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 means of morning. One guy riding, one other telling tales that don't upload up. a girl within the again, silent and anxious. 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 An hour at the back of them, the FBI descends on an outdated pumping station the place a guy used to be stabbed to death--the knife paintings specialist, the killers nowhere to be seen.
All Jack Reacher sought after used to be a trip to Virginia. All he did used to be stick out his thumb. yet he quickly discovers he has hitched greater than a trip. 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 girl characters within the entire Reacher series."--The long island Times
"Subtle and nuanced [with] seductive writing and impossible to resist plot twists."--Newsweek
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Then a boot followed, bracing on the skid. I didn’t wait for him to get a shot lined up. I switched my grip to my hands. Using my stomach muscles, I swung my body as before, and on the second swing, aimed both feet directly at the boot. My heels hit hard, and the boot slipped, followed by the man. The rifle jarred free of his hands and hung by the strap around his shoulder. He caught the skid with his elbows, his legs dangling right beside me. The craft bobbed then dipped like a rollercoaster, and for another stomach-lurching moment, I thought we were going down.
Okay, so it was hot. Damn hot. Maybe I could make due with a knife strapped to the inside of my thigh. It would have to be a very short knife. “You can’t be carrying. ” “And my cell phone? ” Jacob had just sent me a new encrypted cell, and I was under strict orders to keep it with me at all times, no exceptions. It was even waterproof, so I could take it into the shower. “Did you notice the bag? Check the lining. ” I took another look in the box. A small, cross-body purse lay at the bottom, black sequins and tassels.
He hit it with a dull thud, then crumpled to the ground. I didn’t know if I’d killed him or merely incapacitated him, and I didn’t wait to find out. I raced down the stairs and past the pool, kicking the shoes from my feet as I ran for the helicopter. I wasn’t exactly sure what I’d do once I reached it. I had no weapon, no plan. The aircraft was a purple Bell 427, under ten years old. Twin engine, light utility, seated eight. Through the cabin doors I saw four people inside, one of them the pilot, one Julianne.
A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher, Book 17) by Lee Child