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  • Published: 1 April 2014
  • ISBN: 9780857500113
  • Imprint: Bantam
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 576
  • RRP: $19.99

The Enemy

(Jack Reacher 8)




Takes cult hero Jack Reacher back in time, to his younger days as a Military Policeman in the US Army.

'There's only one Jack Reacher. Accept no substitutes' Mick Herron

'The thing about Lee Child's books is that you can't put the damn things down. . .there's something about his writing that's addictive. The Enemy is no exception. . .Superb.' Independent on Sunday
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North Carolina. New Year's Day, 1990. A soldier is found dead in a sleazy motel bed.

Jack Reacher is the officer on duty. The soldier turns out to be a two-star general.

The situation is bad enough, then Reacher finds the body of the general's wife.

This stomach-churning thriller turns back the clock to a younger Reacher, in dogtags. A Reacher who still believes in the service. A Reacher who imposes army discipline. Even if only in his own pragmatic way...

Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, The Enemy is 8th in the series.

  • Published: 1 April 2014
  • ISBN: 9780857500113
  • Imprint: Bantam
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 576
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Lee Child

Lee Child is one of the world’s leading thriller writers. He was born in Coventry, raised in Birmingham, and now lives in New York. It is said one of his novels featuring his hero Jack Reacher is sold somewhere in the world every nine seconds. His books consistently achieve the number-one slot on bestseller lists around the world and have sold over one hundred million copies. Lee is the recipient of many awards, most recently Author of the Year at the 2019 British Book Awards. He was appointed CBE in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours.

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Praise for The Enemy

Complex, classy crime

Mirror

One of the best writers in this genre ... And nobody does it better

The Sunday Telegraph

The thing about Lee Child's books is that you can't put the damn things down... there's something about his writing that's addictive. The Enemy is no exception...Superb

Independent on Sunday

Lee Child fans will love this prequel to the bestselling Jack Reacher novels. At last Child shares the events that shaped the maverick hero of his last six novels into an ass-kicking, irreverent good guy. If you're one of the few people who haven't sampled the sublime thrill of a Child novel, this blast from the past is the best place to start

Scottish Daily Record

An unforgettable hero...may be the best Reacher book yet

Newsweek

Packs a Dirty Harry wallop...Lean, dynamic storytelling

New York Times

Possibly Child's best Reacher novel yet

Yorkshire Post

Another great book for him, gives us hero Jack Reacher's back-story. Hurrah

Kate Atkinson, Daily Telegraph

Lee Child writes a good story, twisting it into labyrinthine folds and keeping his readers guessing right to the end. He has obviously done his research

Irish Times

Utterley irresistible, proof that there is no substitute...

Observer

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