrayal), Antarctica (The Charlemagne Pursuit), the Middle East (The Alexandria Link) [...]
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Wordsmith Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
I love Steve Berry's books. Have read them all, with great pleasure. I love his character Cotton Malone. But I have to be honest & say this was not my favorite. Usually he has me hook, line & sinker no later than chapter 2, but with "The Jefferson Key" it took a lot longer than that. I was a little more into it around  Chapter 8 and was finally engaged around Chapter 14. That took too much time Mr. Berry! The pacing is fast enough & all the usual suspects are here. Stephanie Nelle, [...]
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Elizabeth Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
The Jefferson Key by Steve Barry (pp. 480)Steve Barry apparently read the feedback of his last novel and righted the course. This time ex-Magillen Billet operative, Cotton Malone is on US soil for the duration of the book. An assassination attempt against President Daniels turns into a treasure hunt involving a cipher message left by Andrew Jackson using an encoding scheme created by Thomas Jefferson to locate documents signed by George Washington that have the ability to takedown some very powe [...]
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Cheryl Oct 30, 2020 - 17:16 PM
Cotton Malone finds himself in the deadly cross hairs of a political game of cat and mouse, where the stakes are high. When Cotton receives an invitation to meet his old boss, Stephanie Nelle, Cotton accepts. Cotton enters the hotel room where he is to meet Stephanie but she is not there. When Cotton realizes that he has walked into a trap it is too late. Cotton is than captured and charged temporary for the attempted assassination of President Danny Daniels. Once President Daniels learns that C [...]
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The Jefferson Key By Steve Berry Four United States presidents have been assassinated in 1865, 1881, 1901, and 1963 each murder seemingly unrelated and separated by time.But what if those presidents were all killed for the same reason a clause in the United States Constitution contained within Article 1, Section 8 that would shock Americans This question is what faces former Justice DepartmenFour United States presidents have been assassinated in 1865, 1881, 1901, and 1963 each murder seemingly unrelated and separated by time.But what if those presidents were all killed for the same reason a clause in the United States Constitution contained within Article 1, Section 8 that would shock Americans This question is what faces former Justice Department operative Cotton Malone in his latest adventure When a bold assassination attempt is made against President Danny Daniels in the heart of Manhattan, Malone risks his life to foil the killing only to find himself at dangerous odds with the Commonwealth, a secret society of pirates first assembled during the American Revolution In their most perilous exploit yet, Malone and Cassiopeia Vitt race across the nation and take to the high seas Along the way they break a secret cipher originally possessed by Thomas Jefferson, unravel a mystery concocted by Andrew Jackson, and unearth a centuries old document forged by the Founding Fathers themselves, one powerful enough thanks to that clause in the Constitution to make the Commonwealth unstoppable.

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