. And lady virginia, who is set to flee the country to avoid her creditors, finds an opportunity to clear her debts after the Duchess of Hertford dies—and a way to finally trump the Cliftons and Barringtons. Meanwhile, giles Barrington discovers a shocking truth about his wife, Karin. Harry clifton’s story began in 1920, as a dock worker in England, and now he is set to write his magnum opus.
This Was a Man: The Final Volume of The Clifton Chronicles #ad - Sebastian clifton becomes chairman of Farthings Kaufman bank, but only after Hakim Bishara’s abrupt resignation. From #1 new york times bestselling author jeffrey archer The sweeping saga of the Cliftons—across generations, from Europe to America, through heartache and rivalry and triumph—is about to reach its stunning conclusion.
Cometh the Hour: Book Six Of the Clifton ChroniclesSt. Martin's Press #ad - But her parents have already chosen the man she is going to marry. Meanwhile, sebastian's rivals adrian Sloane and Desmond Mellor are still plotting to bring him and his chairman Hakim Bishara down, so they can take over Farthings. But then something unexpected happens that none of them could have anticipated.
Cometh the hour is the penultimate book in the Clifton Chronicles and, like the five previous novels - which were all New York Times bestsellers - showcases Jeffrey Archer's extraordinary storytelling with his trademark twists. But is karin truly in love with him, or is she a spy?Lady Virginia is facing bankruptcy, and can see no way out of her financial problems, until she is introduced to the hapless Cyrus T.
Cometh the Hour: Book Six Of the Clifton Chronicles #ad - . Cometh the hour opens with the reading of a suicide note, which has devastating consequences for Harry and Emma Clifton, Giles Barrington and Lady Virginia. Giles must decide if he should withdraw from politics and try to rescue Karin, the woman he loves, from behind the Iron Curtain. Grant iii from baton rouge, louisiana, who's in England to see his horse run at Royal Ascot.
Sebastian clifton is now the chief executive of Farthings Bank and a workaholic, whose personal life is thrown into disarray when he falls for Priya, a beautiful Indian girl. Harry clifton remains determined to get Anatoly Babakov released from a gulag in Siberia, following the international success of his acclaimed book, Uncle Joe.
Mightier Than the Sword: A Novel Clifton Chronicles Book 5St. Martin's Press #ad - With all the trademark twists and turns that have made him one of the world's most popular authors, the spellbinding story of the Clifton and the Barrington families continues. But the despicable adrian sloane, a man interested only in his own advancement and the ruin of Sebastian, will stop at nothing to remove his rival.
Jeffrey archer's compelling Clifton Chronicles continue in this, his most accomplished novel to date. Once again, major alex fisher, giles's political career is thrown off balance by none other than his old adversary, who once again stands against him at the election. Babakov's crime? writing a book called Uncle Joe, a devastating insight into what it was like to work for Stalin.
Mightier than the sword opens with an ira bomb exploding during the mv buckingham's maiden voyage across the Atlantic - but how many passengers lose their lives?When Harry Clifton visits his publisher in New York, and immediately launches a campaign for the release of a fellow author, Anatoly Babakov, he learns that he has been elected as the new president of English PEN, who's imprisoned in Siberia.
Mightier Than the Sword: A Novel Clifton Chronicles Book 5 #ad - But who wins this time?in london, sebastian, harry and Emma's son, is quickly making a name for himself at Farthing's Bank in London, and has proposed to the beautiful young American, Samantha. Some board members feel she should resign, and Lady Virginia Fenwick will stop at nothing to cause Emma's downfall.
Sir giles barrington is now a minister of the Crown, and looks set for even higher office, until an official trip to Berlin does not end as a diplomatic success. So determined is harry to see Babakov released and the book published, that he puts his own life in danger.
Be Careful What You Wish For: A Novel Clifton Chronicles Book 4St. Martin's Press #ad - Hardcastle's first decision is who to support to become the next chairman of the board: Emma Clifton or Major Alex Fisher? And with that decision, the story takes yet another twist that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Be careful what you wish for showcases the master storyteller's talent as never before – when the Clifton and Barrington families march forward into the sixties, in this epic tale of love, revenge, ambition and betrayal.
. But who died, sebastian or his best friend Bruno?When Ross Buchanan is forced to resign as chairman of the Barrington Shipping Company, Emma Clifton wants to replace him. But don pedro martinez intends to install his puppet, in order to destroy the Barrington family firm just as the company plans to build its new luxury liner, the egregious Major Alex Fisher, the MV Buckingham.
