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Lee Child - Author

About the Author

Lee Child is one of the world’s leading thriller writers.  His novels consistently achieve the number one slot in hardback and paperback on bestsellers lists on both sides of the Atlantic, and are translated into over forty languages.  His debut novel, Killing Floor, was written after he was made redundant from his television job in Manchester, and introduced his much-admired maverick hero, the former military cop Jack Reacher.  Born in Coventry, he now lives in America.

The 2013 Crime Writers’ Association Diamond Dagger was awarded to Lee Child.
 
Members of the CWA vote for the Diamond Dagger award-winner, which celebrates an author with an outstanding body of work in crime fiction.

Peter James, chair of the CWA, said: “I am delighted that the CWA has chosen Lee Child as this year's recipient. Lee is one of the few British crime-thriller authors to have become a global brand name; he is also an extremely charming and open person and a tireless promoter of our genre.”

Featured books by Lee Child

The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher 22)

The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher 22)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/04/2018

Jack Reacher takes an aimless stroll past a pawn shop in a small Midwestern town. In the window he sees a West Point class ring from 2005. It's tiny. It's a woman cadet's graduation present to herself. Why would she give it up? Reacher's a West Pointer too, and he knows what she went through to get it. Reacher tracks the ring back to its owner, step by step, down a criminal trail leading west. Like Big Foot come out of the forest, he arrives in the deserted wilds of Wyoming. All he wants is to find the woman. If she's OK, he'll walk away. If she's not ... he'll stop at nothing. He's still shaken by the recent horrors of Make Me, and now The Midnight Line sees him set on a raw and elemental quest for simple justice. Best advice: don't get in his way.

No Middle Name The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories

No Middle Name The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2018

The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher 22)

The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher 22)

Author: Lee Child Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2017

No Middle Name: Jack Reacher Story Collection The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories

No Middle Name: Jack Reacher Story Collection The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories

Author: Lee Child Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/05/2017

A brand-new novella, Too Much Time, is included, as are those previously only published in ebook form: Second Son, James Penney's New Identity, Guy Walks Into a Bar, Deep Down, High Heat, Not a Drill and Small Wars. Added to these is every other Reacher short story that Child has written: Everyone Talks, Maybe They Have a Tradition, No Room at the Motel and The Picture of the Lonely Diner. Read together, these twelve stories shed new light on Reacher's past, illuminating how he grew up and developed into the wandering avenger who has captured the imagination of millions around the world.

Night School

Night School

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/04/2017

In the morning, they gave Reacher a medal. And in the afternoon, they sent him back to school. Night School takes Reacher back to his army days, but this time he's not in uniform. With trusted sergeant Frances Neagley at his side, he must carry the fate of the world on his shoulders, in a wired, fiendishly clever new adventure that will make the cold sweat trickle down your spine.

Night School

Night School

Author: Lee Child Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2016

In the morning, they gave Reacher a medal. And in the afternoon, they sent him back to school. It's just a voice plucked from the air: 'The American wants a hundred million dollars'. For what? Who from? It's 1996, and the Soviets are long gone. But now there's a new enemy. In an apartment in Hamburg, a group of smartly-dressed young Saudis are planning something big. Jack Reacher is fresh off a secret mission and a big win. The Army pats him on the back and gives him a medal. And then they send him back to school. It's a school with only three students: Reacher, an FBI agent, and a CIA analyst. Their assignment? To find that American. And what he's selling. And to whom. There is serious shit going on, signs of a world gone mad. Night School takes Reacher back to his army days, but this time he's not in uniform. With trusted sergeant Frances Neagley at his side, he must carry the fate of the world on his shoulders, in a wired, fiendishly clever new adventure that will make the cold sweat trickle down your spine.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (Film Tie In)

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (Film Tie In)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/10/2016

Make Me

Make Me

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/03/2016

Jack Reacher has no place to go, and all the time in the world to get there, so a remote rail road stop on the prairie with the curious name of Mother's Rest seems perfect for an aimless one-day stopover. He expects to find a lonely pioneer tombstone in a sea of nearly-ripe wheat...but instead there is a woman waiting for a missing colleague, a cryptic note about two hundred deaths, and a small town full of silent, watchful people. Reacher's one-day stopover turns into an open-ended quest leading to the most hidden reaches of the internet, and right into the nightmare heart of darkness. Child's best for some time...with detective-story and romcom elements (even sly humour) on top of the psychological duels and set-piece violence. (Sunday Times).

Make Me

Make Me

Author: Lee Child Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2015

Jack Reacher has no place to go, and all the time in the world to get there, so a remote railroad stop on the prairie with the curious name of Mother's Rest seems perfect for an aimless one-day stopover. He expects to find a lonely pioneer tombstone in a sea of nearly-ripe wheat...but instead there is a woman waiting for a missing colleague, a cryptic note about two hundred deaths, and a small town full of silent, watchful people. Reacher's one-day stopover becomes an open-ended quest...into the heart of darkness. Prepare to be nailed to your seat by another hair-raising, heart-pounding adventure from the kick ass master of the thriller genre!

Personal

Personal

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/04/2015

Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a go-to hard man in the US military police, now he's a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone has taken a long-range shot at the French president. Only one man could have done it. And Reacher is the one man who can find him. This new heartstopping, nail biting book in Lee Child's number-one bestselling series takes Reacher across the Atlantic to Paris - and then to London. The stakes have never been higher - because this time, it's personal.

Personal

Personal

Author: Lee Child Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/08/2014

Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a go-to hard man in the US military police, now he's a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone has taken a long-range shot at the French president. Only one man could have done it. And Reacher is the one man who can find him. This new heart stopping, nail biting book in Lee Child's number-one bestselling series takes Reacher across the Atlantic to Paris - and then to London. The stakes have never been higher - because this time, it's personal.

Never Go Back (Jack Reacher 18)

Never Go Back (Jack Reacher 18)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/03/2014

Fast-paced, taut and punchy . (Sunday Mirror). Drop-out military cop Jack Reacher has hitchhiked his way to Virginia. His destination, the closest thing to a home he ever had: the headquarters of his old unit, the 110th Military Police. Reacher has no real reason to be here, except that he spoke to the new commanding officer on the phone. He liked Major Susan Turner's voice. But now he's arrived, she's disappeared, and things are getting weird. Accused of a sixteen-year-old homicide and co-opted back into the army, Reacher says nothing. But he's sure as hell thinking of a way out. Reacher is a man's man, a loner, a renegade crusader for justice.on the top of his form . (Sun).

A Wanted Man

A Wanted Man

Author: Lee Child Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/08/2012

Winner of the Specsavers National Book Awards 'Crime & Thriller of the Year' 2012. When you're as big and rough as Jack Reacher - and you have a badly-set, freshly-busted nose, patched with silver duct tape - it isn't easy to hitch a ride. But Reacher has some unfinished business in Virginia, so he doesn't quit. And at last, he's picked up by three strangers - two men and a woman. But within minutes it becomes clear they're all lying about everything - and then they run into a police roadblock on the highway. There has been an incident, and the cops are looking for the bad guys...Will they get through because the three are innocent? Or because the three are now four? Is Reacher just a decoy?   Lee Child's novel One Shot has been adapted as the film Jack Reacher starring Tom Cruise. It is due to be released in the UK on 26 Dec 2012. Click below to view the trailer.  

The Affair

The Affair

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/08/2012

March 1997. A woman has her throat cut behind a bar in Mississippi. Just down the road is a big army base. Is the murderer a local guy - or is he a soldier? Jack Reacher, still a major in the military police, is sent in undercover. The county sheriff is a former U.S. Marine - and a stunningly beautiful woman. Her investigation is going nowhere. Is the Pentagon stonewalling her? Or doesn't she really want to find the killer? Set just six months before the opening of Killing Floor, The Affair marks a turning point in Reacher's career. If he does what the army wants, will he be able to live with himself? And if he doesn't, will the army be able to live with him?   Lee Child's novel One Shot has been adapted as the film Jack Reacher starring Tom Cruise. It is due to be released in the UK on 26 Dec 2012. Click below to view the trailer.  

Other books by Lee Child

Past Tense (Jack Reacher 23)

Past Tense (Jack Reacher 23)

Author: Lee Child Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/11/2018

The most hotly anticipated thriller of 2018 follows our hero Jack Reacher on a quest into his father's past, and climaxes in the most stomach-clenching, hair-raising, blood-curdling ticking time bomb of an adventure yet. Jack Reacher plans to follow the autumn sun on an epic road trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn't get far. On a country road deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been - the town where his father was born. He thinks, what's one extra day? He takes the detour. At the very same moment, close by, a car breaks down. Two young Canadians are trying to get to New York City to sell a treasure. They're stranded at a lonely motel in the middle of nowhere. It's a strange place ... but it's all there is. The next morning in the city clerk's office, Reacher asks about the old family home. He's told no one named Reacher ever lived in that town. He knows his father never went back. Now he wonders, was he ever there in the first place? So begins another nail-biting, adrenaline-fuelled adventure for Reacher. The present can be tense, but the past can be worse. That's for damn sure.

Past Tense (Jack Reacher 23)

Past Tense (Jack Reacher 23)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/11/2018

The most hotly anticipated thriller of 2018 follows our hero Jack Reacher on a quest into his father's past, and climaxes in the most stomach-clenching, hair-raising, blood-curdling ticking time bomb of an adventure yet. Jack Reacher plans to follow the autumn sun on an epic road trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn't get far. On a country road deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been - the town where his father was born. He thinks, what's one extra day? He takes the detour. At the very same moment, close by, a car breaks down. Two young Canadians are trying to get to New York City to sell a treasure. They're stranded at a lonely motel in the middle of nowhere. It's a strange place ... but it's all there is. The next morning in the city clerk's office, Reacher asks about the old family home. He's told no one named Reacher ever lived in that town. He knows his father never went back. Now he wonders, was he ever there in the first place? So begins another nail-biting, adrenaline-fuelled adventure for Reacher. The present can be tense, but the past can be worse. That's for damn sure.

Past Tense (Jack Reacher 23)

Past Tense (Jack Reacher 23)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2018

The most hotly anticipated thriller of 2018 follows our hero Jack Reacher on a quest into his father's past, and climaxes in the most stomach-clenching, hair-raising,blood-curling ticking-time- bomb of an adventure yet. Jack Reacher plans to follow the autumn sun on an epic road trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn't get far. On a country road deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been - the town where his father was born. He thinks, what's one extra day? He takes the detour. At the very same moment, close by, a car breaks down. Two young Canadians are trying to get to New York City to sell a treasure. They're stranded at a lonely motel in the middle of nowhere. It's a strange place ... but it's all there is. The next morning in the city clerk's office, Reacher asks about the old family home. He's told no one named Reacher ever lived in that town. He knows his father never went back. Now he wonders, was he ever there in the first place? So begins another nailbiting, adrenaline-fuelled adventure for Reacher. The present can be tense, but the past can be worse. That's for damn sure.

Christmas Scorpion: A Jack Reacher Story

Christmas Scorpion: A Jack Reacher Story

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 02/10/2018

In a new short story available exclusively as an ebook, Jack Reacher's spending the holidays in California. The last thing he expects is a blizzardor a visit from the world's deadliest assassin. Don't miss a thrilling preview of Lee Child's highly anticipated new Jack Reacher novel, Past Tense! On Christmas Eve, Jack Reacher stumbles into a no-name bar in the California desert, desperate to take refuge from an unexpected snowstorm. Reacher came to Barstow for a little R&R. Instead, he's sequestered in a dark little roadhouse with a bartender, a bewildered elderly coupleand two members of Britain's Royal Military Police. They tell Reacher they were escorting a VIP to a top-secret meeting at a U.S. military base when they became separated from their charge. That's when the threat came in from a notorious assassin: the Christmas Scorpion. Now they need a miracle to save the day. Or maybe all they need is Jack Reacher.

Christmas Scorpion

Christmas Scorpion

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 01/10/2018

Jack Reacher likes to head south for the winter, to stay warm: so just before Christmas he arrives in a small town in Southern California. But the weather there is not warm and dry, as it s supposed to be: he arrives in a freak blizzard. Reacher finds refuge in a snowed-in roadhouse with four other strangers stranded by the storm. Two of them are British military police, separated by the weather from the VIP they are detailed to protect. Can Reacher help them find their guy, or will an undercover assassin find him first?

The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher 22)

The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher 22)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/04/2018

THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER/A RICHARD & JUDY BOOKCLUB 2018 PICK Jack Reacher is having a bad day. It would be a dumb idea to make it worse. Reacher sees a West Point class ring in a pawn shop window. It's tiny. It's a woman cadet's graduation present to herself. Why would she give it up? Reacher was a West Pointer too, and he knows what she went through to get it. All he wants is to find the woman. He'll have to go through bikers, cops, crooks, and low-life muscle. If she's ok, he'll walk away. If she's not ... he'll stop at nothing. Best advice: stay out of his way. Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, The Midnight Line follows on directly from the end of Make Me.

The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher 22)

The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher 22)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/04/2018

Jack Reacher takes an aimless stroll past a pawn shop in a small Midwestern town. In the window he sees a West Point class ring from 2005. It's tiny. It's a woman cadet's graduation present to herself. Why would she give it up? Reacher's a West Pointer too, and he knows what she went through to get it. Reacher tracks the ring back to its owner, step by step, down a criminal trail leading west. Like Big Foot come out of the forest, he arrives in the deserted wilds of Wyoming. All he wants is to find the woman. If she's OK, he'll walk away. If she's not ... he'll stop at nothing. He's still shaken by the recent horrors of Make Me, and now The Midnight Line sees him set on a raw and elemental quest for simple justice. Best advice: don't get in his way.

No Middle Name The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories

No Middle Name The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/01/2018

Jack 'No Middle Name' Reacher, lone wolf, knight errant, ex military cop, lover of women, scourge of the wicked and righter of wrongs, is the most iconic hero for our age. This is the first time all Lee Child's shorter fiction featuring Jack Reacher has been collected into one volume. Read together, these twelve stories shed new light on Reacher's past, illuminating how he grew up and developed into the wandering avenger who has captured the imagination of millions around the world. The twelve stories include a brand new novella, Too Much Time. The other stories in the collection are: Second Son James Penney's New Identity Guy Walks Into a Bar Deep Down, High Heat Not a Drill Small Wars All of which have previously been published as ebook shorts. Added to these is every other Reacher short story that Child has written: Everyone Talks Maybe They Have a Tradition No Room at the Motel The Picture of the Lonely Diner

No Middle Name The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories

No Middle Name The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2018

Match Up

Match Up

Author: Lee Child, Sandra Brown, C. J. Box, Val McDermid Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/12/2017

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ... Lee Child's Jack Reacher will team up with Kathy Reichs' Temperance Brennan to unmask a cunning killer. Val McDermid's Tony Hill and Carol Jordan work with Peter James's Roy Grace on a very unusual murder case. These are just some of the never-before-seen pairings in Match Up - a brand new collaboration between the world's famous crime writers. Edited be international bestseller Lee Child, this exclusive page-turning anthology promises the same thrills and chills brought to you by the previous collection, Face Off. Read on for the full list of author and character pairings: Diana Gabaldon's Claire Randall Fraser + Steve Berry's Cotton Malone Lisa Scottoline's Bennie Rosato + Nelson DeMille's John Corey Sandra Brown's Lee Coburn + C.J. Box's Joe Pickett Kathy Reichs's Temperance Brennan + Lee Child's Jack Reacher Val McDermid's Tony Hill + Peter James's Roy Grace Charlaine Harris's Harper Connelly + Andrew Gross's Ty Hauck Gayle Lynds's Liz Sansborough + David Morrell's Rambo Karin Slaughter's Jeffrey Tolliver + Michael Koryta's Lincoln Perry Lara Adrian's Lucan Thorne + Christopher Rice J.A. Jance's Ali Reynolds + Eric Van Lustbader's Bravo Shaw Lisa Jackson's Regan Pescoli + John Sandford's Lucas Davenport

Tripwire

Tripwire

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 09/11/2017

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Tripwire by Lee Child, read by Jeff Harding.For Jack Reacher being invisible has become a habit.He spends his days digging swimming pools by hand and his nights as the bouncer in the local strip club in the Florida Keys. He doesn't want to be found.But someone has sent a private detective to seek him out. Then Reacher finds the guy beaten to death with his fingertips sliced off. It's time to head north and work out who is trying to find him and why.

