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Book 15 of 2012 – The Paris Vendetta – Steve Berry

So this evening was spent in Paris, as I raced to the conclusion of Book 15 for 2012 The Paris Vendetta by Steve Berry. The Paris Vendetta released in 2009  is the 5th book in Berry’s Cotton Malone series and once again follows Berry’s successful formula of mixing historic fact with Berry fiction. In this installment the historic facts include Rommel’s Gold, Napoleon’s lost treasure and his exile at Ebla and St. Helena.

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Book 31 – The Jefferson Key – Steve Berry

So you know I like books that combine action with historical information, so in that respect I loved Book 31 of the year Steve Berry‘s latest The Jefferson Key. In the book Steve Berry combines the attempted assassination  of the current president to the failed attempt on the life of Andrew Jackson. Along the way Berry taught me about pirates and privateers, who helped and may have been one of the main reasons America won it’s independence! A crucial aspect of the story revolves around Thomas Jefferson’s love of ciphers and a note Jackson wrote using the code to the conspirators who planned his assassination! So from the prospective of adding history into the novel the book was great.

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