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    • Kane and Abel

    • The 30th Anniversary Edition
    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 19 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
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      5 out of 5 stars 130
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 130

    Kane & Abel for a new generation!!

    They had only one thing in common - William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the other a penniless Polish immigrant. Two men born on the same day on opposite sides of the world, their paths were destined to cross in the ruthless struggle to build a fortune.

    The marvellous story, spanning 60 years, of two powerful men linked by an all-consuming hatred, brought together by fate to save - and finally destroy - each other.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Magnificent

    • By Jennifer2 on 24-10-2016

    Non-member price: $39.02

    • The Sins of the Father: Clifton Chronicles, Book 2

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Emilia Fox
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 226
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      5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208

    The second book in Jeffrey Archer’s highly acclaimed The Clifton Chronicles, The Sins of the Father takes the reader on a breath-taking journey from the backstreets of Bristol to the boardrooms of Manhattan.The book opens in New York, 1939. Harry Clifton, under the new identity of Tom Bradshaw, finds himself arrested for first degree murder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it !!

    • By Anonymous User on 02-09-2017

    Non-member price: $39.02

    • Only Time Will Tell

    • Clifton Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Roger Allam, Emilia Fox
    • Length: 12 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 399
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 366
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 366

    The Clifton Chronicles is Jeffrey Archer’s most ambitious work in four decades as an international best-selling author. The epic tale of Harry Clifton’s life begins in 1920, with the chilling words, ‘I was told that my father was killed in the war’. But it will be another twenty years before Harry discovers how his father really died, which will only lead him to question: who was his father?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • must read

    • By Marisha Stone on 29-09-2016

    Non-member price: $22.78

    • Best Kept Secret: Clifton Chronicles, Book 3

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170

    1945. The vote in the House of Lords as to who should inherit the Barrington family fortune has ended in a tie. The Lord Chancellor’s deciding vote will cast a long shadow on the lives of Harry Clifton and Giles Barrington. Harry returns to America to promote his latest novel, while his beloved Emma goes in search of the little girl who was found abandoned in her father’s office on the night he was killed. When the General Election is called, Giles Barrington has to defend his seat

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another gripping listening experience 🎧📖👍

    • By Tamara on 15-07-2016

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • Cometh the Hour

    • The Clifton Chronicles, Book 6
    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178

    Cometh the Hour opens with the reading of a suicide note, which has devastating consequences for Harry and Emma Clifton, Giles Barrington and Lady Virginia. Giles must decide if he should withdraw from politics and try to rescue Karin, the woman he loves, from behind the Iron Curtain. But is Karin truly in love with him, or is she a spy?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • yet again a brilliant storyline

    • By Allyson on 12-03-2016

    Non-member price: $34.34

    • This Was a Man

    • The Clifton Chronicles, Book 7
    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223

    This Was a Man opens with a shot being fired, but who pulled the trigger, and who lives, and who dies? In Whitehall, Giles Barrington discovers the truth about his wife, Karin, from the Cabinet Secretary. Is she a spy or a pawn in a larger game? Harry Clifton sets out to write his magnum opus while his wife, Emma, completes her 10 years as Chairman of the Bristol Royal Infirmary and receives an unexpected call from Margaret Thatcher offering her a job.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By trish callier on 20-11-2016

    Non-member price: $34.34

    • The Prodigal Daughter

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Lorelei King
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Hers was the ultimate ambition...The magnificant story of love and politics that continues the saga of Kane and Abel. The titanic battle between two men obsessed with destroying each other follows on into the next generation. Florentyna Rosnovski, Abel's daughter, inherits all her father's drive, but none of his wealth. A woman gifted with beauty and spirit, but above all with indomitable will, she sets out in pursuit of an ambition that dwarfs both Kane and Abel, as she battles for the highest office of all...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Jeffrey Archer Classic

    • By Hugh on 20-01-2018

    Non-member price: $37.46

    • Only Time Will Tell: Clifton Chronicles, Book 1

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Roger Allam, Emilia Fox
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    The Clifton Chronicles is Jeffrey Archer’s most ambitious work in four decades as an international bestselling author. The epic tale of Harry Clifton’s life begins in 1920, with the chilling words, ‘I was told that my father was killed in the war’. But it will be another twenty years before Harry discovers how his father really died, which will only lead him to question: who was his father?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this from the start

    • By H. Anthony on 19-11-2016

    Non-member price: $17.32

    • Cat O' Nine Tales

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Anton Lesser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    These 12 yarns are so satisfying because they are ingeniously plotted, include richly drawn characters, and have deliciously unexpected conclusions. They feature the mad, the bad, and the dangerous to know, as well as some more poignant and telling characters.

