Jeffrey Archer has topped bestseller lists around the world with sales of over 275 million copies in 97 countries in more than 37 languages. He is the only author ever to have been a #1 bestseller in fiction (20 times), short stories (four times) and non-fiction (The Prison Diaries). He gained a Blue in Athletics at Oxford, was President of the University Athletics Club and went on to run the 100 yards in 9.6 seconds for Great Britain in 1966. Archer has served five years in the House of Commons and 27 years as a Member of the House of Lords. His new novel Nothing Ventured will be published worldwide in September 2019.