By Stuart Woods
Stone Barrington enters the cutthroat fray of politics within the remarkable new mystery from ny Times--bestselling writer Stuart Woods.
When Stone Barrington travels to la for the largest political conference of the yr, he reveals the scene really shaken up: a stunning newcomer—and shut pal of Stone’s—has given the delegates an unforeseen selection, an important alliances are made and damaged in the back of closed doorways, and apparently multiple seat might be up for grabs. And amid the formidable schemers and hangers-on are a couple of those who may possibly use the chaotic occasions as conceal for extra sinister plans. . . .
In this milieu of glad-handing and backroom bargains, simply the canniest participant can pop out on most sensible . . . and it'll take all of Stone’s discretion and powers of persuasion to rearrange a fascinating final result.
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Noble Savages, the band made up from Sixth Formers at nearby Milton College Public School for Boys, were playing in the hall at lunch-break. What a strange day for a school day. Rather wonderful, too. Petra had been paired with Darcey Lewis and they'd been teamed with Mrs McNeil who was eighty-one years old and lived on her own in a flat in the mansion block above the shops near Finchley Road underground station. ‘I didn't know people even lived here,’ said Darcey. ’ Petra said. ‘I didn't mean it that way,’ said Darcey ingenuously.
She slinked her slender frame into a pristine white lab coat and swept her hair away from her face with a wide velvet hairband. Kitty meanwhile took off her black crocheted shrug and slung it over the back of a chair, kicked off her thumping great black boots with the integrated steel shin guards and clumped down into the old pair of black trainers she kept at the studio. It was only when she tied back the drapes of her dyed black hair that her eyes became visible, meticulously delineated by bold swipes of black eyeliner, shaded in with eye shadow the colour of bruising and emphasized by thick slicks of jet black mascara.
Petra wonders what she actually has the energy to do. She has some out-work from Charlton Squire, the gallery owner and jeweller who takes a sizeable commission of her sales but who keeps her earnings a little more constant by giving her his own designs to make up. She sips tea. She is starting to feel more human. She sends Rob a text to say sorry bout last nite – ta 4 saving me! g. luv u! p xxx Spring sunshine filters through the dusty studio windows. Eric looks so comical and sweet. Kitty is stooped in concentration, the cuff sending out dazzles of light as the sun catches it.