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Echo Burning (Jack Reacher #5)

by Lee Child

Looking for a lift through the vast empty landscape. A woman stops, and offers a ride. She is young, rich and beautiful.

But her husband’s in jail. When he comes out, he’s going to kill her.

Her family’s hostile, she can’t trust the cops, and the lawyers won’t help. She is entangled in a web of lies and prejudice, hatred and murder.

Jack Reacher never could resist a lady in distress.

“Reacher is a hero in the old Wild West style: a fearless and capable loner, who lives by his own set of morals and is proud never to have killed a man who didn’t deserve it…The author is in complete control of his complicated plot and has produced another real pageturner”  Sunday Telegraph

“The British émigré Lee Child has become more American than the natives…A well-woven tale of dirt and duplicity with engaging characters…Child’s character is a classic hero”  The Times

“If you like thrillers of the bang-wallop variety, with a nice bit of plotting thrown in, this is the one for you”  Irish Times

“Big, bruising actioner…Child’s great strength lies in spelling out exactly how explosive things are made to happen…Cathartic stuff, expertly delivered”  Literary Review

“Gritty stuff with a high body count and intricate plotting that keeps the pages turning”  Irish Independent

“Plenty of twists and plenty of excitement…another real page-turner”  Sunday Telegraph


21 June, 2001

About Lee Child

Lee Child is one of the world's leading thriller writers. His novels consistently achieve the number one slot in hardback and paperback on bestsellers lists on both sides of the Atlantic, and are translated into over forty languages. All have been optioned for major motion pictures, the first of which, Jack Reacher, was based on the novel One Shot. He was awarded the Crime Writers Association Diamond Dagger in 2013. Born in Coventry, he now lives in America.


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