Hot Mahogany (Stone Barrington #15)
A rock-solid new stone barrington novel
Stone Barrington is hired to protect a former intelligence agent with a penchant for antique furniture-and a bad case of amnesia. And what he's forgotten, some will kill for...
One of the joys of reading Stuart Woods is the reoccurring characters. This novel is focused on the renowned Stone Barrington and his fascinating and complicated life.
Holly Barker the small town sheriff is back in a cameo role in her new CIA persona as is Lance Cabot who is now a deputy director at the CIA. Dino and Elaine, stalwart friends and side kicks are also in the book. There is reference to Will Lee who was the main stay of several of Wood’s books. You have t ...more
If you read Stuart Woods’ Stone Barrington novels to hear Stone banter with his friends at Elaine’s and watch him conquer gorgeous women with his charisma, looks, and daring, then you’ll love Hot Mahogany.
Overview: There are twenty-nine published Stone Barrington novels with two more on the way. Wow! That is an incredible legacy. John D MacDonald only delivered twenty-one Travis McGee novels in twenty-one years. From 1996 to 2006 Stuart Woods published a Stone ...more
As I've mentioned in other books, i like Stuart Woods' stories but I don't really like his main character. Stone is arogant, a womanizer, not someone that I can relate to or really like. I think that is my biggest stumbling block to his Stone Barrington books. If I liked the mai ...more
He'd turned up in a hospital, beaten and robbed, an amnesiac, identified by fingerprints on his military record. As his memory gradually returns, and Stone traces his home, he reveals a little about what happened.
As an antiques dealer, he acquired a very rare piece, an eighteenth century secretary made of mahogany of w ...more
The story was entertaining , but I wouldn't necessarily describe it as a "thriller" as the book jacket did. It was more of a cross between a caper and a mystery with element ...more
copyright 2008. I've not read a Stone Barrington mystery for quite a while. nice to re-visit the characters. About 1800 american furniture valued in the millions. terrific story. highly recomemeded.
June 15, 2010
book on tape. forgot i'd read it 2 years ago.
Lance of CIA fame hires Stone to watch Barton's back. barton is lance's brotehr. barton is slick and the twists and turns are fun to read.
October 14 ...more
I kept expecting some reflection about all the unethical acts that all of the characters kept committing, like a cop ...more
The description on the cover says "with it's swift action, bold characters, and wit...." I don't exactly know where they hid the swift action, bold characters, or wit. My assessment of th ...more