Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Severe Clear

The fourth book in my 2013 reading quest is Severe Clear.
 
I have been a fan of author Stuart Woods since my early teenage years. I wasn't big into reading growing up but when I was around 13 or 14 years old, I came across one of his books. I don't even know how it came into my possession but it was called Choke. From then on out, I have read every Stuart Woods book. I also own his entire collection as well. He's written more than 50 books and I have never been disappointed in one. 

Severe Clear follows Stone Barrington, a New York City police detective turned lawyer on his latest adventure. This time Stone and his ex partner Dino are taking their sons out to Los Angeles to celebrate the opening of the hotel Arrington. The hotel is honoring the lost life of Stone's late wife Arrington Calder Barrington. 

Having acquired a large amount of wealth and property before her untimely death in part to her previous husband and movie star Vance Calder, Arrington had set in motion the plans for a luxury hotel to be built in Beverly Hills. After she was killed Stone made sure that those plans went forward to honor her memory and continue to build the legacy for their son Peter. Peter who wants to break into show business has already directed and written one blockbuster hit all under the age of 18. 

However, once the group arrives in L.A. they discover things are not what they seem. Someone out there in the world plans to destroy the opening weekend of The Arrington and possibly destroy the city as well. Stone finds himself against the clock to save everyone he cares about the legacy of Arrington. 

If you love mystery and fiction then give Stuart Woods a try. I do suggest starting at the beginning of the Stone Barrington Series which I believe the first book is, New York Dead.

2 comments:

Krysten @ Why Girls Are Weird said...

Oooh sounds good, maybe have to add this to my to read list!

Sam M said...

Dang, you're totally reading a lot so far this year. Every time I see these posts I remember I need to blog about the books I read...and then I forget until I read another one of your book posts.