Persuader

Persuader

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 09/11/2017

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Persuader by Lee Child, read by Jeff Harding.Featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise, in his most explosive adventure yet.Never forgive, never forget.Jack Reacher lives for the moment. Without a home. Without commitment. But he has a burning desire to right wrongs - and rewrite his own agonizing past.Never apologize. Never explain.When Reacher witnesses a brutal kidnap attempt, he takes the law into his own hands. But a cop dies. Has Reacher lost his sense of right and wrong?

Visitor

Visitor

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 09/11/2017

Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Visitor by Lee Child, read by Jeff Harding.Sergeant Amy Callan and Lieutenant Caroline Cooke have a lot in common. Both were army high-flyers. Both were aquainted with Jack Reacher. Both were forced to resign from the service.Now they're both dead.Found in their own homes, naked, in a bath full of paint. Apparent victims of an army man. A loner, a smart guy with a score to settle, a ruthless vigilante.A man just like Jack Reacher.

Die Trying

Die Trying

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 09/11/2017

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Die Trying by Lee Child, read by Jeff Harding.Jack Reacher, alone, strolling nowhere. A Chicago street in bright sunshine. A young woman, struggling on crutches. He offers her a steadying arm.And turns to see a handgun aimed at his stomach.Chained in a dark van racing across America, Reacher doesn't know why they've been kidnapped. The woman claims to be FBI. She's certainly tough enough. But at their remote destination, will raw courage be enough to overcome the hopeless odds?

Killing Floor

Killing Floor

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 09/11/2017

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Killing Floor by Lee Child, read by Jeff Harding.Killing Floor is the first book in the internationally popular Jack Reacher series. It presents Reacher for the first time, as the tough ex-military cop of no fixed abode: a righter of wrongs, the perfect action hero.Jack Reacher jumps off a bus and walks fourteen miles down a country road into Margrave, Georgia. An arbitrary decision he's about to regret.Reacher is the only stranger in town on the day they have had their first homicide in thirty years.The cops arrest Reacher and the police chief turns eyewitness to place him at the scene. As nasty secrets leak out, and the body count mounts, one thing is for sure. They picked the wrong guy to take the fall.

The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher 22)

The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher 22)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 07/11/2017

Random House presents the audio edition of The Midnight Line: (Jack Reacher 22) by Lee Child, read by Jeff Harding. Jack Reacher takes an aimless stroll past a pawn shop in a small Midwestern town. In the window he sees a West Point class ring from 2005. It's tiny. It's a woman cadet's graduation present to herself. Why would she give it up? Reacher's a West Pointer too, and he knows what she went through to get it. Reacher tracks the ring back to its owner, step by step, down a criminal trail leading west. Like Big Foot come out of the forest, he arrives in the deserted wilds of Wyoming. All he wants is to find the woman. If she's OK, he'll walk away. If she's not ... he'll stop at nothing. He's still shaken by the recent horrors of Make Me, and now The Midnight Line sees him set on a raw and elemental quest for simple justice. Best advice: don't get in his way.

The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher 22)

The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher 22)

Author: Lee Child Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2017

Midnight Line

Midnight Line

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 07/11/2017

Random House presents the audio edition of The Midnight Line: (Jack Reacher 22) by Lee Child, read by Jeff Harding. Jack Reacher takes an aimless stroll past a pawn shop in a small Midwestern town. In the window he sees a West Point class ring from 2005. It's tiny. It's a woman cadet's graduation present to herself. Why would she give it up? Reacher's a West Pointer too, and he knows what she went through to get it.Reacher tracks the ring back to its owner, step by step, down a criminal trail leading west. Like Big Foot come out of the forest, he arrives in the deserted wilds of Wyoming. All he wants is to find the woman. If she's OK, he'll walk away. If she's not ... he'll stop at nothing.He's still shaken by the recent horrors of Make Me, and now The Midnight Line sees him set on a raw and elemental quest for simple justice. Best advice: don't get in his way.'Each year Lee Child comes up with another Reacher. Each year I lap it up. Love it... Best one for a while... there is something subversive as well as page-turning... The sentences are short, but that doesn't mean the thinking is small... I don't know another author so skilled at making me turn the page, at putting me in the thick of it all.' - The Times'I just read the new Jack Reacher novel by Lee Child... It is as good as they always are. I read every single one.' - Malcolm Gladwell 'Addictive... Child's trademark staccato-style delivers all-action excitement as well as a sombre message about the hypocrisy of the US war on drugs.' - Metro

Midnight Line

Midnight Line

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 07/11/2017

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *; Lee Child returns with a gripping new powerhouse thriller featuring Jack Reacher, ';one of this century's most original, tantalizing pop-fiction heroes' (The Washington Post). Reacher takes a stroll through a small Wisconsin town and sees a class ring in a pawn shop window: West Point 2005.A tough year to graduate: Iraq, then Afghanistan.The ring is tiny, for a woman, and it has her initials engraved on the inside.Reacher wonders what unlucky circumstance made her give up something she earned over four hard years. He decides to find out. And find the woman. And return her ring. Why not? So begins a harrowing journey that takes Reacher through the upper Midwest, from a lowlife bar on the sad side of small town to a dirt-blown crossroads in the middle of nowhere, encountering bikers, cops, crooks, muscle, and a missing persons PI who wears a suit and a tie in the Wyoming wilderness. The deeper Reacher digs, and the more he learns, the more dangerous the terrain becomes. Turns out the ring was just a small link in a far darker chain. Powerful forces are guarding a vast criminal enterprise. Some lines should never be crossed. But then, neither should Reacher.Praise for The Midnight Line';Puts Reacher just where we want him.'The New York Times Book Review';A gem.'Chicago Tribune';A timely, suspenseful, morally complex thriller, one of the best I've read this year . . . Child weaves in a passionately told history of opioids in American life. . . . Child's outrage over it is only just barely contained.'The Philadelphia Inquirer ';A perfect example of Lee Child's talent . . . Lee Child is the master of plotting. . . . This is Child's most emotional book to date. . . . This is not just a good story; it is a story with a purpose and a message.'Huffington Post ';I just read the new Jack Reacher novel by Lee Child. . . . It is as good as they always are. I read every single one.'Malcolm Gladwell

MatchUp

MatchUp

In this incredible follow-up to the New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller FaceOff, twenty-two of the world's most popular thriller writers come together for an unforgettable anthology.MatchUp takes the never-before-seen bestseller pairings of FaceOff and adds a delicious new twist: gender. Eleven of the world's best female thriller writers from Diana Gabaldon to Charlaine Harris are paired with eleven of the world's best male thriller writers, including John Sandford, C.J. Box, and Nelson DeMille. The stories are edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child and feature: -Lee Coburn and Joe Pickett in ';Honor ' by Sandra Brown and C.J. Box -Tony Hill and Roy Grace in ';Footloose' by Val McDermid and Peter James -Temperance Brennan and Jack Reacher in ';Faking a Murderer' by Kathy Reichs and Lee Child -Jamie Fraser and Cotton Malone in ';Past Prologue' by Diana Gabaldon and Steve Berry -Liz Sansborough and Rambo in ';Rambo on Their Minds' by Gayle Lynds and David Morrell -Jeffrey Tolliver and Joe Pritchard in ';Short Story' by Karin Slaughter and Michael Koryta -Harper Connelly and Ty Hauck in ';Dig Here' by Charlaine Harris and Andrew Gross -Regan Pescoli and Virgil Flowers in ';Deserves to be Dead' by Lisa Jackson and John Sandford -Lucan Thorne and Lilliane in ';Midnight Flame' by Lara Adrian and Christopher Rice -Bennie Rosato and John Corey in ';Getaway' by Lisa Scottoline and Nelson DeMille -Ali Reynolds and Bravo Shaw in ';Taking the Veil' by J.A. Jance and Eric Van Lustbader

No Middle Name The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories

No Middle Name The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 18/05/2017

Jack 'No Middle Name' Reacher, lone wolf, knight errant, ex-military cop, lover of women, scourge of the wicked and righter of wrongs, is the most iconic hero for our age. This is the first time all Lee Child's shorter fiction featuring Jack Reacher has been collected into one volume. A brand-new novella, Too Much Time, is included along with every Reacher short story that Child has written so far: Second Son, High Heat, Deep Down, Small Wars, James Penney's New Identity, Everyone Talks, Not a Drill, Maybe They Have a Tradition, Guy Walks Into a Bar, No Room at the Motel, and The Picture of the Lonely Diner. Together, these twelve stories shed new light on Reacher's past, illuminating how he grew up and developed into the wandering avenger who has captured the imagination of millions around the world.

No Middle Name: Jack Reacher Story Collection The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories

No Middle Name: Jack Reacher Story Collection The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories

Author: Lee Child Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/05/2017

A brand-new novella, Too Much Time, is included, as are those previously only published in ebook form: Second Son, James Penney's New Identity, Guy Walks Into a Bar, Deep Down, High Heat, Not a Drill and Small Wars. Added to these is every other Reacher short story that Child has written: Everyone Talks, Maybe They Have a Tradition, No Room at the Motel and The Picture of the Lonely Diner. Read together, these twelve stories shed new light on Reacher's past, illuminating how he grew up and developed into the wandering avenger who has captured the imagination of millions around the world.

No Middle Name

No Middle Name

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 18/05/2017

Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of No Middle Name: The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories by Lee Child, read by Kerry Shale.Jack 'No Middle Name' Reacher, lone wolf, knight errant, ex-military cop, lover of women, scourge of the wicked and righter of wrongs, is the most iconic hero for our age. This is the first time all Lee Child's shorter fiction featuring Jack Reacher has been collected into one volume. A brand-new novella, Too Much Time, is included along with every Reacher short story that Child has written so far: Second Son, High Heat, Deep Down, Small Wars, James Penney's New Identity, Everyone Talks, Not a Drill, Maybe They Have a Tradition, Guy Walks Into a Bar, No Room at the Motel, and The Picture of the Lonely Diner. Together, these twelve stories shed new light on Reacher's past, illuminating how he grew up and developed into the wandering avenger who has captured the imagination of millions around the world.

Three More Jack Reacher Novellas

Three More Jack Reacher Novellas

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 16/05/2017

Lee Child once again demonstrates his mastery of the thriller genre with an unbeatable collection of three Jack Reacher novellas and six short stories,together for the first time in one pulse-pounding collection from the #1New York Timesbestselling authorToo Much Time: In this original novella featuring Jack Reacher after his time in the army, Reacher finds himself in a hollowed-out town in Maine. He witnesses a random bag-snatching but sees much more than a simple crime, in a tale that leads into Lee Child's new Reacher novel, The Midnight Line.Small Wars:Lee Child goes back to 1989, when Jack Reacher is an MP assigned to solve the cold-blooded murder of a young officer. The telex is brief and to the point:One active-duty personnel found shot to death ten miles north of Fort Smith. Circumstances unknown.The victim was shot twice in the chest and once in the head. A professional hit. The crime scene suggests an ambush. Military police officer Jack Reacher is given the case. He calls his older brother, Colonel Joe Reacher, at the Pentagon for intel and taps Sergeant Frances Neagley to help him answer the big question: Who would kill a brilliant officer on the fast-track to greatness? Not a Drill:Jack Reacher is on the road, hitching a ride with some young Canadians who are planning a hike through the dense forests of Maine. They part ways after sharing a hot meal, and Reacher checks out a quiet town surrounded by countryside serene enough to cool even his raging wanderlust. But not for long. First the trail is suddenly closed. Then the military police show up in force. Maybe it's a drill. Or maybe it's troublethe kind of trouble that always finds Reacher, no matter how far he travels off the beaten path. And for the first time on audio, additional stories featuring Jack Reacher, including: James Penney's New Identity, Everyone Talks, Maybe They Have a Tradition, Guy Walks into a Bar, No Room at the Motel, andThe Picture of the Lonely Diner Praise for Lee Child ';There's a reason [Lee] Child is considered the best of the best in the thriller genre.'Associated Press ';This series [is] utterly addictive.'Janet Maslin, The New York Times ';Jack Reacher is today's James Bond, a thriller hero we can't get enough of. I read every one as soon as it appears.'Ken Follett ';The Reacher novels are easily the best thriller series going.'NPR ';Reacher's just one of fiction's great mysterious strangers.'Maxim ';Irresistible Reacher remains just about the best butt-kicker in thriller-lit.'Kirkus Reviews

No Middle Name The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories

No Middle Name The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/05/2017

Jack 'No Middle Name' Reacher, lone wolf, knight errant, ex military cop, lover of women, scourge of the wicked and righter of wrongs, is the most iconic hero for our age. This is the first time all Lee Child's shorter fiction featuring Jack Reacher has been collected into one volume. Read together, these twelve stories shed new light on Reacher's past, illuminating how he grew up and developed into the wandering avenger who has captured the imagination of millions around the world. The twelve stories include a brand new novella, Too Much Time. The other stories in the collection are: Second Son James Penney's New Identity Guy Walks Into a Bar Deep Down, High Heat Not a Drill Small Wars All of which have previously been published as ebook shorts. Added to these is every other Reacher short story that Child has written: Everyone Talks Maybe They Have a Tradition No Room at the Motel The Picture of the Lonely Diner

Night School (Jack Reacher 21)

Night School (Jack Reacher 21)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/04/2017

It's just a voice plucked from the air: `The American wants a hundred million dollars'. For what? Who from? It's 1996, and the Soviets are long gone. But now there's a new enemy. In an apartment in Hamburg, a group of smartly-dressed young Saudis are planning something big. In the morning they gave Reacher a medal, and in the afternoon they sent him back to school. Jack Reacher is fresh off a secret mission. The Army pats him on the back and sends him to a school with only three students: Reacher, an FBI agent, and a CIA analyst. Their assignment? To find that American. And what he's selling. And to whom. There is serious shit going on, signs of a world gone mad.

Night School

Night School

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/04/2017

In the morning, they gave Reacher a medal. And in the afternoon, they sent him back to school. Night School takes Reacher back to his army days, but this time he's not in uniform. With trusted sergeant Frances Neagley at his side, he must carry the fate of the world on his shoulders, in a wired, fiendishly clever new adventure that will make the cold sweat trickle down your spine.

Jack Reacher Film Collection

Jack Reacher Film Collection

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 26/01/2017

ONE SHOT: Six shots. Five dead.A heartland city thrown into terror. But within hours the cops have it solved. A slam-dunk case. Apart from one thing. The accused gunman refuses to talk except for a single phrase:Get Jack Reacher for me.Reacher lives off the grid. He's not looking for trouble. But sometimes trouble looks for him. What could connect the ex-military cop to this psychopathic killer?NEVER GO BACK:Drop-out military cop Jack Reacher has finally hitch-hiked his way to Virginia. His destination, the closest thing to a home he ever had: the headquarters of his old unit, the 110th Military Police. Reacher has no real reason to be here, except that he spoke to the new commanding officer on the phone. He liked Major Susan Turner s voice. But now he s arrived, she s disappeared, and he's accused of a 16-year-old homicide. Things are getting weird, but he's sure as hell thinking of a way out.

