A former major in the united states army military police corps, reacher roams the united states taking odd jobs and investigating suspicious and frequently dangerous situations. All his novels have been optioned for major motion picturesincluding jack reacher based on one shot and jack reacher. Jack reacher finds himself in bad company in the second novel in lee childs new york times bestselling series. A young lieutenant colonel in a stylish handmade uniform roars through the damp woods of georgia in her new silver porsche, until she meets a very tall soldier with a brokendown car. I have been reading jack reacher starting from book one.
If you enjoy books like jack reacher, youll enjoy the gungho exploits of joe pike and elvis cole in a dangerous man hard road, by j b turner. Featuring selections from all seventeen electrifying jack reacher novels and an introduction from lee child himself, this oneofakind book compiles timeless advice from maverick former army cop jack reacher, the hero of lee childs blockbuster thrillers and now the star of a major motion picture. This ebook short story is set in 1989, when reacher is an mp assigned to solve the coldblooded murder of a young officer whose killer may be closer to. Lee child has been publishing a new addition to the jack reacher series annually ever since the series started with killing floor in 1997.
Reznick works for the us government as a ghost operative and in hard road, he is assigned to perform a hit on a target and make it look like he committed suicide. The book title is based on one shot, one kill, the military snipers creed. Here, then, are the books in the order that they were published and then in their chronological order. The reacher novels are written either in the firstperson or thirdperson. There are no books that are directly similar, because lee child is the top thriller writer currently writing, with a unique style and approach to story. Jack reacher novels by lee child lot of 3 see description for titles. Reachers still an mp, still a company man, still held to a strict code of ethics. Nightshade by jack butler 1989, hardcover for sale online. The jack reacher books are well written, gripping, and allow individuals to identify with the title character. Kind of a cross between arnold schwarzenegger and the littlest hobo. The book is set when reacher was a young major in the military police age 29 in 1989 90. A young lieutenant colonel, in a stylish handmade uniform, roars through the damp woods of georgia in her new silver porsche until she meets a. A brandnew novella, too much time, is included, as are.
In the new jack reacher book, blue moon, reacher comes to the aid of an elderly couple. Online and instore available instore filter results sort. Make me offers the faintest indications that something about him may change, because this books spectrum of good and evil is so wide, and its depths of horror so extreme, that it seems impossible for even jack reacher to come away from it unchanged. Are there recurring characters in the jack reacher novels.
Never go back jack reacher, book 18 kindle edition by. Small wars takes readers back to 1989, when reacher is an mp assigned to solve the brutal murder of a young officer found. I received jack reachers rules yesterday, and finished it in less than two hours. It is a small hardback type of diary, full of reacher quotes, with no reference to which book they could have come from.
Jack reacher s rules is the ultimate fans guide to the world of reacher. The affair would be the next book to read, as it covers the end of reachers military career, and leads into killing floor. Jack reacher investigates and comes to the conclusion that the woman. Jack reacher series author lee child quits and lets brother step in this article is more than 3 months old child had initially been searching for a way to kill off the popular character. Welcome to the website of lee child, the creator of jack reacher. The prequel the enemy published in 2004 is the eighth book in the jack reacher series written by lee child.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading 61 hours jack reacher, book 14. The sea wolf by jack london 1989, hardcover for sale. In the first seven, reacher is the strongest, toughest, smartest action hero. Feeling he has to give lee child a go, just because every one else has. The short stories have second son reacher is and high heat reacher is 16.
Jack reachers rules is the ultimate fans guide to the world of reacher. The lone waitress would soon glance over at him and nod, as if to say ill be right with you. Jack reacher investigates and comes to the conclusion that the woman kramer was with stole his briefcase. While there have been many writers who have tried the invincible loner hero thing, after you. Lee child is the bestselling author of the jack reacher books, a series about jack reacher, a former major in the u. Each book in the series is a selfcontained story, and the plot of each book relies very little on the prior books in the series. While filled with familiar excerpts from jack reacher novels, it is simply a listing of various guides that lead reacher to act the way he does. The enemy this one visits the past, going back to 1990 and reachers days as a military cop. This is a prequel, set in 1990 before the events of killing floor.
Jack does show a number of redeeming characteristics however, and is a reminder not to judge a book by its cover. One shot is the ninth book in the jack reacher series written by lee child. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. Author lee child hands the future of jack reacher to his. It includes some of the typical reacher humor in things that you wont find reacher saying or doing, i. Jack reacher is one of the more consistent series out there. Below is a list of the jack reacher novels in order of when they were first released. If you have been wanting to read about the famous jack reacher, then this penlighten article will give you a complete list of jack reacher books in the order they should be read. Small wars takes readers back to 1989, when reacher is an mp assigned to solve the. Reacher, a former major in the us army, drifts across the united states to investigate crimes and battle in dangerous situations.
Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The series was created by lee child with his debut novel the killing floor. In the wrong place at the wrong time, hes kidnapped with her. Another reacher book, short story from circa 1989 with brother joe and his ever faithful nco neagley in tow.
Im a big fan of david baldacci, and i absolutely love his amos decker. We have a bibliography of his written material so you can check off what youve read see books or. The are centred around the character of jack reacher, a former major in the united states army military police corps, who retired at the age of 36 to lead a more nomadic existence travelling the united states of america. Other than jack s immediate family brother joe, mother josephine pretty much all the recurring characters are people jack served with. Ever wondered what early experiences shaped shelve second son. Jack reacher is the most compelling hero in action and suspense todayhailed by. Overall, this is a solid 4 stars book and a great beach read. Lee child is known for his jack reacher series of books. This is the first time all lee childs shorter fiction featuring jack reacher has been collected into one volume.
