Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less

Author(s): Jeffrey Archer

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One million dollars - that's what Harvey Metcalfe, lifelong king of shady deals, has pulled off with empty promises of an oil bonanza and instant riches. Overnight, four men - the heir to an earldom, a Harley Street doctor, a Bond Street art dealer and an Oxford don - find themselves penniless. But this time Harvey has swindled the wrong men. They band together and shadow him from the casinos of Monte Carlo to the high-stakes windows at Ascot and the hallowed lawns of Oxford. Their plan is simple: to sting the crook for exactly what they lost - not a penny more, not a penny less. 'Marvellously plotted, with just the right amounts of romance, wit and savoir-faire' Publishers Weekly 'There isn't a better storyteller alive' Larry King 'Archer is terrific and meets the reader's ultimate tests - to want to turn the page, to want to know what happens next' Sunday Times

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"One of the top ten storytellers in the world."-Los Angeles Times "Archer...has an extraordinary talent for turning notoriety into gold, and telling fast-moving stories." -The Philadelphia Inquirer "A master at mixing power, politics, and profit into fiction."--Entertainment Weekly "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 "Archer is one of the most captivating storytellers writing today. His novels are dramatic, fast moving, totally entertaining-and almost impossible to put down."-Pittsburgh Press

Jeffrey Archer, whose novels and short stories include Kane and Abel, A Prisoner of Birth and Cat O' Nine Tales, has topped the bestseller lists around the world, with sales of over 270 million copies. He is the only author ever to have been a number one bestseller in fiction (fifteen times), short stories (four times) and non-fiction (The Prison Diaries). The author is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge. www.jeffreyarcher.com

General Fields

  • : 9781447218227
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Pan Books
  • : July 2012
  • : 197mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2012
  • : books

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  • : Jeffrey Archer
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 823.914
  • : 352