Jeffrey Archer, whose novels and short stories include the Clifton Chronicles, Kane and Abel and Cat O' Nine Tales, is one of the world's favourite storytellers and has topped the bestseller lists around the world in a career spanning four decades. His work has been sold in 97 countries and in more than 37 languages. He is the only author ever to have been a number one bestseller in fiction, short stories and non-fiction (The Prison Diaries). Jeffrey is also an art collector, sports lover, and amateur auctioneer, conducting numerous charity auctions every year. A member of the House of Lords for over a quarter of a century, the author is married to Dame Mary Archer, and they have two sons, two grandsons and a granddaughter.
Jeffrey is the consummate story-teller . . . Nothing Ventured [is] fast-paced and thrilling, with his trademark plot twists and cliff-hangers * Daily Mail * Juicy, fast-paced read with a fabulous twist -- <i>Daily Mirror</i> on <i>Nothing Ventured</i> If there was a Nobel Prize for storytelling, Archer would win * Daily Telegraph * Probably the greatest storyteller of our age * Mail on Sunday *