By Lee Child
Reacher is again! A sought after Man is a brand new masterpiece of suspense—from number one New York Times bestselling writer Lee Child.
4 humans in a motor vehicle, hoping to make Chicago via morning. One guy riding, eyes at the highway. one other guy subsequent to him, telling tales that don’t upload up. a lady within the again, silent and anxious. And subsequent to her, a tremendous guy with a damaged nostril, hitching a experience east to Virginia.
An hour at the back of them, a guy lies stabbed to demise in an previous pumping station. He used to be obvious entering into with others, yet he by no means got here out. He has been performed, the knife paintings expert, the killers vanished. inside mins, the police are notified. inside hours, the FBI descends, laying declare to the sufferer with out ever asserting who he used to be or why he was once there.
All Reacher sought after was once a journey to Virginia. All he did used to be stick out his thumb. yet he quickly discovers he has hitched greater than a trip. He has tied himself to an enormous conspiracy that makes him a threat—to either side at once.
In Lee Child’s white-hot mystery, not anything is what it sort of feels, and no-one is telling the reality. because the pressure rises, the twists come quick and livid, retaining readers guessing and gasping until eventually the explosive finale.
Praise for number one bestselling writer Lee baby and his Reacher series
“Child is an excellent craftsman of suspense.”—Entertainment Weekly
“The fact approximately Reacher will get higher and better.”—Janet Maslin, the hot York Times
“Implausible, impossible to resist Reacher is still with reference to the easiest butt-kicker in thriller-lit.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Like his hero Jack Reacher, Lee baby turns out to make no fallacious steps.”—Associated Press
“Lee baby [is] the present poster-boy of yank crime fiction.”—Los Angeles Times
“Indisputably the simplest break out artist during this escapist genre.”—Marilyn Stasio, The big apple Times
“Jack Reacher is far extra just like the inheritor to the Op and Marlowe than Spenser ever was.”—Esquire
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