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Mightier Than the Sword

Mightier Than the Sword

A Novel

The Clifton Chronicles (Volume 5)

Jeffrey Archer

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With more than 2 million copies in print, the Clifton Chronicles has taken #1 worldwide bestselling author Jeffrey Archer to a whole new level. And the saga continues. . .

Bestselling novelist Harry Clifton's on a mission to free a fellow author who's imprisoned in Siberia-even if doing so puts Harry's own life, and life's work, in danger. Meanwhile, his wife Emma, chairman of Barrington Shipping, is facing the repercussions of an IRA bombing on the Buckingham. Some board members feel she should resign. Others will stop at nothing to ensure the Clifton family's fall from grace. In London, Harry and Emma's son, Sebastian, is quickly making a name for himself at Farthing's Bank. He's also just proposed to a beautiful young American, Samantha. But the despicable Adrian Sloane is only interested in one thing: Sebastian's ruin.

"BEGINS WITH A BANG...[ENDS] WITH A turbo-charged cliffhanger."-Kirkus Reviews

Sir Giles Barrington, now a minister of the Crown, looks set for even higher office-until a diplomatic failure in Berlin threatens his prospects. Once again it appears that Giles's political career is thrown off balance by none other than his old adversary, Major Alex Fisher. But who will win the election this time? And at what cost?

"ARCHER PLOTS WITH SKILL, AND keeps you turning the pages." -The Boston Globe

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"HRH," MUMBLED HARRY as he came out of a drowsy half-sleep. He sat up with a start and switched on his bedside light, then slipped out of bed and walked quickly across to the vase of lilies. He read the message from the...

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Praise for Mightier Than the Sword

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

“Archer is a master entertainer.” —Time Magazine

“There isn't a better story-teller alive.” —Larry King

“A storyteller in the class of Alexander Dumas…Unsurpassed skill…making the reader wonder intensely what will happen next.” —The Washington Post

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About the author

Jeffrey Archer

JEFFREY ARCHER was educated at Oxford University. He has served five years in Britain's House of Commons and twenty-two years in the House of Lords. All of his novels and short story collections-including Be Careful What You Wish For, Best Kept Secret, Sins of the Father, and Only Time Will Tell-have been international bestselling books. Archer is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge.

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