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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (3,244 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jeffrey Archer Narrator: Alec McCowen Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2006 ISBN: 9781593978006
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A wrongly convicted murderer exacts a flawless plan of revenge. Headlights in a rear-view mirror tail a female traveler on a lonely stretch of road. A serial bride secures her future by marrying only the wealthiest of men. An escaped Iraqi with a price on his head pays an involuntary visit to his homeland. A brush with death proves the biggest break of an aspiring artist’s career. Two strangers, struck by lust-at-first-sight, consider a myriad of possibilities for where the day will take them.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Devika | 2/15/2014

    " It was different from the rest. And I quite liked the break between stories. Gave you the freedom to pick it up after a few days coz u don't have exactly lose the link if you do that. :D "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Julie | 1/3/2014

    " Short stories are never a favorite, but I enjoy Archer's writing style and I found this collection rather fun. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Cindy | 10/10/2013

    " Boring beyond belief, the first story was great, aside, Archer was trying too hard to wow me. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Atishay | 10/8/2013

    " Twelve amazing short stories from the veteran. Very entertaining and highly intriguing. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Relax | 9/16/2013

    " all stories worth reading "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kelly | 9/12/2013

    " Ho hum. I haven't read short stories since someone was making me. There was really only one of these that was interesting. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Clare | 9/8/2013

    " Best book of short stories I have ever read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kay | 9/1/2013

    " 12 good short stories "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Pranu | 7/20/2013

    " Only a few of the 12 short stories appealed to me... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Basha1971 | 6/9/2013

    " I always lend my Jeffrey Archer short stories collections to friends that haven't read him yet. He's fantastic. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tahir Lateef | 5/29/2013

    " Amazing short stories "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Prateek Mishra | 5/20/2013

    " I found a few stories predictable, but overall a good read. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Karthikeyan | 5/3/2013

    " I stopped reading it mid way. Probably read 6-7 of the 12. About 2 of them were quite good. others were quite normal.Thought that it woule be wise to switch to something else.... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mridula | 4/27/2013

    " A collection of short stories by Jeffrey Archer. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 MONiCA | 3/9/2013

    " good collection of short stories.. enjoyed this one "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cecilia Cartwright | 2/9/2013

    " AMAZING book!! All the stories had me absolutely gripped. They were surprising and quite funny too. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Pattzy | 11/30/2012

    " So-so types books....there are short stories and I'm not much of a fan of short stories. None of them were that impressive and some didn't make any sense. By far, the worst Archer book I've read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lawrence | 10/31/2012

    " Fun collection of short stories. Another book in my "Brain candy" category. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rejath Nair | 7/5/2012

    " Jeffrey Archer is the master of story telling and he excels "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Colleen Mccutcheon | 6/23/2012

    " Short stories for a change of pace. His same style just quicker. Would be a great read on a trip when time is limited. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ashish | 5/8/2012

    " its good.. just finished the first one.. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jessie | 11/10/2011

    " This is a book of short stories. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lynette | 10/29/2011

    " I liked this collection. Some of the stories were more interesting than others. Some are outrageous and some are shocking. He is an excellent writer. It's amazing how well he can develop a character in so few pages. I would recommend this to anyone who likes a good mystery. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Holly Boehmke | 10/12/2011

    " Really fun. Good for bed-time reading. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dolly | 9/18/2011

    " Interesting collection of mystery stories...a twist in every one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Fran James | 7/18/2011

    " Is the first book of stories that I really like. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jenn | 5/17/2011

    " I loved these short stories with some kind of "twist" in the plot. This author definitely knows the meaning of "cat and mouse" when toying with his readers. A very fun and entertaining book to read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sandhini | 5/7/2011

    " AMAZING book!! All the stories had me absolutely gripped. They were surprising and quite funny too. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lynette | 1/20/2011

    " I liked this collection. Some of the stories were more interesting than others. Some are outrageous and some are shocking. He is an excellent writer. It's amazing how well he can develop a character in so few pages. I would recommend this to anyone who likes a good mystery. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Shilpi | 12/31/2010

    " Jeffrey Archer - an amazing short-story writer! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mridula | 12/23/2010

    " A collection of short stories by Jeffrey Archer. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Devika | 11/10/2010

    " It was different from the rest. And I quite liked the break between stories. Gave you the freedom to pick it up after a few days coz u don't have exactly lose the link if you do that. :D "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Pranu | 11/6/2010

    " Only a few of the 12 short stories appealed to me... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Deb | 10/14/2010

    " Great book of short stories by a master story-teller. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Hima | 1/2/2010

    " very fine short stories collection ever read.. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Atishay | 11/24/2009

    " Twelve amazing short stories from the veteran. Very entertaining and highly intriguing. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Neeraj | 10/21/2009

    " Each story is a gem.... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kaethe | 9/16/2009

    " 1997 Oct 02
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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mariano | 9/13/2009

    " En doce pistas falsas, nada es lo que parece. Jeffrey Archer logra crear 12 historias que te mantendrán intentando adivinar el desenlace. Una excelente lectura altamente recomendable. "

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About the Author
Author Jeffrey ArcherJeffrey Archer was educated at Oxford University. He has served five years in Britain’s House of Commons and twenty-two years in the House of Lords. All of his novels and short story collections—including Best Kept Secret, The Sins of the Father, Only Time Will Tell, and Kane and Abel—have been international bestselling books. Archer is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge.
About the Narrator

Alec McCowen is an English actor known for his work in numerous film and stage productions. He first appeared on stage in 1942, made his London debut in 1950, and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1962. He was awarded the London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor as well as two Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Performance for his roles on Broadway. Although he preferred acting on the stage, he had roles in major American films, including Gangs of New York and The Age of Innocence, and numerous roles in British television productions. As a narrator, he received critical praise from AudioFile magazine and was part of the cast of King Lear in 2003 that was a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award in for Best Audio Drama.