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 story collections and novels -- from 1974's Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less to 1993's Honor Among Thieves -- have been international bestsellers. Mr. Archer is married, has two children, and lives in Cambridge, England.