Jeffry Archer was born on the 15th April 1940. He is an English author and former politition. He writes both thrillers and drama. He spent his early life in Western Supermare. In 1952 he won a scholarship to Wellington School in Somerset. After leaving school passing 'o' levels in English Literature, Art and History he worked as a physical education teacher. His first book was published in 1976 and was called'Not A Penny More Not A Penny Less' the book was an instant success. His best selling work 'Kane and Abel' reached number one in the New York Times best selling list. It was made into a television mini series by CBS in 1985. In 2011 he will publish the first of five books in the Clifton Chronicles

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  • Nearly a decade after his last volume of short stories was published, Jeffrey Archer returns with his eagerly-awaited, brand-new collection TELL TALE, giving us a fascinating, exciting and sometimes poignant insight into the people he has met, the st...


  • A Wasted Hour is one of those remarkable short stories that you just know has to be true. Kelley, a Stanford College student and aspiring writer, always thumbs a lift back to campus, not only to save money, but in the hope of meeting someone with an ...


  • Archer's ( Kane and Abel ) talent as a raconteur is evident in these 12 distinctive short stories, all of which have surprise endings. Many center on human failings such as jealousy, obstinacy, pettiness or prejudice; 10 are based on "known incidents...


  • Things are never quite what they seem. An imprisoned man is certain that his supposed murder victim is very much alive...A female driver is pursued relentlessly by a menacing figure in another vehicle...A young artist gets the biggest break of her...


  • Too Many Coincidences is part of The Year of Short Stories and is one of a limited number of digital shorts released to celebrate the publication of Jeffrey Archer's magnificent seventh short-story collection, Tell Tale . Taken from To Cut a ...


  • A masterful collection of fourteen riveting tales of elaborate confidence tricks, political chicanery, immoral behavior, and dangerously illicit affairs, rendered with the breathtaking narrative twists that have become the Jeffrey Archer hallmark. ...


  • 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. Harry Clifton’s story began in 1920, as a dock worker in England, and now he is s...



  • In a hushed maternity ward, an infant dies, while twin brothers thrive. By morning, one mother is told that her only child is doing fine. Another is told that she has tragically lost one of her sons... Twins separated at birth, Nathaniel Cartwright...






  • 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. Bu...


  • New York Times number one bestselling author Jeffrey Archer is a master of the short-story form, creating classic tales beloved by his fans. Now the award-winning writer joins forces with renowned illustrator Paul Cox to re-imagine twenty of his most...


  • After decades of struggle, sacrifice, and personal tragedy, Florentyna Kane has finally attained her goal - the presidency of the United States. Yet even as she gives her inaugural speech, those who oppose her are plotting to silence her forever. O...


  • Ordinary Heros, Extraordinary Deeds The bestselling author of Kane & Abel, The Prodigal Daughter and Honor Among Theives once again astonishes, delights, and electrifies his legions of fans. From London to China, and New York to Nigeria, Jeffrey A...


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    June's instalment of The Year of Short Stories is The Queen's Birthday Telegram . Released as one of a limited number of digital shorts released to celebrate the publication of Jeffrey Archer's magnificent seventh short-story collection, Tell Tale...



  • In Her past lay the key to a nation's future. Florentyna Kane inherited a vast hotel empire from her father, but his greatest gift to her was a love of America. It was his passionate devotion to the land's ideals that allowed a penniless Polish immig...


  • If Danny Cartwright had proposed to Beth Wilson on any other day, he would not have been arrested and charged with the murder of his best friend. But when the prosecution witnesses happen to be a group of four upper-crust college friends--a barrister...


  • Some people have dreams that are so magnificent that if they were to achieve them, their place in history would be guaranteed. Francis Drake, Robert Scott, Charles Lindbergh, Amy Johnson, Edmund Hilary, Neil Armstrong, and Lewis and Clark are among s...


  • From the internationally bestselling author of Kane and Abel and A Prisoner of Birth comes Only Time Will Tell, the first in an ambitious new series that tells the story of one family across generations, across oceans, from heartbreak to triumph. ...


  • 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. But this is not a detective story, this is a story about the making o...


  • Jeffrey Archer is at his captivating best in this, his first novel, an intricate tale of deceit, dishonor, and sweet revenge. What can an Oxford don, a respected society physician, a chic French art dealer, and a charming English lord have in common?...


  • The New Collected Short Stories brings together three of Jeffrey Archer's classic collections of short stories: To Cut a Long Story Short, Cat O' Nine Tales and And Thereby Hangs a Tale, showcasing the master storyteller's skill like never before.Eve...


  • #1 New York Times bestselling author Jeffrey Archer again conquers the short story form in the thrilling Never Stop on the Motorway. This classic story will have readers’ hearts racing along with single mother Diana, attempting to escape a dangerou...


  • 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, he learns that he has been elect...


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    September's brilliant instalment of The Year of Short Stories is Members Only . Released as one of a limited number of digital shorts released to celebrate the publication of Jeffrey Archer's magnificent seventh short-story collection, Tell Tale. ...


  • When Colonel Scott dies, his will points the way to clearing the unspoken secret that shadowed his retirement and turned him from a WW II hero into a disgraced and broken man. It is up to Adam to follow. The path leads to a Swiss bank and a vault, ...


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    The Man Who Robbed His Own Post Office is part of The Year of Short Stories and is one of a limited number of digital shorts released to celebrate the publication of Jeffrey Archer's magnificent seventh short-story collection, Tell Tale . Taken fr...


  • William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski --two men from widely different backgrounds, whose driving passions are overshadowed only by their obsession to destroy each other. One, a millionaire Boston Brahmin, the other, a penniless Polish immigrant--two...


