Be Careful What You Wish For (The Clifton Chronicles #4)
When Ross Buchanan is forced to resign as chairman of the Barrington Shipping Company, Emma Clifton wants to ...more
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The story starts exactly where the last left us and continues the story of all the characters we have come to love in the Clifton Chronicles. As the novels progr ...more
Multi-generation accounts are always tricky. The arrow of a usual such story requires an opening in the initial phase that meets some sort of a closure in the climax to hang ...more
Jeffrey Archer forces me, and other readers alike, to wait a whole year before we can get the book 5 in the Clifton Chronicles?!?!?! That is unacceptable. Like it's predecessors, Be Careful What You Wish For ends with a cliffhanger that cleverly forces readers to buy the next in the series. I see what you did there Mr. Archer. And I'm not mad at all. Not one little bit...
Be Careful What You Wish For begins where leaves off barely allowing a moment ...more
When you are nearing forty, you get used to quality of your favourite things deteriorating. Old haunts shut down. Favourite authors turn boring. Actors you love start hamming.
The Clifton Chronicles come as a welcome relief. Jeffrey Archer, whom I re ...more
it seems that the story getting repetitious. previously Lady Virginia wants to destroy the family. in this book, it's Don Pedro turn.
for me Boardroom politics is getting a bit tedious. too much time was spent on boardrooms squabbles.
I felt that the aftermath of Sebastian and Bruno's accident was rather flat.
the part about Jessica and Clive was not intense enough.
maybe branching out and writing about various events in the life of the next ...more
This book felt...lacking. As I was reading through the accounts of the daily life of this family, I felt like I was watching a rather lackluster reality show. The story is still well written and the characters are as real as ever, but I didn't feel like this book had the drive and excitement that the previous ones did.
I did enjoy getting to unc ...more
I highly recommend that ...more
Definitely not worth the year long wait, ...more
"Be careful what you wish for" is the fourth instalment of the Clifton Chronicles and as usual, is both well researched and written in a manner that seamlessly links this and his previous episodes together, offering gentle reminders about what happened in b ...more
Much of the early part of Be Careful What You Wish For revolves around boardroom battles ...more
Be Careful What You Wish For picks up minutes after the cliffhanger from Best Kept Secret and continues down the winding road of mysteries that is a Jeffrey Archer novel. For the first two novels of the series all the twists and turns seemed justified. Unfortunately t ...more
I have so much to say but it's hard not to spoil these books as so much hinges on the cliffhangers that Jeffrey Archer seems to adore. I have to sa ...more
And Mr. Archer is not afraid to kill off ...more
It has been more than a year since I read the last book. I was sure I had forgotten everything about the Clifton Chronicles. I was having some difficulty remembering the plot of the first three books and where the last one ended. But as soon as I read the first few pages of the fourth installment, the entire story came rushing back ...more
The character of Cedric Hardcastle seems to be trying to take place of good old Jack, but he doesn't come even halfway through to the level of wisdom, wit, i ...more
Plus, the cameo appearance of a surprising historical figure was fun to read.
It was more about Hardcastle and is tha ...more
Archer never, ever disappoints. He makes every story fascinating to read and this book is right up there with the best.
I've truly been enjoying this series and I read where it will now change from 5 to 7 books. Each one covers a particular point in time and brings the reader right into the storyline. The characters are so well thought out and you feel ...more
|Could not put it down, one of 4 great books||4||36||Jan 11, 2015 10:38AM|
|The wait for the next book is killing me!||2||20||Dec 05, 2014 04:00AM|
|Goodreads Librari...: Please combine||2||15||Aug 06, 2014 05:09PM|
|Waiting....||2||45||Apr 03, 2014 03:04PM|
|Bookwormed Reviews: Be Careful What You Wish For - Jeffrey Archer||1||11||Mar 24, 2014 01:59AM|
He was a Member of Parliament and deputy chairman of the Conservative Party, and became a life peer in 1992. His political career, having suffered several controversies, ended after a conviction for perverting the course of justice and his subsequent imprisonment. He is married ...more