    Non-member price: $18.57

    • Mightier than the Sword: Clifton Chronicles, Book 5

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 174
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174

    When the bomb goes off, how many passengers on the Buckingham lose their lives? You will only find out if you read the opening chapter of  Mightier than the Sword. When Harry visits his publisher in New York, he's told that he's been elected the new president of English PEN and immediately launches a campaign for the release of a fellow author, Anatoly Babakov, who's imprisoned in a Russian gulag in Siberia.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Addictive

    • By Eddie on 04-11-2016

    Non-member price: $34.18

    • The Sins of the Father: Clifton Chronicles, Book 2

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Emilia Fox
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    The master storyteller continues the Clifton saga with this, the second novel. New York, 1939. Tom Bradshaw is arrested for first degree murder. He stands accused of killing his brother. When Sefton Jelks, a top Manhattan lawyer, offers his services for nothing, penniless Tom has little choice but to accept his assurance of a lighter sentence.

    Non-member price: $28.09

    • Sons of Fortune

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    It is Greenwich, Connecticut, in the early 1950s, and a set of twins is separated at birth by a desperate nurse. Nat Davenport goes home with his parents, a schoolteacher and an insurance salesman. But his twin brother is to begin his days as Fletcher Cartwright, the son of a wealthy CEO and his wife.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant read.

    • By Stuart on 18-12-2016

    Non-member price: $16.38

    • Paths of Glory

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Roger Allam
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 37

    This is the story of a man who loved two women, and one of them killed him. Some people have dreams that are so outrageous that if they were to achieve them, their place in history would be guaranteed. Francis Drake, Robert Scott, Percy Fawcett, Charles Lindbergh, Amy Johnson, Edmund Hillary and Neil Armstrong are among such individuals. But what if one man had such a dream, and when he'd achieved it, there was no proof that he had fulfilled his ambition?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good story

    • By Amazon Customer on 25-09-2016

    Non-member price: $39.02

    • A Matter of Honour

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Adam Scott listens to the reading of his father's will, aware that the contents can only be meagre. The Colonel, after all, had nothing to leave - except a letter he had never opened himself, a letter that can only bring further disgrace to the family name. Against his mother's advice, Adam opens the letter, and immediately realizes his life can never be the same again. The contents leave him with no choice but to follow a course his father would have described as a matter of honour.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Marvellous characters!

    • By David on 25-04-2019

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • And Thereby Hangs a Tale

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Millions of readers around the world have relished Jeffrey Archer's short stories. Taking inspiration from his favourite short story writers - F. Scott Fitzgerald, Maupassant, H. H. Munro, W. Somerset Maugham, and O. Henry - Jeffrey Archer has written five best-selling collections over the years, and Macmillan are proud to announce the publication of a sixth volume of stories in May 2010.

    Non-member price: $26.53

    • Tell Tale

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Robert Bathurst
    • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Nearly a decade after his last volume of short stories was published, Archer returns with his eagerly awaited, brand-new collection, Tell Tale, giving us a fascinating, exciting and sometimes poignant insight into the people he has met, the stories he has come across and the countries he has visited during the past 10 years.

    Non-member price: $26.53

    • As the Crow Flies

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 20 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    Charlie Trumper's earliest memory is of hearing his grandfather's sales patter from behind his costermonger's barrow. When Grandpa Charlie dies, young Charlie wants nothing more than to follow in his footsteps - his burning ambition is to own a shop that will sell everything: 'The Biggest Barrow in the World'. Charlie's progress from the teeming streets of Whitechapel to the elegance of Chelsea Terrace is only a few miles as the crow flies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The characters came alive

    • By Craig on 07-02-2019

    Non-member price: $45.27

    • A Quiver Full of Arrows

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    This collection of 12 short stories will draw the listener into each story, whether it is "Old Love", the tale of two undergraduates at Oxford in the 30s and their bitter rivalry, which ends in a memorable love story; or "Broken Routine", which tells of an insurance claim advisor and his surprising encounter on the train home to Sevenoaks; or "Henry's Hiccup", the story of the Grand Pasha and how his plans for the most perfect honeymoon go awry.

    Non-member price: $18.57

    • Triumph und Fall

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Richard Barenberg
    • Length: 23 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Im Londoner East End verkauft der junge Charlie Trumper Obst und Gemüse auf der Straße. In sehr ärmlichen Verhältnissen lebend, träumt er davon, einmal das größte Kaufhaus der Welt zu besitzen. Aber die Zeiten sind hart, und der Erste Weltkrieg reißt Charlie zunächst aus seinen Träumen. Doch auch die schlimmsten Feinde und Tragödien können ihn nicht aufhalten... Nach der Kain und Abel-Trilogie leiht Richard Barenberg auch "Triumph und Fall" wieder seine warme und charismatische Stimme.

    Non-member price: $41.21

    • Twelve Red Herrings

    • By: Jeffrey Archer
    • Narrated by: Alec McCowen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    An imprisoned man is certain that his supposed murder victim is alive; a female driver is pursued by a menacing figure in another vehicle; a young artist gets a big break; a restless beauty manages the perfect birthday celebration; an escaped Iraqi on Saddam Hussein's death list pays a visit to his homeland. How will they react? How would you? Cleverly styled, with richly drawn characters and ingeniously plotted story lines, each of the 12 tales ends with a delightfully unexpected turn of events.

    Non-member price: $17.82

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