Be Careful What You Wish For

The Clifton Chronicles (Volume 4)

Jeffrey Archer; Read by Alex Jennings

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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 best friend Bruno?

When Ross Buchanan is forced to resign as chairman of the Barrington Shipping Company, Emma Clifton wants to replace him. But Don Pedro Martinez intends to install his puppet, the egregious Major Alex Fisher, in order to destroy the Barrington family firm just as the company plans to build its 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 student, Clive Bingham, who asks her to marry him. Both families are delighted until Priscilla Bingham, Jessica’s future mother-in-law, has a visit from an old friend, Lady Virginia Fenwick, who drops her particular brand of poison into the wedding chalice.

Then, without warning, Cedric Hardcastle, a bluff Yorkshireman who no one has come across before, takes his place on the board of Barringtons. This causes an upheaval that none of them could have anticipated, and will change the lives of every member of the Clifton and Barrington families. Hardcastle’s first decision is who to support to become the next chairman of the board: Emma Clifton or Major Alex Fisher? And with that decision, the story takes yet another twist that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Jeffrey Archer's Be Careful What You Wish For showcases the master storyteller’s talent as never before – when the Clifton and Barrington families march forward into the sixties, in this epic tale of love, revenge, ambition and betrayal.

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HARRY CLIFTON WAS woken by the sound of a phone ringing.
He was in the middle of a dream, but couldn’t remember what it was about. Perhaps the insistent metallic sound was just part of his dream. He reluctantly turned over and blinked at the little phosphorescent green hands on the bedside clock: 6:43 a.m. He smiled. Only one person would consider calling him at that time in the morning. He picked up the phone and murmured in an exaggeratedly sleepy voice, “Good morning, my darling.” There was no immediate response, and for a moment Harry wondered if

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Jeffrey Archer; Read by Alex Jennings

JEFFREY ARCHER was educated at Oxford University. He has served five years in Britain’s House of Commons and nineteen years in the House of Lords. All of his novels and short story collections—including Best Kept Secret, The Sins of the Father, Kane and Abel, and False Impression—have been international bestselling books. Archer is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge.

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Be Careful What You Wish For
Jeffrey Archer; Read by Alex Jennings

Unabridged Compact Disc

Unabridged  Compact Disc
Macmillan Audio
March 2014
Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781427239365
ISBN10: 1427239363
Audio Run Time: 11:30
$39.99

Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
March 2014
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427239372
ISBN10: 1427239371
$23.99

Hardcover

Hardcover
St. Martin's Press
March 2014
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781250034489
ISBN10: 1250034485
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 400 pages, Includes 2 family trees
$27.99

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St. Martin's Press
March 2014
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781250034472
ISBN10: 1250034477
400 pages
$14.99
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