Stone Barrington novels

Author:
Woods, Stuart
Battles, Brett
 
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Star rating for New York dead
Series Volume:
1.
Average Rating:
4 stars
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

2. Dirt

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Star rating for Dirt
Series Volume:
2.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
When someone faxes details of her affair with a well-known businessman to national opinion-makers, Amanda Dart, gossip columnist, hires Stone Barrington, lawyer and P.I., to find the faxer. But as the faxes grow more scathing and expose the sins of others in the gossip trade, panic sets in and Barrington has to work fast. If he doesn't, the most respected society folks might do anything--even kill--to clear their names.
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Star rating for Dead in the Water
Series Volume:
3.
Average Rating:
4.8 stars
Description:
New York lawyer and private investigator Stone Barrington comes to the aid of a lovely woman accused of the murder of her missing, wealthy husband
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Star rating for Swimming to Catalina
Series Volume:
4.
Average Rating:
4.7 stars
Description:
When an actor's wife is abducted in Hollywood, the husband turns for help to lawyer Stone Barrington, the wife's ex-boyfriend. For Barrington, it's a dangerous assignment as the Mafia's involved, but he knows danger, having been a New York policeman.
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Star rating for Worst fears realized
Series Volume:
5.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
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:
4.4 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.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
Stone is stunned to recognize someone he thought was dead; former client Allison Manning. Alive and very rich now needs his help in squaring a charge of insurance fraud and getting rid of a recently acquired stalker.
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Star rating for The short forever
Series Volume:
8.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
Arriving in London to find a young woman, who has been seen in the company of an unsavory gentleman, for a client, Stone Barrington stumbles upon a deadly rivalry between two spies and is implicated in a horrifying double murder.
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Star rating for Dirty work
Series Volume:
9.
Average Rating:
4.8 stars
Description:
Hired to collect evidence for a celebrity divorce case, cop-turned-lawyer Stone Barrington finds himself having to defend his honor when the person he is investigating is murdered.
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Star rating for Reckless abandon
Series Volume:
10.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
Cop-turned-attorney Stone Barrington joins forces with Holly Barker, the tenacious female police chief of Orchid Beach, Florida, when she comes to Manhattan to pursue a fugitive from her jurisdiction.
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Star rating for Two dollar bill
Series Volume:
11.
Average Rating:
4.4 stars
Description:
Reluctantly taking in a smooth-talking Texan who possesses a cache of rare two-dollar bills and who survives an apparent attack on his life, Manhattan attorney Stone Barrington becomes increasingly concerned about the man's credibility when a dead body is found in his own house.
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Star rating for Dark harbor
Series Volume:
12.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
Investigating the unlikely murder-suicide case of his cousin, who secretly worked for the CIA, Stone Barrington is surprised to learn that his cousin had named him the executor of his estate just prior to his death.
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Star rating for Fresh disasters
Series Volume:
13.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
When a managing partner takes on a sleazy con man as a client, attorney Stone Barrington finds himself forced to aid the man's inept efforts to take down an infamous Mafia boss, a case for which he teams up with former partner Dino.
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Star rating for Shoot him if he runs
Series Volume:
14.
Average Rating:
4.3 stars
Description:
Sent by the CIA to a beautiful Caribbean island where they are to track down murderous rogue agent Teddy Fay, the team of Stone Barrington, Holly Barker, and Dino Baldachetti finds their mission thwarted by corrupt local politicians and secretive American expatriates.
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Star rating for Hot mahogany
Series Volume:
15.
Average Rating:
4.4 stars
Description:
Stone Barrington is hired to protect a former intelligence agent with amnesia—and secrets worth killing for—in this heart-stopping thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series.

Barton Cabot’s intelligence career is even more top secret than that of his brother, CIA boss Lance Cabot. But following a random act of violence, Barton is suffering from amnesia—a dangerous thing in a man whose memory is...
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Star rating for Loitering with intent
Series Volume:
16.
Average Rating:
4.2 stars
Description:
New York cop turned lawyer Stone Barrington travels to Key West, Florida, to track down Evan Keating, a young man whose signature is needed on documents allowing his father to sell the family business. Meanwhile, a beautiful Swedish doctor, Annika Swenson, learns the hard way that being involved with Stone is the most dangerous job in America.

17. Kisser

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Star rating for Kisser
Series Volume:
17.
Average Rating:
3.8 stars
Description:
A Broadway actress has a pout to die for, a past to hide from, and Stone Barrington on her case in this page-turning thriller in Stuart Woods’s #1 New York Times bestselling series.
Stone Barrington is back in New York, working on some simple cases for Woodman & Weld when he crosses paths with a aspiring actress and gets a little more involved with show business than he’d expected...
 
