Synopses & Reviews
Stone Barrington finds intrigue abroad in the sensational thriller from New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods.
Stone Barrington is no stranger to schemes and deceptions of all stripesas an attorney for the premier white-shoe law firm Woodman and Weld, hes seen more than his share.
But when he travels to Europe under highly unusual circumstances, Stone finds himself at the center of mystery that is most peculiar, even by his standards. Two unexpected invitations may be the first clues in an intricate puzzle that will lead Stone deep into the rarified world of European ultrawealth and privilege, where billionaires rub elbows with spies, insider knowledge is traded at a high premium, and murder is never too high a price to pay for a desired end
"IF WITHOUT FAIL DOESN'T HOOK YOU ON LEE CHILD, I GIVE UP."
-NEW YORK TIMES
"The best thriller writer of the moment."
-JANET MASLIN, NEW YORK TIMES
Praise for Stuart Woods and the Stone Barrington novels
“A world-class mystery writer…I try to put Woodss books down and I cant.”—Houston Chronicle
“Woodss Stone Barrington is a guilty pleasure…hes also an addiction thats harder to kick than heroin.”—Contra Costa Times (California)
“A fast-paced thriller from beginning to end.”—Midwest Book Review
“Woods blend of exciting action, sophisticated gadgetry, and last-minute heroics doesnt disappoint.”—Publishers Weekly
“Woods fans wont want to miss this action-packed thriller.”—Booklist
“A vigilante detective in the manly-man mode…[A] rat-a-tat tone.”—The Washington Post Book World
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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.