Brand: Berkley Books

Product Code: 9780515142242

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Brief Description:
Includes an excerpt from the author's Tripwire (p. [555]-567).

Biographical Note:
Lee Child is #1 New York Times bestsellling author of the Jack Reacher thrillers and the complete Jack Reacher story collection, No Middle Name. All his novels have been optioned for major motion pictures--including Jack Reacher (based on One Shot) and Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. A native of England and a former television director, Child lives in New York City.

Marc Notes:
Includes an excerpt from the author's Tripwire (p. [555]-567).;Jove Books.;A Jack Reacher novel--Cover.

Review Quotes:
"Tough, elegant, and thoughtful."--Robert B. Parker

"A riveting thriller, brought to life with well-observed detail and paced with taut, evocative prose. It's a winner."--Greg Iles

"A thoroughly engrossing tale told by an author who doesn't miss a beat." -- Rocky Mountain News

"Child presents his tense, action-packed adventure in vivid prose, as lean and capable as his central character. Jack Reacher is not merely a terrific hero; he sets a new standard."--Tom Savage

"Opens with a bang."-- Chicago Tribune

"A literate scenario-cum-thriller."-- The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Lee Child's knowledge of the modern military and its combat tactics amazed me. A chilling and all-too realistic story, and a damn good book."--Steve Thayer

"[A] redoubtable yet romantic hero...[a] fast-paced misadventure...Cunning and explosive, it's a thumping good read."-- Time Out

"Furiously suspenseful."-- Kirkus Reviews

Publisher Marketing:
Jack Reacher finds himself in bad company in the second novel in Lee Child's New York Times bestselling 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 both--from the inside out--or die trying...

Review Citations:
  • Ingram Advance 05/01/2005 pg. 68 (EAN 9780425206218, Paperback)
  • Kirkus Reviews 05/15/1998 pg. 673 (EAN 9780399143793, Hardcover)