" I have my mind... & a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge." -T.L.
Top 3 out of all the Jack Reacher books, I loved the concept the twist & turns within this book & the ending. The dialogue between a few of the main characters were well written, the common commissioned officers versus NCO's was a humorous sidebar & unlike many of the Reacher books u are pretty sure of the enemy but even the enemy has a believable story for a few chapters
There are a couple parts involving NYC subways that are a bit crazy, being from NY, but I'm willing to suspend my disbelief for the fun of making other alphabet letter government agencies look like a joke lol...
Highly recommend this book, he doesn't deal with country hicks, or bribed officials/authority, etc... this is just an overall great book that hits the bulls-eye of what Reacher is all about
This one was just as good as the others! Had to fast forward through some particularly gruesome parts but aside from that, loved the book!
yes, I plan on getting all of the series, I have most of them, but this was the worse one I have ever had from Dick Hill, I did not rate it high, because I was really very annoyed with the book. The first hour was O.K. then nothing made any sense until the last 2 hrs.
Most of all it just went on and on and made no sense at all to me, I really think he could have left the center of the book out....this is the first time I have been dissapointed with one of Lee Child's book's....but I still love REACHER, he's my man.
The narration was good...no problem with it
The whole middle of the book
going to archive it and listen to it again when I run out of book's...maybe I can pick up on what the story was all about...
I am a vet. I served 11 years, not 13. Of the 11 years, most of them would have overlapped Reacher's service time. I relate to so many things in these stories, for example, I was affected by the RIF and got out. Perhaps my experience in service is why I enjoy the Jack Reacher books, but you can't argue, Lee Child throws down a story that keeps you guessing to the end with more twists and turns than a rattle snake. And this guy, Dick Hill, delivers an incredible performance each and every time. Hill quantifies and defines Reacher in his unique and clever reading. And lastly, the character Jack Reacher, I don't know if this guy is based on real life people, but If so, DAMN. lf only I was a fraction as tough as Reacher.... but is anyone as tough as Reacher? No, I don't think so. Definitely Read or Listen to this series. What a Ride!
I did not buy nor read the series in the order of writing so I am going back and re-reading them. A few I did not buy at all due to what the fans of the series had to say about them. I thought Mr.Child did a much better job with weaving a more complex plot with this one and with leaving his own political views just out of reach on the back burner. Reacher really had the deck stacked against him in this one. You can see the ending coming but it still runs over you like a Mac Truck. Dick Hill is just magnicifant as a narrator!
This story was exciting, scary, and full of action. Keeps your attention continously.
Although there were many memorable moments, the most memorable was when Reacher went to give his form of resolution.
Dick Hill is Jack Reacher. It is his voice, intonation, and his brand of atcing that makes you feel as if you are there.
As I continue to listen to the Jack Reacher books, I understand his personality and laugh when I know what he is going to say or do.
Thank you, keep making Jack Reacher books!
No! As soon as I heard the lies within the story in part two, I immediately stopped listening. I know that 9/11 was a plan to start a war. This story is good for anyone that wants to believe the lies that the media, government, president at the time, and others feed us. The people that died had families, loved ones, children, and did matter. The fact is the towers were rigid with bombs and many people heard and felt the bombs explode before the planes hit the twin towers. And let's not forge the tower that went down that was not even hit by a plane. Months after the twin towers went down, there was molten lava underground. Only chemicals and explosives could have done that, but so much truth is kept from us Americans. I know the book is fiction, but really...were is your integrity as a writer and as a human being for the greater good of the whole? I believe in truth and integrity. I believe in writing coming from my heart and I always follow my heart. This book was very disturbing and morally wrong.
When the lies wear told.
Dick Hill is a fabulous reader. I love his voice.
Yes and disturbed me completely that I was forced to STOP listening. I do not desire to listen to anymore lies...even if it is fiction because so many people are feed lies by the media already.
I am sorry I ever listened to this book.
The first several pages got me hooked. This is definitely one of the best Lee Child has to offer.
The start of this novel was quite amazing, there just was no way to predict what would happen next.
He has the ability to get you involved with a story's characters. He can really capture the thrilling moments as well as the background narrative. The audio felt very real without being melodramatic.
An unexplained suicide on the subway, Why? Reacher tracks down the answers with you hanging on to his coat tails on a spiraling ride to a conclusion that you can't even imagine.
I loved it
You get sucked in and stay sucked. The characters are more real in this novel then in some of his others. This Is CHILD. Jack at his most intense, unemotional. realistic best. If you've been there, this novel will really put you back there. If you haven't, you won't want to go. But You still understand.
That's a great author. And an even greater character.
I love the extra sarcastic humor added to Reacher's character. He has just the right dig for the "bad guys."
Reacher is always in the thick of things. He is always thinking, assessing and moving to the next tense moment.
Dick Hill has nailed the Jack Reacher character, and makes new characters believable as well.