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61 Hours (Jack Reacher Novels)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Jack Reacher is back.

 

The countdown has begun. Get ready for the most exciting 61 hours of your life. #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child’s latest thriller is a ticking time bomb of suspense that builds electric tension on every page.

 

Sixty-one hours. Not a minute to spare.

A tour bus crashes in a savage snowstorm and lands Jack Reacher in the middle of a deadly confrontation. In nearby Bolton, South Dakota, one brave woman is standing up for justice in a small town threatened by sinister forces. If she’s going to live long enough to testify, she’ll need help. Because a killer is coming to Bolton, a coldly proficient assassin who never misses.

Reacher’s original plan was to keep on moving. But the next 61 hours will change everything. The secrets are deadlier and his enemies are stronger than he could have guessed—but so is the woman whose life he’ll risk his own to save.

 

In 61 Hours, Lee Child has written a showdown thriller with an explosive ending that readers will talk about for a long time to come.

Review:

"Narrator Dick Hill has been perfecting Reacher's hard-boiled verbal swagger for years. In this installment, Reacher is stranded in a snow-bound South Dakota town where a biker gang has turned an abandoned facility into a meth lab. A member of the gang is in prison awaiting trial, and a hit man has been hired to remove the only witness to the crime, a 70-something librarian. According to a curious stipulation, every time the prison's trouble gong sounds every policeman in town must report there immediately--even if it means leaving the sweet old librarian to the mercy of the unknown assassin. Happily, none of these convolutions give Hill pause. It's his job to entertain, and that he does, almost chuckling as he describes Reacher's takedown of two giant bikers, relishing the hero's heralded powers of observation, or summoning up a large, accented ration of nastiness for the villain of the piece, a diminutive Mexican crime boss named Plato. When the book finally arrives at the end of its 61-hour countdown, thanks to Hill the time seems to have been well spent. A Delacorte hardcover (Reviews, Mar. 1). (May)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)

Synopsis:

The police of Bolton, South Dakota, have 61 hours to keep a witness safe, for only her testimony can help put a lot of dangerous people in prison. It will take more than every man and woman on the force to stop a deadly assassin. It will take Jack Reacher.

About the Author

 

Lee Child is the author of fourteen Jack Reacher thrillers, including the New York Times bestsellers Persuader, The Enemy, One Shot, and The Hard Way, and the #1 bestsellers Gone Tomorrow, Bad Luck and Trouble, and Nothing to Lose. 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 forty territories. All titles have been optioned for major motion pictures. Child, a native of England and a former television director, lives in New York City, where he is at work on his next thriller.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780739365939
Subtitle:
A Jack Reacher Novel
Publisher:
Random House Audio
Read by:
Hill, Dick
Read:
Hill, Dick
Author:
Child, Lee, Editor/Steve
Author:
Hill, Dick
Author:
Child, Lee
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Contemporary Thrillers
Subject:
fiction;thriller;jack reacher;mystery;south dakota;crime;suspense;reacher;drugs;action;crime fiction;novel;usa;police;murder;lee child;adventure;prison;blizzard;snow;detective;winter;jack reacher series
Edition Description:
Eleven CD
Series:
Jack Reacher Novels
Publication Date:
20100518
Binding:
CD-audio
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.00x5.00x1.15 in. .66 lbs.
Media Run Time:
780

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Product details pages Random House Audio - English 9780739365939 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Narrator Dick Hill has been perfecting Reacher's hard-boiled verbal swagger for years. In this installment, Reacher is stranded in a snow-bound South Dakota town where a biker gang has turned an abandoned facility into a meth lab. A member of the gang is in prison awaiting trial, and a hit man has been hired to remove the only witness to the crime, a 70-something librarian. According to a curious stipulation, every time the prison's trouble gong sounds every policeman in town must report there immediately--even if it means leaving the sweet old librarian to the mercy of the unknown assassin. Happily, none of these convolutions give Hill pause. It's his job to entertain, and that he does, almost chuckling as he describes Reacher's takedown of two giant bikers, relishing the hero's heralded powers of observation, or summoning up a large, accented ration of nastiness for the villain of the piece, a diminutive Mexican crime boss named Plato. When the book finally arrives at the end of its 61-hour countdown, thanks to Hill the time seems to have been well spent. A Delacorte hardcover (Reviews, Mar. 1). (May)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)
"Synopsis" by , The police of Bolton, South Dakota, have 61 hours to keep a witness safe, for only her testimony can help put a lot of dangerous people in prison. It will take more than every man and woman on the force to stop a deadly assassin. It will take Jack Reacher.
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