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False Impression

Jeffrey Archer

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Why was an elegant lady BRUTALLY MURDERED the night before 9/11?
 
Why was a successful New York banker not surprised to receive A WOMAN'S LEFT EAR in the mail?
 
Why did a young woman with a brilliant career steal an IMPRESSIONIST PAINTING?
 
Why was an honors graduate working as a temporary secretary after INHERITING A FORTUNE?
 
Why was a SENIOR FBI AGENT trying to work out the connection between these four apparently innocent individuals?
 
A breathtaking journey of twists and turns from New York to London, from Bucharest and on to Tokyo ends up in a sleepy English village where the mystery surrounding Van Gogh's last painting will finally be resolved.

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Chapter One 
Victoria Wentworth sat alone at the table where Wellington had dined with sixteen of his field officers the night before he set out for Waterloo.
 
General Sir Harry Wentworth sat at the right hand of the Iron Duke that night, and was commanding his left flank when a defeated Napoleon rode off the battlefield and into exile. A grateful monarch bestowed on the general the title Earl of Wentworth, which the family had borne proudly since 1815.
 
These thoughts were running through Victoria's mind as she read Dr. Petrescu's report for a second time. When
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"Archer is back in top form with [this] latest thriller." --Library Journal (starred review)
 
"Thoroughly imagined...entertaining...thrilling." --Denver Post
 
"Murder and a high-stakes art-world theft are cleverly blended [in this] exciting...global thrill-ride." --Vancouver Sun
 
"Sail along from one high crime to the next....Archer is a great plotter....[and] in the middle of the action, [he] drops research gems."--Liz Smith, New York Post

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  • Jeffrey Archer was educated at Oxford University. He has served five years in Britain’s House of Commons and fourteen years in the House of Lords. All of his novels and short story collections--including And Thereby Hangs a Tale, Kane and Abel, and Paths of Glory--have been international bestselling books. Archer is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge.
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