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Jack Reacher is back!

Jack Reacher – six foot five and dangerous.Adrift in the hellish heat of Texas.Moving like a shark in the water.Looking for a lift through the vast empty landscape.

A Cadillac stops.A ride, but with a hitch.A pretty young woman, alone.Her husband’s in jail.When he comes out, he’s going to kill her.

Her family’s hostile, she can’t trust the cops, and lawyers won’t help.Reacher is her last option.Will this be the first time he says no - to a lady in distress?

Reviews

'If you like thrillers of the bang-wallop variety, with a nice bit of plotting thrown in, this is the one for you.'

Irish Times

'In the space of less than five years, Child has established himself as one of Britain's most successful commercial novelists...Complete with crackling fast dialogue, an edgy ambivalent plot, and the capacity to make his readers turn the page, this feels like Child's breakthrough book into the mega-sellers. He is that good.'

Geoffrey Wansell, Daily Mail

'In the space of less than five years, Child has established himself as one of Britain's most successful commercial novelists...Complete with crackling fast dialogue, an edgy ambivalent plot, and the capacity to make his readers turn the page, this feels like Child's breakthrough book into the mega-sellers. He is that good.'

Susanna Yager, Sunday Telegraph

'Gritty stuff with a high body count and intricate plotting that keeps the pages turning.'

Irish Independent

'A taut thriller by a British writer who handles the American suspense novel well.' Yorkshire Gazette & Herald

'Big, bruising actioner...Child's great strength lies in spelling out exactly how explosive things are made to happen...Cathartic stuff, expertly delivered.'

Literary Review

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Formats & editions

Also by Lee Child

The Midnight Line
Night School
No Middle Name
Killing Floor
Die Trying
Tripwire
The Visitor
Make Me
The Hard Way
A Wanted Man
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Small Wars
Jack Reacher Omnibus: Killing Floor & Die Trying
Personal
Not a Drill (A Jack Reacher short story)
Never Go Back and Me & Mr Rafferty E-bundle
Never Go Back
High Heat: (A Jack Reacher Novella)
Deep Down (A Jack Reacher short story)
James Penney's New Identity/Guy Walks Into a Bar (Storycuts)
Large Print: The Affair
The Affair
Second Son: (Jack Reacher Short Story)
Worth Dying For

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Make Me
The Girl on the Train
The Handmaid's Tale
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
To Kill A Mockingbird
The Snowman
Angels And Demons
A Gentleman in Moscow
After the Fire
Line of Fire
The Store
The Golden House
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Dragonfly In Amber
The Golden Age
Swing Time
The Mistress
Tiger Men
The Girls
Two Nights