By Lee Child
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
"The indomitable Reacher burns up the pages."--USA Today
Four humans in a motor vehicle, hoping to make Chicago by way of morning. One guy riding, one other telling tales that don't upload up. a girl within the again, silent and fearful. And a hitchhiker with a damaged nostril. An hour at the back of them, the FBI descends on an outdated pumping station the place a guy was once stabbed to death--the knife paintings specialist, the killers nowhere to be seen.
All Jack Reacher sought after used to be a journey to Virginia. All he did was once stick out his thumb. yet he quickly discovers he has hitched greater than a journey. He has tied himself to an enormous conspiracy, within which not anything is what it kind of feels, and no-one is telling the truth.
"Furious motion . . . [Lee] baby retains the pacing rapid and the surprises rolling. . . . [A] feverishly exciting series."--The Miami Herald
"Smart, breathless . . . [with] the most effective woman characters within the complete Reacher series."--The ny Times
"Subtle and nuanced [with] seductive writing and impossible to resist plot twists."--Newsweek
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A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher, Book 17) by Lee Child