Up until now I have loved all the Reacher books. But this one fell a bit short. Maybe I expected too much since I was anxiously waiting for the next installment in the series. I finished the book on my way into work today and it did not leave me wanting another like all the others did. The good old tough bad ass Reacher I have come to know and love was missing. There was a feeble attempt at the end, but it was just a little too late for me.
The author spent a lot of time and took a lot of liberty setting this story up and it just was not believable. I found this very odd for Mr. Childs who always seem to build very credible storylines. Not his best work for sure. I am still a fan, but will not be holding my breath for the next book.
Had to force myself to finish....we're all in bad shape if cops in our society are so stupid! A disappointing listen.
Dick Hill , The very best.
Lee Child , in a hurry to reach dead line and LONGWINDED with unnecessary information to fill pages.
Ending, Lousy, certainly could have thought of something better.
Try harder Lee
I have read all of the Reacher books. I was disappointed in this book. The narration, by Dick Hill, was fabulous as usual. However, the book lacked the same "punch" as the other Reacher novels. I kept waiting for more action from Reacher but it never seemed to happen. The ending wasn't the typical Lee Child ending either. While we never know where Reacher is going next, this was too much of a cliffhanger to wait for the next book.
ELLE aka PlantCrone of the Great Pacific Northwest. I enjoy almost every genre-S/F, Action, Biographies and Histories & Romance
Reacher as a nice guy again, helping out a tour bus of elderly vacationers, the local small police department and one tough woman in protection waiting for the court date that will bust a crooks life open. Phew..he's got a lot to do in this one!
I liked the character development of side and basically unimportant characters...by now we all know lots about Reacher, so it's that plot and other characters who keep me coming back.
I was totally blown away figuring out who the bad guy is in this one. Didn't catch it at all-and I like that in a mystery.
Disjointed. Not a good effort. I think Lee Child has sold this series to somebody. Not even close to the other books. Skip it unless you are like me and buy each one as soon as they come out.
The best Jack Reacher novel ever; and the ending will amaze you. Dick Hill does wonders, as always, in portraying Jack Reacher. This is a "gotta read". Don't listen to the last hour if you'll be interrupted. Enjoy!
I've not only read but listened to all of the Jack Reacher Novels. Dick Hill is the best narrator ever and Child's Reacher novels are a great listen, it keeps you engaged. We all need hero's and Jack Reacher is the guy we all wish we knew. Enjoy, I highly recommend all of this series.
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Good ol Jack - always in the wrong place at the wrong time. Goofy ending - had to listen to it twice. Dick Hill was great as always!