Jeffrey Archer is Britain?s top-selling novelist. A former MP and Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party, he was made a Life Peer in 1992. He lives in London and Cambridge.
One million dollars - that's what Harvey Metcalfe, lifelong king of shady deals, has pulled off with empty promises of an oil bonanza and instant riches. Overnight, four men - the heir to an earldom, a Harley Street doctor, a Bond Street art dealer and an Oxford don - find themselves penniless.