An imprisoned man is certain that his supposed murder victim is very much alive … A female driver is pursued relentlessly by a menacing figure in another vehicle … A young artist gets the biggest break of her career … A restless beauty manages the perfect birthday celebration … An escaped Iraqi on Saddam Hussein’s death list pays an involuntary visit to his homeland … How will they react? How would you?
Twelve Red Herrings is the third collection of irresistible short stories from a master storyteller. Cleverly styled, with richly drawn characters and ingeniously plotted storylines, each of the twelve tales ends with a delightfully unexpected turn of events.
“Outstanding … white-knuckle suspense -Daily EXPRESS
“Somerset Maugham never penned anything so swift or urbanely witty as this’ – PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
*There is no arguing with Archer’s inventiveness, his drive and his easy, effervescent style’ -SUNDAY TELEGRAPH