A Matter of Honor

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Harper Collins, Dec 15, 1993 - Fiction - 368 pages
When Colonel Scott dies, his will points the way to clearing the unspoken secret that shadowed his retirement and turned him from a World War II hero into a disgraced and broken man. It is up to his son, Adam, to follow. The path leads to a Swiss bank and a vault, strongly guarded. It contains a priceless Russian icon, smuggled out of Russia by the last Czar, before passing into the hands of a Nazi war criminal. As Adam works to clear his father's name, he stumbles across a revelation so explosive, so charged, so unexpected that it could change the balance of power between America and the Soviet Union. Suddenly, Adam is in great danger.
 

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Contents

Section 1
24
Section 2
31
Section 3
46
Section 4
66
Section 5
112
Section 6
122
Section 7
145
Section 8
177
Section 11
241
Section 12
258
Section 13
265
Section 14
270
Section 15
291
Section 16
308
Section 17
321
Section 18
333

Section 9
195
Section 10
221
Section 19
357
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Jeffrey Archer was born on April 15, 1940, in London, England. After graduating from Brasenose College, Oxford, he founded his own company named Arrow Enterprises and promptly amassed a fortune. In 1969, he was elected to the House of Commons. A conservative Member of Parliament, he was, at the age of 29, the youngest member at that time. While in Parliament, he invested in a corporation and lost his fortune because of embezzlement. Devastated and facing financial ruin, he recounted his experiences in his book, Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less. The success of this book launched his writing career. His other works include Kane and Abel, Honor among Thieves, Shall We Tell the President?, A Quiver Full of Arrows, The Prodigal Daughter, and The Sins of the Father. He is also the author of The Clifton Chronicles series. He writes plays including Beyond Reasonable Doubt and The Accused. He was sentenced to four years imprisonment because of perjury and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, and was released in July 2003. He published three volumes of his Prison Diary: Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven. In 2014, his title Be Careful What You Wish For made The New York Times Bestseller List. In 2015 his title Mightier than the Sword made the same bestsller list.

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