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Better Off Dead : (Jack Reacher 26)

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Reacher never backs down from a problem.

And he's about to find a big one, on a deserted Arizona road, where a Jeep has crashed into the only tree for miles around. Under the merciless desert sun, nothing is as it seems.

Minutes later Reacher is heading into the nearby border town, a backwater that has seen better days. Next to him is Michaela Fenton, an army veteran turned FBI agent, who is trying to find her twin brother. He might have got mixed up with some dangerous people.

And Reacher might just need to pay them a visit.

Their leader has burrowed his influence deep into the town. Just to get in and meet the mysterious Dendoncker, Reacher is going to have to achieve the impossible.

To get answers will be even harder. There are people in this hostile, empty place who would rather die than reveal their secrets.

But then, if Reacher is coming after you, you might be better off dead.

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'Jack Reacher is today's James Bond, a thriller hero we can't get enough of.' Ken Follett

'If you haven't read any Jack Reacher, you have a treat in store . . . a hitchhiker without a phone, a one-man force for good.' The Times

'A contemporary version of the knight in shining armour . . . Reacher is a mythic figure.' Literary Review

'Jack Reacher is a wonderfully epic hero; tough, taciturn, yet vulnerable... Irresistible.' People

'Jack Reacher has long since earned his prominent place in the pantheon of cool, smart-talking American heroes.' New York Times
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Product details

  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 158 x 240 x 28mm | 570g
  • Bantam Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 178763373X
  • 9781787633735
  • 743

Review Text

The one man revenge machine seems revitalised. Great stuff.
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Classic Reacher, great story. Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant. * Conn Iggulden on THE SENTINEL * Thoroughly entertaining . . . it's good to have some of Reacher's brutal certainties back. * The Times on THE SENTINEL * The one man revenge machine seems revitalised. Great stuff. * Sun on THE SENTINEL * The coolest continuing series character. * Stephen King * Jack Reacher is today's James Bond, a thriller hero we can't get enough of. * Ken Follett * Everyone needs to kick some butt sometimes, even if it's just imaginary. * Jojo Moyes * The Child brothers' superb second collaboration . . . Smart writing, vivid action scenes, and dramatic twists mark this seamless effort. Even those for whom this is their first Reacher novel will be clamouring for more. * Publishers Weekly *
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About Lee Child

Lee Child (Author)
Lee Child is one of the world's leading thriller writers. He was born in Coventry, raised in Birmingham, and now lives in New York. It is said one of his novels featuring his hero Jack Reacher is sold somewhere in the world every nine seconds. His books consistently achieve the number-one slot on bestseller lists around the world and have sold over one hundred million copies. Lee is the recipient of many awards, most recently Author of the Year at the 2019 British Book Awards. He was appointed CBE in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours.

Andrew Child (Author)
Andrew Child is the author of nine thrillers written under the name Andrew Grant. He is the younger brother of Lee Child. Born in Birmingham, he lives in Wyoming with his wife, the novelist Tasha Alexander.
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12,092 ratings
3.94 out of 5 stars
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4 32% (3,861)
3 21% (2,492)
2 7% (790)
1 3% (387)
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