A bestselling British author and a former politician, Jeffrey Archer writes 'edge-of-your-seat thriller and drama books. Jeffrey Archer published his first book 'Not A Penny More Not A Penny Less' in 1976 and it was an instant success. Then after Jeffrey Archer went on to write numerous bestselling blockbuster books, including Kane and Abel and First Among Equals; the latter focused on a quartet of impressionable new MPs, which drew on his own political experiences. During his imprisonment for perjury during a libel case, Jeffrey Archer wrote a trilogy of acclaimed Prison Diaries, books about his experience of incarceration.
In 2011 Jeffrey Archer published first book, Only Time Will Tell, of the seven volume long The Clifton Chronicles, which spanned the life and adventures of Harry Clifton. The final installment, This Was a Man, was published in 2016. Jeffrey Archer’s latest novel is Nothing Ventured published in 2011, the opening volume of a new series featuring detective William Warwick, the hero of Harry Clifton’s fictional novels.
I have come to admire Jeffrey Archer and his works. The attention to detail he gives to his characters is something I love. They seem real and not dipped in frivolity. Every detail seems to serve a purpose to propel the story. Here is a complete list of books written by Jeffrey Archer with short summary.
William Golding’s 1954 novel, Lord of the Flies, is about the society and descent into mayhem created by a group of young boys stranded on a desert island is one of the most consequential works of literature from the 20th century. However, if you’re looking for more books like Lord of the Flies, it can seem like a daunting task.
The Woman in the Window by A J Finn was undoubtedly a huge hit in 2018, leaving fans everywhere inspired to read even more gripping stories about unreliable narrators, thrilling plot lines, and harrowing secrets. The book is being adapted into a film starring Amy Adams, Gary Oldman, and Julianne Moore. If you're hungry for another intense psychological thriller that will get your heart pumping, these books like The Woman In The Window will fill the void.
One of the greatest aspects of Dan Brown books are the historical elements. There are times that it feels like you're watching a documentary, but an exciting one at that! Sometimes it feels like all those information are too much, but after you are done with the book you will still find yourself wanting to learn more about them.
The best biography books give us a satisfying glimpse into a great person’s life, while also teaching us about the context in which that person lived. Nothing tells us more about how to be alive now than learning from those who have gone before.
A Silent Takeover was intense and suspenseful, and was a thriller to its very core. This book flows so smoothly, at a nice brisk pace. It’s one that you could easily read in a day or two if you were so inclined. There is an intriguing plot, lots of twists, some wonderful characters, plenty of clues, suspects, and a good dose of thrill.
Finding Your Seat at the Table by Teboho Mofokeng is a tremendously valuable book for anyone who is looking not for a job, but a career that offers control, autonomy, and gives you a sense of fulfillment. The subtitle of this book reveals the main theme of the book: “Creating the Ideal Career”. This book will give you the step by step plan to achieve it.
The Martian by Andy Weir is a hard science fiction novel about one man being stranded on Mars and trying not to die. It features such riveting activities as growing potatoes using your own faeces as part of the soil and repair work on multiple pieces of equipment.
Mark Watney was part of a six-person crew that constituted the third manned expedition to Mars. The mission was to remain on the Red Planet for thirty-one days, but six days into their stay, a huge dust storm blew up with ferocious winds that forced the crew to abandon the mission.
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society was a really clever gradual unfolding of friendship and the suffering undergone by the captive population of Guernsey during the occupation of the Third Reich during the early 1940's.