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The 14th colony
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New York : Minotaur Books, 2016.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
x, 450 pages ; 24 cm.
Status:
Main Library - Adult Fiction has 3
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What happens if both the president and vice-president-elect die before taking the oath of office? The answer is far from certain--in fact, what follows would be nothing short of total political chaos. Shot down over Siberia, ex-Justice Department agent Cotton Malone is forced into a fight for survival against Aleksandr Zorin, a man whose loyalty to the former Soviet Union has festered for decades into an intense hatred of the United States. Before escaping, Malone learns that Zorin and another ex-KGB officer, this one a sleeper still embedded in the West, are headed overseas to Washington D.C. Noon on January 20th--Inauguration Day--is only hours away. A flaw in the Constitution, and an even more flawed presidential succession act, have opened the door to disaster and Zorin intends to exploit both weaknesses to their fullest. Armed with a weapon leftover from the Cold War, one long thought to be just a myth, Zorin plans to attack. He's aided by a shocking secret hidden in the archives of America's oldest fraternal organization--the Society of Cincinnati--a group that once lent out its military savvy to presidents, including helping to formulate three invasion plans of what was intended to be America's 14th colony--Canada. In a race against the clock that starts in the frozen extremes of Russia and ultimately ends at the White House itself, Malone must not only battle Zorin, he must also confront a crippling fear that he's long denied, but which now jeopardizes everything. Steve Berry's trademark mix of history and speculation is all here in this provocative new thriller.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781250056245 (hardcover), 1250056241 (hardcover)

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"What happens if both the president and vice-president-elect die before taking the oath of office? The answer is far from certain--in fact, what follows would be nothing short of total political chaos. Shot down over Siberia, ex-Justice Department agent Cotton Malone is forced into a fight for survival against Aleksandr Zorin, a man whose loyalty to the former Soviet Union has festered for decades into an intense hatred of the United States. Before escaping, Malone learns that Zorin and another ex-KGB officer, this one a sleeper still embedded in the West, are headed overseas to Washington D.C. Inauguration Day--noon on January 20th--is only hours away."--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Berry, S. (2016). The 14th colony. First edition. New York: Minotaur Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Berry, Steve, 1955-. 2016. The 14th Colony. New York: Minotaur Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Berry, Steve, 1955-, The 14th Colony. New York: Minotaur Books, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Berry, Steve. The 14th Colony. First edition. New York: Minotaur Books, 2016. Print.

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