From our friends at Rutland Historical Society: MSJ yearbooks (1939-1993 except 1943 which was not published) is online at the Historical Society website.
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Stuart Woods writes the Stone Barrington mysteries and other suspense novels that are full of fast-paced action. Here are some other mystery and suspense authors you might like.
Jeffrey Archer: Like Woods, Jeffrey Archer has written a diverse range of Thrillers from the serious to the commercial, relating fascinating tales and peopled with likable characters who come to a satisfying end. International intrigue and double-dealing fill his page-turning novels, but he also includes a glimpse of the rich and powerful, as does Woods.
Stephen J. Cannell: Screenwriter Stephen J. Cannell’s novels possess a similar cinematic appeal as those of Woods — fast pacing, characters who could be on the screen, action scenes, and revenge. While the plots may be more complex than those of Woods, the characters — particularly series character LA police detective Shane Scully — will certainly appeal.
Harlan Coben: Suspense fans who enjoy Stuart Woods’ breakneck pacing and twisting plots may want to give Harlan Coben’s suspense novels a try. Readers who enjoy the speedy pacing and wise-acre characters of Woods’ two mystery series will find the same elements in Coben’s tightly plotted, page-turning Myron Bolitar mysteries
Nelson DeMille: If you like fast-paced and suspenseful Suspense stories books for adults featuring Former police; men/women relations; and murder, you might like both Woods and DeMille.
Robert B. Parker: Best known for Spenser, his Boston-based Private Investigator, Robert B. Parker has created three Mystery series and several stand-alone titles all which have a similar theme: how to live correctly, by a personal code of honor, in a violent world.
Lawrence Sanders: Like Woods, Lawrence Sanders wrote a range of titles, from the serious to the more commercial. Woods’ and Sanders’ works are both characterized by intricate plots, filled with twists and betrayals, series and non-series characters, and provocative story lines