Other Books in Series
This is book number 5 in the The Clifton Chronicles series.
- #1: Only Time Will Tell (The Clifton Chronicles #1) (Mass Market): $9.99
- #2: The Sins of the Father (The Clifton Chronicles #2) (Hardcover): $39.99
- #3: Best Kept Secret (The Clifton Chronicles #3) (Hardcover): $27.99
- #4: Be Careful What You Wish For: A Novel (The Clifton Chronicles #4) (Mass Market): $9.99
- #6: Cometh the Hour: Book Six Of the Clifton Chronicles (Mass Market): $9.99
- #7: This Was a Man: The Final Volume of The Clifton Chronicles (Mass Market): $9.99
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Jeffrey Archer
Mightier than the Sword opens with an IRA bomb exploding during the MV Buckingham's maiden voyage across the Atlantic - but how many passengers lose their lives?
When Harry Clifton visits his publisher in New York, he learns that he has been elected as the new president of English PEN, and immediately launches a campaign for the release of a fellow author, Anatoly Babakov, who's imprisoned in Siberia. Babakov's crime? Writing a book called Uncle Joe, a devastating insight into what it was like to work for Stalin. So determined is Harry to see Babakov released and the book published, that he puts his own life in danger.
His wife Emma, chairman of Barrington Shipping, is facing the repercussions of the IRA attack on the Buckingham. Some board members feel she should resign, and Lady Virginia Fenwick will stop at nothing to cause Emma's downfall.
Sir Giles Barrington is now a minister of the Crown, and looks set for even higher office, until an official trip to Berlin does not end as a diplomatic success. Once again, Giles's political career is thrown off balance by none other than his old adversary, Major Alex Fisher, who once again stands against him at the election. But who wins this time?
In London, Harry and Emma's son, Sebastian, is quickly making a name for himself at Farthing's Bank in London, and has proposed to the beautiful young American, Samantha. But the despicable Adrian Sloane, a man interested only in his own advancement and the ruin of Sebastian, will stop at nothing to remove his rival.
Jeffrey Archer's compelling Clifton Chronicles continue in this, his most accomplished novel to date. With all the trademark twists and turns that have made him one of the world's most popular authors, the spellbinding story of the Clifton and the Barrington families continues.
About the Author
JEFFREY ARCHER was educated at Oxford University. He served five years as a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons and has served twenty-seven years as a Member of the House of Lords. Now published in 97 countries and more than 37 languages, all of his novels and short story collections—including Kane & Abel, Only Time Will Tell and This Was a Man—have been international bestsellers. Jeffrey is married with two sons and three grandchildren, and lives in London, Cambridge and Majorca.
“One of the top ten storytellers in the world.” —Los Angeles Times
“Archer is a master entertainer.” —Time Magazine
“There isn't a better story-teller alive.” —Larry King
“A storyteller in the class of Alexander Dumas…Unsurpassed skill…making the reader wonder intensely what will happen next.” —The Washington Post