Strategic Moves by Stuart Woods
(A Stone Barrington Mystery)

52%

5 Critic Reviews

Woods, who evidently writes to a precise word length without bothering with beginnings and endings, delivers loads of juicy complications but no payoffs.
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Synopsis

Stone Barrington's been set up to take a big fall...

Stone's undercover dealings with M16 have brought in a big new client. That means a huge bonus and a partnership-until Stone gets wind of an impending scandal that might torpedo his big promotion...and his life.

 

About Stuart Woods

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Stuart Woods is the author of thirty-three novels. He lives in Key West, on Mt. Desert Island in Maine, and in New York City. Readers may learn more about him and his work, read an interview, and correspond with him on his Web site at www.stuartwoods.com.
 
Published January 18, 2011 by G.P. Putnam's Sons. 384 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Critic reviews for Strategic Moves
All: 5 | Positive: 2 | Negative: 3

Kirkus

Below average

Woods, who evidently writes to a precise word length without bothering with beginnings and endings, delivers loads of juicy complications but no payoffs.

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Publishers Weekly

Below average
on Oct 18 2010

...certain details, like the British government in the age of the Internet trying to suppress a story by banning sales of the New York Times, may strike others as less than credible.

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Book Reporter

Good
on Mar 28 2011

Stone Barrington is charming, witty, and a smart and likable hero...STRATEGIC MOVES promises a rapid-fire action but full development of all characters written.

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Suite 101

Below average
on Feb 21 2011

The drawback of this novel is its lack of plausibility.

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Large Print Reviews

Good
on Jun 03 2011

Stone becomes entangled in a CIA somewhat illegal matter...Stone is drawn into the affairs of a likable thief and con artist Pablo Estancia. These are just some of the adventures in this very enjoyable novel.

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