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You do not mess with Reacher, in Lee Child's irresistible number one bestseller.

Featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the new blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise.You do not mess with Jack Reacher.

He is as close to untraceable as a person can get. A loner comfortable in his anonymity and solitude. So when a member of his old Army unit finds a way to contact him, he knows this has to be serious.

You do not mess with the Special Investigators.

In the past the elite team always watched each other's backs. Now one of them has shown up dead in the California desert and six more are missing.

Reacher's old buddies are in big trouble, and he can't let that go.

Reviews

The invicible Reacher is as irresistible as ever

Sunday Telegraph

Almost overnight, British author Lee Child created one of the world's most enduring and popular fiction characters in Jack Reacher . . . Child is a great storyteller . . . the reader never feels conned . . . Another sure-fire hit

Daily Mirror

Jack Reacher has the manliness of John Wayne, the coping skills of Jack Bauer, the fieldcraft of John Rambo and the coolness of Dirty Harry

Sunday Times

[Reacher] has long since gained mythical status...storytelling of the highest order: lean, laconic, laced with tension

Evening Standard

Reacher is one of those characters who is admired by his male readers and lusted after by his female ones in equal measure . . . Child's tough-as-nails protagonist has become one of the most appealing of contemporary heroes

Daily Express

One of the truly memorable tough-guy heroes in recent fiction

Jeffrey Deaver

Forget the A-team. If you're in a fix, and you want help, you need Jack Reacher....the twists come thick and fast, the false trails are cleverly laid and the surprise developments are genuinely unexpected...Child, as always, delivers

Yorkshire Evening Post

Perhaps there are action-lit writers more recognizable than Child, but the bet is that none of them will turn in a tighter-plotted, richer-peopled, faster-paced page-turner this year

Kirkus - starred review

As always, the action is intense, the pace unrelenting, and the violence unforgiving. Child remains the reigning master at combining breakneck yet brilliantly constructed plotting with characters who continually surprise us with their depth

Booklist - starred review

It's his hero, hyper-tough ex-US army special investigator Jack Reacher, who keeps me coming back for more...never a dull moment

Guardian

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780857500144

    April 1, 2014

    Bantam

    560 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780553818109

    April 1, 2008

    Bantam

    528 pages

    RRP $14.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781407037547

    May 1, 2010

    Transworld Digital

    560 pages

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