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Author Jeffery ArcherJeffrey Archer is the New York Times bestselling author of the Kane and Abel series which was eventually adapted into a TV mini-series that won a Golden Globe award.

His first novel, Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less, was taken up by the Literary Agent, Debbie Owen, and sold to 17 countries within a year, saving him from the brink of bankruptcy after he invested heavily in a Canadian company called Aquablast on the advice of the Bank of Boston. The company went into liquidation and three directors were later sent to jail for fraud, leaving Archer with debts of £427,727.

Now published in 97 countries and more than 33 languages, Jeffrey Archer is firmly established, with international sales passing 320 million copies. He is the only author ever to have been a number one bestseller in fiction (nineteen times), short stories (four times) and non-fiction (The Prison Diaries).

In addition to Kane and Abel, he’s known for the Cliffton Chronicles and the William Warwick series. In speaking with Modern Signed Books podcast host Roger Nichols, Archer talks about how he started the Warwick series during the pandemic lockdown because he couldn’t sit and watch afternoon television all day. Set to be an eight book series, Archer has already planned for each novel to follow the rise of Warwick’s career through the ranks of the London Metropolitan Police department. Though he jokes with Nichols that it requires he continue writing the series until he is 84 years old to achieve this vision, he has no doubt that William Warwick can successfully ascend to Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. You can listen to the entire podcast episode here.

His most recent novel, Over My Dead Body, is the fourth installment in the series. Now as Detective Chief Inspector, William Warwick finds himself at the heart of three investigations in this unputdownable story of murder, revenge and betrayal.

After leaving Oxford, Archer embarked on a promising political career having been elected to the Greater London Council and three years later at the age of 29, he became a Member of Parliament. Following the Aquablast debacle, he did not seek re-election. He revived his political aspirations in 1985 becoming the deputy chairman of the Conservative Party and having run a successful campaign for Mayor of London for two-and-a-half years, from 1997, Archer was selected as the official Conservative Party Candidate for London's first elected Mayor in October 1999 by an overwhelming majority. In November that same year, he withdrew his candidacy, having been charged with perjury and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. He was sentenced to four years imprisonment, and was released in July 2003, having served two years.

Archer has published three volumes of his Prison Diary modeled after Dante’s Divine Comedy: Volume I, Hell, a searing account of his first three weeks in the high security prison, HMP Belmarsh; Volume II, Purgatory, set in HMP Wayland, a C category prison; and the third and final volume, Heaven, about his final transfer to an open prison.

Archer has also written an original screenplay about George Mallory, called Paths of Glory, and has also completed the screenplay to his novel, False Impression.

Archer was born in London, brought up in Somerset and was educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, where he gained an athletics blue, and was President of the University Athletics Club.

In 1991, he was co-ordinator for the Campaign for Kurdish Relief, and he is also an amateur auctioneer, having raised more than £15 million in the last 10 years. Jeffrey Archer was made a Life Peer in the Queen's Birthday Honours List of 1992.

Archer has been married for 55 years to Dame Mary Archer DBE, Chairman of The Science Museum Group. They have two sons, William and James, two grandsons and a granddaugher, and divide their time between homes in London, Cambridge and Mallorca.

You can find a signed copy of Over My Dead Body and a collection of other Jeffrey Archer signed books below.

Jeffrey Archer Book List
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Over My Dead Body

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Turn a Blind Eye

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Turn a Blind Eye by Jeffrey Archer

Hidden in Plain Sight

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Hidden in Plain Sight by Jeffrey Archer

The Short, the Long, and the Tall

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The Short, the Long, and the Tall by Jeffrey Archer

Nothing Ventured

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Nothing Ventured by Jeffrey Archer

Heads You Win

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Cat O' Nine Tales | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Cat O' Nine Tales | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2007 NY: St. Martin's Press First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Sons of Fortune | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Sons of Fortune | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed* Hardcover Book. 2003 NY: St. Martin's Press First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, *author-signed bookplate on FFEP.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Cometh the Hour | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition UK Book Archer, Jeffrey | Cometh the Hour | Signed First Edition UK Copy

Author Signed UK Hardcover Book   February 2016 LON:  Macmillan First UK edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Best Kept Secret | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Best Kept Secret | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  May 2013 NY: St Martin's  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Best Kept Secret by Jeffrey Archer | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Best Kept Secret | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  May 2013 NY: St Martin's  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Tell Tale | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition UK Book Archer, Jeffrey | Tell Tale | Signed First Edition UK Copy

