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Steve Berry was born in 1955. He is a graduate of Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law. He was a practicing attorney when he started writing in 1990. His first book, The Amber Room, was published in 2003. His other works include The Romanov Prophecy, The Third Secret, The Columbus Affair, The Patriot Threat and the Cotton Malone series. He also writes e-book original short stories including The Balkan Escape, The Devil's Gold, and The Admiral's Mark. He and his wife founded History Matters, a nonprofit organization dedicated to aiding the preservation of our heritage. In 2015, The Patriot Threat made The New York Times Best Seller List. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Templar Legacy 3,657 copies, 100 reviews
The Alexandria Link 2,550 copies, 74 reviews
The Romanov Prophecy 2,330 copies, 58 reviews
The Amber Room 2,198 copies, 50 reviews
The Third Secret 2,069 copies, 52 reviews
The Charlemagne Pursuit 1,972 copies, 213 reviews
The Venetian Betrayal 1,972 copies, 52 reviews
The Paris Vendetta 1,361 copies, 49 reviews
The Jefferson Key 1,247 copies, 80 reviews
The King's Deception 823 copies, 27 reviews
The Lincoln Myth 751 copies, 30 reviews
The Emperor's Tomb 725 copies, 47 reviews
The Patriot Threat 588 copies, 20 reviews
The 14th Colony 573 copies, 17 reviews
The Columbus Affair 507 copies, 25 reviews
The Lost Order 487 copies, 19 reviews
The Bishop's Pawn 386 copies, 19 reviews
The Malta Exchange 309 copies, 14 reviews
The Warsaw Protocol 237 copies, 12 reviews
The Balkan Escape 188 copies, 8 reviews
The Kaiser's Web 152 copies, 8 reviews
The Tudor Plot 129 copies, 5 reviews
The Devil's Gold 127 copies, 5 reviews
The Museum of Mysteries 69 copies, 5 reviews
The Admiral's Mark 59 copies, 2 reviews
The Lake of Learning 50 copies, 3 reviews
The Omega Factor 37 copies, 2 reviews
The House of Long Ago 36 copies, 1 review
The Devils' Due 11 copies
Shadow Tag 2 copies
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Chesapeake (Introduction, some editions) 2,837 copies, 33 reviews
The Drifters (Introduction, some editions) 1,098 copies, 20 reviews
Iberia (Introduction, some editions) 988 copies, 16 reviews
Thriller: Stories To Keep You Up All Night (Contributor) 685 copies, 12 reviews
FaceOff (Contributor) 443 copies, 32 reviews
Return to Paradise (Introduction, some editions) 433 copies, 6 reviews
MatchUp (Contributor) 258 copies, 21 reviews
First Thrills (Afterword) 236 copies, 9 reviews
Rascals in Paradise (Introduction, some editions) 224 copies, 2 reviews
The Mystery Box (Contributor) 73 copies, 4 reviews
Stories from Suffragette City (Contributor) 53 copies, 5 reviews
First Thrills: Volume 2 (Afterword) 40 copies, 1 review
First Thrills: Volume 1 (Afterword) 21 copies
First Thrills: Volume 4 (Afterword) 15 copies
First Thrills: Volume 3 (Afterword) 8 copies
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Steve Berry (born September 2, 1955) is an American author and former attorney currently living in St. Augustine, Florida. He is a graduate of Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law. He was a trial lawyer for 30 years and held elective office for 14 of those years. He is a founding member of International Thriller Writers—a group of more than 4,200 thriller writers from around the world—and served three years as its co-president.

Berry first appeared in print with his historical thrillers The Amber Room and The Romanov Prophecy in 2003 and 2004. A practicing attorney at the time, Berry had been writing fiction since 1990, and it took him 12 years and 85 rejections before selling a manuscript to Ballantine Books. Berry credits the nuns who taught him in Catholic school with instilling the discipline needed both to craft a novel and to find a publisher.

Berry's novels have been listed on The New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and BookSense bestseller lists. He has more than 25 million books in print, which have been translated into 40 languages and sold in 51 countries.

Berry is among several thriller writers who reside in the northeast Florida area.

In 2012 and 2013, Berry's historic preservation work was recognized by the American Library Association, which named him spokesperson for National Preservation Week. Among his other honors is the Royden B. Davis Distinguished Author Award; the 2013 Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award given by Poets & Writers; the 2013 Anne Frank Human Writes Award; and the Silver Bullet, bestowed in 2013 by International Thriller Writers for philanthropic work. He was also appointed by the Smithsonian Board of Regents to serve on the Smithsonian Libraries Advisory Board to help promote and support libraries in their mission to provide information in all forms to scientists, curators, scholars, students, and the public. A 2010 NPR survey named The Templar Legacy one of the top 100 thrillers ever written.

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