By Lee Child
Reacher is again! A sought after Man is a brand new masterpiece of suspense—from no 1 New York Times bestselling writer Lee Child.
4 humans in a motor vehicle, hoping to make Chicago via morning. One guy using, eyes at the street. one other guy subsequent to him, telling tales that don’t upload up. a lady within the again, silent and fearful. And subsequent to her, a tremendous guy with a damaged nostril, hitching a journey east to Virginia.
An hour in the back of them, a guy lies stabbed to demise in an outdated pumping station. He used to be noticeable moving into with others, yet he by no means got here out. He has been achieved, the knife paintings specialist, the killers vanished. inside mins, the police are notified. inside hours, the FBI descends, laying declare to the sufferer with out ever announcing who he was once or why he used to be there.
All Reacher sought after used to be a trip to Virginia. All he did was once stick out his thumb. yet he quickly discovers he has hitched greater than a journey. He has tied himself to an enormous conspiracy that makes him a threat—to each 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 rigidity rises, the twists come speedy and livid, conserving readers guessing and gasping till the explosive finale.
Praise for number one bestselling writer Lee baby and his Reacher series
“Child is a wonderful craftsman of suspense.”—Entertainment Weekly
“The fact approximately Reacher will get higher and better.”—Janet Maslin, the recent York Times
“Implausible, impossible to resist Reacher is still near to the simplest butt-kicker in thriller-lit.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Like his hero Jack Reacher, Lee baby turns out to make no incorrect steps.”—Associated Press
“Lee baby [is] the present poster-boy of yankee crime fiction.”—Los Angeles Times
“Indisputably the simplest break out artist during this escapist genre.”—Marilyn Stasio, The long island Times
“Jack Reacher is far extra just like the inheritor to the Op and Marlowe than Spenser ever was.”—Esquire
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