By Stuart Woods
Stone Barrington returns to big apple during this exciting novel from New York Times bestselling writer Stuart Woods.
After a effective journey to Bel-Air, Stone Barrington is again in Manhattan—and again in his point, able to go back to the area of deluxe high quality eating and chic excessive society that big apple does best.
But then an unforeseen stopover at from his buddy and periodic lover, CIA assistant director Holly Barker, attracts Stone right into a risky video game of homicide and vengeance, opposed to an enemy with plans greater than they can ever think. . . .
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She hung up. Holly known as Stone. “I’m sorry I didn’t name you previous, I’ve been at all of it day. i am hoping you had dinner. ” “I’m nonetheless looking ahead to you. Dinner’s within the oven. ” “I’ll be there in ten mins. ” She hung up and headed for the elevator. — “All right,” Stone acknowledged, while he had dinner at the desk and had opened a bottle of wine. “Tell me. You’ll think higher. ” “Well, when you consider that you’re within the loop in this one i assume I’m on stable flooring should you understand extra. ” She started together with her visits to Kelli Keane, then went directly to her conversations with Felicity Devonshire. “So Jasmine is within the wind? ” “Absolutely. She can be anyplace by way of now. ” — Jasmine was once, in truth, thirty miles up the Thames from London in a secluded and cozy riverside condo. “How lengthy do i've got this position? ” she requested her touch, as she tossed her luggage at the mattress. “The relations is in Pakistan, traveling family members. They’re no longer due again for one more month. They’ve known as their housekeeper and instructed them that you're the doctor’s cousin, and you’re among residences and tenting the following. She’ll do for you. ” “Thank God I don’t need to exit. That’s how the whole lot fell aside. ” “It was once a fluke, that’s all. We’ve heard that the intelligence companies circulated your passport photograph greatly within the ministries. not more headdresses. costume fashionably. ” “As fashionably as i will with what’s during this bag,” Jasmine stated, commencing the case and beginning to positioned issues away within the visitor room dressing quarter. “I’ll get you a few catalogues, if you would like different issues. ” “Thank you, Habib. i need to visit mattress now. ” “Would you would like accomplish that on my own? ” “No, yet I’m going to besides. ” She pulled again the covers and commenced to undress. Habib left and closed the door at the back of him. — Kelli Keane used to be coming back from a gathering together with her editor at vainness reasonable whilst she stopped to choose up a bottle of wine for dinner. She left the wine store and stepped into the road to do somewhat jaywalking, while a vehicle she hadn’t spotted whizzed via so shut that the aspect reflect took the wine bottle out of her hand, smashing it into the road. She jumped again, terrified, then ran the remainder of the way in which domestic. — “What’s flawed? ” Jim requested as she got here during the door, tearing her coat off and flopping down in a chair. “Somebody attempted to run me down within the street,” she stated. “Drink, please. ” Jim placed a few ice in a tumbler and poured her oz. of bourbon. He placed it into her hand and located it shaking. “What form of automobile? ” “Dark—black, i feel. ” “Sedan? SUV? ” “SUV. I don’t understand what sort. ” “Did you get a glance on the plate? ” She shook her head and tugged on the drink. “I used to be too busy cowering among autos. The home windows have been darkened, I do not forget that. It took a good bottle of wine correct out of my hand, a Mondavi Reserve Cabernet. ” “That’s tragic,” Jim acknowledged, making her giggle. “Do you actually imagine they have been attempting to hit you? ” “How may possibly they arrive that shut in the event that they weren’t attempting?