The race against time is about to begin…
THE TOWER OF LONDON…
Impenetrable. Well protected. Secure. Home to the most valuable jewels on earth. But once a year, the Metropolitan Police must execute the most secret operation in their armoury when they transport the Crown Jewels across London.
For four years, Chief Superindendent William Warwick – together with his second-in-command Inspector Ross Hogan – has been in charge of the operation. And for four years it’s run like clockwork.
But this year, everything is about to change. Because master criminal Miles Faulkner has set his heart on pulling off the most outrageous theft in history – and with a man on the inside, the odds are in his favour.
Unless Warwick and Hogan can stop him before it’s too late…
An unputdownable new thriller from the master storyteller
'Archer always delivers, and this heist thriller hits the spot again' The Sun
'Archer can still tell a gripping yarn' The Sunday Times
‘Probably the greatest storyteller of our age’ Mail on Sunday
‘If there were a Nobel Prize for storytelling, Archer would win’ Daily Telegraph
‘Peerless master of the page turner’ Daily Mail
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.