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Publisher Comments:

Reacher is back! A Wanted Man is a new masterpiece of suspense — from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child.

Four people in a car, hoping to make Chicago by morning. One man driving, eyes on the road. Another man next to him, telling stories that don’t add up. A woman in the back, silent and worried. And next to her, a huge man with a broken nose, hitching a ride east to Virginia.

An hour behind them, a man lies stabbed to death in an old pumping station. He was seen going in with two others, but he never came out. He has been executed, the knife work professional, the killers vanished. Within minutes, the police are notified. Within hours, the FBI descends, laying claim to the victim without ever saying who he was or why he was there.

All Reacher wanted was a ride to Virginia. All he did was stick out his thumb. But he soon discovers he has hitched more than a ride. He has tied himself to a massive conspiracy that makes him a threat — to both sides at once.

In Lee Child’s white-hot thriller, nothing is what it seems, and nobody is telling the truth. As the tension rises, the twists come fast and furious, keeping readers guessing and gasping until the explosive finale.

Review:

"Bestseller Child's surprise-filled 17th Jack Reacher novel (after 2011's The Affair) takes the ex-military policeman on a wild road ride that builds to a terrific slam-bang climax. While hitchhiking one winter night in Nebraska with a broken nose that makes him look more than usually disreputable, Reacher is picked up by two men and a woman wearing identical cheap blue shirts. The fun begins when clues suggest that the men in the car are responsible for the brutal murder of another man at an abandoned pump station. The role of the woman in the car remains unclear. Sheriff Victor Goodman is quick to call the FBI, which arrives in the person of Julia Sorenson, only the first of many agencies and agents heard from. While the erratic trip through America's heartland doesn't always follow a logical path, Reacher displays his acuity, patience, endurance, and military skills in the exhilarating fashion series fans have come to expect. Agent: Darley Anderson, Darley Anderson Literary. (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

Review:

"Child is a superb craftsman of suspense." Entertainment Weekly

Review:

"The truth about Reacher gets better and better." Janet Maslin, The New York Times

Review:

"Implausible, irresistible Reacher remains just about the best butt-kicker in thriller-lit." Kirkus Reviews

Review:

"Like his hero Jack Reacher, Lee Child seems to make no wrong steps." Associated Press

Review:

"Lee Child [is] the current poster-boy of American crime fiction." Los Angeles Times

Review:

"Indisputably the best escape artist in this escapist genre." Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times

Review:

"Jack Reacher is much more like the heir to the Op and Marlowe than Spenser ever was." Esquire

About the Author

Lee Child is the author of seventeen Jack Reacher thrillers, including the New York Times bestsellers Persuader, The Enemy, One Shot, and The Hard Way, and the #1 bestsellers The Affair, Worth Dying For, 61 Hours, Gone Tomorrow, Bad Luck and Trouble, and Nothing to Lose, as well as the short stories “Second Son” and “Deep Down.” His debut, Killing Floor, won both the Anthony and the Barry awards for Best First Mystery, and The Enemy won both the Barry and Nero awards for Best Novel. Foreign rights in the Reacher series have sold in more than forty territories. All titles have been optioned for major motion pictures. A native of England and a former television director, Child lives in New York City, where he is at work on his next thriller, Never Go Back.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385344333
Author:
Child, Lee
Publisher:
Delacorte Press
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Suspense
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9.29 x 6.25 x 1.41 in 1.34 lb

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"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Bestseller Child's surprise-filled 17th Jack Reacher novel (after 2011's The Affair) takes the ex-military policeman on a wild road ride that builds to a terrific slam-bang climax. While hitchhiking one winter night in Nebraska with a broken nose that makes him look more than usually disreputable, Reacher is picked up by two men and a woman wearing identical cheap blue shirts. The fun begins when clues suggest that the men in the car are responsible for the brutal murder of another man at an abandoned pump station. The role of the woman in the car remains unclear. Sheriff Victor Goodman is quick to call the FBI, which arrives in the person of Julia Sorenson, only the first of many agencies and agents heard from. While the erratic trip through America's heartland doesn't always follow a logical path, Reacher displays his acuity, patience, endurance, and military skills in the exhilarating fashion series fans have come to expect. Agent: Darley Anderson, Darley Anderson Literary. (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
"Review" by , "Child is a superb craftsman of suspense."
"Review" by , "The truth about Reacher gets better and better."
"Review" by , "Implausible, irresistible Reacher remains just about the best butt-kicker in thriller-lit."
"Review" by , "Like his hero Jack Reacher, Lee Child seems to make no wrong steps."
"Review" by , "Lee Child [is] the current poster-boy of American crime fiction."
"Review" by , "Indisputably the best escape artist in this escapist genre."
"Review" by , "Jack Reacher is much more like the heir to the Op and Marlowe than Spenser ever was."
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