Doing Hard Time
A Stone Barrington Novel
By Stuart Woods
(Signet, Mass Market Paperback, 9780451466860, 400pp.)
Publication Date: April 1, 2014
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Nothing comes easy for Stone Barrington in this riveting novel from New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods.
When Stone Barrington embarks on a trip to Bel-Air to check in on some business and personal concerns, he expects a relaxing break from the fast pace and mean streets of New York. But trouble never takes a vacation, and it has a way of finding Stone. A case that had seemingly been resolved has returned in full forcewith lethal results. And this deadly situation makes for strange bedfellows when Stone finds himself teamed with the least likely ally a gentleman of unique abilities, who can fly below the radar and above the law.
From the high-stakes poker tables of Las Vegas to California’s lush beachside resorts, the trail of disguise, subterfuge, and murder leads to a shocking conclusion.
Stuart Woods is the author of more than fifty novels. He is a native of Georgia and began his writing career in the advertising industry. Chiefs, his 1981 debut, won an Edgar Award. An avid sailor and pilot, Woods lives in Florida, Maine, and New York.
His latest Stone Barrington novels are Unintended Consequences, Collateral Damage, Severe Clear, and Unnatural Acts.
Praise for Doing Hard Time
“Longtime Woods fans who have seen Teddy [Fay] evolve from a villain to something of a lovable antihero will enjoy watching the former enemies work together in this exciting yarn. Is this the beginning of a beautiful partnership? Let’s hope so.”—Booklist
“Stone—wealthy, handsome, and suave—displays a father’s ruthless streak . . . while Fay brings a welcome gritty edge to this crowd-pleasing series.”—Publishers Weekly
Praise for Unintended Consequences
“Since 1981, readers have not been able to get their fill of Stuart Woods' New York Times bestselling novels of suspense.”—Orlando Sentinel