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Stone Barrington novels

Author:
Woods, Stuart
Battles, Brett
 
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Star rating for New York dead
Series Volume:
1.
Description:
On disability leave from the New York City Police Department, Detective Sergeant Stone Barrington witnesses the murder of network news star Sasha Nijinsky, who is pushed from her penthouse terrace.
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Star rating for Dirt
Series Volume:
2.
Description:
When poison-pen columnist Amanda Dart herself becomes the victim of an anonymous gossipmonger, she enlists the help of New York P.I. Stone Barrington to uncover the culprit, someone out to expose the peccadilloes of other influential gossip columnists as well.
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Star rating for Dead in the water
Series Volume:
3.
Description:
A woman docks a yacht in a Caribbean port, claiming her husband had a heart attack and she buried him at sea. The authorities note the $12-million insurance policy and charge her with murder. Vacationing lawyer Stone Barrington, whose girlfriend is away, comes to her aid.
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Star rating for Swimming to Catalina
Series Volume:
4.
Description:

Stone Barrington thought he'd heard the last of former girlfriend Arrington after she left him to marry Vance Calder, Hollywood's hottest star. The last thing Stone expected was a desperate call from Calder. Arrington has vanished, and her new fiancé wants Stone to come to LA and find her.

In a town where the sharks drive Bentleys and no one can be trusted, Stone soon discovers he's drowning in a sea of empty clues that takes him from

