Lee Child Die Trying (Jack Reacher, No. 2)

ISBN 13 : 9780515125023

Die Trying (Jack Reacher, No. 2)

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9780515125023: Die Trying (Jack Reacher, No. 2)

Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher returns in a gutsy novel of heart- stopping action...

When a mysterious woman is kidnapped by a politically motivated fringe group and taken to their compound, Jack Reacher must help her escape with her life--from the inside out...

"Tough, elegant and thoughtful."--Robert B. Parker

"Opens with a bang."-- Chicago Tribune

"Engrossing." --Rocky Mountain News

"Riveting...paced with taut, evocative prose." --Greg Iles, author of Mortal Fear

Lee Child is "a suspense writer to be reckoned with." (Chicago Tribune)

"Sensational."--Tom Savage, author of The Inheritance

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Review :

Television writer Lee Child's otherwise riveting first thriller, Killing Floor, was criticized by some reviewers because of an unconvincing coincidence at its center. Child addresses that problem in his second book--and thumbs his nose at those reviewers--by having his hero, ex-military policeman Jack Reacher, just happen to be walking by a Chicago dry cleaner when an attractive young FBI agent named Holly Johnson comes out carrying nine expensive outfits and a crutch to support her soccer-injured knee. As Holly stumbles, Reacher grabs her and her garments--which gets him kidnapped along with her by a trio of very determined badguys. "He had no problem with how he had gotten grabbed up in the first place," Child writes. "Just a freak of chance had put him alongside Holly Johnson at the exact time the snatch was going down. He was comfortable with that. He understood freak chances. Life was built out of freak chances, however much people would like to pretend otherwise." Lucky for Holly--whose father just happens to be an Army general and current head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, thus making her a tempting target for a bunch of Montana-based extremists--Reacher still has all the skills and strengths associated with his former occupation. And Child still knows how to write scenes of violent action better than virtually anyone else around. --Dick Adler

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