Jack 'No Middle Name' Reacher, lone wolf, knight errant, ex-military cop, lover of women, scourge of the wicked and righter of wrongs. These twelve stories shed new light on Reacher’s past, illuminating how he grew up and developed into one of the most iconic heroes of our age.
|Publisher||Random House Audio; 2017|
A tour bus crashes in a savage snowstorm and lands Jack Reacher in the middle of a deadly confrontation. In nearby Bolton, South Dakota, one brave woman is standing up for justice in a small town threatened by sinister forces. Reacher's original plan was to keep on moving. But the next 61 hours will change everything...
March 1997. A woman has her throat cut behind a bar in Carter Crossing, Mississippi. Just down the road is a big army base. Is the murderer a local guy - or is he a soldier? Jack Reacher, still a major in the military police, is sent in undercover.
BAD LUCK AND TROUBLE
Drifter, Jack Reacher, springs into action when one of the former members of his old army unit is killed. The Special Investigators have always looked out for one another so it’s time to put the unit back together.
It's 2am, and Jack Reacher is riding the subway in New York when he notices a suspicious looking passenger who matches the giveaway signs for a potential suicide bomber. When he approaches her, she shoots herself. His guilt over possibly triggering her suicide won't let him rest, even though the police are eager to close the file.
THE HARD WAY
Ex-military cop Jack Reacher is on the trail of a vicious kidnapper, hired by Edward Lane, whose beautiful wife and child have been taken. Jack comes to realise that Lane is hiding some chilling secrets but it’s too late to stop now!
Jack Reacher is the only stranger in Margrave, Georgia, on the day they have their first homicide in thirty years. The cops arrest Reacher and the police chief turns eyewitness to place him at the scene. As nasty secrets leak out, and the body count mounts, one thing is for sure. They picked the wrong guy to take the fall...
Jack Reacher has no place to go and all the time in the world to get there, so a remote railroad stop with the curious name of Mother's Rest seems perfect for an aimless one-day stopover. But instead he finds a woman waiting for a missing private investigator, a cryptic note about 200 deaths, and a small town full of silent, watchful people.
THE MIDNIGHT LINE
Jack Reacher sees a West Point class ring in a pawn shop window. It's a woman cadet’s graduation present to herself. Reacher was a West Pointer too, and he knows what she went through to get it. Why would she give it up? All he wants is to find the woman. If she’s ok, he’ll walk away. If she’s not … he’ll stop at nothing.
NEVER GO BACK
After an epic journey from the snows of South Dakota, Jack Reacher has finally made it to Virginia. His destination: the headquarters of his old unit, the 110th MP, the closest thing to a home he ever had. What Reacher doesn’t expect is what comes next. He himself is in big trouble, accused of a sixteen-year-old homicide. Will he be sorry he went back? Or – will someone else?
It’s 1996, and the Soviets are long gone. But now there’s a new enemy. In Hamburg, a group of smartly-dressed young Saudis are planning something big. Jack Reacher is fresh off a successful mission in the Balkans, but receives new orders. With trusted sergeant Frances Neagley at his side, he must carry the fate of the world on his shoulders.
NOTHING TO LOSE
Two small towns in Colorado: Hope and Despair. But what is the secret the locals seem so keen to hide? Ex-military cop Reacher pulls on a tiny loose thread, to unravel conspiracies that expose the most shocking truths. Because, after all, Jack Reacher has nothing to lose.
Five people are killed in a public plaza in Indiana, shot through the head. But the killer leaves a perfect trail of evidence behind him, and after his arrest, his only words are, 'Get Jack Reacher for me.' What could possibly connect this psychopath and the wandering dropout, ex-army cop?
Jack Reacher plans an epic road trip from Maine to California. He doesn’t get far. On a country road he sees a sign to a place he has never been - the town where his father was born. He takes the detour, and in the city clerk's office Reacher asks about the old family home. He’s told no one named Reacher ever lived in that town. He knows his father never went back. Now he wonders, was he ever there in the first place?
Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a hard man in the US military police, now he’s a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone has taken a long-range shot at the French president. Only one man could have done it. And Reacher is the one man who can find him.
A WANTED MAN
Jack Reacher has some unfinished business in Virginia, so he hitches a ride with three strangers - two men and a woman. But within minutes it becomes clear they're all lying about everything - and then they run into a police roadblock on the highway. There has been an incident, and the cops are looking for the bad guys....