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Summary, etc.: "Stone Barrington is settling in for a stretch in New York when he receives news that demands immediate action. An old family matter has unexpectedly resurfaced, and Stone must decamp to the craggy shores of Maine to address the issue head-on.There, Stone finds that a dual-pronged threat is hiding in plain sight among the stately houses and exclusive coastal clubs, and the incursion isn't easily rebuffed. These enemies have friends in high places, funds to spare, and a score to settle with Stone . . . and only the cleverest plot will draw them out into the open. From luxuriously renovated homes to the choppy ocean waters, the pursuit can only lead to an explosive end."
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Online resource; title details screen (OverDrive, viewed October 5, 2020).
Subject: Barrington, Stone (Fictitious character) Fiction
Private investigators Fiction
Barrington, Stone (Fictitious character)
Genre: Novels.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Action and adventure fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Novels.
Fiction.
Electronic books.

Syndetic Solutions - Author Notes for ISBN Number 9780593188408
Double Jeopardy
Double Jeopardy
by Woods, Stuart
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Double Jeopardy

Stuart Woods was born in Manchester, Georgia on January 9, 1938. He received a B. A in sociology from the University of Georgia in 1959. He worked in the advertising business and eventually wrote two non-fiction books entitled Blue Water, Green Skipper and A Romantic's Guide to the Country Inns of Britain and Ireland. His first novel, Chiefs, was published in 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, the Rick Barron series and the Teddy Fay series. He won France's Prix de Literature Policiere for Imperfect Strangers. (Bowker Author Biography)


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