...
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Star rating for Worst fears realized
Series Volume:
5.
Description:
Lawyer Stone Barrington of New York investigates a series of murders, apparently committed by a convict in a campaign of vengeance against people who put him away. Complicating the probe is that one of the murders was committed in Barrington's apartment and he is under suspicion.
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Star rating for L.A. dead
Series Volume:
6.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
Cop-turned-lawyer-and-investigator Stone Barrington finds himself smack in the middle of a romantic holiday in Venice, but a frantic phone call half a world away cuts it short. A celebrity murder has L.A. in an uproar, and it mysteriously threatens Stone's former flame, Arrington Calder. Once he arrives, Stone must plumb the depths of film society to nab the killer.
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Star rating for Cold paradise
Series Volume:
7.
Description:
Stone Barrington gets reacquainted with a long-buried case and an ex-lover in this electrifying thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series.
Luxuriating in Palm Beach's winter warmth, Stone is stunned to recognize someone he thought was dead. Former client Allison Manning is alive and well—and suddenly very rich. Now she needs Stone's help in squaring a charge of insurance fraud that's been hanging over her head for...
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Star rating for The short forever
Series Volume:
8.
Description:
Stone Barrington gets caught up in a matter of international intrigue in this explosive thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series.
In London to locate the niece of his enigmatic client, Stone Barrington soon finds himself out of his territory and out of his depth. Baffled as he is by the behavior of his quarry, Stone’s life is further complicated by two—possibly three—murders and the affectionate attentions...
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Star rating for Dirty work
Series Volume:
9.
Description:
Stonewalled... Hired to prove infidelity in an heiress's marriage, Stone Barrington goes undercover. But the work turns dirty--and catastrophic--when the errant husband is found dead and the other woman disappears without a trace. Now Stone must clear his own good name and find a killer hiding among the glitterati of New York's high society. Enter Carpenter--the beautiful British intelligence agent first encountered in "The Short Forever"--who has...
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Star rating for Reckless abandon
Series Volume:
10.
Average Rating:
3 stars
Description:
Stone Barrington is, once again, right at home in New York City; but this time he is joined by the tenacious Holly Barker, the lady police chief of Orchid Island, Florida. Holly finally makes it to Manhattan, hot on the trail of an evil fugitive from her jurisdiction. Stone is, well, glad to see her, right up until the moment when her presence creates a great danger to both of them-and to their surprise, she becomes the pursued, not the pursuer.
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Star rating for Two-dollar bill
Series Volume:
11.
Description:
In this thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, Manhattan cop-turned-lawyer Stone Barrington is back on his home turf caught between a filthy rich conman and a beautiful prosecutor...
Not long after Stone and his ex-partner Dino make the acquaintance of Billy Bob—a smooth-talkin’ Texan packing a wad of rare two-dollar bills—someone takes a shot at them. Against his better judgment, Stone offers Billy...
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Star rating for Dark harbor
Series Volume:
12.
Description:
In this perfect mix of sexy intrigue and swift suspense in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, Stone Barrington investigates the suicide of a CIA officer—his own cousin...
Stone Barrington hasn’t heard from his cousin, Dick Stone, in years. Then, an otherwise pleasant meal at Elaine’s is interrupted by the CIA with news of Dick’s death—apparently by his own hand. It seems that Dick Stone, a quiet...
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Star rating for Fresh disasters
Series Volume:
13.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
A chance encounter with a small-time crook sends Stone Barrington straight into the heart of New York’s mafia underworld in this action-packed thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series.
It started out as just another late night at Elaine’s, but it ended with Stone on the horns of a dilemma. Forced to represent a sleazy but clueless con man, Stone finds that what could have been a throwaway case instead leads...
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Star rating for Shoot him if he runs
Series Volume:
14.
Description:
Stone Barrington and Holly Barker pursue a master spy and murderer in a tropical paradise in this thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series that gets hotter by the minute…
Rogue agent Teddy Fay has been considered dead for some time now. But President Will Lee thinks Teddy may still be alive. In a top-secret Oval Office meeting, Stone Barrington learns that he and his cohorts, Holly Barker and Dino Bacchetti,...
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Star rating for Hot mahogany
Series Volume:
15.
Description:
Hired by his CIA boss to protect his older brother, an Army intelligence operative who is suffering from amnesia, Stone Barrington learns about his charge's talent for restoring antiques and his links to a haunting event in Vietnam more than thirty yearsearlier.
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Star rating for Loitering with intent
Series Volume:
16.
Description:
After being dumped by his girlfriend, Stone Barrington is looking forward to working on a seemingly open-and-shut case in sunny Key West, but deception and a mysterious death test the limits that Stone is willing to go for a client.
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Star rating for Kisser
Series Volume:
17.
Description:
When P.I. Stone Barrington crosses paths with a fetching Broadway actress -- and sometime lip model -- Stone gets a little more deeply involved with business than he'd expected. When his new lady love turns out to be a lady with a shady past, Stone and downtown cop Dino Bacchetti realize that her beauty may have an unusually high price.
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Star rating for Lucid intervals
Series Volume:
18.
Average Rating:
3 stars
Description:
After a former client, Herbie Fisher, waltzes into their favorite eatery claiming to have won the lottery and saying he needs a lawyer, Stone Barrington and ex-partner Dino also recognize the need for a bodyguard when a bullet crashes through the window.
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Star rating for Strategic moves
Series Volume:
19.
Description:
Stone Barrington's undercover dealings with MI6 have brought in a big new client for the Woodman & Weld law firm, and the firm is willing to pay Stone a huge bonus and make him a partner. But a murder close to home and a request from the CIA to help transport a fugitive, Erwin Gelbhardt, from Spain to the U.S., bring him back to earth.
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Star rating for Bel-Air dead
Series Volume:
20.
Average Rating:
2 stars
Description:
Stone Barrington receives a rather unexpected phone call from Arrington Calder, the ex-girlfriend with whom he has a son. Arrington's much older husband has just died, leaving her a fortune in Centurion Studios stock. Arrington has plans for the money and asks Stone to represent her in the sale of the company. But when he arrives at her home in Bel-Air to finalize the deal, things take a nasty turn.
