Synopses & Reviews
Loner Jack Reacher gets a lift from seductive Carmen Greer, but it comes with a few hitches: a dangerous husband, a small town with secrets, and a plan. Now Reacher's part of it, and before the sun sets, the ride could cost Jack and Carmen their lives.
"As sweltering as the El Paso sun."—PEOPLE
"Smashingly suspenseful."—KIRKUS REVIEWS (STARRED REVIEW)
"[A] rip-roaring thriller."—ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS
Jack Reacher finds trouble in Texas in the fifth novel in Lee Child s New York Times bestselling series.
Thumbing across the scorched Texas desert, Jack Reacher has nowhere to go and all the time in the world to get there. Cruising the same stretch of two-lane blacktop is Carmen Greer. For Reacher, the lift comes with a hitch. Carmen s got a wild story to tell all about her husband, her family secrets, and a hometown that s purely gothic. She s also got a plan. Reacher s part of it. And before the sun sets, this ride could cost them both their lives.
Loner Jack Reacher returns, thumbing his way through the west Texas desert. He's picked up by Carmen Greer, a troubled beauty with a story to tell and a plan Reacher soon becomes a part of.
About the Author
LEE CHILD is a #1 bestselling author worldwide. His debut novel, Killing Floor
, won two awards for best first mystery and was nominated for two more. Foreign rights in the Jack Reacher series have been sold in ninety-five countries. The movie franchise stars Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher. Child, a native of England, is a former television director. He lives in New York City, where he is at work on his next Jack Reacher thriller.