Crime Pays: The Year of Short Stories – July

Crime Pays: The Year of Short Stories – July

July’s instalment of The Year of Short Stories is Crime Pays. Released as one of a limited number of digital shorts released to celebrate the publication of Jeffrey Archer’s magnificent seventh short-story collection, Tell Tale.

Taken from To Cut a Long Story Short, Jeffrey Archer's fourth collection of short stories, Crime Pays is a captivating, witty and ingenious short read.

When Kenny Merchant walks into Harrods and tries to steal a pair of cufflinks, he counterintuitively plans on being caught, and the police and even more surprised when he leads them to his house full of expensive objects that have likely been stolen. But this elaborate con is just the beginning as Kenny plans an even more lucrative and audacious scheme from his prison cell . . .

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    Crime Pays: The Year of Short Stories – July Reviews

  • Matt

    Master storyteller Lord Jeffrey Archer has chosen to please his fans with a new venture; a short story released each month. Those familiar with Archer’s work will know that he can not only spin long...

  • Richard

    This author is a master story teller. Here he shows his skill by planting the idea that a criminal would deliberately get himself.Quickly we learn that everything is going to plan and in the process o...

  • Shabana Mukhtar

    Writing a law and suspense story that captivates you, and at such small length; is amazing. The curiosity from page 1 makes it almost impossible to leave it until last page.I recall reading it as part...

  • Amit Sareen

    No, no, no! Did not like it. I've read quite a few of these short stories from Jeffery, but this one did not end well. The 2 stars are for the superb delivery and build-up. Reading this is just like w...

  • Coco.V

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  • Katia M. Davis

    This one made me giggle. If only it was that easy! Still, don't think I could do it, I'm too honest for my own good....

  • Anup Kumar Venugopalan Nair

    A good readA good and quick read.Very interesting too.Recommended for all short story lovers.Would be reading more short stories of Jeffrey Archer....

  • Frank Carver

    Another very short book, just a short story really, as is hinted by the “Year of Short Stories” label on the cover image. I downloaded this book when the whole series was offered free as ebooks fr...

  • Chris Payne

    I don't do book reviews.....I don't do book reviews like you keep seeing, as I find that some give too much of the plot away and I personally hate that, as it makes the book not worth reading. I much ...

  • Gaurav Prasade

    Letter of LawGreat writing by Archer. A quick read (finished on my way back from work). Story of a Mr.Merchant who through studying laws runs a scam. Book is quite compelling for such a small read. No...