An imprisoned man is certain that his supposed murder victim is very much alive . . . A female driver is pursued relentlessly by a menacing figure in another vehicle . . . A young artist gets the biggest break of her career . . . A restless beauty manages the perfect birthday celebration . . . An escaped Iraqi on Saddam Hussein’s death list pays an involuntary visit to his homeland . . . How will they react? How would you? Twelve Red Herrings is the third collection of irresistible short stories from a master storyteller. Cleverly styled, with richly drawn characters and ingeniously plotted story lines, each of the twelve tales ends with a delightfully unexpected turn of events. ‘Outstanding . . . white-knuckle suspense and witty denouements’ DAILY EXPRESS ‘Archer hits the bull’s eye with an exemplary collection of short stories’ DAILY MAIL –This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
About the Author
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 Cambridge, England.