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Touchstone (Harris Stuyvesant, #1) Hailed For Her Rich And Powerful Works Of Psychological Suspense As Well As Her New York Times Bestselling Mysteries, Laurie R King Now Takes Us To A Remote Cottage In Cornwall Where A Gripping Tale Of Intrigue, Terrorism, And Explosive Passions Begins With A Visit To A Recluse Upon Whom The Fate Of An Entire Nation May Rest A Man Code Named Touchstone.It S Eight Years After The Great War Shattered Bennett Grey S Life, Leaving Him With An Excruciating Sensitivity To The Potential Of Human Violence, And Making Social Contact All But Impossible Once Studied By British Intelligence For His Unique Abilities, Grey Has Withdrawn From A Rapidly Changing World Until An American Bureau Of Investigation Agent Comes To Investigate For Himself Grey S Potential As A Weapon In A Vicious New Kind Of Warfare Agent Harris Stuyvesant Desperately Needs Grey S Help Entering A World Where The Rich And The Radical Exist Side By Side A Heady Mix Of The Powerful And The Celebrated, Among Whom Lurks An Enemy Ready To Strike A Deadly Blow At Democracy On Both Sides Of The Atlantic.Here, Among A Titled Family Whose Servants Dress In Whimsical Costumes And Whose Daughter Conducts An Open Affair With A Man Who Wants To Bring Down The Government, Stuyvesant Finds Himself Dangerously Seduced By One Woman And Even Dangerously Falling In Love With Another And As He Sifts Through Secrets Divulged And Kept, He Uncovers The Target Of A Horrifying Conspiracy, And Wonders If He Can Trust His Touchstone, Grey, To Reveal The Most Dangerous Player Of All.Building To An Astounding Climax On An Ancient English Estate, Touchstone Is Both A Harrowing Thriller By A Master Of The Genre And A Thought Provoking Exploration Of The Forces That Drive History And Human Destinies.

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  • Hardcover
  • 548 pages
  • Touchstone (Harris Stuyvesant, #1)
  • Laurie R. King
  • English
  • 10 November 2019
  • 0553803557

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10 thoughts on “Touchstone (Harris Stuyvesant, #1)

  1. says:

    When I started reading Laurie R King s Mary Russell Sherlock Holmes series a couple of years ago after a very long break from her work, I didn t know about this novel First published in 2007, it s been a standalone work until recently, when a second novel featuring the same main protagonists, The Bones of Paris, was published I like King s writing Her prose is excellent, she does a good job creating interesting if not always believable characters, her evocation of time and place is powerf When I started reading Laurie R King s Mary Russell Sherlock Holmes series a couple of years ago after a very long break from her work, I didn t know about this novel First published in 2007, it s been a standalone work until recently, when a second novel featuring the same m...

  2. says:

    This was a haunting book that carefully toed the line between supernatural fiction and mystery Laurie King is the author of several excellent series the Holmes Russell books are among my all time favorites and this was definitely closer to the suspense thriller side of mystery than her others The story involves an FBI agent tracking down a terrorist in the 1920 s, who gets pulled into a cr...

  3. says:

    When you d rather fold laundry than read a bookit s time to put the book aside and move on to something else.

  4. says:

    I usually like Laurie King s books, she s on my author alert at the library, but I took this out TWICE from the library, and couldn t finish it either time The second time, I didn t even want to pick it up there were just too many other interesting things to do or read.The first time I got about halfway throug...

  5. says:

    Love the author s Russell Holmes and Kate Martinelli series so I was glad to see she created another world and characters set in the 20s with dogged Harris Stuyvesant for the protagonist.Harris is an American Federal agent and he is on the hunt for a bomber who struck several times in the US, but is an Englishman He takes leave and heads to England to track him down But this is no ordinary man and he circulates in the highest circles of English society So Harris is forced to elicit the Love the author s Russell Holmes and Kate Martinelli series so I was glad to see she created another world and characters set in ...

  6. says:

    This is a stand alone novel, not related to either of her series It s 1926, and FBI agent Harris Stuyvesant has come to London in search of a bomber for help, he s sent to Englishman Bennett Grey, whose experiences in World War I have left him with an unearthly sensitivity to other people s thoughts and who has been hiding in Cornwall for years Almost against his will, Grey agrees to help Stuyvesant by gaining him entry into an elite milieu which includes Lady Laura Hurleigh, who is devoting This is a stand alone novel, not related to either of her series It s 1926, and FBI agent Harris Stuyvesant has come to London in search of a bomber for help, he s sent to Englishman Bennett Grey, whose experiences in World War I have left him with an unearthly sensitivity to other people s thoughts and who has been hiding in Cornwall for years Almost against his will, Grey agrees to help Stuyvesant by gaining him entry into an elite milieu which...

  7. says:

    It took me a little while to get into this political thriller a stand alone book from King, whom I love for her excellent series Set in the 1920s, in an England torn between unions and a conservative government, an American agent arrives seeking a terrorist suspect Secret agents and terrorists aren t really my favourite sort of books, so it took me a little while...

  8. says:

    Like all of Laurie s work it is finely weaved and very well told.I was able to pick up most of the breadcrumb trail as to who and marvel at Laurie s talent for sculpting that character so well that the why is not only believable but could even be considered admirable.

  9. says:

    I like Laurie King and was excited that she wrote a nice, thick book I was so bored with this book, but I kept reading hoping it would get better No luck Her other books I recommend they are mysteries but don t bother with this one BOOOOORRRIING

  10. says:

    IMHO, Laurie King is a gifted author I ve enjoyed her mysteries Most recently, I received and read her new book, LOCKDOWN Many people like her Mary Russell Sherlock Holmes novels, but I ve not been able to get into them I was looking for a audiobook while traveling, and ran across this novel It takes place shortly after WWI and involves a veteran who suffers emotionally from war experiences The unique premise of King s plot is that Bennett Grey, the veteran has the ability to understand wh IMHO, Laurie King is a gifted author I ve enjoyed her mysteries Most recently, I received and read her new book, LOCKDOWN Many people like her Mary Russell Sherlock Holmes novels, but I ve not been able to get into them I was looking for a audiobook while traveling, and ran across this novel It takes place shortly after WWI and involves a veteran who suffers...

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