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Worth Dying For by Lee Child
  

Worth Dying For

Part of the Jack Reacher Series
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Shortlisted for the ITV3 People's Bestseller Dagger 2011.

Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 28 October 2010.

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His series character, Jack Reacher, remains the ultimate modern-day lone gunman, a former military cop who can find any problem in any small town and solve it (with maximum fire power) in twenty four hours or less. Lee has breathed authenticity into his character, enabling you to admire Reacher’s military prowess even as you worry about his self-imposed isolation. The result is an action hero with a heart.

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Synopsis

Worth Dying For by Lee Child

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.


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About the Author

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 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.”

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Publication date

30th September 2010

Author

Lee Child

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www.jackreacher.co.uk/

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Publisher

Bantam Press an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Hardback
416 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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Thriller / suspense
Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780593065662

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