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.

Berry started writing in 1990, although he didn’t get published until 2003. He was rejected 85 times before he was able to sell a manuscript to a publisher. Below is the order of Steve Berry’s novels in order of when they were originally released:

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Publication Order of Cotton Malone Books

The Templar Legacy (2006)Description / Buy at
The Alexandria Link (2007)Description / Buy at
The Venetian Betrayal (2007)Description / Buy at
The Charlemagne Pursuit (2008)Description / Buy at
The Paris Vendetta (2009)Description / Buy at
The Emperor's Tomb (2010)Description / Buy at
The Devil's Gold (2011)Description / Buy at
The Jefferson Key (2011)Description / Buy at
The Admiral's Mark (2012)Description / Buy at
The Tudor Plot (2013)Description / Buy at
The King's Deception (2013)Description / Buy at
The Lincoln Myth (2014)Description / Buy at
The Devil's Bones (With: James Rollins) (2014)Description / Buy at
The Patriot Threat (2015)Description / Buy at
The 14th Colony / Plan Zero (2016)Description / Buy at
The Lost Order (2017)Description / Buy at
The Bishop's Pawn (2018)Description / Buy at
The Malta Exchange (2019)Description / Buy at
Past Prologue (With: Diana Gabaldon) (2019)Description / Buy at
The Warsaw Protocol (2020)Description / Buy at
The Kaiser's Web (2021)Description / Buy at
The Last Kingdom (2023)Description / Buy at
The Atlas Maneuver (2024)Description / Buy at
The Admiral's Mark is a prequel novella.

Publication Order of Cassiopeia Vitt Adventure Books

(with M.J. Rose)

The Balkan Escape (2010)Description / Buy at
The Museum of Mysteries (With: M.J. Rose) (2018)Description / Buy at
The Lake of Learning (With: M.J. Rose) (2019)Description / Buy at
The House of Long Ago (With: M.J. Rose) (2020)Description / Buy at
The End of Forever (With: M.J. Rose) (2021)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Luke Daniels Books

(with Grant Blackwood)

The 9th Man / The Ninth Man (2023)Description / Buy at
Red Star Falling (2024)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Amber Room (2003)Description / Buy at
The Romanov Prophecy (2004)Description / Buy at
The Third Secret (2005)Description / Buy at
The Columbus Affair (2012)Description / Buy at
The Omega Factor (2022)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Devils' Due (2017)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of The MatchUp Collection Books

Honor & ... (By: C.J. Box,Sandra Brown) (2017)Description / Buy at
Deserves to Be Dead (By: John Sandford,Lisa Jackson) (2017)Description / Buy at
Getaway (By: Lisa Scottoline,Nelson DeMille) (2017)Description / Buy at
Midnight Flame (By: Christopher Rice,Lara Adrian) (2018)Description / Buy at
Short Story (By: Karin Slaughter,Michael Koryta) (2019)Description / Buy at
Past Prologue (With: Diana Gabaldon) (2019)Description / Buy at
Faking a Murderer (By: Lee Child,Kathy Reichs) (2019)Description / Buy at
Dig Here (By: Charlaine Harris,Andrew Gross) (2019)Description / Buy at
Taking the Veil (By: J.A. Jance,Eric Van Lustbader) (2019)Description / Buy at
Rambo on Their Minds (By: Gayle Lynds,David Morrell) (2019)Description / Buy at
Footloose (By: Val McDermid,Peter James) (2019)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Outlander Short Stories Books

(with Diana Gabaldon)

The Custom of the Army (By: Diana Gabaldon) (2010)Description / Buy at
A Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows (By: Diana Gabaldon) (2012)Description / Buy at
A Plague of Zombies (By: Diana Gabaldon) (2013)Description / Buy at
Virgins (By: Diana Gabaldon) (2013)Description / Buy at
The Space Between (By: Diana Gabaldon) (2014)Description / Buy at
Past Prologue (With: Diana Gabaldon) (2019)Description / Buy at
A Fugitive Green (By: Diana Gabaldon) (2022)Description / Buy at
Besieged (By: Diana Gabaldon) (2022)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Anthologies

First Thrills(2010)Description / Buy at
Suspense Magazine January 2010(2010)Description / Buy at
FaceOff(2014)Description / Buy at
MatchUp(2017)Description / Buy at
Stories from Suffragette City(2020)Description / Buy at

Note: The Cassiopeia Vitt series is written with M.J. Rose.

