61 Hours: (Jack Reacher 14) - Jack Reacher (Paperback)
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61 Hours: (Jack Reacher 14) - Jack Reacher (Paperback)

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Published: 02/09/2010
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HOUR SIXTY-ONE

Icy winter in South Dakota. A bus skids and crashes in a gathering storm. On the back seat: Jack Reacher, hitching a ride to nowhere. A life without baggage has many advantages. And disadvantages too, like facing the arctic cold without a coat.

HOUR THIRTY-ONE

A small town is threatened by sinister forces. One brave woman is standing up for justice.If she's going to live to testify, she'll need help from a man like Reacher.Because there's a killercoming for her.

HOUR ZERO

Has Reacher finally met his match? He doesn't want to put the world to rights. He just doesn't like people who put it to wrongs.

Waterstones have been following the nail-biting exploits of Jack Reacher since he first loped into town in Killing Floor in 1997, a striking figure standing at 6ft5 all dirty-blond hair, with a chip on his shoulder and a lethal ability. His creator Lee Child lays claim to the fact that every second somewhere in the world somebody buys one of his novels.

He starts every new novel on the same date, the 1st September and has managed to keep fans coming back for more every time, he says of thriller-writing ‘It's the only real genre and all the other stuff has grown on the side of it like barnacles’.

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780553825565
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 346 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 30 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Child has somehow forged that magical grail: a new and believable hero. Reacher is strong, tall, principled and a quiet master in unarmed combat. But he's also a wizard at determining likelihoods, at extrapolating miniscule details and thus forming chains of inferred logic... celebrate the achievement of giving us addicts a new and mesmerising fix, when we thought all the heroes had been written - Euan Ferguson, Observer

It is always a pleasure to read another Jack Reacher novel. A kind of highlight of the year, really. There is only one downside. It's all the other people hanging around your house saying things like, "Oy! Haven't you finished with the Reacher yet? - Andy Martin, Independent

Reacher is an iconic modern thriller hero: the ultimate loner... won't disappoint the British-born Child's millions of fans... Fast, compelling and with that nugget of poignancy that sets the hero apart - Daily Mail

Explodes into one of the best thrillers I've read for ages. Lee Child is a Brit who has managed to becomes more American than most US authors... 61 Hours is destined to do big things... Superb stuff! - Independent on Sunday

This is the first of Lee Child's popular Jack Reacher novels I've read. I'd assumed they were merely the macho adventures of a boneheaded lone wolf: lots of guns and explosions and little to occupy the mind. Well, I was wrong: there's also an abundance of intelligence and surprise. 61 Hours is a first-class thriller... Child delivers it brilliantly - Mail on Sunday

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“Gripping and Brilliant! ”

I got this book as a gift for Christmas, having never of Lee Child I was slightly sceptical, however I put all my assumptions of the usual crime books aside and started this with an open mind.
Hooked is the best word... More

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“The White Stuff”

You know what you're going to get with a "Jack Reacher" novel and sometimes it's a more enjoyable read than others. So I suspended my disbelief, went along for the ride and discovered this book was... More

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kendrafortune

“Average”

This is the fourth Jack Reacher book I've read, and surprise surprise, it's the standard formula: Jack Reacher turns up in a remote American small town, stumbles across something criminal going on... More

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