Six shots. Five dead.
A heartland city thrown into terror. But within hours the cops have it solved. A slam-dunk case. Apart from one thing. The accused gunman refuses to talk except for a single phrase:
Get Jack Reacher for me.
Reacher lives off the grid. He's not looking for trouble. But sometimes trouble looks for him. What could connect the ex-military cop to this psychopathic killer?
"'Jack Reacher is irresistible.'"
"'Hot, indomitable... knockout.'"
"'The thing about Lee Child's books is that you can't put the damn things down.'"
"Lee Child is often mistaken for a US writer, so skilfully and enthusiastically has he embraced the idiom of the American thriller ... One of the genre's finest practitioners."
"The Jack Reacher series... all hugely exciting, and knowledgeable about weapons and technology. They exude a powerful sense of right and wrong ... We've seen him as a righter of wrongs and always as God's gift to women."
With two silver-screen adaptions, over 100 million copies of his books in print and a TV series on the cards, Jack Reacher - Lee Child’s modern-day knight - is a sensation. Caroline Sanderson talks to the author about his latest novel and plans for the franchise.
Now a major film starring Tom Cruise, read the opening chapters of Lee Child's latest Jack Reacher novel Never Go Back