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1945. 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 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. 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 march onto the page. 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. Does he become a millionaire? Does he go to Cambridge? Is his life in danger? Best Kept Secret will answer all these questions, but once again, pose so many more.

©2013 Jeffrey Archer (P)2013 Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd

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  • anon
  • 12-29-16

Gripping

Gripping tale, right to the very end. narration is first class can't wait to start the next one

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  • J Smith
  • 12-25-16

Enjoying the chronicles

Well another cliff hanger. Looking forward to the next book in the series. Great read.

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  • Jay
  • 12-07-16

good

really enjoyed this got a bit boring in the middle but then something grabs you and your back into the story.
cliff hanger! dam!

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  • Lareine
  • 12-04-16

Another cliffhanger!

I wasn't sure I was going to enjoy this series, but I now can't wait to read the next book! An unexpected ending, making you want to know what happened next. None of these books could really be listened to on their own. Well written, as ever, by Jeffery Archer and well narrated.

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  • lesley
  • 12-03-16

Clifton chronicles

not as good as the first two but still a good read. I look forward to the next in the series

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  • Mrs M M J Evans
  • 11-18-16

Another fantastic episode!

The Chronicle books just get better abd audible really sucks you into the story and the characters. I've never read so many books since I joined audible and I am hooked on Jeffrey Archer books.

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  • Louise
  • 11-09-16

Gripping

What a way to finish!!! Absolutely brilliant series, kept me gripped from start to finish.

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  • Roisin
  • 11-04-16

Be prepared to be hooked

Clever marketing to offer first book free. I am hooked and need to read the next and each one ends on a climatic suspense that drives the next book. I don't mind because I am enjoying each story. Really great narrator although miss the first narrator. Very compelling characters

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-03-16

Good read

I liked the fact that the book just kept your interest. A real page turner

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  • Pat Gee
  • 11-01-16

Addictive.

This is the third in the series. Absolutely addictive. Each book ends with a cliffhanger which leaves you rushing for the next in the series.