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Die Trying

Die Trying

(Book #2 in the Jack Reacher series)

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Book Overview: Die Trying

Jack Reacher finds himself in bad company in the second novel in Lee Child's #1 New York Times bestselling series.

Jack Reacher is an innocent bystander when he witnesses a woman kidnapped off a Chicago street in broad daylight. In the wrong place at the wrong time, he's kidnapped with her. Chained together, locked in the back of a stifling van, and racing across America to an unknown destination for an unknown purpose, they're at the mercy of a group of men demanding an impossible ransom. Because this mysterious woman is worth more than Reacher ever suspected. Now he has to save them both--from the inside out--or die trying....

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ISBN-1397805151422429780425264386
ISBN-1005151422470425264386
PublisherJoveBerkley
Publication Date2006-11-282012-12-04
EditionReissueReprint
Languageenen
Pages567432
Dimensionsin x in x in
Weight lbs

"Tough, elegant, and thoughtful."--Robert B. Parker

"A riveting thriller, brought to life with well-observed detail and paced with taut, evocative prose. It's a winner."--Greg Iles

"A thoroughly engrossing tale told by an author who doesn't miss a beat." -- Rocky Mountain News

"Child presents his tense, action-packed adventure in vivid prose, as lean and capable as his central character. Jack Reacher is not merely a terrific hero; he sets a new standard."--Tom Savage

"Opens with a bang."-- Chicago Tribune

"A literate scenario-cum-thriller."-- The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Lee Child's knowledge of the modern military and its combat tactics amazed me. A chilling and all-too realistic story, and a damn good book."--Steve Thayer

"[A] redoubtable yet romantic hero...[a] fast-paced misadventure...Cunning and explosive, it's a thumping good read."-- Time Out

"Furiously suspenseful."-- Kirkus Reviews

Lee Child, born as James Dover Grant on October 29, 1954, is a renowned British author best known for his gripping thriller series featuring the character Jack Reacher. Child's grasp on the thriller genre, engaging narrative style, and meticulously constructed suspense have placed him among the pantheon of esteemed international authors. Since debuting his writing career in 1997, Child has penned more than twenty novels, many of which have landed on the New York Times bestseller list and been translated into several languages. Despite being born in Coventry, England, Child's stories predominantly unfold in American settings. Prior to his writing career, he worked at Granada Television for sixteen years. In 1995, following corporate restructuring, he was laid off from his job. This turn of events prompted him to explore writing as a career, a decision that bore fruit as the first novel “Killing Floor”, released in 1997, quickly gained critical acclaim and won the Anthony Award for Best First Novel. Across his multifaceted career, Child's writing prowess has been decorated with several prestigious awards. Yet he stays grounded and continues to contribute outstanding works to the thriller genre. His authorship skills have not only expanded the landscape of thriller literature but have also been instrumental in shaping our understanding and appreciation of suspenseful storytelling.

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