Jeffrey Howard Archer, Baron Archer of Weston-Super-Mare is an English novelist, former politician, convicted perjurer, and peer of the realm. He was born on 15th April, 1940 in Finsbury, London.
Currently, He is 80 years old and with a hight of 5.83 feet. Before becoming an author, Archer was a Member of Parliament but did not seek re-election after a financial scandal that left him almost bankrupt.
Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer
The epic tale of Harry Clifton’s life starts in 1920, together with the words”I was told that my dad was killed in the war.”
A dock worker in Bristol, Harry never knew his father, but he learns about life on the docks out of his uncle, who hopes Harry to join him in the shipyard once he is left college.
But an unexpected gift wins him a scholarship to a private boys’ school, and his life will never be the same again.
Since he enters into maturity, Harry finally learns how his father really died, however, the horrible truth only leads him to wonder, was he his father? Can he be the son of Arthur Clifton, a stevedore who invested his entire life on the docks, along with the firstborn son of a scion of West Country society, whose family owns a delivery line?
This introductory publication in Archer’s challenging show The Clifton Tales carries a cast of colorful characters and takes us from the ravages of the Great War to the outbreak of the Second World War when Harry has to decide whether to take up a place at Oxford or join the navy and go to war with Hitler’s Germany.
In the docks of working-class England into the bustling streets of 1940 New York City, Only Time Will Tell takes readers on a trip through to future volumes, which will bring to life a hundred years old history to show a family narrative that neither the reader nor Harry Clifton himself might have envisioned.
This Was a Man by Jeffrey Archer
In Whitehall, Giles Barrington discovers the truth about his wife Karin from the Cabinet Secretary. Is she a spy or a pawn in a larger game? Harry Clifton sets out to write his magnum opus, while his spouse Emma completes her ten years as Chairman of the Bristol Royal Infirmary, also receives an unexpected call from Margaret Thatcher giving her a job.
Sebastian Clifton becomes chairman of Farthings Kaufman lender, but just after Hakim Bishara must resign for personal reasons.
Meanwhile, Lady Virginia is going to flee the country to avoid her creditors when the Duchess of Hertford dies, and she sees another chance to clear her debts and finally trump the Cliftons and Barringtons.
Best Kept Secret by Jeffrey Archer
The vote in the House of Lords as to who should inherit the Barrington family fortune has finished in a tie. The Lord Chancellor’s deciding vote will throw a very long shadow on the lives of Harry Clifton and Giles Barrington.
Harry returns to America to promote his most recent book, while his beloved Emma goes in search of the tiny woman who had been found abandoned in her father’s office on the night he had been killed.
When the General Election is called, Giles Barrington has to defend his seat at the House of Commons and is horrified to find who the Conservatives choose to stand . Nonetheless, it is Sebastian Clifton, Harry and Emma’s son, who finally influences his uncle’s fate.
Back in 1957, Sebastian wins a scholarship to Cambridge, and a new creation of the Clifton family march onto the webpage.
After Sebastian is expelled from school, he unwittingly becomes caught up in an global art fraud between a Rodin statue that’s worth much more than the sum it raises at auction. Does he become a millionaire? Does he visit Cambridge? Is his life at risk?
Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer
Born on precisely the same day near the turn of the century on other sides of the world, both men are brought together by fate and the quest of a fantasy. Both of these men — ambitious, strong, ruthless — are locked in a relentless struggle to construct an empire, fuelled with their own all-consuming hatred.
Over 60 years and three generations, through warfare, marriage, fortune, and disaster, Kane and Abel struggle for the achievement and triumph that only 1 person could have.
Cometh the Hour by Jeffrey Archer
Harry Clifton remains decided to have Anatoly Babakov released from a gulag in Siberia, following the worldwide success of his acclaimed book, Uncle Joe. But then something unexpected happens that none of them could have expected.
Cometh the Hour is the penultimate publication in the Clifton Chronicles and, such as the five previous books – which were all New York Times bestsellers – showcases Jeffrey Archer’s extraordinary storytelling with his signature spins.
