The Sins of the Father

The Sins of the Father

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Book - 2012
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Sins of the Father

Jeffrey Archer

It is only days before Britain declares war on Germany. Harry Clifton, hoping to escape the consequences of a family scandal, and realizing he can never marry Emma Barrington, has joined the Merchant Navy. When a German U-boat sinks his ship, Harry and a handful of sailors are rescued by the SS Kansas Star, among them an American named Tom Bradshaw. That night, when Bradshaw dies, Harry seizes a chance to bury his past--by assuming the man's identity.

This edition of the book is the deluxe, tall rack mass market paperback.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, c2012
ISBN: 9781250010407
9781250000972
Branch Call Number: ARCH
Characteristics: 339 p. : geneal. table ; 25 cm

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nmccrohan
Apr 27, 2019

second

Ever since I read Only Time Will Tell, the first in the Clifton Chronicles, I was waiting eagerly for this book and it did not disappoint. Archer takes the story of the Barringtons and the Cliftons along new and previously uncharted territory in a gripping novel. I turned the pages fast and furiously only to find that the ending is again a cliffhanger! Now I’m waiting for the next one… (submitted by library customer MA)

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matcat44
Oct 22, 2018

Very easy read that keeps me turning the pages.

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DorisWaggoner
Jan 02, 2016

This second in the series is marginally better, if only because we know the characters. Also the book's cut up in larger chunks that aren't as repetitive of action as in the first. Still, the characters tend to be very "cardboard," either very saintly or total villains. The ending is a complete cliffhanger that will require reading book 3, clearly Archer's intent. A guilty pleasure; I read the large print version in 24 hrs.

akasq Jul 28, 2015

#2 in the series THE CLIFTON CHRONICLES, The series only gets better,with a great surprising ending. Looking forward to #3

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bethtownsend
Jun 11, 2013

Implausible and poorly written. Can't believe I found it on a bestseller list!

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redworc
Jun 11, 2013

Looking forward to my turn with the 3rd book!

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MaryMaryJ
Apr 10, 2013

Was relatively entertaining.

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ghyslaine
Apr 06, 2013

I picked up this book not knowing it was part of a serie so I will read the first one. I loved the Sins of the Father kept me reading every spare minute I had.

Looking forward to the new one.

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molly
Mar 03, 2013

Yep, after all these years and a prison sentence, our Kane and Abel author has not lost his touch. Grabs you and zips right along

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