Night School

Night School

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 07/11/2016

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *; The incomparable hero of Jack Reacher: Never Go Back takes readers to school in his most explosive novel yet. After eleven straight global #1 bestsellers, discover the thrillers that The New York Times calls ';utterly addictive.' It's 1996, and Reacher is still in the army. In the morning they give him a medal, and in the afternoon they send him back to school. That night he's off the grid. Out of sight, out of mind. Two other men are in the classrooman FBI agent and a CIA analyst. Each is a first-rate operator, each is fresh off a big win, and each is wondering what the hell they are doing there. Then they find out: A Jihadist sleeper cell in Hamburg, Germany, has received an unexpected visitora Saudi courier, seeking safe haven while waiting to rendezvous with persons unknown. A CIA asset, undercover inside the cell, has overheard the courier whisper a chilling message: ';The American wants a hundred million dollars.' For what? And who from? Reacher and his two new friends are told to find the American. Reacher recruits the best soldier he has ever worked with: Sergeant Frances Neagley. Their mission heats up in more ways than one, while always keeping their eyes on the prize: If they don't get their man, the world will suffer an epic act of terrorism. From Langley to Hamburg, Jalalabad to Kiev, Night School moves like a bullet through a treacherous landscape of double crosses, faked identities, and new and terrible enemies, as Reacher maneuvers inside the game and outside the law.Praise for Night School';The prose is crisp and clean, and the fighting is realistic. . . . This latest installment has all the classic ingredients: a great setting (Hamburg), a good villain, and a mystery that draws you in efficiently, escalates unpredictably, and has a satisfying resolution.'The New Yorker ';Another timely tour de force . . . The taut thriller is textbook [Lee] Child: fast-paced and topical with a ';ripped from the headlines' feel.'Minneapolis Star-Tribune ';As gripping as ever.'The Florida Times-Union Praise for #1 bestselling author Lee Child and his Jack Reacher series ';Reacher [is] one of this century's most original, tantalizing pop-fiction heroes.'The Washington Post

Night School (Jack Reacher 21)

Night School (Jack Reacher 21)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 31/10/2016

In the morning, they gave Reacher a medal. And in the afternoon, they sent him back to school. Night School takes Reacher back to his army days, but this time he's not in uniform. With trusted sergeant Frances Neagley at his side, he must carry the fate of the world on his shoulders, in a wired, fiendishly clever new adventure that will make the cold sweat trickle down your spine.

Night School (Jack Reacher 21)

Night School (Jack Reacher 21)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/10/2016

In the morning, they gave Reacher a medal. And in the afternoon, they sent him back to school. It's just a voice plucked from the air: `The American wants a hundred million dollars'. For what? Who from? It's 1996, and the Soviets are long gone. But now there's a new enemy. In an apartment in Hamburg, a group of smartly-dressed young Saudis are planning something big. Jack Reacher is fresh off a secret mission and a big win. The Army pats him on the back and gives him a medal. And then they send him back to school. It's a school with only three students: Reacher, an FBI agent, and a CIA analyst. Their assignment? To find that American. And what he's selling. And to whom. There is serious shit going on, signs of a world gone mad. Night School takes Reacher back to his army days, but this time he's not in uniform. With trusted sergeant Frances Neagley at his side, he must carry the fate of the world on his shoulders, in a wired, fiendishly clever new adventure that will make the cold sweat trickle down your spine.

Make Me

Make Me

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/03/2016

Jack Reacher has no place to go, and all the time in the world to get there, so a remote rail road stop on the prairie with the curious name of Mother's Rest seems perfect for an aimless one-day stopover. He expects to find a lonely pioneer tombstone in a sea of nearly-ripe wheat...but instead there is a woman waiting for a missing colleague, a cryptic note about two hundred deaths, and a small town full of silent, watchful people. Reacher's one-day stopover turns into an open-ended quest leading to the most hidden reaches of the internet, and right into the nightmare heart of darkness. Child's best for some time...with detective-story and romcom elements (even sly humour) on top of the psychological duels and set-piece violence. (Sunday Times).

Make Me (Jack Reacher 20)

Make Me (Jack Reacher 20)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/03/2016

Jack Reacher has no place to go, and all the time in the world to get there, so a remote railroad stop on the prairie with the curious name of Mother's Rest seems perfect for an aimless one-day stopover. He expects to find a lonely pioneer tombstone in a sea of nearly-ripe wheat ... but instead there is a woman waiting for a missing colleague, a cryptic note about two hundred deaths, and a small town full of silent, watchful people. Reacher's one-day stopover turns into an open-ended quest leading to the most hidden reaches of the internet, and right into the nightmare heart of darkness. `Child's best for some time...with detective-story and romcom elements (even sly humour) on top of the psychological duels and set-piece violence' Sunday Times

Ghinioane si incurcaturi

Ghinioane si incurcaturi

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 10/12/2015

Un nou thriller din seria Jack ReacherReacher e un Superman dur al genului thriller."e; - New York TimesPentru Jack Reacher, evenimentele din 11 septembrie 2001 au adus o schimbare practicA a stilului de viaE A . Pe lngA periuE a de dinE i pliabilA , acum poartA asupra lui E i o carte de identitate cu fotografie. TotuE i, nimeni nu-i poate da de urmA . AE a cA , atunci cnd un membru al fostei sale unitA E i militare gA seE te o cale de a-i transmite un mesaj, Reacher E tie cA e vorba de ceva foarte serios: Vreau sA aduni laolaltA vechea unitate.Nu te ncurci cu investigatorii speciali. ntotdeauna se apA rA unul pe celA lalt. Acum unul dintre ei e mort n deE ertul californian. Iar ceilalE i E ase sunt de negA sit.Nu te ncurci cu Jack Reacher. Vechii lui camarazi sunt n mare ncurcA turA , iar el n-are de gnd sA stea cu minile-n sn. Nici acum, nici altA datA .Invincibilul Reacher e la fel de irezistibil ca ntotdeauna. - Sunday TelegraphReacher, care E i-a cE tigat de mult o imagine de legendA , e, la urma urmei, o fiinE A omeneascA ... Lee Child povesteE te magistral: precis, laconic, ncA rcat de tensiune. - Evening StandardFiecare volum din seria pasionantA creatA cu inteligenE A de Lee Child l poartA pe luptA torul rA tA citor ntr-o nouA aventurA , astfel nct poE i sA ncepi lectura cu oricare carte, inclusiv cu ultima lui bijuterie, Ghinioane E i ncurcA turi. Avertisment: dupA ce l-ai cunoscut pe Jack Reacher, vei deveni dependent, aE a cA fii pregA tit!Pentru Reacher, armata era ceva foarte ndepA rtat. O altA erA , o altA lume. Alte reguli. Poate cA cineva aplica standardele de astA zi la situaE ii de ieri E i se plngea de ceva. Poate cA ncepuse o anchetA internA ndelung aE teptatA . Unitatea specialA de investigaE ii a lui Reacher o luase pe o mulE ime de scurtA turi E i crA pase o mulE ime de capete. Cineva, probabil Neagley, inventase expresia: nu te ncurci cu anchetatorii speciali. Fusese repetatA la nesfrE it, ca promisiune, ca avertisment. DirectA E i mortal de serioasA ."e;

Echo Burning

Echo Burning

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 27/10/2015

The bestselling novel featuring the "e;wonderfully epic hero"e; (People) who inspired the hit film Jack Reacher.Thumbing across the scorched west Texas desert, loner Jack Reacher has nowhere to go, and all the time in the world to get there. Cruising the same stretch of two-lane blacktop is pretty Carmen Greer. But for Reacher, the lift comes with a hitch. Carmen's got a story to tell, and it's a wild one. All about her husband, her family secrets, and a hometown that's pure Gothic. She's also got a plan. Jack Reacher's part of it. And before the sun sets, this ride could cost them both their lives.

Without Fail

Without Fail

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 27/10/2015

Jack Reacher takes aim at the White House in the sixth novel in Lee Child'sNew York Timesbestselling series.Skilled, cautious, and anonymous, Jack Reacher is perfect for the job: to assassinate the vice president of the United States. Theoretically, of course. A female Secret Service agent wants Reacher to find the holes in her system, and fastbecause a covert group already has the vice president in their sights. They've planned well. There's just one thing they didn't plan on: Reacher.

Killing Floor

Killing Floor

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 27/10/2015

Jack Reacher visits a town without pity in the first novel in Lee Child's New York Times bestselling series.Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher is a drifter. He's just passing through Margrave, Georgia, and in less than an hour, he's arrested for murder. Not much of a welcome. All Reacher knows is that he didn't kill anybody. At least not here. Not lately. But he doesn't stand a chance of convincing anyone. Not in Margrave, Georgia. Not a chance in hell.

Make Me

Make Me

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 08/09/2015

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *; NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY LOS ANGELES TIMES, THE GUARDIAN, AND SUSPENSE MAGAZINE*; Stephen King calls Jack Reacher ';the coolest continuing series character'and now he's back in this masterly new thriller from Lee Child. ';Why is this town called Mother's Rest?' That's all Reacher wants to know. But no one will tell him. It's a tiny place hidden in a thousand square miles of wheat fields, with a railroad stop, and sullen and watchful people, and a worried woman named Michelle Chang, who mistakes him for someone else: her missing partner in a private investigation she thinks must have started small and then turned lethal. Reacher has no particular place to go, and all the time in the world to get there, and there's something about Chang . . . so he teams up with her and starts to ask around. He thinks: How bad can this thing be? But before long he's plunged into a desperate race through LA, Chicago, Phoenix, and San Francisco, and through the hidden parts of the internet, up against thugs and assassins every step of the wayright back to where he started, in Mother's Rest, where he must confront the worst nightmare he could imagine. Walking away would have been easier. But as always, Reacher's rule is: If you want me to stop, you're going to have to make me.Praise for Make Me ';Child's Reacher series has hit Book No. 20 with a resounding peal of wisecracking glee. Everything about it, starting with Reacher's nose for bad news, is as strong as ever. . . . The big guy's definitely on the upswing. The guy who writes about him is too.'Janet Maslin, The New York Times';Another winner. . . There's a reason why Child is considered the best of the best in the thriller genre: He can take all these strange elements and cliches and make them compelling and original.'Associated Press';A superb thriller.'New York Daily News ';Child's complete command of the story makes this thriller work brilliantly.'Publishers Weekly (starred review)';I've read all twenty of Lee Child's novels. Maybe there's something wrong with me. But I can't wait for the twenty-first.'Malcolm Gladwell, The New Yorker ';[The Reacher series] is the current gold standard in the genre. . . . In Make Me Lee Child delivers another Jack Reacher specialty; the total knockout.'Dayton Daily News ';Child serves up wingding plots, pithy dialogue, extraordinary background on intriguing topics, and cunningly constructed suspense. But what keeps us coming backby the millionsis the chance to walk around in the skin of that big guy in the middle of everything.'The Oregonian ';A dark thriller . . . Lee Child's Make Me, the twentieth in his wildly popular Jack Reacher series, delivers exactly what readers have come to expect from the perennial bestselling author: interesting characters, tight plots and page-turning action. . . . Readers won't be disappointed.'Minneapolis Star Tribune ';Jack Reacher is back. . . . Readers new to this series will find this book a good starting point, and fans will be pleased to see Jack again.'LibraryReads (Top Ten Pick) ';The reigning champ ups the ante.'Booklist (starred review)

Make Me (Jack Reacher 20)

Make Me (Jack Reacher 20)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/08/2015

Jack Reacher has no place to go, and all the time in the world to get there, so a remote railroad stop on the prairie with the curious name of Mother's Rest seems perfect for an aimless one-day stopover. He expects to find a lonely pioneer tombstone in a sea of nearly-ripe wheat ... but instead there is a woman waiting for a missing colleague, a cryptic note about two hundred deaths, and a small town full of silent, watchful people. Reacher's one-day stopover becomes an open-ended quest...into the heart of darkness. Prepare to be nailed to your seat by another hair-raising, heart-pounding adventure from the kick ass master of the thriller genre!

Small Wars

Small Wars

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 18/08/2015

In this new ebook exclusive short story, #1 Sunday Times bestselling author Lee Child goes back to 1989, when Jack Reacher is serving as an officer in the military police. A young lieutenant colonel, in a stylish handmade uniform, roars through the damp woods of Georgia in her new silver Porsche - until she meets a very tall soldier with a broken-down car.What could connect a cold-blooded off-post shooting with Reacher, his elder brother Joe, and a secretive unit of pointy-heads from the Pentagon?* Small Wars is a brand-new Jack Reacher short story, published exclusively as an ebook and audio download.* Includes an exclusive chapter from the new Reacher novel #20, Make Me (publication 10 September 2015).

Small Wars

Small Wars

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 18/08/2015

In this ebook short story, also available in the new, complete Jack Reacher short story collection No Middle Name, #1 Sunday Times bestselling author Lee Child goes back to 1989, when Jack Reacher is serving as an officer in the military police. A young lieutenant colonel, in a stylish handmade uniform, roars through the damp woods of Georgia in her new silver Porsche - until she meets a very tall soldier with a broken-down car.What could connect a cold-blooded off-post shooting with Reacher, his elder brother Joe, and a secretive unit of pointy-heads from the Pentagon?

