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Past Tense (Jack Reacher 23)

by Lee Child

Part of the Jack Reacher Series

Crime / Mystery

Past Tense (Jack Reacher 23) Synopsis

JACK REACHER NEVER LOOKS BACK . . . UNTIL NOW. The most hotly anticipated paperback thriller of the year follows our hero Jack Reacher on a quest into his father's past, and climaxes in the most blood-curdling ticking time bomb of an adventure yet. The present can be tense . . . A young couple trying to get to New York City are stranded at a lonely motel in the middle of nowhere. Before long they're trapped in an ominous game of life and death. But the past can be worse . . . Meanwhile, Jack Reacher sets out on an epic road trip across America. He doesn't get far. Deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been - the town where his father was born. But when he arrives he is told no one named Reacher ever lived there. Now he wonders: who's lying? As the tension ratchets up and these two stories begin to entwine, the stakes have never been higher for Reacher. That's for damn sure.

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Past Tense (Jack Reacher 23) Press Reviews

Absolutely loved Past Tense - Lee Child just gets better and better, which is a very rare quality in a writer of a long-run series. Whip smart, always compelling, always fun, he is dangerously addictive.

-- Peter James

Jack Reacher is today's James Bond, a thriller hero we can't get enough of

-- Ken Follett

I loved it. One of the best.

-- Jonathan Ross

It's Lee Child. Why would you not read it?

-- Karin Slaughter

Sometimes you just want someone who can beat the s*** out of people! I pick up Jack Reacher when I'm in the mood for someone big to solve my problems

-- Patricia Cornwell

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780857503626
Publication date: 04/04/2019
Publisher: Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group) an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780593078198
Publication date: 05/11/2018
Publisher: Bantam Press an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780857503626
Publication date: 4th April 2019
Author: Lee Child
Publisher: Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group) an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 496 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery,
Categories: Thriller / suspense, Crime & mystery, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Lee Child

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 ...

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