Kane & Abel

6 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 2,638 ratings

Kane and Abel Publisher's Summary

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. Two men - ambitious, powerful, ruthless - are locked in a relentless struggle to build an empire, fueled by their all-consuming hatred. Over 60 years and three generations, through war, marriage, fortune, and disaster, Kane and Abel battle for the success and triumph that only one man can have...
©1979, 2009 Jeffrey Archer (P)2009 Macmillan Audio
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  • Book 1

    • Kane and Abel

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 19 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,743
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,442
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,432

    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. Two men - ambitious, powerful, ruthless - are locked in a relentless struggle to build an empire, fueled by their all-consuming hatred.

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

    • By Dee on 10-20-11

    Regular price: $47.93

    • Kane and Abel

    • The 30th Anniversary Edition
    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 19 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    Kane & Abel for a new generation!!

    They had only one thing in common - William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the other a penniless Polish immigrant. Two men born on the same day on opposite sides of the world, their paths were destined to cross in the ruthless struggle to build a fortune.

    The marvellous story, spanning 60 years, of two powerful men linked by an all-consuming hatred, brought together by fate to save - and finally destroy - each other.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Archer hits the spot

    • By Brodie on 01-26-11

    Regular price: $26.64

  • Book 2

    • The Prodigal Daughter

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Lorelei King
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    Hers was the ultimate ambition...The magnificant story of love and politics that continues the saga of Kane and Abel. The titanic battle between two men obsessed with destroying each other follows on into the next generation. Florentyna Rosnovski, Abel's daughter, inherits all her father's drive, but none of his wealth. A woman gifted with beauty and spirit, but above all with indomitable will, she sets out in pursuit of an ambition that dwarfs both Kane and Abel, as she battles for the highest office of all...

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing half book was a recap of Kain & Abel

    • By Wendy on 01-11-16

    Regular price: $25.58

    • The Prodigal Daughter

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Lorelei King
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 422
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 375
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 372

    With a will of steel, Polish immigrant Florentyna Rosnovski is indeed Abel's daughter. She shares with her father a love of America, his ideals, and his dream for the future. But she wants more to be the first female president. Golden boy Richard Kane was born into a life of luxury. The scion of a banking magnate he is successful, handsome, and determined to carve his own path in the world - and to build a future with the woman he loves. 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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not Enough Meat

    • By Simone on 10-19-13

    Regular price: $28.34

  • Book 3

    • Shall We Tell the President?

    • Kane & Abel, Book 3
    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Lorelei King
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 247
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 225

    Florentyna Kane 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 1000s of false threats every year. This time, a reliable source has tipped them off about an assassination attempt. One hour later, the informant and all but one of the investigating agents are dead. The lone survivor: FBI Special Agent Mark Andrews. Now, only he knows when the killers will strike. But how can he alone unravel a ruthless conspiracy - in less than one week?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Why is this Book 3?

    • By Simone on 10-20-13

    Regular price: $19.83

    • Shall We Tell the President

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Lorelei King
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    6 days, 13 hours and 37 minutes to go . . .At the end of The Prodigal Daughter, Florentyna Kane is elected President - the first woman President of the United States. At 7.30 one evening the FBI learn of a plot to kill her - the 1572nd such threat of the year. At 8.30 five people know all the details. By 9.30 four of them are dead.FBI agent Mark Andrews alone knows when. He also knows that a senator is involved. He has six days to learn where - and how. Six days to prevent certain death of the President.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This Audible presentation was OK to listen to.<br />

    • By David on 01-22-17

    Regular price: $21.31