A Jack Reacher Novel
By Lee Child
(Dell, Mass Market Paperback, 9780440245988, 496pp.)
Publication Date: May 19, 2009
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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The ultimate loner.
An elite ex-military cop who left the service years ago, he’s moved from place to place…without family…without possessions…without commitments.
And without fear. Which is good, because trouble—big, violent, complicated trouble—finds Reacher wherever he goes. And when trouble finds him, Reacher does not quit, not once…not ever.
But some unfinished business has now found Reacher. And Reacher is a man who hates unfinished business.
Ten years ago, a key investigation went sour and someone got away with murder. Now a chance encounter brings it all back. Now Reacher sees his one last shot. Some would call it vengeance. Some would call it redemption. Reacher would call it…justice.
Lee Child is the author of thirteen Jack Reacher thrillers, including the New York Times bestsellers Persuader, The Enemy, One Shot, The Hard Way, and #1 bestsellers Bad Luck and Trouble and Nothing to Lose. His debut, Killing Floor, won both the Anthony and the Barry awards for Best First Mystery, and The Enemy won both the Barry and Nero awards for Best Novel. Foreign rights in the Reacher series have sold in forty territories. All titles have been optioned for major motion pictures. Child, a native of England and a former television director, lives in New York City, where he is at work on his fourteenth Jack Reacher thriller.
The retired U.S. military policeman is in pursuit of a sniper in the latest installment of the suspense series. Child says its both fun and challenging to make these novels "the same but different." More at NPR.org
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"Reacher is a modern-day Shane.... [and Lee Child] is known as the master of the plot twist."—Daily News (NY)
The novels of Lee Child are:
“Spectacular.” —Seattle Times
“Terrific…swift and brutal.” —The New York Times
“What a page-turner should be.” —Michael Connelly
“Bang-on suspense.” —Houston Chronicle
“The best-written, best-plotted, best in just about every way...” —Boston Globe