Small Wars: A Jack Reacher Story

Small Wars: A Jack Reacher Story

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 18/08/2015

In this short story, #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child goes back to 1989, when Jack Reacher is an MP assigned to solve the cold-blooded murder of a young officerwhose killer may be closer to Reacher than he suspects.The telex is brief and to the point: One active-duty personnel found shot to death ten miles north of Fort Smith. Circumstances unknown. Found in a silver Porsche along an isolated forest road in Georgia, the victim was shot twice in the chest and once in the head. A professional hit. Clean. The crime scene suggests an ambush. Military police officer Jack Reacher is given the case. He calls his older brother, Colonel Joe Reacher, at the Pentagon for intel and taps Sergeant Frances Neagley to help him answer the big question: Who would kill a brilliant officer on the fast-track to greatness? For Jack Reacher, the answer hits home. Praise for #1 bestselling author Lee Child and his Reacher series';Welcome to the relentless world of Jack Reacher and his impressive tendency to be in the wrong place at the right time. . . . Child has created an iconic character that other thriller writers try to emulate but don't come close to matching.'Associated Press';[Reacher] is the stuff of myth, a great male fantasy. . . . One of this century's most original, tantalizing pop-fiction heroes.'The Washington Post';Jack Reacher is the coolest continuing series character now on offer.'Stephen King';Child is a superb craftsman of suspense.'Entertainment Weekly';Easily the best thriller series going.'NPR';The truth about Reacher gets better and better.'Janet Maslin, The New York Times';If you're a thriller fan and you're not reading the Reacher series, you're not a thriller fan.'Chicago Tribune

Personal

Personal

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 11/08/2015

Un nou thriller din seria Jack ReacherJack Reacher e un singuratic. Fost poliE ist militar, acum duce o existenE A nomadA , fA rA niciun scop. ÎnsA CIA E i Departamentul de Stat american îl contacteazA . Cineva a încercat sA -l împuE te pe preE edintele FranE ei. Un singur om ar fi putut s-o facA . E i numai Reacher poate da de urma lui.AlA turi de partenera sa, agenta Casey Nice, Reacher începe o cursA ce strA bate Atlanticul E i ajunge la Paris E i Londra. Miza n-a fost niciodatA mai mare – pentru cA , de data asta, e vorba de o chestiune strict personalA .Suspansul din seria Jack Reacher pare desprins din filmele lui Hitchcock. – IndependentLee Child revine în forE A : ritm alert, dialoguri inteligente, atenE ia extraordinarA la detaliu. – Daily MailLunetiE ti. Gangsteri. Moduri ingenioase de a ucide. Femei puternice. Metropole E i oraE e mici. Arme. Cafea. Un nou roman, o nouA combinaE ie. Un set limitat de factori. E greu sA nu te repeE i. Dar Lee Child nu se poate opri acum. Nu are cum sA se opreascA . Prea mulE i depind de un singur om: Jack Reacher. – The Guardian„L-am lovit din nou, cu o directA scurtA de dreapta, o loviturA colosalA , care ar fi rupt un copac tânA r sau ar fi omorât un catâr pe loc. Una dintre cele mai tari trei lovituri trase de mine de când mA E tiam, iar asta spunea ceva. A suferit toate efectele meca­nice corespunzA toare. ForE a loviturii l-a fA cut sA se aplece violent în spate E i a scos un icnet când E ocul a ajuns la spatele plA mânilor, s-a împleticit E i piciorul i-a înE epenit. Dar n-a cA zut, E ipând de durere, cum ar fi fost de aE teptat. Un om normal ar fi intrat în comA . Fiecare organ intern te arde, ai un milion de cuE ite înfipte în spate, respiraE ia îE i e prea îngreunatA ca sA mai E ipi.“

Essential Jack Reacher, Volume 2, 6-Book Bundle

Essential Jack Reacher, Volume 2, 6-Book Bundle

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 14/07/2015

Six of the latest explosive thrillers featuring Jack Reacherhailed by The Washington Post as ';one of this century's most original, tantalizing pop-fiction heroes' Once an elite military cop, Reacher is now a man with no phone, no address, and no ties anywhere. He wanders the land and lives in the momenta cool-headed righter of wrongs who won't let the bad guys get away with anything. This addictive eBook bundle features the six Reacher adventures leading up to Make Me, along with four bonus prequel shorts. But it won't be long before you're begging for more. 61 HOURS WORTH DYING FOR THE AFFAIR A WANTED MAN NEVER GO BACK PERSONAL Also includes the eBook short stories ';Second Son,' ';Deep Down,' ';High Heat,' and ';Not a Drill,' and as well as a preview of the highly anticipated new Jack Reacher thriller, Make Me! Praise for #1 bestselling author Lee Child and his Reacher series ';Welcome to the relentless world of Jack Reacher and his impressive tendency to be in the wrong place at the right time. . . . Child has created an iconic character that other thriller writers try to emulate but don't come close to matching.'Associated Press ';Jack Reacher is the coolest continuing series character now on offer.'Stephen King ';Child is a superb craftsman of suspense.'Entertainment Weekly ';Easily the best thriller series going.'NPR ';The truth about Reacher gets better and better.'Janet Maslin, The New York Times ';If you're a thriller fan and you're not reading the Reacher series, you're not a thriller fan.'Chicago Tribune

Essential Jack Reacher, Volume 1, 7-Book Bundle

Essential Jack Reacher, Volume 1, 7-Book Bundle

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 14/07/2015

Seven modern classics featuring the ultimate thriller hero, Jack Reacherhailed by Stephen King as ';the coolest continuing series character now on offer' Once an elite military cop, Reacher is now a man with no phone, no address, and no ties anywhere. He wanders the land and lives in the momenta cool-headed righter of wrongs who won't let the bad guys get away with anything. This addictive eBook bundle features seven Reacher adventures, which can be read in any order. But fair warning: Once you start, you won't stop until you've finished them all. PERSUADER THE ENEMY ONE SHOT THE HARD WAY BAD LUCK AND TROUBLE NOTHING TO LOSE GONE TOMORROW Also includes a preview of the highly anticipated new Jack Reacher thriller, Make Me! Praise for #1 bestselling author Lee Child and his Reacher series ';Welcome to the relentless world of Jack Reacher and his impressive tendency to be in the wrong place at the right time. . . . Child has created an iconic character that other thriller writers try to emulate but don't come close to matching.'Associated Press ';[Reacher] is the stuff of myth, a great male fantasy. . . . One of this century's most original, tantalizing pop-fiction heroes.'The Washington Post ';Child is a superb craftsman of suspense.'Entertainment Weekly ';Easily the best thriller series going.'NPR ';The truth about Reacher gets better and better.'Janet Maslin, The New York Times ';If you're a thriller fan and you're not reading the Reacher series, you're not a thriller fan.'Chicago Tribune

Good and Valuable Consideration

Good and Valuable Consideration

Author: Lee Child, Joseph Finder Format: eBook Release Date: 07/07/2015

In this original short story from the New York Times bestselling thriller anthology Face Off, international bestsellers Lee Child and Joseph Finder - along with their popular series characters Jack Reacher and Nick Heller - team up for the first time ever. When Jack Reacher sits down to watch a baseball game at a Boston bar, he has no way of knowing what kind of trouble is about to walk in the door - and not just because he's a Yankees fan in a Red Sox town. In this action-packed short story, Reacher and a new acquaintance - Sox fan Nick Heller - find themselves drawn into a much less friendly rivalry when the guy sitting between them at the bar turns out to be a marked man... For more exciting short story pairings, don't miss all eleven short stories in Face Off!

Personal

Personal

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/04/2015

Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a go-to hard man in the US military police, now he's a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone has taken a long-range shot at the French president. Only one man could have done it. And Reacher is the one man who can find him. This new heartstopping, nail biting book in Lee Child's number-one bestselling series takes Reacher across the Atlantic to Paris - and then to London. The stakes have never been higher - because this time, it's personal.

Not a Drill: A Jack Reacher Short Story

Not a Drill: A Jack Reacher Short Story

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 04/11/2014

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn this short story from Lee Child, Jack Reacher is again on the move. But even a pleasant hike on a beautiful summer day turns into a walk on the wild side . . . and perhaps something far more sinister.Jack Reacher is on the road, hitching a ride with some earnest young Canadians who are planning a hike through some of the last unspoiled wilderness in North America in the dense forests of Maine. They part ways after sharing a hot meal, and Reacher checks out a quiet town surrounded by countryside serene enough to cool even his raging wanderlust. But not for long. First the trail is suddenly and inexplicably closed. Then the military police show up in force. Maybe it's a drill. Or maybe it's troublethe kind of trouble that always finds Reacher, no matter how far he travels off the beaten path.Praise for Lee Child and his Jack Reacher novels';Welcome to the relentless world of Jack Reacher and his impressive tendency to be in the wrong place at the right time. . . . Child has created an iconic character that other thriller writers try to emulate but don't come close to matching.'Associated Press';The Reacher novels are easily the best thriller series going.'NPR';Child is a superb craftsman of suspense.'Entertainment Weekly';The truth about Reacher gets better and better.'Janet Maslin, The New York Times';If you're a thriller fan and you're not reading the Reacher series, you're not a thriller fan.'Chicago Tribune';[A] feverishly thrilling series . . . With Child, you can always count on furious action.'The Miami Herald';Irresistible Reacher remains just about the best butt-kicker in thriller-lit.'Kirkus Reviews

Good and Valuable Consideration

Good and Valuable Consideration

Author: Lee Child, Joseph Finder Format: eBook Release Date: 07/09/2014

In this short story from the thrilling anthology FaceOff, bestselling authors Lee Child and Joseph Finderalong with their popular series characters Jack Reacher and Nick Hellerteam up for the first time ever.When Jack Reacher sits down to watch a baseball game at a Boston bar, he has no way of knowing what kind of trouble is about to walk in the doorand not just because hes a Yankees fan in a Red Sox town. In this action-packed short story, Reacher and a new acquaintanceSox fan Nick Hellerfind themselves drawn into a much less friendly rivalry when the guy sitting between them at the bar turns out to be a marked man. For more exciting pairs, check out all eleven short stories in FaceOff!

Personal

Personal

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 02/09/2014

#1NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLER *;Jack Reacher returns in another fast-moving, action-packed, suspenseful book fromLee Child. You can leave the army, but the army doesn't leave you. Not always. Not completely, notes Jack Reacherand sure enough, the retired military cop is soon pulled back into service. This time, for the State Department and the CIA. Someone has taken a shot at the president of France in the City of Light. The bullet was American. The distance between the gunman and the target was exceptional. How many snipers can shoot from three-quarters of a mile with total confidence? Very few, but John Kottan American marksman gone badis one of them. And after fifteen years in prison, he's out, unaccounted for, and likely drawing a bead on a G8 summit packed with enough world leaders to tempt any assassin. If anyone can stop Kott, it's the man who beat him before: Reacher. And though he'd rather work alone, Reacher is teamed with Casey Nice, a rookie analyst who keeps her cool with Zoloft. But they're facing a rough road, full of ruthless mobsters, Serbian thugs, close calls, double-crossesand no backup if they're caught. All the while Reacher can't stop thinking about the woman he once failed to save. But he won't let that that happen again. Not this time. Not Nice. Reacher never gets too close. But now a killer is making it personal.Praise for Personal ';The best one yet.'Stephen King ';Reacher is the stuff of myth, a great male fantasy. . . . One of this century's most original, tantalizing pop-fiction heroes . . . Child does a masterly job of bringing his adventure to life with endless surprises and fierce suspense.'The Washington Post ';Yet another satisfying page-turner.'Entertainment Weekly ';Reacher is always up for a good fight, most entertainingly when he goes mano a mano with a seven-foot, 300-pound monster of a mobster named Little Joey. But it's Reacher the Teacher who wows here.'Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times ';Jack Reacher is today's James Bond, a thriller hero we can't get enough of. I read every one as soon as it appears.'Ken Follett ';Reacher's just one of fiction's great mysterious strangers.'Maxim ';If you like fast-moving thrillers, you'll want to take a look at this one.'John Sandford ';Fans won't be disappointed by this suspense-filled, riveting thriller.'Library Journal (starred review) ';Child is the alpha dog of thriller writers, each new book zooming to the top of best-seller lists with the velocity of a Reacher head butt.'Booklist ';Every Reacher novel delivers a jolt to the nervous system.'Kirkus ReviewsFrom the Hardcover edition.

Personal (Jack Reacher 19)

Personal (Jack Reacher 19)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/08/2014

Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a go-to hard man in the US military police, now he's a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone has taken a long-range shot at the French president. Only one man could have done it. And Reacher is the one man who can find him. This new heartstopping, nailbiting book in Lee Child's number-one bestselling series takes Reacher across the Atlantic to Paris - and then to London. The stakes have never been higher - because this time, it's personal. The brand new Jack Reacher short story, Not A Drill, is now also available to pre-order exclusively as a digital download.

Personal

Personal

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 28/08/2014

Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a go-to hard man in the US military police, now he's a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone has taken a long-range shot at the French president. Only one man could have done it. And Reacher is the one man who can find him.This new heartstopping, nailbiting book in Lee Child's number-one bestselling series takes Reacher across the Atlantic to Paris - and then to London. The stakes have never been higher - because this time, it's personal.The brand new Jack Reacher short story, Not A Drill, is now also available to pre-order exclusively as a digital download.

Personal

Personal

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 28/08/2014

Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a go-to hard man in the US military police, now he's a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone has taken a long-range shot at the French president. Only one man could have done it. And Reacher is the one man who can find him.This new heartstopping, nailbiting book in Lee Child's number-one bestselling series takes Reacher across the Atlantic to Paris - and then to London. The stakes have never been higher - because this time, it's personal.The brand new Jack Reacher short story, Not A Drill, is now also available to pre-order exclusively as a digital download.

Jack Reacher: One Shot

Jack Reacher: One Shot

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 12/08/2014

Six shots. Five dead. One heartland city thrown into a state of terror. But within hours the cops have it solved: a slam-dunk case. Except for one thing. The accused man says: You got the wrong guy. Then he says: Get Reacher for me. And sure enough, exmilitary investigator Jack Reacher is coming. He knows this shootera trained military sniper who never should have missed a shot. Reacher is certain something is not rightand soon the slam-dunk case explodes.Now Reacher is teamed with a beautiful young defense lawyer, moving closer to the unseen enemy who is pulling the strings. Reacher knows that no two opponents are created equal. This one has come to the heartland from his own kind of hell. And Reacher knows that the only way to take him down is to match his ruthlessness and cunningand then beat him shot for shot.

Hard Way

Hard Way

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 12/08/2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In Lee Child's astonishing new thriller, exmilitary cop Reacher sees more than most people would...and because of that, he's thrust into an explosive situation that's about to blow up in his face. For the only way to find the truthand save two innocent livesis to do it the way Jack Reacher does it best: the hard way. Jack Reacher was alone, the way he liked it, soaking up the hot, electric New York City night, watching a man cross the street to a parked Mercedes and drive it away. The car contained one million dollars in ransom money. And Edward Lane, the man who paid it, will pay even more to get his family back. Lane runs a highly illegal soldiers-for-hire operation. He will use any amount of money and any tool to find his beautiful wife and child. And then he'll turn Jack Reacher loose with a vengeancebecause Reacher is the best man hunter in the world. On the trail of a vicious kidnapper, Reacher is learning the chilling secrets of his employer's pastand of a horrific drama in the heart of a nasty little war. He's beginning to realize that Edward Lane is hiding something. Something dirty. Something big. But Reacher also knows this: he's already in way too deep to stop now.

Not a Drill: A Jack Reacher Short Story

Not a Drill: A Jack Reacher Short Story

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 29/07/2014

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn this eBook exclusive short story from Lee Child, Jack Reacher is again on the move. But even a pleasant hike on a beautiful summer day turns into a walk on the wild side . . . and perhaps something far more sinister.Don't miss a gripping preview of Lee Child's highly anticipated new Jack Reacher novel, Personal!Jack Reacher is on the road, hitching a ride with some earnest young Canadians who are planning a hike through some of the last unspoiled wilderness in North America in the dense forests of Maine. They part ways after sharing a hot meal, and Reacher checks out a quiet town surrounded by countryside serene enough to cool even his raging wanderlust. But not for long. First the trail is suddenly and inexplicably closed. Then the military police show up in force. Maybe it's a drill. Or maybe it's troublethe kind of trouble that always finds Reacher, no matter how far he travels off the beaten path.Praise for Lee Child and his Jack Reacher novels';Welcome to the relentless world of Jack Reacher and his impressive tendency to be in the wrong place at the right time. . . . Child has created an iconic character that other thriller writers try to emulate but don't come close to matching.'Associated Press';The Reacher novels are easily the best thriller series going.'NPR';Child is a superb craftsman of suspense.'Entertainment Weekly';The truth about Reacher gets better and better.'Janet Maslin, The New York Times';If you're a thriller fan and you're not reading the Reacher series, you're not a thriller fan.'Chicago Tribune';[A] feverishly thrilling series . . . With Child, you can always count on furious action.'The Miami Herald';Irresistible Reacher remains just about the best butt-kicker in thriller-lit.'Kirkus Reviews

Not a Drill (A Jack Reacher short story)

Not a Drill (A Jack Reacher short story)

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 29/07/2014

A Jack Reacher short story, published exclusively as an ebook: now also available in the new Reacher short story collection, No Middle Name.The tiny town of Naismith has nothing going for it - except the start of a wilderness trail through Maine's ancient forests. But one day the trail is suddenly closed by county police. No reason is given. Rumours start - is there something in the woods that no one must see? That no one must even know about? Then Jack Reacher drifts into town. What does he make of the Do Not Enter tape strung between the trees?

