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Die Trying (Jack Reacher 2) by Lee Child

Die Trying (Jack Reacher 2)

Part of the Jack Reacher Series


Die Trying (Jack Reacher 2) by Lee Child

Featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the 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?

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Jack Reacher is a wonderfully epic hero; tough, taciturn, yet vulnerable... Irresistible * People * Reacher combines the physique of the Commando-period Schwarzenegger with the analytical brilliance of Sherlock Holmes * Himself Magazine * The taut plot, set firmly in headline territory, lays bare the world of the rabid, worm-like militias crawling in the political underbelly of America... This is an action adventure that never gives you a moment's peace and quiet - an excellent read * Publishing News * Cunning and explosive...A thumping good read * Time Out * A skilled, smart, violent page-turner * Daily Express *

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

9th December 2010


Lee Child

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Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group) an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd


560 pages


Crime & mystery
Thriller / suspense
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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