Stone Barrington is back in New York City. Hoping for some downtime but that doesn’t seem to be in the cards for him.
I’m excited about this one. Joan, who is one of my favorite characters, is front and center in this one. Introducing her uber-rich aunt to Stone. Her aunt has somewhat of a chequered past but is also married to one of the wealthiest men in the world. Or she was until he recently died.
Although she’s sixty, she looks forty and has the hots for Stone. And who wouldn’t? She also wants to give him millions in business and make him the executor of her will and her stepson’s trust. The stepson is too bad for a black sheep even. And boy does this Eddie character not have a moral bone in his body.
He is desperate and we all know desperate people do desperate things. Like murder and forgery.
This was a very humorous book. Stone always has a good sense of humor but who knew about Joan?
Woods always gives us a good time with Stone, Dino, and Joan. This one was especially good!
NetGalley/02 Aug 2022 Penguin Group/Putnam
Stuart Woods passed away on July 22, 2022 Our hearts will be broken and grateful for all of the wonderful books we enjoyed!