The Prince of Beverly Hills, Stuart Woods
  • List: $17.50  |  Sale: $12.25
    Club: $8.75
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

The Prince of Beverly Hills

Author: Stuart Woods

Narrator: Stephen Hoye

Unabridged: 8 hr 50 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Penguin Audio

Published: 01/05/2016

Genre: Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural

Synopsis

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...

Recommended

The Camel Club, David Baldacci
The Camel Club
by David Baldacci

Welcome to THE CAMEL CLUB. Existing at the fringes of Washington, D.C., the Club consists of four eccentric members. Led by a mysterious man known as "Oliver Stone," they study conspiracy theories, current events, and the machinations of government...

Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Published: 10/25/2005

Dark of the Moon, John Sandford
Dark of the Moon
by John Sandford

The first Virgil Flowers novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author John Sandford.Virgil's been doing the hard stuff for three years, but he’s never seen anything like this. In the small rural town of Bluestem, an old man is bound in his ...

Narrator: Eric Conger
Published: 10/02/2007

Iron Orchid, Stuart Woods
Iron Orchid
by Stuart Woods

When his plane exploded off the coast of Maine, authorities thought they had seen the last of Teddy Fay, the ex-CIA tech wizard who kills his political targets for sport. But now they've found irrefutable evidence that he is alive and up to his old ...

Narrator: Carrington Macduffie
Published: 10/06/2005

A Prisoner of Birth, Jeffrey Archer
A Prisoner of Birth
by Jeffrey Archer

Danny Cartwright and Spencer Craig never should have met. One evening, Danny, an East End cockney who works as a garage mechanic, takes his fianceA© up to the West End to celebrate their engagement. He crosses the path of Spencer Craig, a West ...

Narrator: Roger Allam
Published: 03/04/2008

Consent to Kill A Thriller, Vince Flynn
Consent to Kill
by Vince Flynn

Fearless counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp finds himself directly in the line of fire in the latest riveting political thriller from New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn. For years, Mitch Rapp's bold actions have saved the lives of cou...

Narrator: Stephen Lang,Armand Schultz
Published: 10/11/2005

The Forgotten, David Baldacci
The Forgotten
by David Baldacci

In Paradise, nothing is what it seems... THE FORGOTTEN Army Special Agent John Puller is the best there is. A combat veteran, Puller is the man the U.S. Army relies on to investigate the toughest crimes facing the nation. Now he has a new case-but ...

Narrator: Ron McLarty
Published: 11/20/2012

Judge & Jury, James Patterson
Judge & Jury
by James Patterson

Andie DeGrasse, an aspiring actress and single mom, is not your typical juror. Hoping to get dismissed from the pool, she tells the judge that most of her legal knowledge comes from a bit part curling around a stripper's pole in The Sopranos. But s...

Narrator: Joe Mantegna
Published: 07/10/2006

4th of July, James Patterson
4th of July
by James Patterson

A young girl is killed in crossfire after a routine arrest goes terribly wrong, and Lt. Lindsay Boxer has to defend herself against a charge of police brutality. In a landmark trial that transfixes the nation, Lindsay fights to save her career and ...

Narrator: Carolyn McCormick
Published: 05/02/2005

Heat Lightning, John Sandford
Heat Lightning
by John Sandford

Virgil Flowers hunts a killer responsible for a strange string of murders in this thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author John Sandford.On a hot, humid summer night in Minnesota, Virgil Flowers gets a call from Lucas Davenport. A body has...

Narrator: Eric Conger
Published: 09/23/2008

About the Author

The American novelist hailing from Georgia, Stuart Woods, had a long and lustrous career in competition sailing. The interest, maybe obsession, with sailing began after he had spent time in London, then Ireland to write a novel about an old family story which he had heard as a child. He began putting together a crew for sailing competition shortly after he moved to Ireland.

It was in conjunction with a certain race, the MORCRA Azores Race and the OSTAR, Woods met with publishers to trade writing a book about his sailing experiences in return for sponsorship of the races. Golden Harp was launched in 1975, followed by Golden, Golden Apple, Golden Shamrock, Golden Delicious, and Harp.

Wood's novel, Blue Water. Green Skipper was published in 1977. His next book took a different turn and was based on his extensive travels around England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. It was entitled, A Romantic's Guide to the Country Inns of Britain and Ireland. He then followed those two non-fiction books with several series of novels featuring recurring casts of characters and also with characters and their love interests, and frequent use of the New York restaurant Elaine's as a meeting place. Woods has published a memoir, a travel book, and forty-four novels in a thirty-seven year career.

Reviews Write A Review

AudiobooksNow review by Elizabeth on 2008-08-16 17:55:01

Very good storyline. I enjoyed the book. A good twist at the end.

{"id":"1228558","ean":"9780735284654","abr":"Unabridged","title":"The Prince of Beverly Hills","subtitle":"","author":"Stuart Woods","rating_average":"4","narrator":"Stephen Hoye","ubr_id":"1228558","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"17.50","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"11.38","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Stephen Hoye","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 8 hr 30 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}