A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher, Book 17) by Lee Child

By Lee Child

Reacher is again! A sought after Man is a brand new masterpiece of suspense—from no 1 New York Times bestselling writer Lee Child.
4 humans in a vehicle, hoping to make Chicago via morning. One guy riding, eyes at the highway. one other guy subsequent to him, telling tales that don’t upload up. a girl within the again, silent and nervous. And subsequent to her, an incredible guy with a damaged nostril, hitching a journey east to Virginia.
An hour in the back of them, a guy lies stabbed to dying in an outdated pumping station. He used to be noticeable moving into with others, yet he by no means got here out. He has been achieved, the knife paintings specialist, the killers vanished. inside mins, the police are notified.  inside hours, the FBI descends, laying declare to the sufferer with out ever asserting who he was once or why he was once there.
All Reacher sought after used to be a journey to Virginia. All he did used to be stick out his thumb. yet he quickly discovers he has hitched greater than a journey. He has tied himself to an enormous conspiracy that makes him a threat—to either side at once.
In Lee Child’s white-hot mystery, not anything is what it kind of feels, and no-one is telling the reality. because the rigidity rises, the twists come quickly and livid, holding readers guessing and gasping till the explosive finale.
Praise for no 1 bestselling writer Lee baby and his Reacher series
“Child is an excellent craftsman of suspense.”—Entertainment Weekly
“The fact approximately Reacher will get larger and better.”—Janet Maslin, the recent York Times
“Implausible, impossible to resist Reacher is still with reference to the simplest butt-kicker in thriller-lit.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Like his hero Jack Reacher, Lee baby turns out to make no mistaken steps.”—Associated Press
“Lee baby [is] the present poster-boy of yank crime fiction.”—Los Angeles Times
“Indisputably the simplest break out artist during this escapist genre.”—Marilyn Stasio, The manhattan Times
“Jack Reacher is way extra just like the inheritor to the Op and Marlowe than Spenser ever was.”—Esquire

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In his arms. The wind changed gear like a transport with the throttle of the racing sea. He picked up the bottle. Before he could, sprinting to it, fight with the rusted latch, 49 thudding lances of rain pinned him against the door, but he shouldered it open, then he heard the crash of thousands of iron nails poured in a basin of rain on his tin roof. The cloud galleons warred with flashing blue broadsides. Achille, soaked to the skin, filled the lamp and lit it; he angled the brass guard leeward of the wind and whipped off his shirt in bed.

Asked the glass sea-horses, curling like questions. earth had he when he had a good life up shook their beards angrily, The there? like come for, sea-mosses submarine cedars, while he trod the dark water. Wasn't love worth more than the coins of light pouring from the galleon's doors? In the corals' bone kingdom In that wavering garden his skin calcifies. huge on hinges fans swayed, while fingers of seaweed pocketed the eyes of coins with the profiles of Iberian kings; here the sea-floor was that showed you mud, not corrugating sand its ribs; had goggling eye-bulbs; here, the mutating fishes in that world without sound, they sucked the white coral, draining and what looked like didn't like leeches, boulders sprung the pincers of crabs.

In rain hat and yellow slicker, she bent over their beds in the gentler drizzles; then the beds would darken, the drizzles grow thicker in an even heavier downpour than the 55 last.

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