Unnatural Acts

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Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2012 - Fiction - 411 pages
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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 protege, Herbie Fisher, probe deeper into the case--and an old one comes back to haunt him--he realizes that even he may have underestimated just how far some people will go to cover up their crimes ... and plan new ones.

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User Review  - Barb_H - LibraryThing

I won a copy from a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. Reminded me a lot of a James Patterson book because of the fast chapters, easy to read, and fairly formulaic plot that all worked out in the end. It ... Read full review

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User Review  - utbw42 - LibraryThing

Meh....quick read, somewhat enjoyable, but WAY too many plots points and characters crammed into a small, quick, paperback-read. Most of the book is not even about Stone Barrington (even though this ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Stuart Woods was born in Manchester, Georgia on January 9, 1938. He received a BA in sociology from the University of Georgia in 1959. He worked in the advertising business and eventually wrote two non-fiction books: Blue Water, Green Skipper and A Romantic's Guide to the Country Inns of Britain and Ireland. His first novel, Chiefs, was published in March 1981. It won an Edgar Award and was made into a TV miniseries starring Charlton Heston. His other works include the Stone Barrington series, the Holly Barker series, the Will Lee series, the Ed Eagle series, and the Rick Barron series. He won France's Prix de Literature Policiere for Imperfect Strangers. Currently, two of his novels, Under the Lake and White Cargo are under development as feature films. In 2014, his titles Standup Guy, Carnal Curiosity, Cut and Thrust and Paris Match made The New York Times Best Seller List. Woods title's, Insatiable Appetites and Hot Pursuit, made The New York Times bestseller list in 2015.

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