Stuart Woods is the author of more than fifty novels. He is a native of Georgia and began his writing career in the advertising industry. Chiefs, his 1981 debut, won an Edgar Award. An avid sailor and pilot, Woods lives in Florida, Maine, and New York.
His latest Stone Barrington novels are Carnal Curiosity, Standup Guy, Doing Hard Time, Unintended Consequences, Collateral Damage, Severe Clear, and Unnatural Acts.
Stone Barrington enters the cutthroat fray of politics in the exceptional new thriller from #1 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 newcomerand close friend of Stone’shas given the delegates an unexpected choice, crucial alliances are made and broken behind closed doors, and it seems that more than one seat may be up for grabs. And amid the ambitious schemers and hangers-on are a few people who may use the chaotic events as cover for more sinister plans
In this milieu of glad-handing and backroom deals, only the canniest player can come out on top
and it will take all of Stone’s discretion and powers of persuasion to arrange a desirable outcome.
Praise for Cut and Thrust:
“Goes down as smoothly as a glass of Knob Creek.”—Publishers Weekly
Praise for Stuart Woods:
“Since 1981, readers have not been able to get their fill of Stuart Woods’ New York Times bestselling novels of suspense.”—Orlando Sentinel
“Stuart Woods has proven time and time again that he’s a master of suspense who keeps his readers frantically turning the pages.”—bookreporter.com