If You Like Steve Berry Books, You’ll Love…

Steve Berry Synopses: The Amber Room is a standalone title by Steve Berry. The Amber Room, an exquisite masterpiece crafted from pure amber, stands as one of humanity’s greatest treasures—a room of unparalleled beauty, adorned with walls and furnishings of breathtaking artistry. Yet, behind its allure lies an enigmatic tale that has fascinated generations. Commissioned by Frederick I of Prussia in 1701 and later perfected in the Russian imperial city of Tsarskoe Selo, the Amber Room is a testament to artistic brilliance. However, history took a sinister turn when German forces invaded the Soviet Union in 1941, pilfering the Room as they marched. As the fires of World War II raged and the Allies commenced their bombing campaign, the Amber Room vanished from sight, remaining concealed despite global efforts to recover it.

In the present day, the quest for this lost treasure is reignited by two influential men, each deploying their finest agents to track down the elusive prize. And thus begins a high-stakes hunt that spans continents and generations…

Life holds a sense of contentment for Atlanta judge Rachel Cutler. Her fulfilling career, her love for her children, and her amicable relationship with her ex-husband, Paul, paint a picture of stability. However, the tranquility shatters with her father’s sudden, mysterious demise—a man who bore the scars of World War II’s horrors. Unveiling perplexing clues left behind by her father, Rachel embarks on a journey to Germany, trailed closely by Paul. Their pursuit thrusts them into a labyrinth of shadowy figures, all driven by their own agendas and claiming a stake in the quest for the Amber Room’s secrets.

The Omega Factor is a standalone novel by Steve Berry. The Ghent Altarpiece, a masterpiece of unparalleled significance, has been subjected to relentless violations throughout its existence. Targeted by acts of vandalism, theft, and disassembly, it bears a secret that has spurred an enduring fascination—why is it repeatedly targeted?

In the heart of this enigma stands Nicholas Lee, a dedicated investigator for UNESCO, an arm of the United Nations committed to safeguarding the world’s cultural heritage. Tasked with the protection of a diverse range of artifacts, Nick’s role spans from obscure relics to national treasures of immense value.

His journey leads him to Belgium, where he reconnects with a woman from his past. Unbeknownst to him, this visit sets in motion a series of events that entangle him in a relentless pursuit of a legendary panel stolen from the Ghent Altarpiece in 1934. This stolen relic, cloaked in mystery, becomes the focal point of a centuries-old conflict that simmers beneath the surface.

Two opposing forces come to light. On one side, the Maidens of Saint-Michael—also known as les Vautours, the Vultures—an elusive order of nuns tasked with guarding an extraordinary truth. On the other, the Vatican, driven by a relentless pursuit to uncover and possess the secrets held by the Maidens. Nick becomes the catalyst for revealing the existence of the Vultures, jeopardizing their concealed knowledge. The Vatican seizes the opportunity to exploit this vulnerability, capitalizing on the ambitions of a power-hungry cardinal and a morally compromised archbishop, both with their own ulterior motives.

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7 Responses to “Order of Steve Berry Books”

  1. Greg Sargent: 5 years ago

    I just started reading Steve Berry’s books and thoroughly enjoy them. What I like most about them is the editors notes at the end.


  2. JTS: 11 years ago

    How about one complete chronological (by published date) list- like there is for Vince Flynn? Thanks!


    • Brandon: 11 years ago

      I’ll definitely consider it. He’s probably the only one who has that because he was one of the first (or maybe even the first) author on the site. Actually, if you hadn’t have mentioned it, I probably would’ve gotten rid of it next time I saw it.


  3. Eberry8049: 11 years ago

    I’ve read all of Steve Berry’s book, up to The Columbus Affair. which I believe is his latest. Is he going to work on the next book? Prefer Cotton Malone books.


    • Brandon: 11 years ago

      Then you are in luck! The King’s Deception will be out June 11th. We’ll get this added to the site soon.


  4. Hal: 12 years ago

    Steve Berry also published:
    The Balkan Escape & The Devil”s Gold
    These are short stories available in ebook format.


    • Brandon Williams: 12 years ago

      Thanks, Hal! We started out focused on novels, but we are beginning to add eBooks, short story collections, non-fiction, etc. to our lists.


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