Be Careful What You Wish For: A Novel Clifton Chronicles Book 4 #ad - Back in london, clive bingham, harry and emma's adopted daughter wins a scholarship to the Slade Academy of Art where she falls in love with a fellow student, who asks her to marry him. Both families are delighted until priscilla bingham, Jessica's future mother-in-law, has a visit from an old friend, Lady Virginia Fenwick, who drops her particular brand of poison into the wedding chalice.
Then, a bluff yorkshireman who no one has come across before, Cedric Hardcastle, without warning, takes his place on the board of Barringtons. Bestselling author jeffrey archer's be careful what You Wish For opens with Harry Clifton and his wife Emma rushing to hospital to learn the fate of their son Sebastian, who has been involved in a fatal car accident.
This causes an upheaval that none of them could have anticipated, and will change the lives of every member of the Clifton and Barrington families.
Best Kept Secret Clifton Chronicles Book 3St. Martin's Press #ad - The vote in the house of Lords as to who should inherit the Barrington family fortune has ended in a tie. Jeffrey archer's mesmerizing saga of the Clifton and Barrington families continues. 1945, london. Does he become a millionaire? does he go to cambridge? Is his life in danger? Best Kept Secret, the third volume in Jeffrey Archer's bestselling series, once again, will answer all these questions but, pose so many more.
When the general election is called, Giles Barrington has to defend his seat in the House of Commons and is horrified to discover who the Conservatives select to stand against him. But it is sebastian clifton, Harry and Emma's son, who ultimately influences his uncle's fate. In 1957, sebastian wins a scholarship to Cambridge, and a new generation of the Clifton family marches onto the page.
Best Kept Secret Clifton Chronicles Book 3 #ad - But after sebastian is expelled from school, he unwittingly becomes caught up in an international art fraud involving a Rodin statue that is worth far more than the sum it raises at auction. Harry returns to america to promote his latest novel, while his beloved Emma goes in search of the little girl who was found abandoned in her father's office on the night he was killed.
The lord chancellor's deciding vote will cast a long shadow on the lives of Harry Clifton and Giles Barrington.
The Sins of the Father Clifton Chronicles Book 2St. Martin's Press #ad - On the heels of the international bestseller Only Time Will Tell, Jeffrey Archer picks up the sweeping story of the Clifton Chronicles…. Only days before britain declares war on germany, and forced to accept that his desire to marry Emma Barrington will never be fulfilled, hoping to escape the consequences of long-buried family secrets, Harry Clifton, has joined the Merchant Navy.
An american cruise liner, among them harry and the third officer, rescues a handful of sailors, the SS Kansas Star, an American named Tom Bradshaw. But his ship is sunk in the Atlantic by a German U-boat, drowning almost the entire crew. Without any way of proving his true identity, Harry Clifton is now chained to a past that could be far worse than the one he had hoped to escape.
The Sins of the Father Clifton Chronicles Book 2 #ad - When bradshaw dies in the night, Harry seizes on the chance to escape his tangled past and assumes his identity. But on landing in america, he quickly learns the mistake he has made, when he discovers what is awaiting Bradshaw in New York.
Only Time Will Tell Clifton Chronicles Book 1St. Martin's Press #ad - From the internationally bestselling author of kane and Abel and A Prisoner of Birth comes Only Time Will Tell, across oceans, the first in an ambitious new series that tells the story of one family across generations, from heartbreak to triumph. The epic tale of harry clifton's life begins in 1920, with the words "I was told that my father was killed in the war.
A dock worker in bristol, but he learns about life on the docks from his uncle, Harry never knew his father, who expects Harry to join him at the shipyard once he's left school. From the docks of working-class england to the bustling streets of 1940 new York City, Only Time Will Tell takes readers on a journey through to future volumes, which will bring to life one hundred years of recent history to reveal a family story that neither the reader nor Harry Clifton himself could ever have imagined.
