Not A Penny More, Not A Penny Less

Jeffrey Archer

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13 September 2012
9781447218227
352 pages
Synopsis

Jeffrey Archer's first novel, Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less, is page-turning tale of fraud, revenge and determination as four men stop at nothing to get back what was stolen from them.

One million dollars – that's what Harvey Metcalfe, lifelong king of shady deals, has pulled off with empty promises of an oil bonanza and instant riches. Overnight, four men – the heir to an earldom, a Harley Street doctor, a Bond Street art dealer and an Oxford don – find themselves penniless. But this time Harvey has swindled the wrong men. They band together and shadow him from the casinos of Monte Carlo to the high-stakes windows at Ascot and the hallowed lawns of Oxford.

Their plan is simple: to sting the crook for exactly what they lost – not a penny more, not a penny less.

There isn't a better storyteller alive.

Larry King

Marvellously plotted, with just the right amounts of romance, wit and savoir-faire.

Publishers Weekly

Archer is terrific and meets the reader's ultimate tests - to want to turn the page, to want to know what happens next.

Sunday Times