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Be Careful What You Wish for by Jeffrey Archer
  

Be Careful What You Wish for

Part of the Clifton Chronicles Series
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Initially I thought this was to be a trilogy, then Best Kept Secret, book three, finished with such a cliff-hanger there certainly had to be another. Here it is, only it too finishes with such a cliff-hanger that a fifth is obviously forthcoming and so following all the characters may become a challenge. Right now Emma is director of the shipping business, Grace a professor and Giles a Labour MP. There is a certain amount of company and government politics which are entertainingly handled and easy to digest but it is revenge and sabotage that dominate this episode. Suddenly we have a new board member which spells danger, and a new chairman is needed. Then there is the devastating end which leaves you hanging …

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Be Careful What You Wish for by Jeffrey Archer

Be Careful What You Wish For opens with Harry Clifton and his wife Emma rushing to hospital to learn the fate of their son Sebastian, who has been involved in a fatal car accident. But who died, Sebastian or his best friend Bruno? When Ross Buchanan is forced to resign as chairman of the Barrington Shipping Company, Emma Clifton wants to replace him. But Don Pedro Martinez intends to install his puppet, the devious Major Alex Fisher, in order to destroy the Barrington family firm just as the company plans to build its new luxury liner, the MV Buckingham. Back in London, Harry and Emma's adopted daughter wins a scholarship to the Slade Academy of Art where she falls in love with a fellow student, Clive Bingham, who asks her to marry him. Both families are delighted until Priscilla Bingham, Jessica's future mother-in-law, has a visit from an old friend, Lady Virginia Fenwick, who drops her particular brand of poison into the wedding chalice. Then, without warning, Cedric Hardcastle, a bluff Yorkshireman who no one has come across before, takes his place on the board of Barringtons. This causes an upheaval that none of them could have anticipated, and will change the lives of every member of the Clifton and Barrington families. Hardcastle's first decision is who to support to become the next chairman of the board: Emma Clifton or Major Alex Fisher? And with that decision, the story takes yet another twist that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

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About the Author

Jeffrey Archer

Jeffrey Archer was educated at Oxford University, where as a world-class sprinter he represented Great Britain in international competition. He became the youngest member of the House of Commons in 1969, was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party in 1985, and was elevated to the House of Lords in 1992.

All of his novels -- from 1974's Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less to 1991's As the Crow Flies -- have been international bestsellers. Mr. Archer is married, has two children, and lives in London and Cambridge, England.

Photograph © Terry O’Neill

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Publication date

13th March 2014

Author

Jeffrey Archer

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Publisher

Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Hardback
400 pages
Interest Age: From 18

Categories

Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780230748255

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