Traitors Gate (Hardcover)
24 hours to stop the crime of the century 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, when the Queen attends the State Opening of Parliament, the Metropolitan Police must execute the most secret operation in their armory as they transport the Crown Jewels across London.
For decades, the elite squad at Scotland Yard have been in charge of the operation. And for decades, it's run like clockwork.
But this year, everything is about to change. Because a master criminal has set his sights on pulling off the most outrageous theft in history--and with a man on the inside, the odds are in his favor.
Unless the team can stop him before it's too late...An unputdownable new thriller from the master storyteller
"Only someone like Jeffrey Archer . . . could have written a compelling story like this."--David Baldacci
"Archer is a master entertainer."--Time
"One of the top ten storytellers in the world."--Los Angeles Times
"A storyteller in the class of Alexandre Dumas."--The Washington Post
About the Author
Jeffrey Archer is one of the world's bestselling authors, with sales of over 275 million copies in 115 countries and 48 languages.Famous for his discipline as a writer who works on up to fourteen drafts of each book, Jeffrey also brings a vast amount of insider knowledge to his books. Whether it's his own career in politics, his passionate interest in art, or the wealth of fascinating background detail - inspired by the extraordinary network of friends he has built over a lifetime at the heart of Britain's establishment - his novels provide a fascinating glimpse into a range of closed worlds.A member of the House of Lords, the author is married to Dame Mary Archer, Chair of the Science Museum Group, and they have two sons, two granddaughters and three grandsons. He splits his time between London, Grantchester in Cambridge, and Mallorca, where he writes the first draft of each new novel.