Best Kept Secret – Jeffrey Archer

Best Kept SecretInfo from, please scroll down for my review, beware, may contain spoilers.

New York Times bestseller Jeffrey Archer continues his beloved Clifton Chronicle series as Harry and Emma finally begin building a happy life—but a dangerous family enemy is about to resurface.

Best Kept Secret opens a moment after the end of The Sins of the Father, with the resolution of the trial and the triumphant marriage of Harry Clifton and Elizabeth Barrington, finally uniting their family. Harry, now a bestselling novelist, Emma, their son Sebastian, and orphaned Jessica make a new life for themselves, but all is not as happy and secure as it could be. Emma’s brother, Giles, is engaged to a woman who may be more interested in Barrington’s fortune and title than in a long and happy marriage. And Sebastian, though he is bright, isn’t quite the hard worker that his father was at school, and finds a hard time resisting the temptations that his somewhat unsavory friends provide.

It all comes to a head when a new villain is uncovered, a face from the past with grudges against both Harry and Giles—Fisher, who tortured Harry at school and later took credit for Giles’ heroics during the war. Fisher teams up with Giles’ now ex-wife to wreak havoc on Giles’ latest election as well as meddle with affairs inside Barringtons, while Harry and Emma must deal with a new scheme that Sebastian has unwittingly fallen into with a supposed friend. The drama continues for Harry Clifton and his family, bringing this mesmerizing saga into the 1960s.

I just love Jeffrey Archer, one of my all time favourites so I jump when a new book comes out and it goes straight on to my kindle to be read as quickly as possible and this one did not disappoint. It is a typical Jeffrey Archer saga, the third of the Clifton Chronicles and it sees Sebastian get into some possible trouble, but thanks for his family get himself out of it, it also see Emma graduate with a business degree, Harry is now a successful author and there is an adoption in the Clifton family. Giles, Emma´s  brother is also a successful politician and there is plenty of politics in this third book.
The book is easy to read, it only took me three days, (ok, I know slow for some, but fast for me, after all I am a busy person), the writing is good.
If you like Jeffrey Archer and have already read the previous two books, then go for it and follow the adventures of the Clifton / Barrington families.

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