  • #1 New York Times bestselling author Jeffrey Archer demonstrates his mastery of the short story in It Can’t Be October Already. In this engaging and funny episode, Pat O’Flynn returns once again for his annual internment in the London jail system...






  • Previously published in the anthology Cat O’Nine Tales, this is the story of a star athlete who has a fateful run-in with a three-hundred pound woman. One of the author’s own personal favorites, In the Eye of the Beholder is Jeffrey Archer at...


  • Spring 1994, Washington, D.C. - While the Clinton Administration grapples with its domestic policies, a sinister plot is being masterminded six thousand miles away in Baghdad. By using $100 million as bait and spinning a deadly web of corruption, for...


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    May's instalment of The Year of Short Stories is High Heels . Released as one of a limited number of digital shorts released to celebrate the publication of Jeffrey Archer's magnificent seventh short-story collection, Tell Tale . Taken from ...


  • Jeffrey Archer's Hidden in Plain Sight is the second novel featuring Detective William Warwick, by the master storyteller and #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Clifton Chronicles William Warwick has been promoted to Detective Sergeant, but ...


  • In Archer’s first standalone epic novel since in six years, a Russian teenager in 1968 who escapes an oppressive life in Leningrad for London or New York. Jeffrey Archer deftly explores two possibilities for one life, as two versions of Alexander K...



  • The very name of Judas raises among Christians an instinctive reaction of criticism and condemnationThe betrayal of Judas remainsa mystery. Pope Benedict XVI, October 2006 The Gospel According to Judas, by Benjamin Iscariot sheds new light on the the...


  • Lubji Hoch survived World War II on luck, guts, and ruthlessness. At the war's end, renamed Richard Armstrong, he buys a floundering newspaper in Berlin and deviously puts his competitors out of business. But it isn't enough. Meanwhile, on the other ...


  • Jeffrey Archer, one of the world’s most popular writers of literary thrillers, has, with the help of Simon Bainbridge, put together a collection of his favorite stories about the denizens of the political jungle. Among the authors represented in th...


  • On his way home from market, the thirteen-year-old son of a Roman magistrate stationed in Judea encounters a foreign couple taking shelter in a manger behind a roadside inn and becomes caught up in the miraculous events of the first Christmas....


  • FOUR MEN DRIVEN BY POWER, AMBITION, AND SUCCESS... Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother's strength--and the will to realize his destiny... Simon Kerslake's father sacrificed everythi...


  • When an aristocratic old lady is brutally murdered in her English country home on the night before September 11, 2001, it will take all the resources of the FBI and Interpol to work out the connection between her death and a priceless Van Gogh, which...


  • The Endgame is part of THE YEAR OF SHORT STORIES and is one of a limited number of free digital shorts released to celebrate the publication of Jeffrey Archer's magnificent seventh short-story collection, Tell Tale . Taken from To Cut a Long Stor...


  • THE ELEVENTH COMMANDMENT. Connor Fitzgerald is a professional's professional. Holder of the Medal of Honor. Devoted family man. Servant of his country. CIA assassin. Days before his retirement from the Company, Fitzgerald comes face-to-face with an e...


  • August's brilliant instalment of The Year of Short Stories is Don't Drink the Water . Released as one of a limited number of digital shorts released to celebrate the publication of Jeffrey Archer's magnificent seventh short-story collection, Tell T...


  • July's instalment of The Year of Short Stories is Crime Pays . Released as one of a limited number of digital shorts released to celebrate the publication of Jeffrey Archer's magnificent seventh short-story collection, Tell Tale. Taken from To ...


  • 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 h...



  • International bestselling author Jeffrey Archer has enthralled readers with his riveting suspense, surprise denouements, and unforgettable storylines. Now Archer's three acclaimed collections of short fiction are brought together in one irresistible ...


  • In Cheap at Half the Price, by #1 New York Times bestselling author and master of the short story Jeffrey Archer, the conniving Consuela Rosenheim hunts down her ideal birthday present -- and next husband -- in London. Will she accomplish her biggest...






  • Part of The Year of Short Stories, Charity Begins at Home is one of a limited number of digital shorts released to celebrate the publication of Jeffrey Archer's magnificent seventh short-story collection, Tell Tale . Taken from Cat O' Nin...


  • An English lord requires one more chess piece to complete a set that would be worth a fortune. Another man, an accountant, realizes he's achieved nothing in his life--and sets out to make a fortune before he retires. And then there is the author's ow...


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    Caste-Off is part of THE YEAR OF SHORT STORIES and is one of a limited number of digital shorts released to celebrate the publication of Jeffrey Archer's magnificent seventh short-story collection, Tell Tale. Taken from And Thereby Hangs a Tale, Jef...


  • In the Central Criminal Court, the Old Bailey Sir David Metcalfe, distinguished QC and Chairman of the Bar Council, is conducting the most important defense of his career - his own. Accused of the willful murder of his terminally ill wife, Sir David ...


  • 1945, London. The vote in the House of Lords as to who should inherit the Barrington family fortune has ended in a tie. The Lord Chancellor's deciding vote will cast a long shadow on the lives of Harry Clifton and Giles Barrington. Harry returns to A...


  • 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. But who died, Sebastian or his be...


  • The Honest Trader... When Charlie Trumper inherits his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow, he inherits as well his enterprising spirit, which gives Charlie the drive to lift himself out of the poverty of Whitechapel, in London's East End. Succe...


  • Fifteen all new short gems with an international flare from one of the most popular novelists and short story writers of our time International bestselling author Jeffrey Archer has spent the last five years gathering spellbinding stories from aro...