L.A. Dead

L.A. Dead

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Former cop turned lawyer Stone Barrington investigates a Hollywood homicide in this "stylish whodunit" (Detroit News) in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. Stone's trip to Venice with a fiery Mafia princess is cut short by a frantic phone call from halfway around the world. A celebrity murder has Los Angeles in an uproar--and a former flame pining for Stone's help in more ways than one. When he lands amid Hollywood's sun and sin, Stone must plumb the depths of film society to find the killer, before a court trial rips away his last chance at a life he once desperately wanted...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 422 pages
  • 109 x 191 x 25mm | 295g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0451204115
  • 9780451204110
  • 523,304

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Cop-turned-lawyer-and-investigator Stone Barrington ventures out to the West Coast -- and out on a limb -- in this scintillating tale of romance and murder from the bestselling author of The Run and Worst Fears Realized.

No Stone Unturned...

Trouble finds Stone smack in the middle of a romantic Mediterranean holiday. His trip to Venice -- with the fiery Mafia princess Dolce -- is cut short by a frantic phone call from half a world away. A celebrity murder has Los Angeles in an uproar and mysteriously threatens a former flame, Arrington Calder. And once he arrives there, amid Hollywood's sun and sin, he must plumb the depths of film society to find the killer -- before a court trial rips away his last chance at a life he once desperately wanted....
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Praise for L.A. Dead

"Entertainment novels can't get any better than this."-Associated Press

"Scrumptious."-The New York Times

"A pleasure to read....A stylish whodunit."-The Detroit News

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 L.A. Dead "Entertainment novels can't get any better than this."--Associated Press "Scrumptious."--The New York Times "A pleasure to read....A stylish whodunit."--The Detroit News 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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8,012 ratings
3.95 out of 5 stars
5 31% (2,487)
4 39% (3,116)
3 25% (2,024)
2 4% (316)
1 1% (69)
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