The Short Forever

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Penguin, Jan 28, 2003 - Fiction - 432 pages
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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 of two former lovers. And when the intelligence services of three countries become involved, he can only hang on for the wild ride...

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Cop-turned-investigator Stone Barrington has a new client, John Bartholemew, who asks him to fly to London in search of a young woman who he suspects has taken up with a mysterious character ... Read full review

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Stone Barrington is new to me. I wasn’t prepared for his willingness to trust people so much and he seemed a bit na´ve but also had an odd way of viewing life. At the beginning of the story, he is ... Read full review

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Stuart Woods is the author of more than sixty novels, including the #1áNew York Timesábestselling Stone Barrington 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 Florida, Maine, and New Mexico.

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