Cold Paradise

Cold Paradise

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Stone Barrington gets reacquainted with a long-buried case and an ex-lover in this electrifying thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. Luxuriating in Palm Beach's winter warmth, Stone is stunned to recognize someone he thought was dead. Former client Allison Manning is alive and well--and suddenly very rich. Now she needs Stone's help in squaring a charge of insurance fraud that's been hanging over her head for years--and in getting rid of a recently acquired stalker. Suspects abound, including an elusive writer, an enigmatic businessman, and Allison's devious former husband. Only Stone can thwart the sly and greedy plan to steal the millions of dollars at stake--and the crafty killer behind it...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 110 x 192 x 25mm | 268g
  • Signet
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0451205626
  • 9780451205629
  • 534,408

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Praise for Cold Paradise

"A delightful tale of sex and violence...'Sopranos'-style...Slick, sophisticated fun."-The Washington Post
"Loaded with perfumed sex, sleek jets and yachts, lavish homes, boutiques, gourmet cuisine, quirky twists and nonstop action, Woods's pulpy pedestrian plot is grand fun."-Publishers Weekly

More Praise for Stuart Woods

"Stuart Woods is a no-nonsense, slam-bang storyteller."-Chicago Tribune

"A world-class mystery writer...I try to put Woods's books down and I can't."-Houston Chronicle

"Mr. Woods, like his characters, has an appealing way of making things nice and clear."-The New York Times

"Woods certainly knows how to keep the pages turning."-Booklist

"Since 1981, readers have not been able to get their fill of Stuart Woods' New York Times bestselling novels of suspense."-Orlando Sentinel

"Woods's Stone Barrington is a guilty pleasure...he's also an addiction that's harder to kick than heroin."-Contra Costa Times (California)
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Praise for Cold Paradise "A delightful tale of sex and violence...'Sopranos'-style...Slick, sophisticated fun."--The Washington Post

"Loaded with perfumed sex, sleek jets and yachts, lavish homes, boutiques, gourmet cuisine, quirky twists and nonstop action, Woods's pulpy pedestrian plot is grand fun."--Publishers Weekly More Praise for Stuart Woods "Stuart Woods is a no-nonsense, slam-bang storyteller."--Chicago Tribune "A world-class mystery writer...I try to put Woods's books down and I can't."--Houston Chronicle "Mr. Woods, like his characters, has an appealing way of making things nice and clear."--The New York Times "Woods certainly knows how to keep the pages turning."--Booklist "Since 1981, readers have not been able to get their fill of Stuart Woods' New York Times bestselling novels of suspense."--Orlando Sentinel "Woods's Stone Barrington is a guilty pleasure...he's also an addiction that's harder to kick than heroin."--Contra Costa Times (California)
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About Stuart Woods

Stuart Woods is the author of more than sixty novels, including the #1 New York Times bestselling 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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Rating details

5,689 ratings
3.89 out of 5 stars
5 27% (1,557)
4 40% (2,282)
3 28% (1,573)
2 4% (232)
1 1% (45)
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