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.
Jeffrey Archer’s Clifton Chronicles is a multi-generational saga over the course of the twentieth century, following patriarch Harry Clifton from Europe to America, through heartache and rivalry and triumph, as his family creates a legacy he never could have imagined.
Mightier Than The Sword is the fifth novel in “The Clifton Chronicles” which describes the events of the Clifton and Barrington families throughout most of the 20th century, both in England and the US.