A Prisoner of Birth

Jeffrey Archer

St. Martin's Press

Download Image Jeffrey Archer A Prisoner of Birth

Available Formats

BookAudio BookeBook

International bestseller and master storyteller Jeffrey Archer is at the very top of his game in a story of fate and fortune, redemption and revenge.

If Danny Cartwright had proposed to Beth Wilson the day before, or the day after, he would not have been arrested and charged with the murder of his best friend. But when the four prosecution witnesses are a barrister, a popular actor, an aristocrat, and the youngest partner in an established firm’s history, who is going to believe your side of the story?

Danny is sentenced to twenty-two years and sent to Belmarsh prison, the highest-security jail in the land, from where no inmate has ever escaped.

However, Spencer Craig, Lawrence Davenport, Gerald Payne, and Toby Mortimer all underestimate Danny’s determination to seek revenge, and Beth’s relentless quest to pursue justice, which ends up with all four fighting for their lives,

Thus begins Jeffrey Archer’s most powerful novel since Kane and Abel, with a cast of characters that will remain with you long after you’ve turned the last page.

And if that is not enough, prepare for an ending that will shock even the most ardent of Archer’s fans.

Connect with the Author

Sign Up for
Author Updates

Macmillan Newsletter


Sign up to receive information about new books, author events, and special offers.

Sign up now

Book Excerpts

Read an Excerpt

Chapter 1
“Yes,” said Beth.
She tried to look surprised, but wasn’t all that convincing as she had already decided that they were going to be married when they were at secondary school. However, she was amazed when Danny fell on one knee in the middle of the crowded restaurant.
“Yes,” Beth repeated, hoping he’d stand up before everyone in the room stopped eating and turned to stare at them. But he didn’t budge. Danny remained on one knee, and like a conjurer, produced a tiny box from nowhere. He opened it to reveal a simple gold band boasting a

Read the full excerpt


Listen to an Excerpt from the Audiobook

Loading the player ...
Back

Media

Listen

A Prisoner of Birth by Jeffrey Archer--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Jeffrey Archer's thriller novel A Prisoner of Birth. If Danny Cartwright had proposed to Beth Wilson on any other day, he would not have been arrested and charged with the murder of his best friend. But when the prosecution witnesses happen to be a group of four upper-crust college friends—a barrister, a popular actor, an aristocrat, and the youngest partner in an established firm's history—who is going to believe Danny's side of the story?

Share This

Jeffrey Archer on his book A Prisoner of Birth--Author Interview

"Listen to this author interview with Jeffrey Archer, talking about his novel A Prisoner of Birth. In this legal thriller, if Danny Cartwright had proposed to Beth Wilson on any other day, he would not have been arrested and charged with the murder of his best friend. . . Learn more about the book A Prisoner of Birth at http://us.macmillan.com/aprisonerofbirth/JeffreyArcher Read more about author Jeffrey Archer at http://us.macmillan.com/author/jeffreyarcher"

Share This
Back

Reviews

Praise for A Prisoner of Birth

Praise for Jeffrey Archer

“A storyteller in the class of Alexander Dumas.”
---The Washington Post

“Archer is a master entertainer.”
---Time Magazine

“Cunning plots, silken style.”
---The New York Times

“One of the top ten storytellers in the world.”
---Los Angeles Times

“Archer plots with skill, and keeps you turning the pages.”
---Boston Globe

“There isn’t a better storyteller alive.”
---Larry King

“A worthy successor to The Da Vinci Code… Sail along from one high crime to the next.”
---Liz Smith, New York Post, on False Impression


Reviews from Goodreads

Back

About the Author

Jeffrey Archer

Jeffrey Archer was educated at Oxford University. He has served five years in Britain’s House of Commons, fourteen years in the House of Lords, and two in Her Majesty’s prisons, which spawned three volumes of highly acclaimed Prison Diaries. All of his novels and short story collections---including Kane and AbelSons of Fortune, and False Impression---have been international bestsellers. Archer is married with two children and lives in London and Cambridge.

Jeffrey Archer

Back

Buy the Book

Available Formats and Book Details

A Prisoner of Birth
Jeffrey Archer

e-Book Agency

e-Book Agency
St. Martin's Press
March 2008
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429934497
ISBN10: 1429934492
512 pages
$9.99

Abridged Compact Disc

Abridged  Compact Disc
Macmillan Audio
March 2012
Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781427217523
ISBN10: 1427217521
Audio Run Time: 6:00
$14.99

Unabridged Compact Disc

Unabridged  Compact Disc
Macmillan Audio
March 2008
Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781427202833
ISBN10: 1427202834
Audio Run Time: 16:30
$44.95

Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
March 2008
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427202840
ISBN10: 1427202842
Audio Run Time: 16:30
$22.99

Mass Market Paperbound

Mass Market Paperbound
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
December 2008
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780312944094
ISBN10: 0312944098
4 3/16 x 7 1/2 inches, 624 pages
$9.99
Back

From The Publisher

St. Martin's Press

Latest on Facebook

Latest on Twitter

Back