Past Tense: (Jack Reacher 23) - Jack Reacher (Paperback)
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Past Tense: (Jack Reacher 23) - Jack Reacher (Paperback)

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Paperback 512 Pages / Published: 04/04/2019
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From number one bestseller Lee Child, the thrilling new blockbuster featuring hero Jack Reacher.

Jack Reacher plans to follow the autumn sun on an epic road trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn’t get far. On a country road deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been - the town where his father was born. He thinks, what’s one extra day? He takes the detour.

At the very same moment, close by, a car breaks down. Two young Canadians are trying to get to New York City to sell a treasure. They're stranded at a lonely motel in the middle of nowhere. It’s a strange place... but it’s all there is.

The next morning in the city clerk's office, Reacher asks about the old family home. He’s told no one named Reacher ever lived in that town. He knows his father never went back. Now he wonders, was he ever there in the first place?

So begins another nail-biting, adrenaline-fuelled adventure for Reacher. The present can be tense, but the past can be worse. That’s for damn sure.

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: 9780857503626
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 335 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 30 mm


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'Absolutely loved Past Tense - Lee Child just gets better and better, which is a very rare quality in a writer of a long-run series. Whip smart, always compelling, always fun, he is dangerously addictive.' - Peter James

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

'Sometimes you just want someone who can beat the s*** out of people! I pick up Jack Reacher when I'm in the mood for someone big to solve my problems.' - Patricia Cornwell

'One of the sexiest characters in fiction.' - Karin Slaughter

'Loved [Past Tense]! Nothing makes for a great weekend quite like quality time with Jack .' - Lisa Gardner

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“Lee Child at his very best”

Wow!
Where to start? I couldn't put this book down, this is Lee Child writing Jack Reacher at his very best, this is without a doubt one of my favourite Reacher novels. I thoroughly enjoyed the two stories that... More

Hardback edition
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“Edge of your seat, just as your want it!”

Firstly, thank you to the publishers for this beautiful early copy! I had no sooner finished reading this when my husband practically snatched it from my hands having waited patiently for the day while I read it -... More

Hardback edition
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“review from my hubby”

Being a die hard Reacher fan, I had to obviously pry this book from the hands of the “other half”.

When I started reading, it seemed like there were two plots, and I wondered where it was going, i.e. why the 2nd plot... More

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