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Authors: Stuart Woods
Tags: #Suspense, #Thriller, #Mystery
Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“Blackmail, murder, suspense, love—what else could you want in a book?”
“This slickly entertaining suspenser displays Woods at the top of his game…. Woods delivers a marvelously sophisticated, thoroughly modern, old-fashioned read.”
Publishers Weekly, starred review
“There is something delightfully nasty about the way Stuart Woods settles every account in his crime capers. Even more delightful is the juggling act that lasts almost to the last page, when the payoffs fall like autumn leaves.”
New York Daily News
“Woods know how to keep the narrative pace in overdrive…. An entertaining page-turner.”
New York Times Book Review
“A real page-turner with surprises along the way.”
“Woods does show a reader a good time.”
Washington Post Book World
“Engages the reader’s imagination in an unconventional way. Compels us to place the novel’s events on the silver screen in the shadow of a latter-day Hitchcock, and somehow, it works.”
“High melodrama and unexpected twists make this teflon-coated blockbuster business as usual in Woods’s practiced hands.”
“A high-concept action thriller.”
“Keeps you reading.”
Stone Barrington Novels
New York Dead
Dead in the Water
Swimming to Catalina
Worst Fears Realized
The Short Forever
Run Before the Wind
Under the Lake
Santa Fe Rules
Blue Water, Green Skipper
A Romantic’s Guide to the Country Inns of Britain and England
Cover design and illustraction by John Lewis
This is a work of fiction. The characters, incidents, and dialogues are products of the author’s imagination and are not to be construed as real. Any resemblance to actual events or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.
SWIMMING TO CATALINA. Copyright © 1998 by Stuart Woods. All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. By payment of the required fees, you have been granted the non-exclusive, non-transferable right to access and read the text of this e-book on-screen. No part of this text may be reproduced, transmitted, down-loaded, decompiled, reverse engineered, or stored in or introduced into any information storage and retrieval system, in any form or by any means, whether electronic or mechanical, now known or hereinafter invented, without the express written permission of HarperCollins e-books.
“We Are Very Different People”: Stuart Woods on Stone Barrington. This interview originally appeared in
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EPub Edition © APRIL 2003 ISBN: 9780061798320
A hardcover edition of this book was published in 1998 by HarperCollins
First HarperPaperbacks printing: December 1998
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Table of Contents
Stone Barrington: The First Five