L.A. Dead (A Stone Barrington Novel)

By Stuart Woods

Cop-turned-lawyer-and-investigator Stone Barrington ventures out to the west coast-and out on a limb-in this "stylish whodunit" (Detroit News) packed with romance and homicide from the bestselling writer of The Run and Worst Fears Realized.

Stone's journey to Venice-with a fiery Mafia princess-is lower brief through a frantic mobile name from part a global away. a star homicide has la in an uproar and has a former flame pining for Stone's help-in extra methods than one...

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Are you in love along with her? ” “I’m . . . a bit pressured approximately that,” Stone acknowledged. She took his hand back. “Let me aid transparent your brain. ” “I’ll admit, I had misgivings, even sooner than going to Venice, yet she used to be beautiful overwhelming. ” “I can imagine,” Arrington stated tartly. “Now, i believe i need to were loopy. Dino has been telling me that because the second I met her. ” “Dino is a truly clever man,” Arrington stated. “Listen to him. i understand how overwhelming a second could be; that’s how I got here to marry Vance. You’re good out of that dating. ” “I’m now not precisely out of it, yet,” Stone answered. “I nonetheless need to converse to her; she’s been . . . unavailable while I’ve known as her. She’s in Sicily. ” “That’s almost about a ways adequate away,” Arrington acknowledged. “That may still make it more straightforward for you. ” “I’m going to need to inform Eduardo, too. ” “I can know how dealing with him will be extra daunting than telling Dolce. ” “He’s been very style to me; he made it undeniable that he used to be more than happy approximately my turning into his son-in-law. ” “He’s a pleasant guy, yet try out to not make him indignant. He might make a foul enemy, from what Vance has instructed me approximately him. ” “Yes, i do know; or, no less than, that’s what Dino retains telling me. God understands, I don’t wish him for an enemy. ” “Well, I wouldn’t permit an excessive amount of time move earlier than squaring this with either Eduardo and Dolce,” Arrington stated. “It won’t get any more uncomplicated. ” “I know,” Stone responded. the telephone at the desk among them rang, and Arrington picked it up. “Yes? Oh, hi, Manolo; certain, I’m rather well, thanks. I’ll be spending a few days out right here. ” She listened for a second. “Did the police make a lot of a multitude? good, I’m convinced you and Isabel can deal with it. certain, he’s the following. ” She passed the telephone to Stone. “Manolo desires to converse to you. ” Stone took the telephone. “Hello, Manolo. ” “Good night, Mr. Barrington. a woman has been telephoning you right here; she’s known as a number of instances. A pass over Bianchi? ” “Yes, i do know her; I’ll name her the following day. ” “She left a host. ” Stone learned he had left Dolce’s quantity in Sicily on the Bel-Air residence. He took out a pen and laptop. “Please provide it to me. ” Manolo repeated the quantity; Stone thanked him and hung up. “Dolce known as? ” Arrington requested. “Yes. ” He checked out his computer. “She appears on the Bel-Air inn. ” “Why don’t you name her from the study,” Arrington stated. “I don’t are looking to pay attention this dialog. ” “Good inspiration. ” Stone went into the learn and dialed the lodge quantity. “Bel-Air Hotel,” the operator stated. “Miss Dolce Bianchi, please. ” “One second. I’m sorry, sir, yet we don’t have a person via that identify registered. ” Stone was once baffled for a second; then he had a poor suggestion. “Do you've gotten a Mrs. Stone Barrington? ” “Yes, sir; I’ll attach you. ” because the cellphone rang, Stone gritted his tooth. Nineteen the telephone RANG AND RANG, AND FOR A second, Stone notion she’d be out. He was once sighing with aid while Dolce, a bit breathless, picked it up. “Hello? ” Stone couldn’t fairly carry himself to talk. “Stone, don’t you grasp up on me,” she acknowledged. “I’m the following.

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