The Prince of Beverly Hills by Stuart Woods audiobook

The Prince of Beverly Hills

By Stuart Woods
Read by Stephen Hoye

Penguin Random House, Penguin Audio

The Rick Barron Series: Book 1

8.83 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Brash detective Rick Barron enters the infamous Hollywood fast lane in this thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Stone Barrington series.   Los Angeles, 1939. It’s Hollywood’s Golden Age, and Rick Barron is a suave and sharp detective on the Beverly Hills force. After a run-in with his captain, he finds himself demoted, but soon lands a job on the security detail for Centurion Pictures, one of the hottest studios. The white knight of such movie stars as Clete Barrow, the British leading man with a penchant for parties, and Glenna Gleason, a peach of a talent on the verge of superstardom, Rick is dubbed “the Prince of Beverly Hills” by society columnists. But when he unearths a murder cover-up and a blackmail scam, he finds himself up against West Coast wise guys whose stakes are do-or-die...

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Brash detective Rick Barron enters the infamous Hollywood fast lane in this thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Stone Barrington series.
 
Los Angeles, 1939. It’s Hollywood’s Golden Age, and Rick Barron is a suave and sharp detective on the Beverly Hills force. After a run-in with his captain, he finds himself demoted, but soon lands a job on the security detail for Centurion Pictures, one of the hottest studios. The white knight of such movie stars as Clete Barrow, the British leading man with a penchant for parties, and Glenna Gleason, a peach of a talent on the verge of superstardom, Rick is dubbed “the Prince of Beverly Hills” by society columnists. But when he unearths a murder cover-up and a blackmail scam, he finds himself up against West Coast wise guys whose stakes are do-or-die...

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Woods certainly knows how to keep the pages turning. Booklist
“Since 1981, readers have not been able to get their fill of Stuart Woods’ New York Times bestselling novels of suspense. Orlando Sentinel
“Mr. Woods, like his characters, has an appealing way of making things nice and clear. The New York Times
A world-class mystery writer...I try to put Woods’s books down and I can’t. Houston Chronicle 
Stuart Woods is a no-nonsense, slam-bang storyteller. Chicago Tribune
“Woods writes with smooth confidence as famous names add spice to a diverting summer read that simmers but never gets hard-boiled. Kirkus Reviews

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Author Bio: Stuart Woods

Author Bio: Stuart Woods

Stuart Woods is a New York Times bestselling author. His first novel, Chiefs, the first of the Will Lee novels, won an Edgar Award for Best First Novel and was made into a television miniseries starring Charlton Heston. His other works include the Stone Barrington novels, the Holly Barker novels, the Ed Eagle novels, and a number of standalone works. He has had more than thirty straight New York Times bestsellers on the hardcover list. He was born in Manchester, Georgia, and earned his BA in sociology at the University of Georgia. Aside from being an accomplished novelist, he is also an avid sailor and has sailed in many prestigious races, including the Observer Single-Handed Trans-Atlantic Race (OSTAR) and the Fastnet Race. He wrote an account of his OSTAR race experiences in a memoir called Blue Water, Green Skipper, which was published in 1977.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Thrillers/Suspense
Runtime: 8.83
Audience: Adult
Language: English