Blue Moon

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Bantam Press, Oct 29, 2019 - Gangs - 384 pages
This is a random universe, Reacher says. Once in a blue moon things turn out just right. This isn't one of those times. Reacher is on a Greyhound bus, minding his own business, with no particular place to go, and all the time in the world to get there. Then he steps off the bus to help an old man who is obviously just a victim waiting to happen. But you know what they say about good deeds. Now Reacher wants to make it right. An elderly couple have made a few well-meaning mistakes, and now they owe big money to some very bad people. One brazen move leads to another, and suddenly Reacher finds himself a wanted man in the middle of a brutal turf war between rival Ukrainian and Albanian gangs. Reacher has to stay one step ahead of the loan sharks, the thugs, and the assassins. He teams up with a fed-up waitress who knows a little more than she's letting on, and sets out to take down the powerful and make the greedy pay. It's a long shot. The odds are against him. But Reacher believes in a certain kind of justice . . . the kind that comes along once in a blue moon.

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User Review  - Randall.Hansen - LibraryThing

I had read all the Jack Reacher novels -- in order -- and have enjoyed them. This one, I believe the final one written just by Lee Child (and not his brother), will probably be my last. I find it odd ... Read full review

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User Review  - lbswiener - LibraryThing

Blue Moon is a good story. The tone is established on page one wherein it captivates the reader through the completion of the book. There is blood and gore in this good guy vs. bad guy book. There were four stars awarded in this review for the book, Blue Moon just being a good story. Read full review

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About the author (2019)

Lee Childis one of the world's leading thriller writers. He was born in Coventry, raised in Birmingham, and now lives in New York. It is said one of his novels featuring his hero Jack Reacher is sold somewhere in the world every nine seconds. His books consistently achieve the number-one slot on bestseller lists around the world and have sold over one hundred million copies. Two blockbusting Jack Reacher movies have been made so far. He is the recipient of many awards, most recently Author of the Year at the 2019 British Book Awards. He was appointed CBE in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours.

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