Dead in the Water - Chapters 1-4 Summary & Analysis

Stuart Woods
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Chapters 1-4 Summary

Stone Barrington is a character who has been featured in two other Stuart Woods novels, beginning with New York Dead and continuing with Dirt before this novel. In this novel, the cop turned lawyer is in St. Marks, a tropical island south of Antigua, for vacation.

In Chapter 1, Stone Barrington wakes on a charter boat moored in English Harbor on St. Marks, hoping his girlfriend, Arrington Carter, will join him that day. Arrington was supposed to fly out with Stone the day before, but she was delayed by a meeting with a publisher about an exclusive interview with the Hollywood heartthrob, Vance Calder. As Stone begins his day, he sees a large yacht come into the harbor with a single woman aboard. The harbor officials climb aboard the yacht and quickly call the police. As Stone watches, the woman is taken...

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