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Sex, Lies & Serious Money Audiobook

Sex, Lies & Serious Money

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Publisher's Summary

Stone Barrington takes on a client who gives him a run for his money in the newest heart-stopping thriller from the New York Times best-selling author.

Fresh off the runway at Teterboro, Stone Barrington arrives home to find an unexpected new client on his doorstep, anxiously soliciting his help. But everything is not as it seems when the client reveals the true nature - and value - of his recent turn of fortune.

From luxury New York high-rises to the sprawling New Mexico desert, his client is pursued from all angles...and Stone quickly learns that easy money isn't always so easy.

©2016 Stuart Woods (P)2016 Penguin Audio

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    JR 11-01-16
    JR 11-01-16
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    "The Stone Barrington series should end"
    Would you try another book from Stuart Woods and/or Tony Roberts?

    I have listened to other Stuart Woods books narrated by Tony Roberts and have been impressed with past books and the other series.


    Has Sex, Lies & Serious Money turned you off from other books in this genre?

    I have read or listened to every Stone Barrington book, as he was previously one of my favorite characters up until the last few years. It seems as if Stuart Woods is now simply writing books in order to meet his deadlines. This series has been absolutely horrible for a couple of years now, while this last book will also be the last one I download. Each book is now nothing more than a test to see how much money each wealthy character can unrealistically spend. There is no real depth or intriguing storylines within these books anymore. The first 2-3 hours of this book were useless and mind numbing.


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Tony Roberts?

    I think Tony Roberts does a great job with his narrations. It is too bad storyline is horrific, as there is only so much Mr. Roberts can do with the material.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    This booked sparked anger and disappointment because I remember when the Stone Barrington series was exciting. Apparently the primary storyline for this series is now how to spend millions and millions of dollars at a moment's notice. Until I hear a future book is the last in this series, I can't waste my time listening to any future Stone Barrington books. Such a sad decline of a once great series.


    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Renne M. 10-29-16
    Renne M. 10-29-16

    happy reader

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    "No real plot, just excuse for sex and shopping"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    This is just rich people indulging themselves in sex and spending gross amounts of money. Very thin plot and just when you think it might get interesting, the book suddenly ends. I do not recommend this book.


    Did Tony Roberts do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

    Yes, but Dino's nouveau is grating and irritating.


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Sex, Lies & Serious Money?

    The entire book could be deleted.


    Any additional comments?

    This is a ridiculous book.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Martha 10-29-16
    Martha 10-29-16
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    "Short and Sour"

    Stone Barrington was a character on the periphery. New character Lawrence Hayworth not that interesting. As in many of Stuart Woods' too short novels, not much depth to plot or characters. Did he write this in an hour? Ending abrupt and unfinished. Too many of the books in this series subpar despite great characters.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Marianne United States 10-29-16
    Marianne United States 10-29-16 Member Since 2016

    Love to take my walks listening to audible books

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    "Disappointing"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    Woods has become complacent. This is the second time I have been disappointed in a Stone Barrington book.


    What could Stuart Woods have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    It would have been nice if there had been a decent story line.


    What does Tony Roberts bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    His reading is fine as always. He didn't have much to work with.


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Sex, Lies & Serious Money?

    Almost the entire first 2/3rds of the book


    Any additional comments?

    A terrible waste of a good character

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Troy Stafford 11-30-16 Member Since 2016
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    "what the heck"

    what''s the deal with the rather abrupt ending?!? it's as if Mr. Woods decided he was tired of typing mid paragraph. sheesh.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    beverly 11-26-16
    beverly 11-26-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Very Disappointed"

    Story drags,has little to do with Stone.a complete waste of money and time.Not at all like Stewart Woods books. Did he write it?

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    Traci C. Paciulli 11-26-16 Member Since 2015

    tracis111

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    "Waiting and Waiting...Too much unimportant detail"
    Would you try another book from Stuart Woods and/or Tony Roberts?

    No


    What could Stuart Woods have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Less detail about ridiculous stuff like how many shirts he purchased or what kind of engine the plane had....I was waiting for the book to get interesting...it never did


    How could the performance have been better?

    Hard to tell the difference between men speaking and women speaking. Clearly the narrator was a smoker which was a bit frustrating


    Any additional comments?

    I will not purchase another of these books

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Joyce Marietta, GA, United States 11-22-16
    Joyce Marietta, GA, United States 11-22-16 Member Since 2013
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    "same old story"

    too abrupt an ending. unfinished story lines. but I enjoyed it anyway despite the predictability.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    James merrillville, IN, United States 11-20-16
    James merrillville, IN, United States 11-20-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Where is the beef???"

    I have listen to all of the series of Stone leading up to this one and am a big fan. This book was just a rambling, with not focus. Not sure if I continue this series. Seems like they are just pumping out books

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Mel 11-20-16
    Mel 11-20-16 Member Since 2010
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    "Not the normal Stuart Woods Stone book."

    I love Stuart Woods, but this book was very disappointing. No real story or plot. The characters were not believable. Please bring back the mystery for Stone or end this series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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