One Shot

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Random House Publishing Group, 2010 - Fiction - 400 pages
1113 Reviews

Six shots. Five dead. One heartland city thrown into a state of terror. But within hours the cops have it solved: a slam-dunk case. Except for one thing. The accused man says: You got the wrong guy. Then he says: Get Reacher for me.

And sure enough, ex–military investigator Jack Reacher is coming. He knows this shooter—a trained military sniper who never should have missed a shot. Reacher is certain something is not right—and soon the slam-dunk case explodes.

Now Reacher is teamed with a beautiful young defense lawyer, moving closer to the unseen enemy who is pulling the strings. Reacher knows that no two opponents are created equal. This one has come to the heartland from his own kind of hell. And Reacher knows that the only way to take him down is to match his ruthlessness and cunning—and then beat him shot for shot.
 

  

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Clean prose, crisp plot, effective pacing. - Goodreads
a page turner towards the end, but a bit ho hum - Goodreads
I like this down to earth style of writing - Goodreads
really enjoyed it, until the ending in the quarry. - Goodreads
... it was a hard to read... - Goodreads
Fast paced, good plot,fun book. - Goodreads

Review: One Shot (Jack Reacher #9)

User Review  - Sveinung - Goodreads

Honestly, I couldn't finish it. Read full review

Review: One Shot (Jack Reacher #9)

User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

Great fun! Better than the movie, not difficult to achieve. Still can't get Cruise as Reacher. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
39
Section 3
63
Section 4
74
Section 5
103
Section 6
119
Section 7
145
Section 8
174
Section 12
254
Section 13
278
Section 14
303
Section 15
315
Section 16
342
Section 17
364
Section 18
369
Section 19
379

Section 9
181
Section 10
202
Section 11
233
Section 20
387
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Lee Child is the #1 internationally bestselling author of thirteen Reacher thrillers, including the New York Times bestsellers The Enemy, One Shot, The Hard Way, and the #1 bestselling Bad Luck and Trouble and Nothing to Lose. His debut, Killing Floor, won both the Anthony and the Barry awards for Best First Mystery, and The Enemy won both the Barry and the Nero awards for Best Novel. Foreign rights in the Reacher series have sold in forty territories, and all titles have been optioned for major motion pictures. Child, a native of England and a former television director, lives in New York City, where he is at work on his fourteenth Reacher thriller, 61 Hours. Check your favorite bookstores for the newest Reacher thriller, Gone Tomorrow, now on sale.


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