Not a Drill (A Jack Reacher short story)

Not a Drill (A Jack Reacher short story)

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 29/07/2014

The brand new Jack Reacher short story, published as a digital exclusive.The tiny town of Naismith has nothing going for it - except the start of a wilderness trail through Maine's ancient forests. But one day the trail is suddenly closed by county police. No reason is given. Rumours start - is there something in the woods that no one must see? That no one must even know about? Then Jack Reacher drifts into town. What does he make of the Do Not Enter tape strung between the trees?

FaceOff

FaceOff

Edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci and including stories by Michael Connelly, Lee Child, Jeffery Deaver, and more, this one-of-a-kind anthology pulls together the most beloved characters from the best and most popular thriller series today. Worlds collide!In an unprecedented collaboration, twenty-three of the worlds bestselling and critically acclaimed thriller writers have paired their series characters—such as Harry Bosch, Jack Reacher, and Lincoln Rhyme—in an eleven-story anthology curated by the International Thriller Writers (ITW). All of the contributors to FaceOff are ITW members and the stories feature these dynamic duos: · Patrick Kenzie vs. Harry Bosch in “Red Eye,” by Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly· John Rebus vs. Roy Grace in “In the Nick of Time,” by Ian Rankin and Peter James· Slappy the Ventriloquist Dummy vs. Aloysius Pendergast in “Gaslighted,” by R.L. Stine, Douglas Preston, and Lincoln Child· Malachai Samuels vs. D.D. Warren in “The Laughing Buddha,” by M.J. Rose and Lisa Gardner· Paul Madriani vs. Alexandra Cooper in “Surfing the Panther,” by Steve Martini and Linda Fairstein· Lincoln Rhyme vs. Lucas Davenport in “Rhymes With Prey,” by Jeffery Deaver and John Sandford· Michael Quinn vs. Repairman Jack in “Infernal Night,” by Heather Graham and F. Paul Wilson· Sean Reilly vs. Glen Garber in “Pit Stop,” by Raymond Khoury and Linwood Barclay· Wyatt Hunt vs. Joe Trona in “Silent Hunt,” by John Lescroart and T. Jefferson Parker· Cotton Malone vs. Gray Pierce in “The Devils Bones,” by Steve Berry and James Rollins· Jack Reacher vs. Nick Heller in “Good and Valuable Consideration,” by Lee Child and Joseph Finder So sit back and prepare for a rollicking ride as your favorite characters go head-to-head with some worthy opponents in FaceOff—its a thrill-a-minute read.

Three Jack Reacher Novellas (with bonus Jack Reacher's Rules)

Three Jack Reacher Novellas (with bonus Jack Reacher's Rules)

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 20/05/2014

This compilation includes three Jack Reacher novellas and the ultimate fan guide Jack Reacher's Rules.Deep Down:In thriller master Lee Child's short story Deep Down, Jack Reacher must track down a spy in soldier's clothingby matching wits with four formidable females. Three are cleanbut the fourth may prove fatal.Summoned by Military Intelligence to Washington, D.C., Reacher is sent undercover. The assignment that awaits him: The army is meeting with its Capitol Hill paymasters for classified talks on a new, state-of-the-art sniper rifle for U.S. forces. But vital details about the weapon are leakingstraight from the Capitol and probably into the hands of unidentified foreign arms dealers. The prospect of any and every terrorist, mercenary, or dictator's militia getting their hands on the latest superior firepower is unthinkable. That's where Reacher comes in. His task: infiltrate the top-secret proceedings and smoke out the mole. His target: a quartet of high-powered Army political liaison officersall of them fast-track women on their way to the top.According to his bosses, it's a zero-danger mission. No need to draw a gun . . . just chat over drinks. But Reacher knows that things are rarely what they seem. And he's learned the hard way never to underestimate an opponent. Or four. Lessons that will come in handy when he starts digging for the truthand gets his hands a lot dirtier than he expected.Second Son:Ayoung Jack Reacher knows how to finish a fight so it stays finished. He knows how to get the job done so it stays done. And, in one of his earliest challenges, he knows that his analytical brain is just as important as his impressive brawn.Okinawa, 1974. Even at thirteen, Jack Reacher knows how to outwit and overpower anyone who stands in his way. And as the new kid in town, that's pretty much everyone. His family has come to the Pacific with his father, who's preparing for a top-secret Marine Corps operation. After receiving a rude welcome from the local military brats, Reacher and his older brother, Joe, intend to teach them a lesson they won't forget. But it's soon clear that there's more at stake than pride. When his family's future appears to come crumbling down, it's the youngest Reacher who rises to the occasion with all the decisive cunning and bravura that will one day be his deadly trademark.High Heat:In the midst of a savage heat wave and an infamous murder spree, a blackout awakens the dark side of the city that never sleepsand a young Jack Reacher takes action as only he can.July 1977. Jack Reacher is almost seventeen, and he stops in New York City on the way to visit his brother at West Point. The summer heat is suffocating, the city is bankrupt, and the mad gunman known as Son of Sam is still on the loose. Reacher meets a woman with a problem, and agrees to help her . . . but then the power grid fails and the lights go out, plunging the lawless city into chaos. What does a visiting teenager do in the dark? If that visiting teenager is Jack Reacher, the answer is plenty.Jack Reacher's Rules:Jack Reacher's Rules is the ultimate fan's guide to the World of Reacher! Featuring selections from all seventeen electrifying Jack Reacher novels and an introduction from Lee Child himself, this one-of-a-kind audiobook compiles timeless advice from maverick former army cop Jack Reacher, the hero of Lee Child's blockbuster thrillers and now the star of a major motion picture.My name is Jack Reacher.No middle name, no address.I've got a rule: People mess with me at their own risk.You don't have to break the rules if you make the rules. Case in point: Jack Reacher, the two-fisted, quick-witted, ';current poster-boy of American crime fiction' (Los Angeles Times). The brainchild of #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child, Reacher is a freelance troubleshooter with a mysterious pastand a serious passion for justice. Now the hard-won knowledge and hard-hitting strategies of fiction's toughest tough guy are within every thriller listener's reachin a rapid-fire rundown of the trade secrets, tried-and-true tricks, and time-honored tactics that separate the man in the street from the man to beat.Rule 1. When in doubt, drink coffee.Rule 2. Never volunteer for anything.Rule 3. Don't break the furniture.Rule 4. Only one woman at a time.Rule 5. Show them what they're messing with.Please note: Jack Reacher's Rules is a compilation of advice, wisdom, and facts from the Jack Reacher series of novels by #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child. It features an introduction by Lee Child, but is not a Jack Reacher novel.

Never Go Back (Jack Reacher 18)

Never Go Back (Jack Reacher 18)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/03/2014

Fast-paced, taut and punchy . (Sunday Mirror). Drop-out military cop Jack Reacher has hitchhiked his way to Virginia. His destination, the closest thing to a home he ever had: the headquarters of his old unit, the 110th Military Police. Reacher has no real reason to be here, except that he spoke to the new commanding officer on the phone. He liked Major Susan Turner's voice. But now he's arrived, she's disappeared, and things are getting weird. Accused of a sixteen-year-old homicide and co-opted back into the army, Reacher says nothing. But he's sure as hell thinking of a way out. Reacher is a man's man, a loner, a renegade crusader for justice.on the top of his form . (Sun).

Never Go Back (Jack Reacher 18)

Never Go Back (Jack Reacher 18)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/03/2014

`It's said that a Jack Reacher novel is bought every four seconds somewhere in the world... Lee Child's genius has been to create a tough guy hero that men will envy and women will adore' Daily Express After an epic and interrupted journey all the way from the snows of South Dakota, Jack Reacher has finally made it to Virginia. His destination: a sturdy stone building a short bus ride from Washington D.C., the headquarters of his old unit, the 110th MP. It was the closest thing to a home he ever had. Why? He wants to meet the new commanding officer, Major Susan Turner. He liked her voice on the phone. But the officer sitting behind Reacher's old desk isn't a woman. Why is Susan Turner not there? What Reacher doesn't expect is what comes next. He himself is in big trouble, accused of a sixteen-year-old homicide. And he certainly doesn't expect to hear these words: `You're back in the army, Major. And your ass is mine.' Will he be sorry he went back? Or - will someone else?

High Heat: A Jack Reacher Novella

High Heat: A Jack Reacher Novella

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 24/12/2013

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThriller master Lee Child returns with an exclusive eBook novella. In the midst of a savage heat wave and an infamous murder spree, a blackout awakens the dark side of the city that never sleepsand a young Jack Reacher takes action as only he can.Don't miss the exciting preview of Lee Child's highly anticipated Jack Reacher novel, Never Go Back!July 1977. Jack Reacher is almost seventeen, and he stops in New York City on the way to visit his brother at West Point. The summer heat is suffocating, the city is bankrupt, and the mad gunman known as Son of Sam is still on the loose. Reacher meets a woman with a problem, and agrees to help her . . . but then the power grid fails and the lights go out, plunging the lawless city into chaos. What does a visiting teenager do in the dark? If that visiting teenager is Jack Reacher, the answer is plenty.Praise for Lee Child and his Jack Reacher novels';Jack Reacher is the coolest continuing series character now on offer.'Stephen King, in Entertainment Weekly';Like his hero, Jack Reacher, Lee Child seems to make no wrong steps.'Associated Press';The truth about Reacher gets better and better.'Janet Maslin, The New York Times';[A] feverishly thrilling series . . . With Child, you can always count on furious action.'The Miami Herald';One of the best thriller characters at work today.'Newsweek';Jack Reacher is much more like the heir to the Op and Marlowe than Spenser ever was.'Esquire';Widely admired by other writers as a master craftsman of action thrillers.'The Wall Street Journal

Deep Down: A Jack Reacher Story

Deep Down: A Jack Reacher Story

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 24/12/2013

In thriller master Lee Child's exclusive eBook short story, Jack Reacher must track down a spy in soldier's clothingby matching wits with four formidable females. Three are cleanbut the fourth may prove fatal.Includes a thrilling preview of Lee Child's hotly anticipated Jack Reacher novel, A Wanted Man!Summoned by Military Intelligence to Washington, D.C., Reacher is sent undercover. The assignment that awaits him: The army is meeting with its Capitol Hill paymasters for classified talks on a new, state-of-the-art sniper rifle for U.S. forces. But vital details about the weapon are leakingstraight from the Capitol and probably into the hands of unidentified foreign arms dealers. The prospect of any and every terrorist, mercenary, or dictator's militia getting their hands on the latest superior firepower is unthinkable. That's where Reacher comes in. His task: infiltrate the top-secret proceedings and smoke out the mole. His target: a quartet of high-powered Army political liaison officersall of them fast-track women on their way to the top.According to his bosses, it's a zero-danger mission. No need to draw a gun . . . just chat over drinks. But Reacher knows that things are rarely what they seem. And he's learned the hard way never to underestimate an opponent. Or four. Lessons that will come in handy when he starts digging for the truthand gets his hands a lot dirtier than he expected.';Child is a superb craftsman of suspense.'Entertainment Weekly';The truth about Reacher gets better and better.'Janet Maslin, The New York Times

Second Son: A Jack Reacher Story

Second Son: A Jack Reacher Story

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 24/12/2013

In this new short story from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child, available exclusively as an eBook, a young Jack Reacher knows how to finish a fight so it stays finished. He knows how to get the job done so it stays done. And, in one of his earliest challenges, he knows that his analytical brain is just as important as his impressive brawn.Okinawa, 1974. Even at thirteen, Jack Reacher knows how to outwit and overpower anyone who stands in his way. And as the new kid in town, that's pretty much everyone. His family has come to the Pacific with his father, who's preparing for a top-secret Marine Corps operation. After receiving a rude welcome from the local military brats, Reacher and his older brother, Joe, intend to teach them a lesson they won't forget. But it's soon clear that there's more at stake than pride. When his family's future appears to come crumbling down, it's the youngest Reacher who rises to the occasion with all the decisive cunning and bravura that will one day be his deadly trademark.Second Son also includes a thrilling excerpt from Lee Child's forthcoming novel, The Affair.

Inherit the Dead

Inherit the Dead

Twenty thrilling writers. One chilling mystery.Pericles Perry Christo is a P.I. with a past. A one-time NYPD homicide cop, Perry has been struggling since he lost his badge, and his marriage, in a notorious corruption scandal. So when wealthy Upper East Side matron Julia Drusilla calls him one cold February night, he jumps at the chance to work what seems to be a straightforward (and lucrative) case. Julia needs Perry to track down the whereabouts of her beautiful yet aimless daughter, Angelina, who is about to become a very wealthy young heiress. But as Perry digs deeper, he discovers theres much more to the story of the lovely Angel. Her father, her best friend, her boyfriendthey all have agendas of their own. This classic noir tale twists and turns down New York's mean streets and around Hamptons beaches and back roads, during a bitterly cold and gray winter where nothing is as it seems and everyone has something to hide. Told in the same serial novel format that made 2011s No Rest for the Dead such a commercial and critical success, Inherit the Dead is a collaboration among twenty of todays bestselling mystery and thriller authorseach taking a chapter of the narrative and infusing it with their signature style. The editor, Jonathan Santlofer, has arranged to donate any royalties in excess of editor and contributor compensation to Safe Horizon, a leading provider of services to victims of violence and abuse, making this a worthyand winningaccomplishment that showcases todays finest writers at their very best.

High Heat: (A Jack Reacher Novella)

High Heat: (A Jack Reacher Novella)

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 19/09/2013

Thriller master Lee Child presents an exclusive ebook novella about the teenage Reacher.July 1977. Jack Reacher is almost seventeen, and he stops in New York on his way from South Korea to visit his brother at West Point. The summer heat is suffocating, fires are raging in the Bronx, the city is bankrupt, and the mad gunman known as Son of Sam is still on the loose.Reacher meets a woman with a problem, and agrees to help her . . . and then the power grid fails and the lights go out, plunging the lawless city that never sleeps into chaos.What does a visiting teenager do in the dark? If that visiting teenager is Jack Reacher, the answer is: plenty.

