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The Affair: (Jack Reacher 16)

The Affair: (Jack Reacher 16)

It's March 1997. A woman has her throat cut behind a bar in Carter Crossing, Mississippi. Just down the road is a big army base. Is the murderer a local guy - or is he a soldier? Jack Reacher, still a major in the military police, is sent in undercover. Her investigation is going... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780553825503
Barcode 9780553825503
Published 1 April 2014 by Transworld Publishers
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Child, Lee
Series Jack Reacher (part: 16)
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ISBN-13 9780553825503
ISBN-10 055382550X
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Transworld Publishers
Imprint Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of
Publication Date 1 April 2014
International Publication Date 16 August 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Child, Lee
Series Jack Reacher (part: 16)
Category Modern Fiction
Adventure / Thriller
Number of Pages 560
Dimensions Width: 127mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 33mm
Weight 378g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 499245

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It's March 1997. A woman has her throat cut behind a bar in Carter Crossing, Mississippi. Just down the road is a big army base. Is the murderer a local guy - or is he a soldier? Jack Reacher, still a major in the military police, is sent in undercover. The county sheriff is a former U.S. Marine - and a stunningly beautiful woman. Her investigation is going nowhere. Is the Pentagon stonewalling her? Or doesn't she really want to find the killer? The adrenaline-pumping, high-voltage action in The Affair is set just six months before the opening of Killing Floor , and it marks a turning point in Reacher's career. If he does what the army wants, will he be able to live with himself? And if he doesn't, will the army be able to live with him? Is this his last case in uniform?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Just when you thought it couldn't possibly get any better, Lee Child pulls Jack Reacher out of another hole and, bang, he produces nothing short of a thriller masterpiece... Here, we get what we've been waiting for... the story of how Reacher became Reacher -- Henry Sutton Daily Mirror Jack Reacher has long since earned his prominent place in the pantheon of cool, smart-talking American heroes... Shakes up the status quo by delivering the Reacher creation myth... stealthily funny... this book is really about the man himself -- Janet Maslin The New York Times With its revelations and its bonk-fest, it's an unabashed fan-pleaser, but also a timely, reassuring wallow in the undiluted essence of Reacher Telegraph Child on top of his game. It could well be his best book yet... The paradox of Reacher is that he is both a great big grizzly bear of a fighter... and a thinker, both Schwarzenegger and Socrates. Make love and war is his credo Independent Just finished The Affair. As always, hero Reacher grabs me on page one and never lets go. Right now Lee Child is my No1 thriller writer -- Ken Follett (On Twitter)
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 5 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

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 are published in over one hundred territories. He is the recipient of many prizes, most recently the CWA's Diamond Dagger for a writer of an outstanding body of crime fiction. Jack Reacher, the first Jack Reacher movie starring Tom Cruise, was based on the novel One Shot, and the second is Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.

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