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Best Kept Secret : The Clifton Chronicles Series : Book 3 - Jeffrey Archer

Best Kept Secret

The Clifton Chronicles Series : Book 3

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Published: 1st January 2014
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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. After Sebastian is expelled from school, he unwittingly becomes caught up in an international art fraud involving a Rodin statue that is worth far more than the sum it raises at auction. Does he become a millionaire? Does he go to Cambridge? Is his life in danger?

Best Kept Secret will answer all these questions, but once again, pose so many more.

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Best Kept Secret
 
4.8

(based on 8 reviews)

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Pros

  • Engaging characters (7)
  • Page-turner (7)
  • Well written (7)
  • Easy to read (6)

Cons

No Cons

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  • Gift (5)
  • Older readers (5)
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4.0

Archer at his usual good standard, thoroughly enjoyable

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from Perth wa

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Pros

  • Clifton Chronicles Bk 3
  • Page-Turner

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • For Avid Archer Fans

Comments about Best Kept Secret:

Such an enjoyable read, always want to read the next page and then some!!

 
5.0

Can't read fast enough

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from Melbourne

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Pros

  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Travel Reading

    Comments about Best Kept Secret:

    A great read that just wants you to keep turning the pages. Already ordered book 4 in the series

     
    5.0

    Great page turner

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    from Manildra NSW

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    Pros

    • Easy To Read
    • Engaging characters
    • Page-Turner
    • Well Written

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift
      • Older Readers
      • Travel Reading

      Comments about Best Kept Secret:

      Involving reading

       
      5.0

      Loved it!

      By 

      from Maitland, NSW, Australia

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      Pros

      • Easy To Read
      • Engaging characters
      • Great Continuation
      • Page-Turner
      • Surprising Twists Turns
      • Well Written

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift
        • Older Readers

        Comments about Best Kept Secret:

        I couldn't wait for this book to arrive. I have not long read the first two books in the series and was left hanging after each one!
        Great storyline with a few surprises thrown in. Loved the characters. Very easy to read.

         
        5.0

        Cant wait for the next one

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        from romsey.vic 3434

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        Pros

        • Deserves Multiple Readings
        • Easy To Read
        • Engaging characters
        • Page-Turner
        • Well Written

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Older Readers
          • Travel Reading

          Comments about Best Kept Secret:

          I love how fast the books are delivered

           
          5.0

          great read

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          from n.s.w

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          Pros

          • Engaging characters
          • Page-Turner
          • Well Written

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Older Readers
            • Travel Reading

            Comments about Best Kept Secret:

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            5.0

            Excellent read!

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            from tasmania

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            Pros

            • Easy To Read
            • Engaging characters
            • Page-Turner
            • Well Written

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gift
              • Older Readers
              • Travel Reading

              Comments about Best Kept Secret:

              Love this series, can't wait for the next one.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Third book of the Clifton Chronicles

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              from Bunbury

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              Pros

              • Easy To Read
              • Engaging characters
              • Well Written

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gift
                • Travel Reading

                Comments about Best Kept Secret:

                The book is typical Archer, Well written, flowing read. Good romping read, but somewhat stereotype characters. It is frustrating to have to wait until next year for the next one in the series, For such as this, with cliff hanging endings, it would have been better to have the series published within a few months of each other rather than a year in between,

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                Jeffrey Archer

                Jeffrey Archer, whose bestselling novels span from Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less to Kane and Abel and The Eleventh Commandment, has sold millions of books throughout the world. The author is married with two children.

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                ISBN: 9780330517942
                ISBN-10: 0330517945
                Series: The Clifton Chronicles
                Audience: General
                Format: Paperback
                Language: English
                Number Of Pages: 480
                Published: 1st January 2014
                Publisher: Pan Macmillan
                Country of Publication: AU
                Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 12.9  x 3.0
                Weight (kg): 0.35