Be Careful What You Wish For by Jeffrey Archer
When Ross Buchanan is made to resign as chairman of the Barrington Shipping Company, Emma Clifton wants to replace him. But Don Pedro Martinez plans to install his productions, the Nasty Important Alex Fisher, in order to ruin the Barrington family firm just as the firm plans to build its brand new luxury liner, the MV Buckingham.
Back in London, Harry and Emma’s adopted daughter wins a scholarship to the Slade Academy of Art where she falls in love with a fellow pupil, Clive Bingham, who asks her to marry him.
Both families are thrilled until Priscilla Bingham, Jessica’s prospective mother-in-law has a visit from an old friend, Lady Virginia Fenwick, who drops her special brand of poison to the marriage chalice.
This causes an upheaval that not one of them might have expected, and will change the lives of each member of the Clifton and Barrington families.
Hardcastle’s first decision is to encourage to become the next chairman of the board: Emma Clifton or Major Alex Fisher? With that decision, the narrative takes yet another twist that will keep you on the edge of your chair.
Be Careful What You Wish For showcases the master storyteller’s ability as never before — when the Clifton and Barrington families march forward to the sixties, in this epic story of love, revenge, ambition and betrayal.
A Prisoner of Birth by Jeffrey Archer
If Danny Cartwright had suggested to Beth Wilson the day beforethe day after, he wouldn’t have been arrested and charged with the murder of his very best friend.
But when the four prosecution witnesses are a barrister, a popular celebrity, an aristocrat, and also the youngest partner in a recognized firm’s history, who’s going to consider his side of the story?
Danny has been sentenced to twenty five decades and delivered to Belmarsh prison, the highest-security prison at the land, from where no inmate has ever escaped.
Thus begins Jeffrey Archer’s most powerful novel since Kane and Abel, with a cast of characters that will stay with you long after you’ve turned the last page.
And if this is not sufficient, prepare for an ending that will shock even the most ardent of Archer’s fans.
The Prodigal Daughter by Jeffrey Archer
Having a will of steel, Polish immigrant Florentyna Rosnovski is indeed Abel’s daughter. She shares with her dad a love of America, his ideals, and his dream for the future. But she needs more: to be the first female president.
HIS FUTURE IS WEALTH.
Golden boy Richard Kane was born into a life of luxury. The scion of a banking magnate he is handsome, successful, and determined to carve his own path in the world–with the woman he loves.
BUT THEIR PAST HOLDS A SECRET…
With Florentyna’s ultimate aim just a heartbeat away, both are about to discover the shattering price of electricity as a titanic conflict of betrayal and deception reaches from yesteryear –a blood feud between two generations which threatens to ruin everything Florentyna and Richard have fought to achieve.
Shall We Tell the President? by Jeffrey Archer
After years of fantastic sacrifice and profound personal tragedy, Florentyna Kane’s has finally come to be the first female president in the usa. But on the very day that she’s sworn in to office, powerful forces are already in motion to take her life.
The FBI investigates a huge number of false threats every year. This time, a reliable source has tipped them off about an assassination effort.
Now, just he understands as soon as the killers will strike. But how can he unravel a ruthless conspiracy–in less than one week? The race to rescue the very first woman president begins today…
The Sins of the Father by Jeffrey Archer
Just days before Britain declares war on Germany, Harry Clifton, hoping to escape the outcome of long-buried household keys, and made to accept that his desire to wed Emma Barrington will never be fulfilled, has joined the Merchant Navy.
However, his ship is sunk in the Atlantic by a German U-boat, drowning almost the whole crew.
When Bradshaw dies in the night, Harry seizes on the opportunity to escape his sanity ago and assumes his identity.
However, on landing in America, he quickly finds the error he’s made, when he finds what’s anticipating Bradshaw in New York. Without any way of proving his true individuality, Harry Clifton is now chained to a past which might be much worse than the one he had hoped to escape.