Author Signed UK Hardcover Book November 2017 LON Pan Macmillan First UK edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Prisoner of Birth, A | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Prisoner of Birth, A | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  2008 NY: St Martin's  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Paths of Glory | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Paths of Glory | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  March 2009 NY: St. Martin's Press First edition, first printing, fine in fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Paths of Glory by Jeffrey Archer | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Paths of Glory | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  March 2009 NY: St. Martin's Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Be Careful What You Wish For | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Be Careful What You Wish For | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book March 2014 NY: St. Martin's Press     First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by author, remainder marked. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Be Careful What You Wish For | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Be Careful What You Wish For | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book March 2014 NY: St. Martin's Press     First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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And Thereby Hangs a Tale | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | And Thereby Hangs a Tale | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book 2010 NY: St. Martin's Press First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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This Was a Man | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | This Was a Man | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. November 2016 NY: St. Martin's Press First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Sins of the Father by Jeffrey Archer | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Sins of the Father | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  April 2012 NY: St Martin's  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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False Impression | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | False Impression | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  2006 NY: St Martin's  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Heads You Win by Jeffrey Archer | Signed UK First Edition Copy Archer, Jeffrey | Heads You Win | Signed UK First Edition Copy

Author Signed UK Hardcover Book.  November 2018 LON: Macmillan First UK edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Tell Tale: Short Stories | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Tell Tale: Short Stories | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  October 2017 NY: St. Martin's Press First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Heads You Win by Jeffrey Archer | Signed First Edition Copy Archer, Jeffrey | Heads You Win | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  November 2018 NY: St. Martin's Press First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Mightier than the Sword | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Mightier than the Sword | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book   February 2015 NY: St. Martin's Press       First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Archer, Jeffrey | Nothing Ventured | Signed First Edition Copy Archer, Jeffrey | Nothing Ventured | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  September 2019 NY: St. Martin's Press First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Archer, Jeffrey | Nothing Ventured | Signed UK First Edition Copy Archer, Jeffrey | Nothing Ventured | Signed UK First Edition Copy

Author Signed UK Hardcover Book.  September 2019 LON: Macmillan First UK edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Archer, Jeffrey | Hidden in Plain Sight | Signed UK First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Hidden in Plain Sight | Signed UK First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. October 2020 LON: Macmillan First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Cometh the Hour | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Cometh the Hour | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book   February 2016 NY: St. Martin's Press       First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Best Kept Secret | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition UK Book Archer, Jeffrey | Best Kept Secret | Signed First Edition UK Copy

Author Signed UK Hardcover Book  March 2013 LON: Macmillan  First UK edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Archer, Jeffrey | Hidden in Plain Sight | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Hidden in Plain Sight | Signed First Edition Book

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Archer, Jeffrey | Short, the Long and the Tall, The | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Short, the Long and the Tall, The | Signed First Edition Book

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Archer, Jeffrey | Turn a Blind Eye | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Turn a Blind Eye | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. April 2021 NY: St. Martin's Press First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Only Time Will Tell | Archer, Jeffrey | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Only Time Will Tell | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  August 2011 NY: St Martin's  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Archer, Jeffrey | Turn a Blind Eye | Signed UK First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Turn a Blind Eye | Signed UK First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. April 2021 LON: Macmillan First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Archer, Jeffrey | Over My Dead Body | Signed First Edition Book Archer, Jeffrey | Over My Dead Body | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. October 2021 NY: HarperCollins First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Jeffrey Archer Bibliography


Kane and Abel Series

  1. Kane and Abel - 1980
  2. The Prodigal Daughter - 1982
  3. Shall We Tell the President? - 1983

Prison Diaries (non-fiction)

  1. Hell - Belmarsh - 2002
  2. Purgatory - Wayland - 2003
  3. Heaven - North Sea Camp - 2004

Other Novels

  • Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less - 1976
  • First Among Equals - 1984
  • A Matter of Honour - 1986
  • As the Crow Flies - 1991
  • Honour Among Thieves - 1993
  • The Fourth Estate - 1996
  • The Eleventh Commandment - 1998
  • Sons of Fortune - 2002
  • False Impression - 2005
  • A Prisoner of Birth - 2008
  • Paths of Glory - 2009
  • Heads You Win - November 2018

The Clifton Chronicles

  1. Only Time Will Tell - 2011
  2. The Sins of the Father - 2012
  3. Best Kept Secret - 2013
  4. Be Careful What You Wish For - 2014
  5. Mightier Than the Sword- 2015
  6. Cometh the Hour - 2016
  7. This Was a Man - Coming November 2016

William Warwick Novels


  1. Nothing Ventured - 2019
  2. Hidden in Plain Sight - 2020
  3. Turn a Blind Eye - April 2021
  4. Over My Dead Body - 2021

Plays

  • Beyond Reasonable Doubt - 1987
  • Exclusive - 1989
  • The Accused - 2000

Short Stories/Collections

  • A Quiver Full of Arrows - 1980
  • A Twist in the Tale - 1989
  • Fools, Knaves, and Heroes: Great Political Short Stories (editor) - 1991
  • Twelve Red Herrings - 1994
  • The Collected Short Stories - 1997
  • To Cut a Long Story Short - 2000
  • Cat O'Nine Tales - 2006
  • And Thereby Hangs a Tale - 2010
  • The New Collected Short Stories - 2011
  • Tell Tale: Short Stories - October 2017
  • The Short, the Long, and the Tall - 2020

For Children

  • The First Miracle - 1980
  • By Royal Appointment - 1980
  • Willy Visits the Square World - 1980
  • Willy and the Killer Kipper - 1981

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