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Lee Child's fourth unputdownable thriller starring Jack Reacher features a chilling serial killer.

Featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the new blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise.

Sergeant Amy Callan and Lieutenant Caroline Cooke have a lot in common.
Both were army high-flyers. Both were aquainted with Jack Reacher. Both were forced to resign from the service.

Now they're both dead.

Found in their own homes, naked, in a bath full of paint.
Apparent victims of an army man. A loner, a smart guy with a score to settle, a ruthless vigilante.

A man just like Jack Reacher.

Reviews

'Reacher is as dyed-in-the-wool an American action man as Hollywood could hope for...manages that tough trick of seeming at once battle-hardened, footloose, sexy and compassionate: the sort of ladies' man that Peter Millar, The Times

The Times

'Within a short space of time, Child has gleaned enviable recognition for his tautly written thrillers...This tale will ensure that many a train stop is missed'

The Good Book Guide

'In three novels Lee Child has established a franchise with his maverick drifter, the ex-US military cop Jack Reacher, and shown that, for an Englishman, he can produce passable American. His fourth, The Visitor, offers an efficient mix of hard-boiled style with lots of lip and a revivial of the classic locked-room mystery...Tight plotting, pace and high mileage'

Guardian

'Relentlessly fast-paced and beautifully structured...Amply fulfils the promise of its predecessors. Reacher is the sort of hero no woman could help falling for, and he looks destined to have a very long life'

Daily Mail

'A thumping good read...This is an excellent thriller of the Patricia Cornwell variety. Gripping and well-constructed...Impossible to put down'

Daily Express

'Lee Child writes edgy American thrillers to rival the likes of Thomas Harris and John Grisham, but the remarkable thing about Child is that he was born in the Midlands and until recently lived in picturesque Cumbria...A highly-polished thriller that's well thought out, totally convincing and, well, thrilling. You'll bomb through it in no time and enjoy every second'

The Mirror

'Lee Child's remorselessly perverse ingenuity is working overtime in this, his fourth...A book this driven by the central character's lack of aggression ought not to be quite as smart as this is, or quite as likeable - Lee Child's clever formula is to make that paradox work'

Amazon.co.uk

'Once again, terrific stuff'

Independent on Sunday

'A serial-killer thriller with a traditional puzzle at its heart...A great page turner'

Manchester Evening News

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780857500076

    April 1, 2014

    Bantam

    512 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780553811889

    April 6, 2001

    Bantam

    512 pages

    RRP $14.99

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    • Amazon
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  • EBook

    9781407070421

    May 1, 2010

    Transworld Digital

    512 pages

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  • Audio CD

    9781846572456

    March 15, 2010

    Audiobooks

    RRP $27.99

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    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
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Also by Lee Child

The Midnight Line
Night School
No Middle Name
Killing Floor
The Hard Way
Tripwire
Die Trying
Make Me
Echo Burning
Without Fail
Persuader
Bad Luck And Trouble
A Wanted Man
The Enemy
Personal
Gone Tomorrow
61 Hours
The Affair
One Shot
Worth Dying For
Nothing To Lose
Past Tense
The Christmas Scorpion
Too Much Time

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