Then the fleecing...
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Star rating for Lucid intervals
Series Volume:
18.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
Stone and his former cop partner, Dino are enjoying some pasta at their favorite restaurant when Herbie Fisher, a former client, walks in with a briefcase filled with $14 million in cash. He claims to have won the money in a lottery game. Suddenly, a single shot comes smashing through the window above his head. They suspect Herbie may have left out a few details about the money, and he may need a P.I. and a detective. It seems like just another quiet...
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Star rating for Strategic moves
Series Volume:
19.
Average Rating:
4.3 stars
Description:
In this New York Times bestseller from Stuart Woods, Stone Barrington gets a big payday and gets set up for an even bigger fall...
Stone Barrington is enjoying his usual dinner at Elaine’s when his boss at Woodman & Weld, the law firm where Stone is “of counsel,” walks in, sits down and hands Stone a check for one million dollars. It seems Stone’s undercover dealings with MI6 had brought in a big new client...
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Star rating for Bel-Air dead
Series Volume:
20.
Average Rating:
4.3 stars
Description:
Stone Barrington discovers that all the botox in Bel-Air can’t keep its biggest power players from cracking under pressure in this New York Times bestseller.
Stone is no stranger to Bel-Air—and to the beautiful and wealthy widow who needs his help to become even wealthier. At stake is the sale of her investment in Hollywood's world-famous Centurion Studios. But when Stone arrives in Bel-Air to finalize the sale,...
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Star rating for Son of Stone
Series Volume:
21.
Average Rating:
4 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.
Average Rating:
4.2 stars
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.
Average Rating:
4.3 stars
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:
4.5 stars
Description:
"Stone Barrington is in Bel-Air, overseeing the grand opening of the ultra-luxe hotel, The Arrington, built on the grounds of the mansion belonging to his late wife, Arrington Carter. The star-studded gala will be attended by socialites, royalty, and billionaires from overseas. and according to phone conversations intercepted by the NSA, it may also have attracted the attention of international terrorists. To ensure the safety of his guests--and the...
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Star rating for Collateral damage
Series Volume:
25.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
Returning to New York where he is approached by CIA assistant director and sometime lover Holly Barker, Stone Barrington is drawn into a dangerous game of murder and vengeance against an enemy who is engaged in a nefarious plot beyond Stone's imagining.
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Star rating for Unintended consequences
Series Volume:
26.
Average Rating:
5 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.
Average Rating:
3.2 stars
Description:
Stone Barrington allies with a former foe when his west coast vacation turns into a dangerous situation in this riveting novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series.
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...
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Star rating for Standup guy
Series Volume:
28.
Average Rating:
3.8 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 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 to a privileged few, and the wealthy are made vulnerable by the very systems meant to keep them safe. As Stone and...
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Star rating for Cut and thrust
Series Volume:
30.
Average Rating:
3.3 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...
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Star rating for Paris match
Series Volume:
31.
Average Rating:
4.3 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:
4.3 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:
4.1 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:
4.3 stars
Description:
Rescuing a prominent brewery owner from an attack by two rogue policemen, Stone Barrington is catapulted into the turbulent, high-stakes world of beer-making and distribution.
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Star rating for Foreign affairs
Series Volume:
35.
Average Rating:
4.4 stars
Description:
"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 and unfortunate events, and some of Stone's plans go up in flames--literally. Not a believer in coincidence, Stone sets out to learn the true source of his curious misfortune and finds that what appeared...
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Star rating for Scandalous behavior
Series Volume:
36.
Average Rating:
3.7 stars
Description:
After a series of nonstop adventures, Stone Barrington is eager for some peace and quiet in a rustic British setting. But no sooner does he land in England than he's beset by an outrageous demand from a beautiful lady, and an offer he can't refuse. Unfortunately, Stone quickly learns that his new acquisition comes with some undesired strings attached--namely, a deadly mystery involving the complex relationships of the local gentry, and a relentless...
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Star rating for Family jewels
Series Volume:
37.
Average Rating:
3.9 stars
Description:
When Stone Barrington takes on a wealthy heiress as his client, he finds himself handling a whole lot of trouble in this “this glossy, modern take on the classic detective story” (Publishers Weekly).
 
Stone Barrington’s newest client is a poised lady of considerable wealth who’s looking for help discouraging the attentions of a tenacious gentleman. But no sooner does Stone fend off the offensive...
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Star rating for Dishonorable intentions
Series Volume:
38.
Average Rating:
3.4 stars
Description:
"Stone Barrington gains an adversary that he can't seem to shake in the electrifying new adventure from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author. Stone Barrington's latest lady friend is full of surprises, both good and ill. A sensual woman with unexpected desires, Stone finds her revelations in the boudoir extremely agreeable. But on the other hand, she also has some unfinished business with a temperamental man who believes Stone is an intolerable...
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Star rating for Sex, lies & serious money
Series Volume:
39.
Average Rating:
4.3 stars
Description:
"Stone Barrington takes on a client who gives him a run for his money in the newest heart-stopping thriller from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author. Fresh off the runway at Teterboro, Stone Barrington arrives home to find an unexpected new client on his doorstep, anxiously soliciting his help. But everything is not as it seems, when the client reveals the true nature--and value--of his recent turn of fortune. From luxury New York high-rises...
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Star rating for Below the belt
Series Volume:
40.
Average Rating:
4.1 stars
Description:
"Stone Barrington is back in the newest breakneck thriller from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Stuart Woods. Stone Barrington and the gang are back in the line of fire, but with his usual unflappable aplomb, Stone always comes out on top"--
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Star rating for Fast & loose
Series Volume:
41.
Average Rating:
3.9 stars
Description:
"In the latest thriller from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Stuart Woods, Stone Barrington's newest foe has a short fuse. and it's just been lit. Stone Barrington is enjoying a boating excursion off the Maine coast when a chance encounter leaves him somewhat the worse for wear. Always able to find the silver lining in even the unhappiest circumstances, Stone is pleased to discover that the authors of his misfortune are, in fact, members of a...
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Star rating for Indecent exposure
Series Volume:
42.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars