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Thoughts on… The Enemy by Lee Child

Title: The Enemy Author: Lee Child Publisher: Bantam Press Date: 2011 (2004) Summary: New Year’s Day, 1990. A soldier is found dead in a sleazy motel bed. Jack Reacher is the officer on duty. The soldier turns out to be a two-star general. The situation is bad enough, then Reacher finds the general’s wife. This stomach-churning thriller turns back the clock to… Continue reading Thoughts on… The Enemy by Lee Child

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Book Review: A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

Title: A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes Author: Stephen Hawking Genre: Nonfiction / Science Date: 2016 (1987) Publisher: Bantam Press Pages: 254 Started: 10th September 2018 Completed: 11th September 2018 Rating: 4.5/5 Summary: Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? These are just some… Continue reading Book Review: A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

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Book Review: Persuader by Lee Child

Title: Persuader Author: Lee Child Genre: Thriller Date: 2011 (2003) Publisher: Bantam Press Pages: 544 Started: 17th September 2017 Completed: 17th September 2017 Rating: 4.5/5 Summary: Never forgive, never forget. Jack Reacher lives for the moment. Without a home. Without commitment. But he has a burning desire to right wrongs – and rewrite his own agonizing past. Never apologize. Never explain. When Reacher witnesses a brutal… Continue reading Book Review: Persuader by Lee Child

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Book Review: Without Fail by Lee Child

Title: Without Fail Author: Lee Child Genre: Thriller Date: 2011 (2002) Publisher: Bantam Press Pages: 560 Started: 25th January 2017 Completed: 12th February 2017 Rating: 4/5 Summary: Jack Reacher walks alone. No job, no ID, no last known address. But he never turns down a plea for help. Now a woman tracks him down. A woman serving at the very heart of US power.… Continue reading Book Review: Without Fail by Lee Child

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Book Review: Echo Burning by Lee Child

Title: Echo Burning Author: Lee Child Genre: Thriller Date: 2011 (2001) Publisher: Bantam Press Pages: 576 Started: 29th May 2016 Completed: 25th June 2016 Rating: 3.5/5 Summary: Jack Reacher, adrift in the hellish heat of a Texas summer. 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… Continue reading Book Review: Echo Burning by Lee Child

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Book Review: The Visitor by Lee Child

Title: The Visitor Author: Lee Child Genre: Thriller Date: 2011 (2000) Publisher: Bantam Press Pages: 512 Started: 15th May 2016 Completed: 29th May 2016 Rating: 4.5/5 Summary: Sergeant Amy Callan and Lieutenant Caroline Cooke have a lot in common. Both were army high-flyers. Both were acquainted with Jack Reacher. Both were forced to resign from the service. Now they’re both dead. Found in their… Continue reading Book Review: The Visitor by Lee Child

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Book Review – Tripwire by Lee Child

Title: Tripwire Author: Lee Child Genre: Thriller Date: 2011 (1999) Publisher: Bantam Press Pages: 544 Started: 1st April 2016 Completed: 11th April 2016 Rating: 4.5/5 Summary: For Jack Reacher being invisible has become a habit. He spends his days digging swimming pools by hand and his nights as the bouncer in the local strip club… Continue reading Book Review – Tripwire by Lee Child

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Book Review – Die Trying by Lee Child

Title: Die Trying Author: Lee Child Genre: Thriller Date: 2010 (1999) Publisher: Bantam Press Pages: 557 Started: 20th September 2015 Completed: 19th March 2016 Rating: 4/5 Summary: Jack Reacher, alone, strolling nowhere. A Chicago street in bright sunshine. A young woman, struggling on crutches. He offers her a steadying arm. And turns to see a… Continue reading Book Review – Die Trying by Lee Child

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Book Review – Killing Floor by Lee Child

Title: Killing Floor Author: Lee Child Genre: Thriller Date: 2010 (1997) Publisher: Bantam Press Pages: 525 Started: 26th August 2015 Completed: 28th August 2015 Rating: 4/5 Summary: ‘Jack Reacher jumps off a bus and walks fourteen miles down a country road into Margrave, Georgia. An arbitrary decision he’s about to regret. Reacher is the only stranger in town on the day they have had their… Continue reading Book Review – Killing Floor by Lee Child