The Affair

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Bantam, Aug 1, 2012 - Reacher, Jack (Fictitious character) - 528 pages
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Featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise, in his coolest, sexiest, punch-packing thriller yet

March 1997. A woman has her throat cut behind a bar in Mississippi. Just down the road is a big army base. Is the murderer a local guy - or is he a soldier?

Jack Reacher, still a major in the military police, is sent in undercover. The county sheriff is a former U.S. Marine - and a stunningly beautiful woman. Her investigation is going nowhere. Is the Pentagon stonewalling her? Or doesn't she really want to find the killer?

Set just six months before the opening of Killing Floor, The Affair marks a turning point in Reacher's career. If he does what the army wants, will he be able to live with himself? And if he doesn't, will the army be able to live with him?

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Another great yarn with a solid main character. - LibraryThing
His writing is mostly crap. - LibraryThing
I love Child's laconic and laid back style of writing. - LibraryThing
Lee's writing isn't horrible, but neither is it great. - LibraryThing

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Another jack reacher story. It's junk food but fun. What else can be said? Read full review

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O.CO is a good place to buy Lee Childs books. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Lee Child is one of the world's leading thriller writers. His novels consistently achieve the number one slot in hardback and paperback on bestsellers lists on both sides of the Atlantic, and are translated into over forty languages. All have been optioned for major motion pictures, the first of which, Jack Reacher, was based on the novel One Shot. He was awarded the Crime Writers Association Diamond Dagger in 2013. Born in Coventry, he now lives in America. Visit

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