Standup Guy: A Stone Barrington Novel

By Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington is again in an edge-of-your-seat experience within the New York Times bestselling series.

After giving criminal recommendation to his newest consumer, Stone Barrington thinks he’s performed with the fellow. yet it’s quickly transparent that Stone hasn’t visible the tip of the case. a number of everyone is keenly attracted to this gentleman’s actions and the way they could relate to a long-ago crime…and a few of them will cease at not anything to discover the data they desire.

On a hunt that leads from Florida’s tropical seashores to the luxurious holiday houses of the Northeast, Stone reveals himself strolling a tightrope among bold gurus and seedy lowlifes who all have an analogous prize of their attractions. during this cutthroat contest of wills, it’s winner-takes-all—and Stone will want each piece of his crafty and resourcefulness to be the final guy status.

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I’ll be there round 5, if we’re going to sit at 8. You’ll need to vanish whereas I’m cooking, I don’t desire a distraction. ” “Very strong. ” “Would you love to ask Dino and Viv? ” “Why no longer? when you haven’t heard from me in ten mins, they’re in. ” “Bye. ” She hung up, and Stone referred to as Dino. “You and Viv up for dinner the following, cooked by means of Hank? ” “Can she cook dinner? ” “She’s making the entire correct noises. ” “What time? ” “Seven, within the research. We’re banished from the kitchen until eventually dinnertime. ” “You’re on.

Are you able to examine whatever approximately him that may aid us locate him? ” “Come on, Bob, what’s happening? ” “I imagine he may need the money, or a few of it, that you simply by no means recovered. ” “Where do you're thinking that he may be? ” “Maybe South Florida. the place may well he hang around? ” “Jeez, I don’t be aware of. the place these men continuously hang around: the song, a few bar someplace. ” “That’s it, huh? not anything else? ” “I been retired ten years, Bob. you want to have anyone more energizing than me to invite. ” “Okay, Harry, return on your corned red meat sandwich.

And Mrs. Coulter are right here. ” “Please ship them in. ” She got here in first, and Stone observed an enticing, fashionable girl in her overdue forties, then he observed her husband, who used to be very tall, slender, and wore a mustache and thick, salt-and-pepper hair, and an excellent swimsuit. He didn’t be aware of the fellow, and whilst he spoke that didn’t support both. yet why used to be he wide-spread? “Mr. Barrington, i'm Jack Coulter, and this is often my spouse, Hillary, till final week, Hillary Foote. ” “How do you do, Mr. Barrington,” she stated. They prepared themselves within the chairs supplied, and Stone took one, too.

How’d he steer clear of arrest for therefore lengthy? ” “He needs to be genuine cautious. you recognize, it’s humorous, his uncle Eduardo by no means bought busted, both, until eventually his buddies gave him up after his massive heist. ” “Maybe warning runs within the kinfolk. He’s received a father named Gino, lives in Queens. Run him, will you? ” “Hang on. ” there has been the sound of laptop keys clicking. “Nada,” Dino acknowledged. “He’s fresh. ” “That’s confusing. you're thinking that it skill something? ” “Means what? I can’t ponder something. both they have been all 3 very smart and cautious, or all of them bought very fortunate.

I guess I’ll need to placed outfits directly to pass as much as Grace’s industry. ” “Yes, until you will have a experience domestic in a police motor vehicle. ” “On my manner, I’ll decide up whatever extra informal. I haven’t been buying approach too lengthy. ” “As you would like. ” They settled into the couch and sipped their beverages. “How have your spent some time off? ” Stone requested. “Mostly simply vegging and observing previous videos on television. ” “What did you watch? ” “Singin’ within the Rain, long gone with the Wind, the simplest Years of Our Lives. ” “All favorites of mine, too.

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