Best Kept Secret

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Thorndike Press, 2013 - Fiction - 621 pages
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1945. The vote in the House of Lords as to who should inherit the Barrington family fortune has ended in a tie. The Lord Chancellor's deciding vote will cast a long shadow on the lives of Harry Clifton and Giles Barrington. Harry returns to America to promote his latest novel, while his beloved Emma goes in search of the little girl who was found abandoned in her father's office on the night he was killed. When the General Election is called, Giles Barrington has to defend his seat in the House of Commons and is horrified to discover who the Conservatives select to stand against him. But it is Sebastian Clifton, Harry and Emma's son, who ultimately influences his uncle's fate. In 1957, Sebastian wins a scholarship to Cambridge, and a new generation of the Clifton family march onto the page.

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User Review  - shannon.dolgos - LibraryThing

It's official, I'm addicted to Jeffrey Archer's Clifton Chronicles. This one flash forwards a few years, and now Seb is 18 years old. He's gotten himself into some trouble and worried how is parents ... Read full review

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User Review  - Olivermagnus - LibraryThing

The third book of the Clifton Chronicles by Jeffrey Archer follows Harry and Emma Clifton, their son, Sebastian, and Emma's brother Giles into the 1950s and 1960s. It picks up immediately after the ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

JEFFREY ARCHER was educated at Oxford University. He has served five years in Britain's House of Commons and nineteen years in the House of Lords. All of his novels and short story collections--including "Only Time Will Tell, Kane and Abel, Sins of the Father, "and "False Impression--"have been international bestselling books. Archer is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge.

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