Out on 17 March 2022

Sons of Fortune

Jeffrey Archer

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17 March 2022
544 pages

In Jeffrey Archer’s Sons of Fortune twins separated by fate are reunited by destiny.

In the late 1940s in Hartford, Connecticut a set of twins is parted at birth. Nat Cartwright goes home with his parents, a schoolteacher and an insurance salesman. But his twin brother becomes Fletcher Davenport, the only son of a multi-millionaire and his society wife.

Unaware the other exists the brothers grow up and follow different paths. Nat goes to war and returns a hero. Meanwhile, Fletcher distinguishes himself as a criminal defence lawyer before embarking on a political career.
When Nat enters politics to the brothers become unwitting rivals, but when one of them is accused of murder the other leaps to his defence and seeks to clear his brother’s name . . .

Probably the greatest storyteller of our age

Mail on Sunday

If there was a Nobel Prize for storytelling, Archer would win

Daily Telegraph

The plain storytelling is unimprovable. Few literary writers could do his job better

Sunday Times