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61 Hours
Jack Reacher, no middle name, is a tall man and a wanderer of a sort. At this time, his wanderings have taken him to South Dakota--in the winter. He had come on a tour bus, but became stranded in a town called Bolton. Unfortunately, this situation causes him to become embroiled in local troubles which start with a threatened witness in a drug case and end with a string of murders by a hidden assassin. Reacher must protect the witness, aid the local pol...
Die Trying
Jack Reacher is walking down the sidewalk in Chicago when he helps a lovely lady who struggles to keep her balance when exiting a dry cleaners, only to have a gun pointed in his gut and ordered into the back of a car along with the lady. They were kidnapped! Holly Johnson is an FBI agent and the daughter of an Army General and the Joint Chief of Staff for the government, a likely candidate for a extremist militia group in Montana. Reacher was in the wron...
Echo Burning
In the Texas desert Jack Reacher, former Army police officer and now endless drifter, is picked up while hitch-hiking. His ride is a desperate woman looking for someone to help her with a problem. It seems her husband has been beating her severely for the seven years they've been married. For the past two years he's been in jail for tax evasion and he's about to get out, and the beatings will continue. If it weren't for her young daughter she would j...
Gone Tomorrow
Jack Reacher has decided to take the subway. Unfortunately, he sees a woman who causes him great concern. His attempts to defuse the situation distress her causing her to shoot herself. Afterwards, Reacher is interrogated by the police, a group from an unknown alphabet-soup agency, and some private contractors, within a few days. If anything, this causes him to be suspicious. A meeting with the next-of-kin uncovers a few clues, but not a whole lot of inf...

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Killing Floor
Jack Reacher went down to Georgia, to see a Jazz muscian, and within ten minutes, he was arrested for murder. He and another man are thrown in jail for a weekend, and in that time, are nearly killed twice. Reacher gets out of jail, and proves that he couldn't have killed one of the men, because one of them is his brother, Joe Reacher. Reacher finds on his brother a piece of a paper that says E Unum Puberius, which means out of the one comes m...
One Shot
Jack Reacher, the main character, an ex-military police, who served in the Army for fourteen years, is a loner, a weapons specialist, and an awfully professional investigator. One day, one place, five shots, five dead, one motive, one sniper. James Barr, also a retired military personnel, got arrested for the murders. Evidence against him was crystal clear, but he would not defend himself, he would not talk, except to say, "Get Jack Reacher for me." ...
Persuader
Delacorte, May 2003, 352 pp. ISBN: 0385336667 Jack Reacher is minding his business when he sees the cop and others go after Richard Beck in what appears to be an abduction attempt. Deciding in a nanosecond to become involved, Jack kills the cop and the others kill Richard's bodyguards. Jack takes Richard with him as they escape the bloodbath. Richard persuades Jack to take him to his home in Abbot, Maine where he swears his wealthy father, an ...
Running Blind
this book is about the main person being acusued and solving several strange murders done by a serial killer ...
The Enemy
Delacorte, May 2004, 25.00, 394 pp. ISBN: 0385336675 In 1989, twenty-nine years old military police officer Major Jack Reacher is reassigned from Panama to Fort Bird, North Carolina. When he arrives at his new duty station, he finds many other MPs transferred there, but thinks little of it. On January 1, 1990 just past midnight, Reacher, as the MP duty officer doing graveyard receives a call that a two-star General Officer on his way to a con...
The Visitor
This book is about a drifter called Jack Reacher helping the FBI solve some strange murders. It is also about his personal life. His commitment to his girlfriend and whether he wants to be weighed down in the same place for the rest of his life. Jack Reacher is an old military policeman who is very bright and in very good physical condition. ...

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Without Fail
When the US Secret Service suspects that one of their own agents may be behind a series of death threats against Vice-President Brook Armstrong, they need an outsider to investigate. So they hire tough former Military Policeman Jack Reacher to do the job. Reacher figures he needs someone to watch his back, so he calls up old army buddy Frances Neagley, now running a security outfit out of Chicago. Neagley is as tough as Reacher and twice as sexy....


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