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Worth Dying For

5 Ratings: 2.4
A book by Lee Child

Amazon Best Books of the Month, October 2010: You'd think that after 14 novels featuring hardscrabble hero, Jack Reacher, Lee Child's pulse-pounding series would start showing signs of wear. It is nothing short of remarkable that Child is not … see full wiki

Author: Lee Child
Genre: Mystery & Thrillers
Publisher: Delacorte Press
4 reviews about Worth Dying For
review by . November 18, 2010
This fifteenth book by Lee child is his best. There is no letup of excitement or suspense. The writing, descriptions, character development, and plot are perfect. Six feet five, 250 pounds Jack Reacher, ex-military MP, does not stop when he sees injustice done. He is like a heavy steam roller, like a 150 mile an hour Japanese train barreling on its track and rolling over any pieces of sushi that happens to be on its track. While Agatha Christie's Miss Marple analyses crimes by what she saw in her …
review by . December 26, 2010
It's rare that I look forward to a specific novel by an author as much as I was anticipating Worth Dying For by Lee Child. This episode in the Jack Reacher story was highly anticipated after the cliffhanger ending of 61 Hours. Did Reacher die in the underground explosion? If he didn't (and you pretty much had to figure Child wasn't going to kill off his franchise character), then how did he escape? And how was Reacher going to recover from whatever happened down there?      …
review by . March 13, 2011
"Worth Dying For," is more than just another thriller but, in a sense, is a morality tale with a good person against a despicable evil.      The premise of Jack Reacher arriving at a small Nebraska town and helping the defenseless residents is alluring.      Reacher is pitted against the Duncan family who have strong-armed the local population into submission. The town sank into its cesspool of lethargy and neglect so slowly that it happened before …
review by . December 29, 2010
Worth Dying For, the latest novel from Lee Child, opens as Jack Reacher finds himself in Nebraska, after an incredible adventure in South Dakota. He is dropped off in a small town, sixty miles from anywhere of significance. Walking into a hotel lounge, looking for a room, he overhears the bartender/hotel manager tell another person that there is a phone call for him. The drunk person, the town doctor, refuses the call. Reacher is not happy hearing a doctor turn down a call looking for help. He decides …
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