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The Hard Way (2006)

by Lee Child

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One of my favorite Reacher novels. ( )
  briealeida | Feb 6, 2014 |
I don't know if it is because I have taken a break from Reacher novels, but I especially enjoyed the story told in The Hard Way, Lee Child's Jack Reacher is a man's man, and this story is a tightly-wound yarn that keeps the reader turning the pages to unravel the mystery with Reacher. Good supporting cast of characters. ( )
  Randall.Hansen | Nov 22, 2013 |
Another Jack Reacher novel - a nice easy read, but not intellectually challenging... :) ( )
  klockrike | Sep 1, 2013 |
OK typical Jack Reacher book.
I did enjoy this book but some bits annoyed me for instance that he can always tell the time even though he doesnt have a watch.

The story is good though Reacher is asked to find a missing wife and Step daughter. The husband is a big time security special ops leader and has various ex forces blokes working for him.

Reacher slowly but surely unravels whats going on this leads them to Norfolk in England. Reacher almost gives the exact location away before he realises that it was a fake kidnap he then has to save the day which he manages to do then he disappears into the wilderness.
I do enjoy reading Jack Reacher books you always kind of know what to expect even though you dont always see it coming. ( )
  Daftboy1 | Jun 27, 2013 |
Reacher is enlisted by a hard-bitten Blackwater style mercenary corporation to find a kidnapper and his captives, a young woman and her eight year old daughter. From the Dakota Hotel in New York City to a farm in the English countryside, this book has danger, thrills, and tension galore. I couldn't wait for opportunities to get back to it.

As always in the Reacher books, the bad guys are bad. Really bad. And you can't wait for Reacher to deal with them. Permanently.
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  EricKibler | Apr 6, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0440241030, Mass Market Paperback)

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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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....… (more)

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