Cut and Thrust
By Stuart Woods
(Putnam Adult, Hardcover, 9780399169113, 307pp.)
Publication Date: July 15, 2014
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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 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 Stone's discretion and powers of persuasion to arrange a desirable outcome.
Praise for CUT AND THRUST
“Politics and peril mix in the newest Stone Barrington outing . . . there’s more than enough action and intrigue to keep the pages turning fast and furious in this exhilerating outing.”—Booklist
Praise for Stuart Woods
“High-octane . . . Woods’s blend of exciting action, sophisticated gadgetry, and last-minute heroics doesn’t disappoint.” —Publishers Weekly
“Woods is a perpetual reader-magnet. . . . The pages [fly] by fast and furious.” —Booklist