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Publisher's Summary

Hidden in Plain Sight is the second brilliant and captivating novel featuring William Warwick by the master storyteller and best-selling author of the Clifton Chronicles, Jeffrey Archer.

Newly promoted, Detective Sergeant William Warwick has been reassigned to the drugs squad. His first case: to investigate a notorious south London drug lord known as the Viper.

But as William and his team close the net around a criminal network unlike any they have ever encountered, he is also faced with an old enemy, Miles Faulkner. It will take all of William’s cunning to devise a means to bring both men to justice; a trap neither will expect, one that is hidden in plain sight....

Filled with Jeffrey Archer’s trademark twists and turns, Hidden in Plain Sight is the gripping next instalment in the life of William Warwick. It follows on from Nothing Ventured, but can be read as a standalone story.

©2020 Jeffrey Archer (P)2020 Macmillan Publishers International Ltd

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Loved It

Cop stories come thick and not always so fast. This one has me in. The setting, the family, fellow cop profiles, all very good and realistic. The narration - said this one, said that one, is a bit of a pain. But all that aside is nothing when you sit back and listen to Archer describe his characters, describe his scenes, this is master class. The construction of the tale is superb, yes of course you can foresee some of the events, but this is not story-booking tale open like a country road. Jeffrey Archer if you care to study him, is a complex individual with a vast background with shall we say, a very deep cup of life that he draws on so wonderfully here as in most of his books. This Warwick series is a fresh cut, not just a retelling of past tales in a new cover, I look forward to number three - Turn a blind eye. In the meanwhile I'm pretty stoked with what I have just read for the second time around. You cannot help but be enthralled by this master of his class.

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Another of Archer’s beautifully written books

I thought this book started a little slowly, but of course Jeffery Archer created his usual twists and turns and I realised that I was enjoying it immensely.
Warrick and his family are very likeable and interesting characters.
The performance was delivered most professionally with each character being quite believable.
Thank you once again Mr Archer.

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I buy a book to have some ending

Shallow worst book i have read from j archer. If i hear caveman again I’ll scream. Predictable and no ending. I’ve read all of archers books all got 4 to 5 stars

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Great Series!

I am really enjoying this series. I hope it won't be long until the next book is out.

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Enjoyable

Another thrilling story from this great storyteller.
Action packed and exciting plot that as usual has many twists and turns.

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  • 18-04-2021

A soap oper

Jeffrey disappointed me as it followed after the clifton chronicles which ran ougirPetert of steam as it made it to the finish line exhausted. William Warrick is following the same old well worn path into a trite boring and far too long series. The twins names a boy and a girl were called Peter Paul And I was expecting Mary for the girl’s name.
Not a patch on Kane and Able.

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  • Priya S
  • 02-12-2020

Yet another page Turner!!!!

I can never get tired of calling Mr Archer the master story teller, just as he never fails to entertain his readers!!! With Faulkner and Rashidi both hungry for Warwick’s blood, the next instalment of the Warwick Saga is going to be just as thrilling I’m sure! If only one wouldn’t have to wait an entire year to find out!!

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  • Chris Pearce-Ramwell
  • 30-10-2020

A true master storyteller

It is a shame when you reach the end of a book as you know it will be along wait until the next one. Hidden in plain sight is excellently written and perfectly narrated and kept my interest right from the first chapter all through to the end. I look forward to the next Warwick instalment with a little too much impatience.

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  • osteo1
  • 06-11-2020

Excellent, all be it with a very annoying ending!

A great follow on to book 1 in the William Warwick novel series. I only hope we don't have to wait months for the next instalment as with so many characters, plots. sub plots remembering all of it will be tough. Seriously advise reading/ listening to the first book in the series otherwise you won't really understand what is going on.

This story is very good. Some parts are a little obvious and some parts are drawn out, but all in all it makes for a really great listen. Didn't see that ending happening, hence why I hope we don't have to with long for book 3.

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  • Carole
  • 31-10-2020

Another cracking read

I almost listened to this book in one session, Jeffrey Archer never fails looking forward to the next book.

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  • Spoon
  • 23-01-2021

Disappointed

I have been JA loyal fan for a long time. However, after suffering unfinished ending for 6 books of Clifon Chronicles, I will now stop after this 2nd book of William WaRick. Enough is enough.

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  • jackie2735
  • 04-11-2020

another brilliant story

Great story line, and so very well read. I'm looking forward to the next book already.

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  • Don
  • 21-03-2021

can't wait

Pre-ordered the book already. Only some of it gave away that there was a twist approaching. Even the twists were well written.

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  • J. Deakin
  • 15-03-2021

SUCH A DISAPPOINTMENT

Having read the so many Archer books, including all of the 'Chronicles' this was a real let down It went absolutely nowhere and left me totally disappointed. I think Jeffrey Archer had run out of ideas at that stage. VERY disappointing.

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  • Joe A
  • 23-01-2021

Excellent 2nd in Series of William Warwick novels

gripping 2nd Novel in series of William Warwick series, a spin off from also Excellent Clifton Chronicles

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  • Lenore
  • 21-01-2021

Disappointing

This book seemed to follow a recipe which has been tried again and again and doesn't seem to have anything new to offer.....there were too many 'he said's and absolutely no conclusion at the end...I know this means there is another book to follow, which is clearly the reason for this ending. I won't be buying it.

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  • Dr. Neil C. Firth
  • 11-01-2021

Great Story, Well Told

Love Jeffrey Archer - really gets on with his stories. Ideal for Audio books, as you don't lose concentration, as can often happen with me. Very well narrated. Will definitely watch out for the next in the series

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