Cheap at Half the Price: Short Reads

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Pan Macmillan UK, May 1, 2011 - Fiction - 17 pages
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A short read from the number one bestselling author of Kane and Abel

Taken from Jeffrey Archer's third collection of short stories, Twelve Red Herrings, comes this irresistible, witty and ingenious short read.

Mrs Consuela Rosenheim is beautiful, clever - and, thanks to her three marriages, exorbitantly wealthy. On her birthday, she and Mr Rosenheim find themselves in London; he to conduct important business, and she to choose herself a sumptuous birthday gift. Wandering the streets of Mayfair, she happens upon a magnificent necklace - at an equally superlative price. All she needs to do now is employ her husband's renowned bargaining techniques ...

Praise for Jeffrey Archer
'Probably the greatest storyteller of our age' - Mail on Sunday

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Jeffrey Archer, whose novels and short stories include Kane and Abel, A Prisoner of Birthand 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 (seventeen 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 Facebook.com/JeffreyArcherAuthor @Jeffrey_Archer

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