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Product Code: 9780440243670

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Biographical Note:
Lee Child is the author of nineteen New York Times bestselling Jack Reacher thrillers, ten of which have reached the #1 position. All have been optioned for major motion pictures; the first, Jack Reacher, was based on One Shot. Foreign rights in the Reacher series have sold in almost a hundred territories. A native of England and a former television director, Lee Child lives in New York City.

Review Quotes:
"As I was reading this latest book, I was trying to understand why I like the Reacher series so much....The Jack Reacher books are all revenge fantasies. By the time the reader encounters the first fight, the reader is already mad.... Reacher doesn't go looking for trouble, but trouble usually finds him."-- San Francisco Chronicle

"Explosive and nearly impossible to put down."-- People

"Do yourself a favor and get hooked on this series." -- Cleveland Plain Dealer

"Colossal. Earthshaking. Stupendous...Jack Reacher is one of the most enduring action heroes on the American landscape." --Janet Maslin, New York Times"

Publisher Marketing:

Two small towns in the middle of nowhere: 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 hostile locals, a vagrancy charge, and an order to move on. They're picking on the wrong guy.

Reacher is a hard man. No job, no address, no baggage. Nothing at all, except hardheaded curiosity. What are the secrets that Despair seems so desperate to hide?

With just one ally--a mysterious woman cop from Hope--and many enemies, Reacher goes up against a whole town, hunting the rich man at its core, cracking open his terrifying agenda, asking the question: Who has the edge--a man with everything to gain, or a man with nothing to lose?

Review Citations:
  • Newsweek 08/04/2008 pg. 8 (EAN 9780739327906, Paperback)
  • Library Journal Prepub Alert 02/01/2008 pg. 47 (EAN 9780385340564, Hardcover)
  • Kirkus Best Books 02/15/2008 pg. 4 (EAN 9780385340564, Hardcover)
  • Library Journal 04/01/2008 pg. 72 (EAN 9780385340564, Hardcover)
  • Publishers Weekly 04/14/2008 pg. 35 (EAN 9780385340564, Hardcover)
  • Booklist 03/15/2008 pg. 5 (EAN 9780385340564, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • Kirkus Reviews 04/15/2008 pg. 382 (EAN 9780385340564, Hardcover)
  • Romantic Times 06/01/2008 pg. 88 (EAN 9780385340564, Hardcover)
  • People Weekly 06/30/2008 pg. 43 (EAN 9780385340564, Hardcover)
  • Publishers Weekly Best Books 03/23/2009 pg. 19 (EAN 9780385340564, Hardcover)
  • Audio File Best Mystery & Susp 12/01/2008 pg. 28 (EAN 9780739365892, Compact Disc)