The Cotton Malone series is a series of thriller novels by American author Steve Berry. Cotton Malone, the title character, was at one time a top operative for the U.S. Justice Department, but now he is enjoying a quiet new life as an antiquarian book deal in Copenhagen.
Steve Berry is an American novelist who writes thriller novels. His books have appeared on the New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly and BookSense bestseller lists. Before Berry was a published author, he practiced law. Nowadays, he spends most of his time writing, teaching, golfing and sitting on the beach.