Jeffrey Archer is one of the world's most successful authors. He has sold over 500 million copies of his novels and short stories worldwide. After a life in politics he was elevated to the House of Lords in 1992. Archer is married with two children and currently lives in Lincolnshire.
"Archer provides a fine read with a keen sense of the good and the bad in people and the importance of kinship...[he] masterfully creates a great villian in Elliot, who jumps off the pages in all of his vengeful and shady glamour" -- "Los Angeles Times""One of the top ten storytellers in the world." -"Los Angeles Times""A master at mixing power, politics, and profit into fiction." -"Entertainment Weekly""Archer is a master entertainer." -"Time""Archer plots with skill, and keeps you turning the pages." -"The Boston Globe""Cunning plots, silken style...Archer plays a cat-and-mouse game with the reader." -"The New York Times""A storyteller in the class of Alexandre Dumas...unsurpassed skill...making the reader wonder intensely what will happen next." -"The Washington Post"