Never Go Back

Never Go Back

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 03/09/2013

#1NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLER *; NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE *; Never go backbut Jack Reacher does, and the past finally catches up with him. . . .Never Go Backisa novel of action-charged suspense starring ';one of the best thriller characters at work today' (Newsweek). Former military cop Jack Reacher makes it all the way from snowbound South Dakota to his destination in northeastern Virginia, near Washington, D.C.: the headquarters of his old unit, the 110th MP. The old stone building is the closest thing to a home he ever had. Reacher is there to meetin personthe new commanding officer, Major Susan Turner, so far just a warm, intriguing voice on the phone. But it isn't Turner behind the CO's desk. And Reacher is hit with two pieces of shocking news, one with serious criminal consequences, and one too personal to even think about. When threatened, you can run or fight. Reacher fights, aiming to find Turner and clear his name, barely a step ahead of the army, and the FBI, and the D.C. Metro police, and four unidentified thugs. Combining an intricate puzzle of a plot and an exciting chase for truth and justice, Lee Child puts Reacher through his pacesand makes him question who he is, what he's done, and the very future of his untethered life on the open road.Praise for Never Go Back ';A breathless cross-country spree . . . some of the best, wiliest writing [Lee] Child has ever done . . . Child's bodacious action hero, Jack Reacher, has already tramped through 17 novels and three e-book singles. But his latest, Never Go Back, may be the best desert island reading in the series. It's exceptionally well plotted. And full of wild surprises. And wise about Reacher's peculiar nature. And positively Bunyanesque in its admiring contributions to Reacher lore.'Janet Maslin, The New York Times ';Welcome to the relentless world of Jack Reacher and his impressive tendency to be in the wrong place at the right time. . . . Child has created an iconic character that other thriller writers try to emulate but don't come close to matching. He has a talent for taking material that in the hands of other authors would be stale and making it seem fresh. . . . Tight and compelling . . . Never Go Back is one of Child's best novels.'Associated Press

High Heat: (A Jack Reacher Novella)

High Heat: (A Jack Reacher Novella)

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 06/08/2013

Published exclusively as an ebook, a long short story from thriller master Lee Child about the teenage Reacher, now also available in No Middle Name: the Collected Jack Reacher Stories.July 1977. Jack Reacher is almost seventeen, and he stops in New York on his way from South Korea to visit his brother at West Point. The summer heat is suffocating, fires are raging in the Bronx, the city is bankrupt, and the mad gunman known as Son of Sam is still on the loose.Reacher meets a woman with a problem, and agrees to help her . . . and then the power grid fails and the lights go out, plunging the lawless city that never sleeps into chaos.What does a visiting teenager do in the dark? If that visiting teenager is Jack Reacher, the answer is: plenty.Don t miss the exciting preview of Lee Child s latest Jack Reacher novel, Never Go Back!

A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher 17)

A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher 17)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/05/2013

When you're as big and rough as Jack Reacher - and you have a badly set, freshly busted nose - it isn't easy to hitch a ride. At last, he's picked up by three strangers - two men and a woman. Within minutes it becomes clear they're all lying about everything - and there's a police roadblock ahead. There has been an incident, and the cops are looking for the bad guys ... Will they get through because the three are innocent? Or because the three are now four? Is Reacher just a decoy? 'He could take out Bond, Dirty Harry, Jason Bourne and Ethan Hunt with both hands tied behind his back. And then sleep with their girlfriends two at a time before getting the last bus out of town' Sun

A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher 17)

A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher 17)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/05/2013

I love him. It's said that a Jack Reacher novel is bought every four seconds somewhere in the world. He is to crime fiction what Clint Eastwood's 'man with no name' was to the western. Lee Child's genius in seventeen novels has been to create a tough guy hero that men will envy and women will adore. (Daily Express) When you're as big and rough as Jack Reacher - and you have a badly set, freshly busted nose - it isn't easy to hitch a ride. At last, he's picked up by three strangers - two men and a woman. Within minutes it becomes clear they're all lying about everything - and there's a police roadblock ahead. There has been an incident, and the cops are looking for the bad guys ... Will they get through because the three are innocent? Or because the three are now four? Is Reacher just a decoy? Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, A Wanted Man follows on directly from the end of Worth Dying For.

Never Go Back (Jack Reacher 18)

Never Go Back (Jack Reacher 18)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 09/01/2013

`It's said that a Jack Reacher novel is bought every four seconds somewhere in the world... Lee Child's genius has been to create a tough guy hero that men will envy and women will adore' Daily Express After an epic and interrupted journey all the way from the snows of South Dakota, Jack Reacher has finally made it to Virginia. His destination: a sturdy stone building a short bus ride from Washington D.C., the headquarters of his old unit, the 110th MP. It was the closest thing to a home he ever had. Why? He wants to meet the new commanding officer, Major Susan Turner. He liked her voice on the phone. But the officer sitting behind Reacher's old desk isn't a woman. Why is Susan Turner not there? What Reacher doesn't expect is what comes next. He himself is in big trouble, accused of a sixteen-year-old homicide. And he certainly doesn't expect to hear these words: `You're back in the army, Major. And your ass is mine.' Will he be sorry he went back? Or - will someone else?

James Penney's New Identity/Guy Walks Into a Bar

James Penney's New Identity/Guy Walks Into a Bar

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 06/12/2012

In 'James Penney's New Identity', in the dry desert of Southern California, James Penney is laid off from the plant after seventeen loyal years of service. With the threat of the bank repossessing his treasured red Firebird, he goes on the run. But why are the cops so hot on his trail? And who is the tall military policeman, built like a weightlifter, who offers him a ride?Set just a few minutes before the terrifying opening of the bestselling Jack Reacher thriller Gone Tomorrow, in 'Guy Walks Into a Bar', old habits die hard for Jack Reacher. He is always on the look-out for trouble. When he stops at a bar in lower Manhattan for a late night beer and some music, his eyes are drawn to a rich young Russian girl and her bodyguard. Is she in danger? Who are those two suspicious-looking guys sitting at separate tables, watching her?These two short stories are part of the Storycuts series.

Running Blind

Running Blind

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 30/10/2012

Jack Reacher races to solve the perfect crime in the fourth novel in Lee Child'sNew York Timesbestselling series.Across the country, women are being murdered, victims of a disciplined and clever killer who leaves no trace evidence, no fatal wounds, no signs of struggle, and no clues to an apparent motive. They are, truly, perfect crimes. In fact, there's only one thing that links the victims. Each one of the women knew Jack Reacherand it's got him running blind.

Die Trying

Die Trying

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 30/10/2012

Jack Reacher finds himself in bad company in the second novel in Lee Child'sNew York Timesbestselling series.Jack Reacher is an innocent bystander when he witnesses a woman kidnapped off a Chicago street in broad daylight. In the wrong place at the wrong time, he's kidnapped with her. Chained together, locked in the back of a stifling van, and racing across America to an unknown destination for an unknown purpose, they're at the mercy of a group of men demanding an impossible ransom. Because this mysterious woman is worth more than Reacher ever suspected. Now he has to save them bothfrom the inside outor die trying...

Wanted Man

Wanted Man

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 11/09/2012

A masterpiece of suspense from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child Four people in a car, hoping to make Chicago by morning. One man driving, eyes on the road. Another man next to him, telling stories that don't add up. A woman in the back, silent and worried. And next to her, a huge man with a broken nose, hitching a ride east to Virginia. An hour behind them, a man lies stabbed to death in an old pumping station. He was seen going in with two others, but he never came out. He has been executed, the knife work professional, the killers vanished. Within minutes, the police are notified. Within hours, the FBI descends, laying claim to the victim without ever saying who he was or why he was there. All Reacher wanted was a ride to Virginia. All he did was stick out his thumb. But he soon discovers he has hitched more than a ride. He has tied himself to a massive conspiracy that makes him a threatto both sides at once. In Lee Child's white-hot thriller, nothing is what it seems, and nobody is telling the truth. As the tension rises, the twists come fast and furious, keeping readers guessing and gasping until the explosive finale. Praise for #1 bestselling author Lee Child and his Reacher series ';Child is a superb craftsman of suspense.'Entertainment Weekly ';The truth about Reacher gets better and better.'Janet Maslin, The New York Times ';Implausible, irresistible Reacher remains just about the best butt-kicker in thriller-lit.'Kirkus Reviews ';Like his hero Jack Reacher, Lee Child seems to make no wrong steps.'Associated Press ';Lee Child [is] the current poster-boy of American crime fiction.'Los Angeles Times ';Indisputably the best escape artist in this escapist genre.'Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times ';Jack Reacher is much more like the heir to the Op and Marlowe than Spenser ever was.'EsquireFrom the Hardcover edition.

A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher 17)

A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher 17)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 30/08/2012

When you're as big and rough as Jack Reacher - and you have a badly-set, freshly-busted nose, patched with silver duct tape - it isn't easy to hitch a ride. But Reacher has some unfinished business in Virginia, so he doesn't quit.And at last, he's picked up by three strangers - two men and a woman. But within minutes it becomes clear they're all lying about everything - and then they run into a police roadblock on the highway. There has been an incident, and the cops are looking for the bad guys ... Will they get through because the three are innocent?Or because the three are now four? Is Reacher just a decoy? With his signature Swiss-watch plotting and heart-thumping suspense, A Wanted Man shows Lee Child at his sublimely skilful best. 'He could take out Bond, Dirty Harry, Jason Bourne and Ethan Hunt with both hands tied behind his back,. And then sleep with their girlfriends two at a time before getting the last bus out of town' Sun

The Affair

The Affair

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/08/2012

March 1997. A woman has her throat cut behind a bar in Mississippi. Just down the road is a big army base. Is the murderer a local guy - or is he a soldier? Jack Reacher, still a major in the military police, is sent in undercover. The county sheriff is a former U.S. Marine - and a stunningly beautiful woman. Her investigation is going nowhere. Is the Pentagon stonewalling her? Or doesn't she really want to find the killer? Set just six months before the opening of Killing Floor, The Affair marks a turning point in Reacher's career. If he does what the army wants, will he be able to live with himself? And if he doesn't, will the army be able to live with him?   Lee Child's novel One Shot has been adapted as the film Jack Reacher starring Tom Cruise. It is due to be released in the UK on 26 Dec 2012. Click below to view the trailer.  

Deep Down: A Jack Reacher Story

Deep Down: A Jack Reacher Story

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 16/07/2012

In thriller master Lee Child's exclusive eBook short story, Jack Reacher must track down a spy in soldier's clothingby matching wits with four formidable females. Three are cleanbut the fourth may prove fatal. Includes a thrilling preview of Lee Child's hotly anticipated Jack Reacher novel, A Wanted Man! Summoned by Military Intelligence to Washington, D.C., Reacher is sent undercover. The assignment that awaits him: The army is meeting with its Capitol Hill paymasters for classified talks on a new, state-of-the-art sniper rifle for U.S. forces. But vital details about the weapon are leakingstraight from the Capitol and probably into the hands of unidentified foreign arms dealers. The prospect of any and every terrorist, mercenary, or dictator's militia getting their hands on the latest superior firepower is unthinkable. That's where Reacher comes in. His task: infiltrate the top-secret proceedings and smoke out the mole. His target: a quartet of high-powered Army political liaison officersall of them fast-track women on their way to the top. According to his bosses, it's a zero-danger mission. No need to draw a gun . . . just chat over drinks. But Reacher knows that things are rarely what they seem. And he's learned the hard way never to underestimate an opponent. Or four. Lessons that will come in handy when he starts digging for the truthand gets his hands a lot dirtier than he expected. ';Child is a superb craftsman of suspense.'Entertainment Weekly ';The truth about Reacher gets better and better.'Janet Maslin, The New York Times

Deep Down (A Jack Reacher short story)

Deep Down (A Jack Reacher short story)

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 16/07/2012

An original short story about Jack Reacher, available exclusively as a separate ebook (also included in the new complete Reacher story collection No Middle Name).Early in his military career, Jack Reacher is ordered undercover in Washington, to discover which one of four women, all staff officers on fast track careers, is leaking secrets. The suggested method: get close to each in turn.The obvious problem: the most receptive will be the guilty one, with an agenda of her own ... to kill the investigation - and the investigator. Child has somehow forged that magical grail: a new and believable hero... when we thought all the heroes had been written. Observer

Deep Down (A Jack Reacher short story)

Deep Down (A Jack Reacher short story)

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 16/07/2012

An original short story about Jack Reacher, available exclusively as an ebook, following the success of last year's Second Son.Early in his military career, Jack Reacher is ordered undercover in Washington, to discover which one of four women, all staff officers on fast track careers, is leaking secrets. The suggested method: get close to each in turn.The obvious problem: the most receptive will be the guilty one, with an agenda of her own ... to kill the investigation - and the investigator.'Child has somehow forged that magical grail: a new and believable hero... when we thought all the heroes had been written.' Observer

The Affair (Jack Reacher 16)

The Affair (Jack Reacher 16)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/03/2012

March 1997. A woman has her throat cut behind a bar in Carter Crossing, Mississippi. Just down the road is a big army base.Is the murderer a local guy - or is he a soldier? Jack Reacher, still a major in the military police, is sent in undercover.The county sheriff is a former U.S. Marine - and a stunningly beautiful woman. Her investigation is going nowhere. Is the Pentagon stonewalling her? Or doesn't she really want to find the killer? The adrenaline-pumping, high-voltage action in The Affair is set just six months before the opening of Killing Floor, and it marks a turning point in Reacher's career. If he does what the army wants, will he be able to live with himself? And if he doesn't, will the army be able to live with him? Is this his last case in uniform?

James Penney's New Identity/Guy Walks Into a Bar

James Penney's New Identity/Guy Walks Into a Bar

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 17/11/2011

Here are two Jack Reacher stories first published together in ebook form, now also included in the new Jack Reacher story collection No Middle Name. James Penney's New Identity: In the dry desert of Southern California, James Penney is laid off from the plant after seventeen loyal years of service. With the threat of the bank repossessing his treasured red Firebird, he goes on the run. But why are the cops so hot on his trail? And who is the tall military policeman, built like a weightlifter, who offers him a ride?Guy Walks Into Bar: Just a few minutes before the terrifying opening of Gone Tomorrow, Jack Reacher stops at a bar in lower Manhattan for a late night beer and some music, His eyes are drawn to a rich young Russian girl and her bodyguard. Is she in danger? Who are those two suspicious-looking guys sitting at separate tables, watching her?These two short stories are part of the Storycuts series.

Affair

Affair

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 27/09/2011

With Reacher, #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child has created ';a series that stands in the front rank of modern thrillers' (The Washington Post).Everything starts somewhere. . . .For elite military cop Jack Reacher, that somewhere was Carter Crossing, Mississippi, way back in 1997. A lonely railroad track. A crime scene. A coverup.A young woman is dead, and solid evidence points to a soldier at a nearby military base. But that soldier has powerful friends in Washington. Reacher is ordered undercoverto find out everything he can, to control the local police, and then to vanish. Reacher is a good soldier. But when he gets to Carter Crossing, he finds layers no one saw coming, and the investigation spins out of control.Local sheriff Elizabeth Deveraux has a thirst for justiceand an appetite for secrets. Uncertain they can trust one another, Reacher and Deveraux reluctantly join forces. Reacher works to uncover the truth, while others try to bury it forever. The conspiracy threatens to shatter his faith in his mission, and turn him into a man to be feared.A novel of unrelenting suspense that could only come from the pen of #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child, The Affair is the start of the Reacher saga, a thriller that takes Reacherand his readersright to the edge . . . and beyond.

Second Son: (Jack Reacher Short Story)

Second Son: (Jack Reacher Short Story)

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2011

A Jack Reacher short story published as an individual ebook, now also available in the new complete Jack Reacher short story collection, No Middle Name.Ever wondered what early experiences shaped Reacher's explosive career as butt-kicker supreme, the one-man guided-missile battler for justice? Lee Child looks back on an incident in his hero Jack Reacher's teenage years as the younger son of a tough career US Marine, on a faraway military base in the Pacific.'The coolest continuing series character now on offer' Stephen King

Second Son: (Jack Reacher Short Story)

Second Son: (Jack Reacher Short Story)

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 15/08/2011

Ever wondered what early experiences shaped Reacher's explosive career as butt-kicker supreme, the one-man guided-missile battler for justice? In this original new short story, Lee Child looks back on an incident in his hero Jack Reacher's teenage years as the younger son of a tough career US Marine, on a faraway military base in the Pacific.'The coolest continuing series character now on offer' Stephen King

First Thrills: Volume 1

First Thrills: Volume 1

New York Times bestselling author Lee Child and the International Thriller Writers, Inc. present a collection of remarkable stories in First Thrills. From small-town crime stories to sweeping global conspiracies, this is a cross section of today's hottest thriller-writing talent. This original collection is now split into four e-book volumes, packed with murder, mystery, and mayhem!First Thrills: Volume 1 contains stories six original stories by:Lee ChildMichael Palmer and Daniel James PalmerKaren DionneJ.T. EllisonRyan BrownRip GerberSean Michael BaileyAt the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Worth Dying For (Jack Reacher 15)

Worth Dying For (Jack Reacher 15)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2011

Featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise, in an explosive follow-up to the cliffhanger ending of 61 Hours. Has Jack Reacher finally met his match? 61 Hours ended with Reacher trapped in a desperate situation from which escape seemed impossible. Even for him. Was that really the end of the road for the maverick loner? Worth Dying For is the kind of explosive thriller only Lee Child could write - a heart-racing page-turner no suspense fan will want to miss.

