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Publisher Comments:

Stone Barrington returns in the stunning new thriller by the New York Times­–bestselling author.

Stone Barrington is back in Manhattan and pleased to receive an unexpected visit from his friend and sometime lover Holly Barker, now an assistant director at the CIA. For her part, Holly is glad to leave the staid, official environs of the capital for the dining and atmosphere of New York, but her sojourn isnt only for pleasure. An explosive incident requires her immediate attention—and Stones investigative expertise.

But what initially appears to be a clear-cut case soon becomes increasingly complex—and dangerous. For in the secretive world of government intelligence, national interests all too often conflict with power grabs and turf wars, and extreme wealth allows even the most pursued rivals to slip through the cracks. As Stone and Holly follow the trail from Londons posh embassy district to Manhattans Upper East Side, they learn just how well the most cunning plans can be disguised . . . and how far some people will go to wreak vengeance.

Review:

"In Woods's high-octane 25th Stone Barrington thriller, which picks up where 2012's Severe Clear left off, terrorist Jasmine Shazaz orchestrates a series of bombings designed to avenge her brothers, Ari and Mohammad Shazaz, who met untimely ends in the previous book. Her first salvo, in London, kills the foreign secretary and triggers alarms that have assistant CIA director Holly Barker talking to MI6 head Felicity Devonshire and sharing the suspicion that Jasmine is responsible. The elusive Jasmine escapes capture in London and leaves a trail of carnage before moving to New York City and other targets. Meanwhile, Barrington and Barker continue their affair; Lt. Dino Bachetti and his flame, fellow NYPD officer Viv DeCarlo, play important roles; and series fans will find significant changes marking the lives of several series characters. Woods's blend of exciting action, sophisticated gadgetry, and last-minute heroics doesn't disappoint. Agent: Anne Sibbald, Janklow & Nesbit." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

Synopsis:

Stone Barrington is back, in fine form, in the newest thriller from the #1 New York Times–bestselling author.

 

Stone Barrington is no stranger to nefarious schemes and tricky situations, but his newest adversary will certainly keep him on his toes . . .

Synopsis:

Stone Barrington enters the cutthroat fray of politics in the exceptional new thriller from New York Times--bestselling author Stuart Woods.

 

When Stone Barrington travels to Los Angeles for the biggest political convention of the year, he finds the scene quite shaken up: a dazzling newcomer—and close friend of Stones—has given the delegates an unexpected choice, crucial alliances are made and broken behind closed doors, and it seems that more than one seat may be up for grabs.  And amid the ambitious schemers and hangers-on are a few people who may use the chaotic events as cover for more sinister plans. . . .

In this milieu of glad-handing and backroom deals, only the canniest player can come out on top . . . and it will take all of Stones discretion and powers of persuasion to arrange a desirable outcome.

About the Author

Stuart Woods is the author of fifty novels, including the New York Times-bestselling Stone Barrington and Holly Barker series. He is a native of Georgia and began his writing career in the advertising industry. Chiefs, his debut in 1981, won the Edgar Award. An avid sailor and pilot, Woods lives in New York City, Florida, and Maine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399159862
Author:
Woods, Stuart
Publisher:
Putnam Adult
Author:
Roberts, Tony
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Popular Fiction - Adventure
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Stone Barrington
Series Volume:
25
Publication Date:
20160105
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 320 pages Putnam Adult - English 9780399159862 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "In Woods's high-octane 25th Stone Barrington thriller, which picks up where 2012's Severe Clear left off, terrorist Jasmine Shazaz orchestrates a series of bombings designed to avenge her brothers, Ari and Mohammad Shazaz, who met untimely ends in the previous book. Her first salvo, in London, kills the foreign secretary and triggers alarms that have assistant CIA director Holly Barker talking to MI6 head Felicity Devonshire and sharing the suspicion that Jasmine is responsible. The elusive Jasmine escapes capture in London and leaves a trail of carnage before moving to New York City and other targets. Meanwhile, Barrington and Barker continue their affair; Lt. Dino Bachetti and his flame, fellow NYPD officer Viv DeCarlo, play important roles; and series fans will find significant changes marking the lives of several series characters. Woods's blend of exciting action, sophisticated gadgetry, and last-minute heroics doesn't disappoint. Agent: Anne Sibbald, Janklow & Nesbit." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
"Synopsis" by ,
Stone Barrington is back, in fine form, in the newest thriller from the #1 New York Times–bestselling author.

 

Stone Barrington is no stranger to nefarious schemes and tricky situations, but his newest adversary will certainly keep him on his toes . . .

"Synopsis" by ,
Stone Barrington enters the cutthroat fray of politics in the exceptional new thriller from New York Times--bestselling author Stuart Woods.

 

When Stone Barrington travels to Los Angeles for the biggest political convention of the year, he finds the scene quite shaken up: a dazzling newcomer—and close friend of Stones—has given the delegates an unexpected choice, crucial alliances are made and broken behind closed doors, and it seems that more than one seat may be up for grabs.  And amid the ambitious schemers and hangers-on are a few people who may use the chaotic events as cover for more sinister plans. . . .

In this milieu of glad-handing and backroom deals, only the canniest player can come out on top . . . and it will take all of Stones discretion and powers of persuasion to arrange a desirable outcome.

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