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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Review: The Affair (Jack Reacher #16)

User Review  - Gaurav Parab - Goodreads

Let me start with a confession. I was a little skeptical about reading a Lee Child book for the simple reason that I had heard so much about it. You know how it is right, too much praise especially ... Read full review

Review: The Affair (Jack Reacher #16)

User Review  - Barbara - Goodreads

3.5 stars This 16th book in the series goes back to 1997, when Jack Reacher was an army MP (military police). A young woman named Janice Chapman has been raped and viciously murdered in the town of ... 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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