The Enemy (Jack Reacher 8)

The Enemy (Jack Reacher 8)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2011

The thing about Lee Child's books is that you can't put the damn things down. . .there's something about his writing that's addictive. The Enemy is no exception. . .Superb. (Independent on Sunday) New Year's Day, 1990. A soldier is found dead in a sleazy motel bed. Jack Reacher is the officer on duty. The soldier turns out to be a two-star general. The situation is bad enough, then Reacher finds the general's wife. This stomach-churning thriller turns back the clock to a younger Reacher, in dogtags. A Reacher who still believes in the service. A Reacher who imposes army discipline. Even if only in his own pragmatic way... Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, The Enemy is 8th in the series.

Echo Burning (Jack Reacher 5)

Echo Burning (Jack Reacher 5)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2011

Complete with crackling fast dialogue, an edgy ambivalent plot, and the capacity to make his readers turn the page, this feels like Child's breakthrough book into the mega-sellers. He is that good. (Daily Mail) Jack Reacher, adrift in the hellish heat of a Texas summer. Looking for a lift through the vast empty landscape. A woman stops, and offers a ride. She is young, rich and beautiful. But her husband's in jail. When he comes out, he's going to kill her. Her family's hostile, she can't trust the cops, and the lawyers won't help. She is entangled in a web of lies and prejudice, hatred and murder. Jack Reacher never could resist a lady in distress. Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, Echo Burning is 5th in the series.

One Shot (Jack Reacher 9)

One Shot (Jack Reacher 9)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2011

Six shots. Five dead. A heartland city thrown into terror. But within hours the cops have it solved. A slam-dunk case. Apart from one thing. The accused gunman refuses to talk except for a single phrase: Get Jack Reacher for me. Reacher lives off the grid. He's not looking for trouble. But sometimes trouble looks for him. What could connect the noble Reacher to this psychopathic killer? Although the Jack Reacher can be read in any order, One Shot is the 9th in the series.

Without Fail (Jack Reacher 6)

Without Fail (Jack Reacher 6)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2011

Lee Child's protagonist, Jack Reacher, is a hero in the Dirty Harry style, a man who lives by his own principles. . .Produces a surprising twist when it's least expected. (Sunday Telegraph) Jack Reacher walks alone. No job, no ID, no last known address. But he never turns down a plea for help. Now a woman tracks him down. A woman serving at the very heart of US power. A woman who needs Reacher's assistance in her new job. Her job? Protecting the Vice-President of the United States. Her problem? Someone wants the VP dead. Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, Without Fail is 6th in the series.

The Visitor (Jack Reacher 4)

The Visitor (Jack Reacher 4)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2011

The Visitor offers an efficient mix of hard-boiled style with lots of lip and a revival of the classic locked-room mystery. . .Tight plotting, pace and high mileage. (Guardian) Sergeant Amy Callan and Lieutenant Caroline Cooke have a lot in common. Both were army high-flyers. Both were aquainted with Jack Reacher. Both were forced to resign from the service. Now they're both dead. Found in their own homes, naked, in a bath full of paint. Apparent victims of an army man. A loner, a smart guy with a score to settle, a ruthless vigilante. A man just like Jack Reacher. Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, The Visitor is 4th in the series.

Tripwire (Jack Reacher 3)

Tripwire (Jack Reacher 3)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2011

Lee Child continues his meteoric rise and mastery of suspense with Tripwire. It's a tightly-drawn and swift thriller that gives new meaning to what a page-turner should be. (Michael Connelly) For Jack Reacher being invisible has become a habit. He spends his days digging swimming pools by hand and his nights as the bouncer in the local strip club in the Florida Keys. He doesn't want to be found. But someone has sent a private detective to seek him out. Then Reacher finds the guy beaten to death with his fingertips sliced off. It's time to head north and work out who is trying to find him and why. Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, Tripwire is 3rd in the series.

Persuader (Jack Reacher 7)

Persuader (Jack Reacher 7)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2011

Ballsy, dynamic and not for the faint-hearted. (Daily Mail) Never forgive, never forget. Jack Reacher lives for the moment. Without a home. Without commitment. But he has a burning desire to right wrongs - and rewrite his own agonizing past. Never apologize. Never explain. When Reacher witnesses a brutal kidnap attempt, he takes the law into his own hands. But a cop dies. Has Reacher lost his sense of right and wrong? Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, Persuader is seventh in the series.

The Hard Way (Jack Reacher 10)

The Hard Way (Jack Reacher 10)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2011

Featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise, as he comes to the UK. Jack Reacher is alone, the way he likes it. He watches a man cross a New York street and drive away in a Mercedes. The car contains $1 million of ransom money. Reacher's job is to make sure it all turns out right - money paid, family safely returned. But Reacher is in the middle of a nasty little war where nothing is simple. What started on a busy New York street explodes three thousand miles away, in the sleepy English countryside. Reacher's going to have to do this one the hard way.

Bad Luck And Trouble (Jack Reacher 11)

Bad Luck And Trouble (Jack Reacher 11)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2011

The invincible Reacher is as irresistible as ever. (Sunday Telegraph) You do not mess with Jack Reacher. He is as close to untraceable as a person can get. A loner comfortable in his anonymity and solitude. So when a member of his old Army unit finds a way to contact him, he knows this has to be serious. You do not mess with the Special Investigators. In the past the elite team always watched each other's backs. Now one of them has shown up dead in the California desert and six more are missing. Reacher's old buddies are in big trouble, and he can't let that go. Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, Bad Luck and Trouble is eleventh in the series.

Die Trying (Jack Reacher 2)

Die Trying (Jack Reacher 2)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/12/2010

Cunning and explosive. . .A thumping good read. (Time Out) Jack Reacher, alone, strolling nowhere. A Chicago street in bright sunshine. A young woman, struggling on crutches. He offers her a steadying arm. And turns to see a handgun aimed at his stomach. Chained in a dark van racing across America, Reacher doesn't know why they've been kidnapped. The woman claims to be FBI. She's certainly tough enough. But at their remote destination, will raw courage be enough to overcome the hopeless odds? Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, this is 2nd in the series.

Lee Child's Jack Reacher Books 1-6

Lee Child's Jack Reacher Books 1-6

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 01/12/2010

For the first timethe first six explosive novels in Lee Child's #1 New YorkTimes bestselling Jack Reacher seriesnow together in one e-bookpackage! He never looks for trouble... But trouble never stops looking for him. KILLING FLOOR Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher isn't in the small town of Margrave, Georgiafor less than an hour before he's arrested for murder. Not much of a welcome. AllReacher knows is that he didn't kill anybody. At least not lately. But he doesn'tstand a chance of convincing anyone. Not a chance in hell... DIE TRYING When a woman is kidnapped off a Chicago street in broad daylight, JackReacher is unlucky enough to be taken with her. They're at the mercy of a groupof men demanding an impossible ransom. Because Reacher's femalecompanion is worth more than he imagines. Now he has to save them bothfrom the inside outor die trying TRIPWIRE Reacher's anonymity in Florida is shattered by an investigator who's looking forhim. But soon after his arrival, the man is murdered. Retracing the PI's trail backto New York, Reacher wants to find out who was looking for himand why. Buthe never expected the reasons to be so personal...or lethal. RUNNING BLIND Across the country, women are being murdered, victims of a disciplined andclever killer who leaves no evidence, no fatal wounds, no signs of struggle, andno apparent motive. They are truly perfect crimes. In fact, there's only one thingthat links the victims...Jack Reacher.ECHO RUNNING Thumbing across the scorched Texas desert, Jack Reacher has nowhere to goand all the time in the world to get there. Cruising the same stretch of two-laneblacktop is Carmen Greer. For Reacher, a lift comes with a hitch. Carmen's got awild storyabout her husband, her family, and a hometown that's pure gothic.She's also got a plan for all of them. And now Reacher's part of it... WITHOUT FAIL Skilled, cautious, and anonymous, Jack Reacher is perfect for the job:assassinate the vice president of the United States. In theory, that is. A femaleSecret Service agent wants Reacher to find the holes in her system, and fastbecause a covert group already has the vice president in their sights. Andthey've planned for everything...except for Reacher.

Worth Dying For

Worth Dying For

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 19/10/2010

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *; ';Jack Reacher is the coolest continuing series character now on offer.'Stephen King, in Entertainment Weekly #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child follows the electrifying 61 Hours with his latest Reacher thrillera story that hits the ground running and then accelerates all the way to a colossal showdown.There's deadly trouble in the corn country of Nebraska . . . and Jack Reacher walks right into it. First he falls foul of the Duncans, a local clan that has terrified an entire county into submission. But it's the unsolved case of a missing child, already decades-old, that Reacher can't let go.The Duncans want Reacher goneand it's not just past secrets they're trying to hide. They're awaiting a secret shipment that's already lateand they have the kind of customers no one can afford to annoy. For as dangerous as the Duncans are, they're just the bottom of a criminal food chain stretching halfway around the world. For Reacher, it would have made much more sense to keep on going, to put some distance between himself and the hard-core trouble that's bearing down on him.For Reacher, that was also impossible.Worth Dying For is the kind of explosive thriller only Lee Child could write and only Jack Reacher could survivea heart-racing page-turner no suspense fan will want to miss.

Worth Dying For (Jack Reacher 15)

Worth Dying For (Jack Reacher 15)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 30/09/2010

61 Hours ended with maverick loner Jack Reacher trapped in a desperate situation from which escape seemed impossible. Even for him. But Reacher has done the impossible before. Now there's deadly trouble in the wilds of Nebraska...and Reacher walks right into it. First he falls foul of the Duncans, a local clan that has terrified an entire county into submission. But it's the unsolved case of a missing eight-year-old girl, already decades-old, that Reacher can't let go. The Duncans want Reacher gone-or dead. And it's not just past secrets they're trying to hide. They're awaiting a secret shipment that's already late-and they have the kind of customers no one can afford to annoy. For as dangerous as the Duncans are, they're just the bottom of a criminal food chain stretching halfway around the world. Reacher - bruised and battered - should have just kept on going. But for Reacher, that was impossible. Worth Dying For is the kind of explosive thriller only Lee Child could write and only Jack Reacher could survive-a heart-racing page-turner no suspense fan will want to miss.

61 Hours (Jack Reacher 14)

61 Hours (Jack Reacher 14)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2010

GET READY FOR THE MOST EXCITING COUNT-DOWN OF YOUR LIFE HOUR SIXTY-ONE Icy winter in South Dakota. A bus skids and crashes in a gathering storm. On the back seat: Jack Reacher, hitching a ride to nowhere. A life without baggage has many advantages. And disadvantages too, like facing the arctic cold without a coat. HOUR THIRTY-ONE A small town is threatened by sinister forces. One brave woman is standing up for justice.If she's going to live to testify, she'll need help from a man like Reacher.Because there's a killercoming for her. HOUR ZERO Has Reacher finally met his match? He doesn't want to put the world to rights. He just doesn't like people who put it to wrongs. NOW READ THE SEQUEL: Worth Dying For (Reacher #15)

First Thrills

First Thrills

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 22/06/2010

New York Times bestselling author Lee Child and International Thriller Writers, Inc., present a collection of remarkable stories in First Thrills. Showcasing many of the organizations bestselling authors as well as rising stars in the genre, here are twenty-five brand-new, never-before-published stories packed with murder, mystery, and mayhem. A cunning criminal thinks he can use a child to take the rap for his crimes. A hospital intern turned body snatcher A priest who comes face-to-face with his wifes murderer on death row. A Confederate soldier comes home to his love, but changed by more than just the warhe comes back wrong. The discovery of a flying saucer in the ocean depths brings one man to the brink of a massive revelation. A dying mans last request proves to his ex-wife that hes still rotten to the core. A clandestine operative finds himself caught in a wicked game of confusionbut who is calling the shots?No matter what type of thriller you listen to, youll find something here that will entertain youand perhaps a new writer youll cherish for years to come.

61 Hours

61 Hours

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 18/05/2010

Jack Reacher is back.The countdown has begun. Get ready for the most exciting 61 hours of your life. #1New York Timesbestselling author Lee Child's latest thriller is a ticking time bomb of suspense that builds electric tension on every page.Sixty-one hours. Not a minute to spare.A tour bus crashes in a savage snowstorm and lands Jack Reacher in the middle of a deadly confrontation. In nearbyBolton,South Dakota, one brave woman is standing up for justice in a small town threatened by sinister forces. If she's going to live long enough to testify, she'll need help. Because a killer is coming toBolton, a coldly proficient assassin who never misses.Reacher's original plan was to keep on moving. But the next 61 hours will change everything. The secrets are deadlier and his enemies are stronger than he could have guessedbut so is the woman whose life he'll risk his own to save.In61 Hours, Lee Child has written a showdown thriller with anexplosiveending that readers will talk about for a long time to come.

Persuader (Jack Reacher 7)

Persuader (Jack Reacher 7)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 15/04/2010

Never forgive, never forget. Jack Reacher lives for the moment. Without a home. Without commitment. But he has a burning desire to right wrongs - and rewrite his own agonizing past. Never apologize. Never explain. When Reacher witnesses a brutal kidnap attempt, he takes the law into his own hands. But a cop dies. Has Reacher lost his sense of right and wrong?

Without Fail (Jack Reacher 6)

Without Fail (Jack Reacher 6)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 15/04/2010

Jack Reacher walks alone. No job, no ID, no last known address. But he never turns down a plea for help. Now a woman tracks him down. A woman serving at the very heart of US power. A woman who needs Reacher's assistance in her new job. Her job? Protecting the Vice-President of the United States. Her problem? Someone wants the VP dead.

61 Hours (Jack Reacher 14)

61 Hours (Jack Reacher 14)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 18/03/2010

Winter in South Dakota. Blowing snow, icy roads, a tired driver. A bus skids and crashes and is stranded in a gathering storm. There's a small town twenty miles away, where a vulnerable witness is guarded around the clock.There's a strange stone building five miles further on, all alone on the prairie.There's a ruthless man who controls everything from the warmth of Mexico. Jack Reacher hitched a ride in the back of the bus. A life without baggage has many advantages. And crucial disadvantages too, when it means facing the arctic cold without a coat. But he's equipped for the rest of his task. He doesn't want to put the world to rights. He just doesn't like people who put it to wrongs.

Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher 13)

Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher 13)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/02/2010

Featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the new blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise, as he faces his most implacable enemy yet. Suicide bombers are easy to spot. They give out all kinds of tell-tale signs.There are twelve things to look for.No one who has worked in law enforcement will ever forget them. New York City.The subway, two o'clock in the morning. Jack Reacher studies his fellow passengers.Four are OK.The fifth isn't. The train brakes for Grand Central Station. Will Reacher intervene, and save lives? Or is he wrong?Will his intervention cost lives - including his own?

