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Jack Reacher 14
By: Lee Child
Narrated by: Kerry Shale
Series: Jack Reacher , Book 14
Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
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Winter in South Dakota. Blowing snow, icy roads, a tired driver. A bus skids and crashes and is stranded in a gathering storm.

There's a small town twenty miles away, where a vulnerable witness is guarded around the clock. There's a strange stone building five miles further on, all alone on the prairie. There's a ruthless man who controls everything from the warmth of Mexico.

Jack Reacher hitched a ride in the back of the bus. A life without baggage has many advantages. And crucial disadvantages too, when it means facing the arctic cold without a coat. But he's equipped for the rest of his task. He doesn't want to put the world to rights. He just doesn’t like people who put it to wrongs.

©2010 Lee Child (P)2010 Random House Audio

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Not the Lee Child we know & love

Oh dear, despite looking forward to this books release I was bitterly disappointed with this latest offering from Lee Child, he is one of my favorite authors and his Jack Reacher books are usually gripping and page turners. This is just too far fetched with planes landing in the middle of nowhere, under ground lost tunnels, and forgotton war 'booty' seemed more like Indiana Jones and a weak plot that my 5 year old could have guessed the 'twist' about half way through the book.

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not to the usual standard

The book was short and not that involving, I felt as if the story has been rushed almost as if just churning out another title. I didn't like the new narration, perhaps too used to previous narration but it took something from the story. Overall a little disappointed

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  • Alan
  • 24-09-11

Another great Jack Reacher story

While recuperating from a big cancer operation, this was a great book to just 'live' the moment of a great story teller. I am enjoying Lee Childs' stories more and more. Cannot wait for the next one!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 14-07-10

Intense

Typical Lee Child style, fast paced and intense. found this entertaining and gripping. Interesting ending - has he killed off Reacher??? I dont think so. Reacher is bullet proof.

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  • Margaret
  • 24-05-10

61 Hours

This is the first audio book I have listened to on my iphone and I really love it. The book is typical Lee Child fairly marcho but a really easy listen as I walk each day.