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Gone Tomorrow by Lee Child

Gone Tomorrow (2009)

by Lee Child

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    BeckyJG: John Rain is a hero who is similar in many ways to Jack Reacher. A man of action and of few words, deep, lonely (even if he doesn't realize it). Rain is perhaps more morally ambiguous than Reacher; both kill without hesitation and little remorse, but Rain is, after all, an assassin, and gets paid to do so.… (more)

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Jack outwits Al Queda, Homeland Security, FBI, and NYPD finding out why a woman killed herself on a subway car (as he watched). ( )
  laureyd | Mar 27, 2016 |
best one so far. ( )
  mark-f-r-ritchie | Feb 19, 2016 |
Had one of the best starts to a novel I have ever read. I love the way he figures things out and then just puts it out there like anyone else could have done it when no one else would have. I never watched MacGuyver, in fact I probably didn't even spell it right, but Jack Reacher is my literary MacGuyver. He can do anything! ( )
  MaureenCean | Feb 2, 2016 |
Another great book in the Jack Reacher series by Lee Child. Reacher takes on Al Qaeda to protect the past of a congressman. ( )
  terrygraap | Jun 20, 2015 |
This effort was reasonably entertaining as Reacher works go. A lot of bad guys were wasted in this NYC travelogue. Not sure I ever did understand what the two women terrorists were attempting to accomplish or why the government employee committed suicide? ( )
  66usma | Jul 16, 2014 |
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The precise maneuvers... illustrate why Mr. Child is so good at what he does. But what is he doing? “Gone Tomorrow” has such a case of villain inflation that it involves itself in global geopolitics on the highest order. One step higher into the upper reaches of evildoing and Mr. Child could find himself on the moon.
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For my sisters-in-law, Leslie and Sally, two women of rare charm and quality
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Suicide bombers are easy to spot. They give out all kinds of telltale signs. Mostly because they're nervous. By definition they're all first-timers.
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Please do not combine Lee Child's 13th Jack Reacher novel, Gone Tomorrow with his 10th Jack Reacher novel, The Hard Way. This LT work uses ISBN 376450238X, which is associated with the German translation of The Hard Way. Thank you.
Please do not combine Lee Child's 13th Jack Reacher novel, Gone Tomorrow with his 10th Jack Reacher novel, The Hard Way. This LT work uses ISBN 376450238X, which is associated with the German translation of The Hard Way. Thank you.
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The 13th book in the Reacher series finds Jack Reacher in a Manhattan subway at 2 am where an ordinary looking passenger leads to out of the ordinary danger.
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In this 13th Reacher novel, the former army MP confronts a possible suicide bomber on a nearly deserted Manhattan subway car -- a confrontation that will lead him back to the Soviet war in Afghanistan in the 1980s and forward to the war on terrorism. It turns out that Susan Mark's life was critical to dozens of others in Washington, California, and Afghanistan ... from a former Delta Force operator now running for the U.S. Senate to a beautiful young woman with a story to tell, but can Reacher sort through their lies in time to save himself and help a woman police officer.… (more)

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