Digging swimming pools in Key West, Florida, Jack Reacher is as tanned and as fit as he's ever been. Being invisible has become a habit. So when a ...Show synopsisDigging swimming pools in Key West, Florida, Jack Reacher is as tanned and as fit as he's ever been. Being invisible has become a habit. So when a private detective comes nosing around and asking questions, Reacher is not pleased. Especially when he later finds the guy dead. With his fingertips sliced off. Why was he so determined to find him?Hide synopsis
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This is almost as good as the other books in the series. At one point, Reacher does experience a deuce-and-a-half load of self-doubt, and the big reveal is telegraphed way in advance, but still, it is a solid addition to a series that can always be relied upon to leave you saying, "Boy! I enjoyed that." We're not talking great literature. We're just talking about sitting down with a book in our hands and having a good time with a bigger-than-life hero who does what we fantasize about.
The book is intense, Reacher is exceedingly logical, often describing his conclusions and the path to them. Oh and did I say he can win any battle with 4 or fewer opponents since he is 6 foot 6 and had 13 years in the military police -- you know capturing special forces or other combat veterans when they go wrong (seldom in my view), but that's the thesis. I think I have bought all of the series so far.
I've read all of the Jack Reacher books in print (61 Hours is the last one of the series, as I write this), and I'm a total fan of Lee Childs and his tough-guy hero, Jack Reacher. If you're also a fan, have you read a similar series whose here is smart and tough, and whose stories are just as compelling ...
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