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Star rating for Son of Stone
Series Volume:
21.
Average Rating:
3 stars
Description:
" A new addition to the New York Times-bestselling Stone Barrington series. After an eventful trip to Bel-Air and a reunion with his sophisticated (and very wealthy) former love, Arrington Calder, Stone Barrington is back in New York, and he's looking to stay closer to home and cash in on his partnership at Woodman & Weld. But Arrington has other plans for Stone...including introducing him to the child he fathered many years ago"--
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Star rating for D.C. dead
Series Volume:
22.
Description:
"Stone Barrington, his former NYPD partner Dino Bachetti and CIA agent Holly Barker investigate a possible serial killer with ties to the White House"--
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Star rating for Unnatural acts
Series Volume:
23.
Description:
In this action-packed thriller in Stuart Woods’s #1 New York Times bestselling series, Stone Barrington discovers that some jobs don’t pay…
When a hedge fund billionaire hires Stone Barrington to talk some sense into his wayward son, it seems like an easy enough job; no one knows the hidden sins and temptations of the ultra-wealthy better than Stone. But as Stone and his erstwhile protégé, Herbie...
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Star rating for Severe clear
Series Volume:
24.
Average Rating:
3 stars
Description:
Stone Barrington is called to Bel-Air to oversee an exclusive event that will gather the top echelons of the beau monde: Hollywood starlets, socialites, politicos, billionaires from overseas. It's a task in which Stone has a personal stake, and one that is made all the more pleasurable -- though somewhat more complicated -- with the arrival of two beautiful women with whom he's intimately acquainted. But the grand occasion has also attracted a dangerous...
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Star rating for Collateral damage
Series Volume:
25.
Description:
Stone Barrington returns to the Big Apple in this New York Times bestselling thriller that blends “exciting action, sophisticated gadgetry, and last-minute heroics” (Publishers Weekly).
After a productive trip to Bel-Air, Stone Barrington is back in Manhattan—and back in his element, ready to return to the world of deluxe fine dining and elegant high society that New York does best.
But then an unexpected...
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Star rating for Unintended consequences
Series Volume:
26.
Average Rating:
1 stars
Description:
Traveling to Europe under strange circumstances, attorney Stone Barrington finds himself at the center of an unusually complex mystery involving two unexpected invitations and an intricate puzzle that leads him into the rarified world of European billionaires.
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Star rating for Doing hard time
Series Volume:
27.
Description:
Hoping to relax during a business trip to Bel-Air, Stone Barrington is confronted by a case he believed was resolved and forges an unexpected partnership with an agent who operates outside the law.
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Star rating for Standup guy
Series Volume:
28.
Average Rating:
3 stars
Description:
Stone Barrington's newest client does not seem the type to bring mayhem in his wake. A polite, well-deported gentleman, he comes to Stone seeking legal expertise on an unusual--and potentially lucrative--dilemma. Stone points him in the right direction and sends him on his way, but it's soon clear Stone hasn't seen the end of the case. Several people are keenly interested in this gentleman's activities and how they may relate to a long-ago crime ....
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Star rating for Carnal curiosity
Series Volume:
29.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
"Stone Barrington is back in the extraordinary new adventure from New York Times-bestselling author Stuart Woods. Stone Barrington seems to have a knack for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. When Manhattan's elite are beset by a series of clever crimes-and Stone is a material witness-he and his former partner Dino Bacchetti find themselves drawn into the world of high-end security and fraud, where insider knowledge and access are limited...
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Star rating for Cut and thrust
Series Volume:
30.
Average Rating:
3.7 stars
Description:
"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 Stone's-has given the delegates an unexpected choice, crucial alliances are made and broken behind closed doors, and it seems that more than...
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Star rating for Paris match
Series Volume:
31.
Average Rating:
1.5 stars
Description:
"Stone Barrington is back and better than ever in the astonishing new thriller from New York Times bestseller Stuart Woods. Stone Barrington has returned to Paris to attend to some business concerns, and finds himself embroiled in high-stakes trouble on both sides of the pond. An old enemy is still in hot pursuit, and this time he might have a powerful local resource on his side: a gentleman with his own ax to grind against Stone. And back in the...
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Star rating for Insatiable appetites
Series Volume:
32.
Average Rating:
2 stars
Description:
"Stone Barrington returns in the new action-packed thriller from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author. It's a time of unexpected change for Stone Barrington. A recent venture has achieved a great victory, but is immediately faced with a new challenge: an underhanded foe who's determined to wreak havoc at any cost. Meanwhile, when Stone finds himself responsible for distributing the estate of a respected friend and mentor, the process unearths...
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Star rating for Hot pursuit
Series Volume:
33.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
"Stone Barrington is back in the exciting new adventure from perennial fan favorite Stuart Woods. It's not often that Stone Barrington finds a woman as accustomed to the jet-set lifestyle as he, so he's pleasantly surprised when he meets a gorgeous pilot who's soon moving to New York, and available for closer acquaintance. Their travels together lead them from Wichita to Europe, but trailing them is some unwanted baggage his new lady love's unstable,...
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Star rating for Naked greed
Series Volume:
34.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
Stone Barrington gets involved in some dangerous business in this outstanding thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods.
 
Stone Barrington isn’t one to turn away in the face of danger, so when he witnesses a tricky situation, he jumps in to lend a hand. He never expected his involvement would lead to a mutually beneficial business deal with a prominent gentleman who requires the ever-discreet...
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Star rating for Foreign affairs
Series Volume:
35.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
Stone Barrington’s trip to Europe turns into an international incident in this edge-of-your-seat thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods.
When he’s apprised at the last minute of a mandatory meeting abroad, Stone Barrington rushes off to Europe for a whirlwind tour of business and, of course, pleasure. But from the start the trip seems to be cursed, plagued by suspicious “accidents”...
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Star rating for Scandalous behavior