Bestselling author Jeffrey Archer's "Be Careful What You Wish
For" opens with Harry Clifton and his wife Emma rushing to hospital
to learn the fate of their son Sebastian, who has been involved in
a fatal car accident. But who died, Sebastian or his best friend
When Ross Buchanan is forced to resign as chairman of the
Barrington Shipping Company, Emma Clifton wants to replace him. But
Don Pedro Martinez intends to install his puppet, the egregious
Major Alex Fisher, in order to destroy the Barrington family firm
just as the company plans to build its new luxury liner, the "MV
Back in London, Harry and Emma's adopted daughter wins a
scholarship to the Slade Academy of Art where she falls in love
with a fellow student, Clive Bingham, who asks her to marry him.
Both families are delighted until Priscilla Bingham, Jessica's
future mother-in-law, has a visit from an old friend, Lady Virginia
Fenwick, who drops her particular brand of poison into the wedding
Then, without warning, Cedric Hardcastle, a bluff Yorkshireman who
no one has come across before, takes his place on the board of
Barringtons. This causes an upheaval that none of them could have
anticipated, and will change the lives of every member of the
Clifton and Barrington families. Hardcastle's first decision is who
to support to become the next chairman of the board: Emma Clifton
or Major Alex Fisher? And with that decision, the story takes yet
another twist that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
"Be Careful What You Wish For" showcases the master storyteller's
talent as never before - when the Clifton and Barrington families
march forward into the sixties, in this epic tale of love, revenge,
ambition and betrayal.
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