Jeffrey Archer
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Jeffrey Archer

Jeffrey Archer has topped the bestseller lists around the world, and is the only author ever to have been a number one bestseller in fiction (nineteen times), short stories (four times) and non-fiction (The Prison Diaries). He was born in London, and brought up in the West Country.
He gained a Blue in Athletics at Oxford, was President of the University Athletics Club, and went on to run the 100 yards in 9.6 seconds for Great Britain in 1966. Jeffrey has served five years in the House of Commons as a Member of Parliament, and twenty-six years as a Member of the House of Lords.

He has written 22 novels, 7 sets of short stories, 3 prison diaries, 3 plays (all of which have been performed in London's West End) and a gospel. His first novel, Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less was sold to 17 countries within a year. It was also made into a successful serial for BBC Radio 4, and was later televised in 1990 by the BBC. He won the Prix Relay du Roman d'Évasion, a prize that rewards a novel in which readers can 'escape from everyday life', for his novel Paths of Glory, and the Prix Polar International Prize for the best international thriller of the year, for his novel A Prisoner of Birth.

The Clifton Chronicles, a series of seven novels published between 2011-2017 topped the bestseller lists around the world. His latest book of short stories, TELL TALE, is published in paperback in April 2018, and his next novel, HEADS YOU WIN, will be published in November.

Jeffrey is also an amateur auctioneer, conducting around 20 charity auctions a year. He has been married to Dame Mary Archer, Chairman of the Science Museum Group, for 52 years.
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Best Sellers

    • Heads You Win

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
    • Length: 15 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    Leningrad, Russia, 1968. Alexander Karpenko is no ordinary child, and from an early age, it is clear he is destined to lead his countrymen....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The twists earn 5 stars

    • By Wayne on 11-15-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Only Time Will Tell

    • The Clifton Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Roger Allam, Emilia Fox
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,901
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,344
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,318

    The first in an ambitious new series that tells the story of one family across generations, across oceans, from heartbreak to triumph....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Typical Archer

    • By cristina on 10-21-11

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Kane and Abel

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 19 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,788
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,485
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,476

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great one ....

    • By Dee on 10-20-11

    Regular price: $47.93

    • As the Crow Flies

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 20 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,624
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,506
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,492

    When Charlie Trumper inherits the barrow his grandfather used to peddle fruit and vegetables in turn-of-the-century Whitechapel, England, he inherits his enterprising spirit as well....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Becoming a Fan of Jeffrey Archer

    • By DWR on 05-04-16

    Regular price: $42.52

    • The Sins of the Father

    • Clifton Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Emilia Fox
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,317
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,928
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,915

    Only days before Britain declares war on Germany, Harry Clifton, hoping to escape the consequences of long-buried family secrets, has joined the Merchant Navy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Can';t Wait for the Next One!!!

    • By Margaret Campbell on 05-24-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • This Was a Man

    • The Clifton Chronicles, Book 7
    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,185
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,007
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,985

    This Was a Man opens with a shot being fired, but who pulled the trigger, and who lives and who dies? Find out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fitting conclusion to an amazing series

    • By TP on 11-20-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Mightier than the Sword

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,301
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,041
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,017

    Harry Clifton is more successful than ever as a novelist, and has just been elected president of PEN Britain....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Better Then the Last Two

    • By Joel on 04-26-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Cometh the Hour

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,231
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,996
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,979

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Less eventful than the others.

    • By Daniel McAfee on 02-23-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Best Kept Secret

    • The Clifton Chronicles, Book 3
    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,433
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,156
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,151

    Harry and Emma finally begin building a happy life - but a dangerous family enemy is about to resurface....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Running out of material?

    • By laall on 05-08-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Be Careful What You Wish For

    • The Clifton Chronicles, Book 4
    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,986
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,982

    Be Careful What You Wish For opens with Harry Clifton and his wife Emma rushing to the hospital to learn the fate of their son, Sebastian, who has been involved in a fatal car accident....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The demise of a great, fun author

    • By cristina on 03-31-14

    Regular price: $27.99

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