Suicide bombers are easy to spot. They give out all kinds of tell-tale signs. Mostly because they're nervous. By definition they're all first-timers. Riding the subway in New York at two o'clock in the morning, Reacher knows the twelve giveaway signs to look out for. Watching one of his fellow-passengers, he becomes sharply aware: one by one, she ticks off every bulletpoint on his list. So begins the new heartstopping new thriller starring today's most admired action hero, the gallant and enigmatic loner Jack Reacher.
About the Author
LEE CHILD is British but moved with his family from Cumbria to the United States to start a new career as an American thriller writer. His first novel, Killing Floor, won the Anthony Award, and his second, Die Trying, won W H Smith's Thumping Good Read Award.
He lives just outside New York City, with his American wife, Jane. They have a grown-up daughter, Ruth, and a small dog called Jenny. Lee fills his spare time with music, reading, and the New York Yankees. All his thrillers feature Jack Reacher, the former US military cop and maverick drifter, and all have been bestsellers. He likes to travel, for vacations, but especially on promotion tours so he can meet his readers, to whom he is eternally grateful.
"Enhances his status as a mythic avenger...You'll be left with a thumping heart and a racing pulse but, be warned, Chapter 63 will give you nightmares." Evening Standard "Has the switchback plotting and frictionless prose that are Child's trademarks. Unlike most of the series, though, it's narrated by Reacher himself. His lone-wolf habits and brusque, technophobic decodings of the world are always a pleasure." Guardian "Read this before you read any other new thriller, as the master of suspense and action is back on scorching form." Shortlist magazine "Lee Child's Jack Reacher books are among the most popular crime novels right now - the're good fun and super-tense...One of his best." Heat "Reacher is [Raymond Chandler's] Marlowe's literary descendant, and a 21st-century knight - only tougher. This is the 13h book in Child's terrific series, and it's the most provocative and thrilling one yet...the summer's best thriller." Minneapolis Star-Tribune
Series: Jack Reacher
Number Of Pages: 544
Published: March 2010
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 11.0 x 3.4
Weight (kg): 0.29