Only Time Will Tell Clifton Chronicles Book 1 #ad - . But then an unexpected gift wins him a scholarship to an exclusive boys' school, and his life will never be the same again. As he enters into adulthood, a stevedore who spent his whole life on the docks, but the awful truth only leads him to question, was he even his father? Is he the son of Arthur Clifton, Harry finally learns how his father really died, whose family owns a shipping line?This introductory novel in Archer's ambitious series The Clifton Chronicles includes a cast of colorful characters and takes us from the ravages of the Great War to the outbreak of the Second World War, or the firstborn son of a scion of West Country society, when Harry must decide whether to take up a place at Oxford or join the navy and go to war with Hitler's Germany.
Kane and AbelSt. Martin's Paperbacks #ad - William lowell kane and abel rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the other a penniless polish immigrant-born on the same day near the turn of the century on opposite sides of the world-are brought together by fate and the quest of a dream. Over sixty years and three generations, marriage, fortune, through war, and disaster, Kane and Abel battle for the success and triumph that only one man can have.
. Two men - ambitious, ruthless - are locked in a relentless struggle to build an empire, powerful, fueled by their all-consuming hatred.
The Prodigal Daughter Kane and Abel Book 2St. Martin's Paperbacks #ad - With florentyna's ultimate goal only a heartbeat away, both are about to discover the shattering price of power as a titanic battle of betrayal and deception reaches out from the past-a blood feud between two generations that threatens to destroy everything Florentyna and Richard have fought to achieve.
Bonus material included: 1st chapter of jeffrey Archer's newest novel SINS OF THE FATHER, coming May 2012. Sins of the father: on the heels of the international bestseller Only Time Will Tell, Jeffrey Archer picks up the sweeping story of the Clifton Chronicles…. Only days before britain declares war on germany, harry Clifton, hoping to escape the consequences of long-buried family secrets, and forced to accept that his desire to marry Emma Barrington will never be fulfilled, has joined the Merchant Navy.
The Prodigal Daughter Kane and Abel Book 2 #ad - Without any way of proving his true identity, Harry Clifton is now chained to a past that could be far worse than the one he had hoped to escape. But she wants more to be the first female president. Golden boy richard Kane was born into a life of luxury. She shares with her father a love of America, his ideals, and his dream for the future.
. With a will of steel, Polish immigrant Florentyna Rosnovski is indeed Abel's daughter. An american cruise liner, the ss kansas Star, rescues a handful of sailors, among them Harry and the third officer, an American named Tom Bradshaw.
Shall We Tell the President? Kane and Abel Book 3St. Martin's Paperbacks #ad - The lone survivor: FBI Special Agent Mark Andrews. This time, a reliable source has tipped them off about an assassination attempt. But how can he alone unravel a ruthless conspiracy—in less than one week? The race to save the first woman president begins now…. After years of great sacrifice and deep personal tragedy, Florentyna Kane's has finally become the first woman president in America.
But on the very day that she is sworn into office, powerful forces are already in motion to take her life. The fbi investigates thousands of false threats every year. One hour later, the informant and all but one of the investigating agents are dead. Now, only he knows when the killers will strike.
Nothing Ventured William Warwick Novels Book 1St. Martin's Press #ad - Investigating the theft of a priceless rembrandt painting from the Fitzmolean Museum, he meets Beth Rainsford, a research assistant at the gallery who he falls hopelessly in love with, even as Beth guards a secret of her own that she’s terrified will come to light. While william follows the trail of the missing masterpiece, he comes up against suave art collector Miles Faulkner and his brilliant lawyer, Booth Watson QC, who are willing to bend the law to breaking point to stay one step ahead of William.
. William warwick has always wanted to be a detective, and his sister Grace, much to his father’s dismay, that rather than become a lawyer like his father, Sir Julian Warwick QC, and decides, he will join London’s Metropolitan Police Force. After graduating from university, william begins a career that will define his life: from his early months on the beat under the watchful eye of his first mentor, Constable Fred Yates, to his first high-stakes case as a fledgling detective in Scotland Yard’s arts and antiquities squad.
Nothing Ventured William Warwick Novels Book 1 #ad - Nothing ventured heralds the start of a brand new series in the style of Jeffrey Archer’s #1 New York Times bestselling Clifton Chronicles: introducing Detective William Warwick. Meanwhile, but whose side is she really on?this new series introduces William Warwick, Miles Faulkner’s wife, befriends William, Christina, a family man and a detective who will battle throughout his career against a powerful criminal nemesis.
. But this is not a detective story, this is a story about the making of a detective. Through twists, triumph and tragedy, this series will show that William Warwick is destined to become one of Jeffrey Archer’s most enduring legacies.