The Lost Order

The Lost Order

Large Print - 2017 | Large print edition.
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A New York Times Bestselling AuthorThe Knights of the Golden Circle was the largest and most dangerous clandestine organization in American history. It amassed billions in stolen gold and silver, hidden all across the country. Since 1865 treasure hunters have searched in vain. Now two factions of what remains of the organization want that lost treasure -- one to preserve it, the other to spend it for their own ends.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.
Edition: Large print edition.
ISBN: 9781410497567
Branch Call Number: Large Print FIC Berry
Characteristics: 741 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.


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Oct 01, 2017

Another book by this author with lots of action and strong characters. I like the incorporation of historical facts and the information about the Smithsonian.

Sep 08, 2017

Very good new installment of the Cotton Malone series. I enjoy historical fiction and Steve Berry's Cotton Malone character and novels are generally quite interesting. However, Berry can get a bit "wordy".

Jul 15, 2017

This is the first Cotton Malone title I have read. A fascinating read based around the founding of the Smithsonian Institute and the American Civil War. The highly complicated interwoven story line in the present day has a raft of characters on a treasure hunt with subtly coded clues and a trail of corpses. It would adapt well to film or the small screen.

Jun 06, 2017

Another fun read from Steve Berry with the bonus of learning about some little-known aspect of history! Love his books!

May 17, 2017

More politics and manipulation. I couldn't get past the first few chapters. No thank you.

May 16, 2017

I'm a big Berry fan and have never been disappointed with his books. This one ranks with his best as it somewhat mirrors todays Federal government. Read the poem on page 407 and think about it.
What if....states rights.

May 02, 2017

Steve Berry always serves up a great novel. This thriller is no different. Super blend of historical fact and fiction with both familiar and new characters. One thing I like about Berry is he always has a precise description after the end of the book of what was fact and what was fiction (other than the obvious) - and in this case there was even more fact than I was anticipating. So if you like a modern thriller that reaches back to the immediate post-Civil War period regarding the loss of the Confederate archives and treasury and also accounts for some very interesting history of the Smithsonian Museum (particularly the "Castle"), you will like this one. And as a bonus, there are many interesting (real) ideas from way back then that reflect on issues we face with the US Congress and its rule-making ability and gridlock that many are talking about today.

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