It was close to midnight on a saturday night when jack reacher gets off. The jack reacher series is one of the most popular book series out there, and some of the books have been made into movies. Jack no middle name reacher, lone wolf, knight errant, ex military cop, lover of women, scourge of the wicked and righter of wrongs, is the most iconic hero for our age. See the complete jack reacher series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Former elite military police officer jack reacher has been hailed by stephen king as coolest continuing series character in contemporary fiction. In thriller master lee childs short story deep down, jack reacher must track down a spy in soldiers clothing by matching wits with four formidable females. Jack reacher is a fictional protagonist of a series of novels, novellas and short stories by british author jim grant under the pen name lee child. Thee are many ways to enjoy a good book and the action of reacher allows you to do so. Jack reacher is an innocent bystander when he witnesses a woman kidnapped off a chicago street in broad daylight. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the midnight line.
Make me offers the faintest indications that something about him may change, because this book s spectrum of good and evil is so wide, and its depths of horror so extreme, that it seems impossible for even jack reacher to come away from it unchanged. Three more jack reacher novellas audiobook by lee child. One of the many beauties of the reacher series is that they can be read in any order. Here youll find information on the reacher novels and short stories, non reacher short stories, two international movies. To date child has published over twenty jack reacher books in the series. If youre a fan of actionpacked thrillers, youve probably heard of the jack reacher series by lee child. No middle name begins with too much time, a brandnew work of short fiction that finds reacher in a hollowedout town in maine, where he witnesses a random bagsnatching but sees much more than a simple crime. When a general is found dead in a sleazy motel in north carolina, it opens up a real can of worms. Jack reacher book series wikipedia republished wiki 2. Jack reacher, books 16 jack reacher series lee child author 2010 small wars jack reacher series lee child author 2015 past tense jack reacher series lee child author 2018 second son jack reacher series lee child author dick hill narrator 20 three more jack reacher novellas. Jack reacher chronological order series by lee child. I love the jack reacher books, read them all, david baldacci runs a close second he also has written many, many books so i always have books to read whilst waiting for the next jack reacher book.
Jack reacher is in both the wrong and the right place at the same time when fbi special agent and daughter of the chair of the joint chiefs of staff holly johnson is abducted from a chicago street. Not only in terms of quality, but in frequency of publication. This razorsharp thriller is the first in the jon reznick series. Lee child goes back to 1989, when jack reacher is an mp assigned to solve the coldblooded murder of a young officer. This compilation includes three jack reacher novellas and the ultimate fan guide, jack reachers rules. In chronological order, the enemy would be the first book to read, as it takes place while reacher is still in the military followed by night school. However it is a gripping and exciting read and a great who dunnit. Usually he walks away from one novel and into the next without even getting his hair mussed. The jack reacher chronological order book series by lee child includes books the enemy, night school, the affair, and several more. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. Jack reacher 8 by child, lee from amazons fiction books store. This story is set in 1989, when jack reacher is serving as an officer in the military police.
Never go back is a 2016 american action thriller film directed by edward zwick and written by zwick, richard wenk and marshall herskovitz, and based on the novel never go back by lee child. See the complete jack reacher chronological order series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. I have just gotten into the jack reacher books because my husband was reading them with another female so i needed to check the content out very entertaining saw the movie last night and although tom cruise is a wonderful actor he is not jack very disappointed in the portrayal lee child would make a great reacher himself. The enemy jack reacher, book 8 and millions of other books are available for instant access. After leaving the us army as a major in its military police at age 36, reacher roams the united states taking odd jobs and investigating suspicious and frequently dangerous situations.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading never go back jack reacher, book 18. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read night school. This is a little different as it is set in his past, 1990 when reacher is still an mp and as usual is being harangued and accused by the powers that be. The 10 best jack reacher books, according to goodreads. As he is one of my favourite book characters, i felt for a top list this week i should write my top 10 jack reacher novels. It is the wrong place because reacher, a former army major drifting around the country, is kidnapped as well. The jack reacher series is a series of novels written by the british author lee child. Child has written a whopping 20 books in the jack reacher universe and multiple short stories as well. The novel was adapted into the 2012 film jack reacher, starring tom cruise as the title character. Een generaal wordt dood aangetroffen in een bordeel. Jack reacher is a fictional protagonist of a series of novels, novellas and short stories by british author lee child. Lee childs jack reacher series is so famous that in 2012, hollywood made a movie based on the book, one shot.
A young lieutenant colonel, in a stylish handmade uniform, roars through the damp woods of georgia. The books were fun and exciting, but did not require much thought to get through the plots. He witnesses a random bagsnatching but sees much more than a simple crime, in a tale that leads into lee childs new reacher novel, the midnight line. Not the order of release, but the reacher books and stories chronologically, from his youth to his adulthood. Jack reacher, exmilitary policeman relaxed in women are being murdered nationwide by a killer. See the full list of jack reacher books and let me know what your favourite jack reacher books were below in the comments. The books have continued to attract a certain segment of the population that enjoy mystery and adventure stories.
Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Jack reacher download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi. The hunt for jack reacher series diane capri licensed. Spends his time being right about everything almost all the time. This book collects all lee childs shorter fiction featuring jack reacher.
I like to read in bed and always have a book on the go, never without one. This series began in 1997 with killing floor and has spawned many more novels in the series. A complete list of jack reacher books in order penlighten. Jack reacher series author lee child quits and lets. Never go back jack reacher, book 18 kindle edition by child, lee. As of 29 october 2019, 24 novels have been published, the most recent being blue moon. May 11, 2004 the prequel, the enemy is the eighth book in the jack reacher series written by lee child.239 1412 1078 1351 818 1039 1260 548 1537 1505 1439 692 593 290 767 866 1310 1352 96 876 607 58 23 701 929 135 447 17 1036