What she doesn't tell Reacher - but what he soon discovers - is that a very real and deadly team of assassins has just put the VP in their sights and will stop at nothing to realize their objective. These men have planned well, but they haven't planned on Reacher. For only Reacher has the head and the heart to corner his prey and bring them to justice - without fail.
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©2004 Lee Child; (P)2004 Brilliance Audio
“The book is a joyride for listeners, full of false leads, dead ends, concussive bursts of action, and characters who are fully realized and individual. This is as much fun as an audiobook performance can be.” (AudioFile)
“The sixth time's a charm for thriller meister Child, whose latest escapade starring ex-military cop Jack Reacher is handily his most accomplished and most compelling to date.” (Publisher’s Weekly)
“…a thriller of unequaled emotional depth.” (Booklist)
Good Jack Reacher as usual. Dick Hill does a good job for the male parts, but his female parts sound like sleezy, creepy old men! Please get a female to perform female parts of the story.
I have seen the Reacher movie, and listened to th first six books in the series, and I have to say they are all pretty much the same. Same characters, same basic situations and basically the same plots, just different locations. My biggest compliant however is with the attention to detail while describing weapons.
Possible Spoiler Alert
During the climamatic ending when the bad guys have Reacher cornered, Child makes two glaring mistakes, one of which would have cost Reacher and his companion their lives. It has been proven that a hand gun magazine spring does not lose its integrity being fully loaded for long periods of time, even years. However, Reacher bets his life on this myth.
Secondly, when the bad guy pulls his Glock pistol, he clicked the safety off. Glock pistols are referred to as "Safe Action" pistols because the safetys are internal, and include a trigger safety. There is no external safety to click.
The whole scenario that lead to the conclusion was paper thin and the final ending was ludicrous. Will I listen to more Reacher novels? Probably. However, if you are looking for an alternate author, I highly recommend Vince Flynn and the Mitch Rapp series. His works are plausible, well researched and entertaining.
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Sad to say I did not like this book. Very S L O W and never really getting to the point. This book drowned on and on and on and on about such little details that played no part in the big picture. As much as I will be the first guy to stand up and promote these books - don't start with this one.
Fiction reader/listener: law enforcement, spy, military, science thriller, disasters.
Lee captures the spirit of a true fictional hero. His stories of Jack Reacher cannot come fast enough.
As with all Lee Childs reacher novels, his hero is too much of a hero. Still I enjoy switching off to them, and when on sale, do end up buying and listening
Another great Reacher tale with a great reading performance. Work your way through this series and you won't be disappointed.
Every sentence was so wordy and descriptive it bored me. Not that exciting and I love Lee Child.
Less talk more intrigue.
This is the first Lee Child book I have read (well...listened to - downloaded the audio edition).
Entertaining, good character development, interesting storyline. I plan to start at the beginning of the series and continue because of this book.
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