The Hard Way: A Jack Reacher Novel

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Random House Publishing Group, May 16, 2006 - Fiction - 384 pages
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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Lee Child’s Bad Luck and Trouble.

In Lee Child’s astonishing new thriller, ex–military cop Reacher sees more than most people would...and because of that, he’s thrust into an explosive situation that’s about to blow up in his face. For the only way to find the truth—and save two innocent lives—is to do it the way Jack Reacher does it best: the hard way….

Jack Reacher was alone, the way he liked it, soaking up the hot, electric New York City night, watching a man cross the street to a parked Mercedes and drive it away. The car contained one million dollars in ransom money. And Edward Lane, the man who paid it, will pay even more to get his family back. Lane runs a highly illegal soldiers-for-hire operation. He will use any amount of money and any tool to find his beautiful wife and child. And then he’ll turn Jack Reacher loose with a vengeance—because Reacher is the best man hunter in the world.

On the trail of a vicious kidnapper, Reacher is learning the chilling secrets of his employer’s past…and of a horrific drama in the heart of a nasty little war. He’s beginning to realize that Edward Lane is hiding something. Something dirty. Something big. But Reacher also knows this: he’s already in way too deep to stop now.

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Another fast paced, action packed, page turner. - Goodreads
great action/plot/twists, etc - extreme violence. - Goodreads
Loved my introduction to Jack Reacher! - Goodreads
Child is so unique as a writer and story teller. - Goodreads
Ending still kind of just happens though. - Goodreads
Action packed and full of bravado - great page turner. - Goodreads

Review: The Hard Way (Jack Reacher #10)

User Review  - Ken Doggett - Goodreads

It's rare, if ever, that a reader will guess the ending of a Jack Reacher novel, and this one is no exception. Even though vague clues are given, the convoluted plot takes twists and turns that leave ... Read full review

Review: The Hard Way (Jack Reacher #10)

User Review  - Gary - Goodreads

reacher doing it the hard way this was this first lee child book i ever read and i had to read all of them after that. five out of five stars all the way Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Lee Child is the author of nineteen New York Times bestselling Jack Reacher thrillers, ten of which have reached the #1 position. All have been optioned for major motion pictures; the first, Jack Reacher, was based on One Shot. Foreign rights in the Reacher series have sold in almost a hundred territories. A native of England and a former television director, Lee Child lives in New York City.

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