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Make me

Child, Lee, author

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. He expects to find a lonely tombstone in a sea of nearly-ripe wheat, but instead there is a woman waiting for a missing private investigator, a cryptic note about 200 deaths, and a small town full of silent, watchful people. His one-day stopover looks about to turn into something more complicated

Book. English. Thriller. Suspense fiction.
Published London: Bantam Press, 2015
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Lee Child
ISBN: 0593073886, 9780593073889
Physical Description: 425 pages ; 24 cm.
Series: A Jack Reacher thriller
Subject: Reacher, Jack (Fictitious character) Fiction.; Retired military personnel Fiction.
Series Title: Jack Reacher thriller.

Author note

Lee Childis one of the world's leading thriller writers. It is said one of his novels featuring his hero Jack Reacher is sold somewhere in the world every twenty seconds. His books consistently achieve the number-one slot in hardback and paperback on bestseller lists on both sides of the Atlantic, and are published in over one hundred territories. He is the recipient of many prizes, most recently the CWA's Diamond Dagger for a writer of an outstanding body of crime fiction.

All his thrillers have been optioned for major motion pictures, the first of which,Jack Reacher, was based on the novelOne Shot, and the second, for release in October 2016, will be based onNever Go Back.

He was born in Coventry, brought up in Birmingham, and now lives in New York.

Reviews

"Child'sbestfor some time: an enhancement of the old formula, withdetective-storyandromcomelements (even slyhumour) on top of thepsychologicalduels and set-pieceviolence."
Sunday Times||"Typically blunt andenergetic...preciselyjudged."
Independent||"Lee Child's Reacher series has hit Book No. 20 with a resounding peal ofwisecracking glee("Are you going to be a problem?" "I'm already a problem. The question is, what are you going to do about it?"). Everything about it...is asstrongas ever....Make Me is ahotone."
New York Times||"Breathlessandbloody...You can't help lapping it up."
Evening Standard||"The fights are convincing and the dialogue is asbrilliantas always."
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