The Visitor (Jack Reacher 4)

The Visitor (Jack Reacher 4)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 18/02/2010

Sergeant Amy Callan and Lieutenant Caroline Cook have a lot in common. Both were army high-flyers.Both were acquainted with Jack Reacher.Both were forced to resign from the service. Now they're both dead. Both were found in their own home, naked, in a bath full of paint.Both apparent victims of an army man.A loner, a smart guy with a score to settle, a ruthless vigilante. A man just like Jack Reacher.

Echo Burning (Jack Reacher 5)

Echo Burning (Jack Reacher 5)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 18/02/2010

Jack Reacher, adrift in the hellish heat of a Texas summer. Looking for a lift through the vast empty landscape. A woman stops, and offers a ride. She is young, rich and beautiful. But her husband's in jail. When he comes out, he's going to kill her. Her family's hostile, she can't trust the cops, and the lawyers won't help. She is entangled in a web of lies and prejudice, hatred and murder. Jack Reacher never could resist a lady in distress.

Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher 13)

Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher 13)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/02/2010

Enhances his status as a mythic avenger. . .You'll be left with a thumping heart and a racing pulse but, be warned, Chapter 63 will give you nightmares. (Evening Standard) Suicide bombers are easy to spot. They give out all kinds of tell-tale signs.There are twelve things to look for.No one who has worked in law enforcement will ever forget them. New York City.The subway, two o'clock in the morning. Jack Reacher studies his fellow passengers.Four are OK.The fifth isn't. The train brakes for Grand Central Station. Will Reacher intervene, and save lives? Or is he wrong?Will his intervention cost lives - including his own? Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, Gone Tomorrow is 13th in the series.

One Shot

One Shot

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 10/12/2009

A lone gunman unleashes pandemonium when he shoots into a crowd of people in a public plaza in Indiana. Five people are killed in cold blood, shot through the head. But he leaves a perfect trail of evidence behind him, and soon the local police chief tracks him down. After his arrest, the shooter's only words are, 'Get Jack Reacher for me.' What could possibly connect this psychopath and the wandering dropout ex army cop?Critics call Lee Child's thriller series 'addictive', so here is our annual, much-longed for, Reacher fix.

Gone Tomorrow

Gone Tomorrow

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 19/05/2009

New York City. Two in the morning. A subway car heading uptown. Jack Reacher, plus five other passengers. Four are okay. The fifth isnt. In the next few tense seconds Reacher will make a choiceand trigger an electrifying chain of events in this gritty, gripping masterwork of suspense by #1 New York Times bestseller Lee Child. Susan Mark was the fifth passenger. She had a lonely heart, an estranged son, and a big secret. Reacher, working with a woman cop and a host of shadowy feds, wants to know just how big a hole Susan Mark was in, how many lives had already been twisted before hers, and what danger is looming around him now. Because a race has begun through the streets of Manhattan in a maze crowded with violent, skilled soldiers on all sides of a shadow war. Susan Marks plain little life was critical to dozens of others in Washington, California, Afghanistan . . . from a former Delta Force operator now running for the U.S. Senate, to a beautiful young woman with a fantastic story to telland to a host of others who have just one thing in common: Theyre all lying to Reacher. A little. A lot. Or maybe just enough to get him killed. In a novel that slams through one hairpin surprise after another, Lee Child unleashes a thriller that spans three decades and gnaws at the heart of America . . . and for Jack Reacher, a man who trusts no one and likes it that way, its a mystery with only one answerthe kind that comes when you finally get face-to-face and look your worst enemy in the eye.

Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher 13)

Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher 13)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/04/2009

Suicide bombers are easy to spot. They give out all kinds of tell-tale signs. Mostly because they're nervous. By definition they're all first-timers. Riding the subway in New York at two o'clock in the morning, Reacher knows the twelve giveaway signs to look out for. Watching one of his fellow-passengers, he becomes sharply aware: one by one, she ticks off every bulletpoint on his list. So begins the new heartstopping new thriller starring today's most admired action hero, the gallant and enigmatic loner Jack Reacher.

Nothing To Lose (Jack Reacher 12)

Nothing To Lose (Jack Reacher 12)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2009

Two small towns in Colorado: Hope and Despair. Between them, nothing but twelve miles of empty road. Jack Reacher can't find a ride, so he walks. All he wants is a cup of coffee. What he gets are four redneck deputies who want to run him out of town. Mistake. They're picking on the wrong guy. Jack Reacher is a big man, and he's in shape. No job, no address, no baggage. Nothing, except bloody-minded curiosity. What is the secret the locals seem so keen to hide? A hard man is good to find. Ex-military cop Reacher is today's most addictive hero. Now he pulls on a tiny loose thread, to unravel conspiracies that expose the most shocking truths. Because, after all, Jack Reacher has nothing to lose.

Nothing to Lose

Nothing to Lose

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 17/06/2008

Two lonely towns in Colorado: Hope and Despair. Between them, twelve miles of empty road. Jack Reacher never turns back. It's not in his nature. All he wants is a cup of coffee. What he gets is big trouble. So in Lee Childs electrifying new novel, Reachera man with no fear, no illusions, and nothing to losegoes to war against a town that not only wants him gone, it wants him dead. It wasnt the welcome Reacher expected. He was just passing through, minding his own business. But within minutes of his arrival a deputy is in the hospital and Reacher is back in Hope, setting up a base of operations against Despair, where a huge, seething walled-off industrial site does something nobody is supposed to see . . . where a small plane takes off every night and returns seven hours later . . . where a garrison of well-trained and well-armed military copsthe kind of soldiers Reacher once commandedwaits and watches . . . where above all two young men have disappeared and two frightened young women wait and hope for their return.Joining forces with a beautiful cop who runs Hope with a cool hand, Reacher goes up against Despairagainst the deputies who try to break him and the rich man who tries to scare himand starts to crack open the secrets, starts to expose the terrifying connection to a distant war thats killing Americans by the thousand.Now, between a town and the man who owns it, between Reacher and his conscience, something has to give. And Reacher never gives an inch.

Nothing To Lose (Jack Reacher 12)

Nothing To Lose (Jack Reacher 12)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 26/03/2008

Two small towns in Colorado: Hope and Despair. Between them, nothing but twelve miles of empty road. Jack Reacher can't find a ride, so he walks. All he wants is a cup of coffee. What he gets are four redneck deputies who want to run him out of town. Mistake. They're picking on the wrong guy. Jack Reacher is a big man, and he's in shape. No job, no address, no baggage. Nothing, except bloody-minded curiosity. What is the secret the locals seem so keen to hide? A hard man is good to find. Ex-military cop Reacher is today's most addictive hero. Now he pulls on a tiny loose thread, to unravel conspiracies that expose the most shocking truths. Because, after all, Jack Reacher has nothing to lose.

Bad Luck and Trouble

Bad Luck and Trouble

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 15/05/2007

From a helicopter high above the empty California desert, a man is sent free-falling into the night. In Chicago, a woman learns that an elite team of exarmy investigators is being hunted down one by one.... And on the streets of Portland, Jack Reachersoldier, cop, herois pulled out of his wandering life by a code that few other people could understand. From the first shocking scenes in Lee Childs explosive new novel, Jack Reacher is plunged like a knife into the heart of a conspiracy that is killing old friendsand is on its way to something even worse.A decade postmilitary, Reacher has an ATM card and the clothes on his backno phone, no ties, and no address. But now a woman from his old unit has done the impossible. From Chicago, Frances Neagley finds Reacher, using a signal only the eight members of their elite team of army investigators would know. She tells him a terrifying storyabout the brutal death of a man they both served with. Soon Reacher is reuniting with the survivors of his old team, scrambling to raise the living, bury the dead, and connect the dots in a mystery that is growing darker by the day. The deeper they dig, the more they dont know: about two other comrades who have suddenly gone missingand a trail that leads into the neon of Vegas and the darkness of international terrorism.For now, Reacher can only react. To every sound. Every suspicion. Every scent and every moment. Then Reacher will trust the people he once trusted with his lifeand take this thing all the way to the end. Because in a world of bad luck and trouble, when someone targets Jack Reacher and his team, theyd better be ready for what comes right back at them

The Enemy (Jack Reacher 8)

The Enemy (Jack Reacher 8)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 05/04/2007

New Year's Day, 1990. A soldier is found dead in a sleazy motel bed. Jack Reacher is the officer on duty. The soldier turns out to be a two-star general. The situation is bad enough, then Reacher finds the general's wife. This stomach-churning thriller turns back the clock to a younger Reacher, in dogtags. A Reacher who still believes in the service. A Reacher who imposes army discipline. Even if only in his own pragmatic way...

The Hard Way (Jack Reacher 10)

The Hard Way (Jack Reacher 10)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2007

This is storytelling of the highest order: lean, laconic, laced with tension. (Evening Standard) Jack Reacher is alone, the way he likes it. He watches a man cross a New York street and drive away in a Mercedes. The car contains $1 million of ransom money. Reacher's job is to make sure it all turns out right - money paid, family safely returned. But Reacher is in the middle of a nasty little war where nothing is simple. What started on a busy New York street explodes three thousand miles away, in the sleepy English countryside. Reacher's going to have to do this one the hard way. Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, The Hard Way is 10th in the series.

The Hard Way (Jack Reacher 10)

The Hard Way (Jack Reacher 10)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 06/07/2006

Jack Reacher is alone, the way he likes it. He watches a man cross a New York street and drive away in a Mercedes. The car contains $1 million of ransom money. Reacher's job is to make sure it all turns out right - money paid, family safely returned. But Reacher is in the middle of a nasty little war where nothing is simple. What started on a busy New York street explodes three thousand miles away, in the sleepy English countryside. Reacher's going to have to do this one the hard way.

Without Fail

Without Fail

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 06/02/2006

Jack Reacher is back, this time In the Line of Fire.Someone who was once close to Reacher's brother, needs help in her new job - saving the Vice President of the United States from being assassinated.We all know Jack Reacher is a loner and a drifter. But with every book, he finds himself in a new, often dangerous environment, where his native cunning, surly charm and brute strength help him to be quickly accepted as an insider, the only man who can save the day. In Without Fail, the secretive, closed organisation that invites him in is the Secret Service, the organisation that protects the Presidency.

Persuader

Persuader

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 15/06/2005

Re-issue of Jack Reacher's latest adventure to tie-in with publication of the paperback.Never forgive, never forget. That's Jack Reacher's standard operating procedure. And Francis Xavier Quinn was the worst guy he had ever met. He had done truly unforgivable things. So Reacher was glad to know he was dead. Until the day he saw him, alive and well, riding in a limousine outside Boston's Symphony Hall.Never apologize. Never explain. When Reacher witnesses a brutal attempt to kidnap a terrified young student on a New England campus, he takes the law into his own hands. That's his way, after all. Only this time, a cop dies, and Reacher doesn't stick around to explain. Has he lost his sense of right and wrong? Just because this time, it's personal?So begins Lee Child's seventh novel. Another heartstopping page-turner, it brings back Child's much-loved hero, Jack Reacher, at his pragmatic and uncompromising best.

Echo Burning

Echo Burning

Author: Lee Child Format: eBook Release Date: 15/06/2005

Jack Reacher is back!Jack Reacher is ranging round the huge empty hot spaces of Texas, and picks up a beautiful Latina hitchhiker who asks him to kill her abusive husband. Meanwhile, a sinister group is monitoring every move made by a pretty little girl who lives on an isolated ranch.

One Shot (Jack Reacher 9)

One Shot (Jack Reacher 9)

Author: Lee Child Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/04/2005

Six shots. Five dead. A heartland city thrown into terror.But within hours the cops have it solved. A slam-dunk case. Apart from one thing.The accused gunman refuses to talk except for a single phrase: Get Jack Reacher for me. Reacher lives off the grid. He's not looking for trouble. But sometimes trouble looks for him. What could connect the ex-military cop to this psychopathic killer?

Persuader (Jack Reacher 7)

Persuader (Jack Reacher 7)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2004

Featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise, in his most explosive adventure yet. Never forgive, never forget. Jack Reacher lives for the moment. Without a home. Without commitment. But he has a burning desire to right wrongs - and rewrite his own agonizing past. Never apologize. Never explain. When Reacher witnesses a brutal kidnap attempt, he takes the law into his own hands. But a cop dies. Has Reacher lost his sense of right and wrong?

Without Fail (Jack Reacher 6)

Without Fail (Jack Reacher 6)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2003

Featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the new blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise. This time, he's in the line of fire, protecting the Vice President of the United States. Jack Reacher walks alone. No job, no ID, no last known address. But he never turns down a plea for help. Now a woman tracks him down. A woman serving at the very heart of US power. A woman who needs Reacher's assistance in her new job. Her job? Protecting the Vice-President of the United States. Her problem? Someone wants the VP dead.

Echo Burning (Jack Reacher 5)

Echo Burning (Jack Reacher 5)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2002

Another heartstopping page turner featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise. Jack Reacher, adrift in the hellish heat of a Texas summer. Looking for a lift through the vast empty landscape. A woman stops, and offers a ride. She is young, rich and beautiful. But her husband's in jail. When he comes out, he's going to kill her. Her family's hostile, she can't trust the cops, and the lawyers won't help. She is entangled in a web of lies and prejudice, hatred and murder. Jack Reacher never could resist a lady in distress.

The Visitor (Jack Reacher 4)

The Visitor (Jack Reacher 4)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2001

Featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise. Sergeant Amy Callan and Lieutenant Caroline Cooke have a lot in common. Both were army high-flyers. Both were aquainted with Jack Reacher. Both were forced to resign from the service. Now they're both dead. Found in their own homes, naked, in a bath full of paint. Apparent victims of an army man. A loner, a smart guy with a score to settle, a ruthless vigilante. A man just like Jack Reacher.

Tripwire (Jack Reacher 3)

Tripwire (Jack Reacher 3)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2000

Featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the new blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise. For Jack Reacher being invisible has become a habit. He spends his days digging swimming pools by hand and his nights as the bouncer in the local strip club in the Florida Keys. He doesn't want to be found. But someone has sent a private detective to seek him out. Then Reacher finds the guy beaten to death with his fingertips sliced off. It's time to head north and work out who is trying to find him and why.

Die Trying (Jack Reacher 2)

Die Trying (Jack Reacher 2)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/04/1999

Featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the new blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise. Jack Reacher, alone, strolling nowhere. A Chicago street in bright sunshine. A young woman, struggling on crutches. He offers her a steadying arm. And turns to see a handgun aimed at his stomach. Chained in a dark van racing across America, Reacher doesn't know why they've been kidnapped. The woman claims to be FBI. She's certainly tough enough. But at their remote destination, will raw courage be enough to overcome the hopeless odds?

Killing Floor (Jack Reacher 1)

Killing Floor (Jack Reacher 1)

Author: Lee Child Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/04/1998

Killing Floor is the first book in the internationally popular series about Jack Reacher, hero of the blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise. It presents Reacher for the first time, as the tough ex-military cop of no fixed abode: a righter of wrongs, the perfect action hero. Jack Reacher jumps off a bus and walks fourteen miles down a country road into Margrave, Georgia. An arbitrary decision he's about to regret. Reacher is the only stranger in town on the day they have had their first homicide in thirty years.The cops arrest Reacher and the police chief turns eyewitness to place him at the scene. As nasty secrets leak out, and the body count mounts, one thing is for sure. They picked the wrong guy to take the fall.