I have a fantastic book to spotlight for you today that is garnering some great reviews. That book is Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer and it releases on August 30! Anytime a novel promises me a story about a family across generations or an epic tale, I already find myself hooked in. I am really looking forward to reading this one! So let’s learn a bit about the book and the author – oh and make sure to stay tuned for the great giveaway later on in the post!
About Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer
From the internationally bestselling author of Kane and Abel and A Prisoner of Birth comes Only Time Will Tell, the first in an ambitious new series that tells the story of one family across generations, across oceans, from heartbreak to triumph.
The epic tale of Harry Clifton’s life begins in 1920, with the words “I was told that my father was killed in the war.” A dock worker in Bristol, Harry never knew his father, but he learns about life on the docks from his uncle, who expects Harry to join him at the shipyard once he’s left school. But then an unexpected gift wins him a scholarship to an exclusive boys’ school, and his life will never be the same again.
As he enters into adulthood, Harry finally learns how his father really died, but the awful truth only leads him to question, was he even his father? Is he the son of Arthur Clifton, a stevedore who spent his whole life on the docks, or the firstborn son of a scion of West Country society, whose family owns a shipping line?
This introductory novel in Archer’s ambitious series The Clifton Chronicles includes a cast of colorful characters and takes us from the ravages of the Great War to the outbreak of the Second World War, when Harry must decide whether to take up a place at Oxford or join the navy and go to war with Hitler’s Germany. From the docks of working-class England to the bustling streets of 1940 New York City, Only Time Will Tell takes readers on a journey through to future volumes, which will bring to life one hundred years of recent history to reveal a family story that neither the reader nor Harry Clifton himself could ever have imagined.
About Jeffrey Archer
Jeffrey Archer was educated at Oxford University. He has served five years in Britain’s House of Commons and fourteen years in the House of Lords. All of his novels and short story collections–including And Thereby Hangs a Tale, Kane and Abel, Paths of Glory and False Impression–have been international bestselling books. Archer is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge.
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I have 3 copies of Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer up for grabs! To enter…
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This giveaway is open to US and Canadian residents only (no PO boxes) and I’ll be drawing for the winners on Saturday, September 10/11. Good luck everyone!
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