By Lee Child

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"The indomitable Reacher burns up the pages."--USA Today

Four humans in a vehicle, hoping to make Chicago by means of morning. One guy using, one other telling tales that don't upload up. a girl within the again, silent and anxious. And a hitchhiker with a damaged nostril. An hour in the back of them, the FBI descends on an outdated pumping station the place a guy used to be stabbed to death--the knife paintings expert, the killers nowhere to be seen.

All Jack Reacher sought after was once a journey to Virginia. All he did used to be stick out his thumb. yet he quickly discovers he has hitched greater than a journey. He has tied himself to an enormous conspiracy, during which not anything is what it sort of feels, and no-one is telling the truth.

"Furious motion . . . [Lee] baby retains the pacing fast and the surprises rolling. . . . [A] feverishly exciting series."--The Miami Herald

"Smart, breathless . . . [with] the best woman characters within the entire Reacher series."--The manhattan Times

"Subtle and nuanced [with] seductive writing and impossible to resist plot twists."--Newsweek

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Langsam schob er seinen Wagen voran, den Blick starr nach vorn gerichtet. Sie überholte ihn zügig, unsicher, ob er sie bemerkt hatte. Am Ende des Ganges fand sie das gewünschte Brot und war unverhältnismäßig erleichtert. « Eine ältere Frau mit blond gebleichtem Haar und zu viel Make-up stand neben Emily und hielt ihr das silberne Armband entgegen. « Die Frau hob ihr Handgelenk, um ihr eigenes Armband zu zeigen, an dem doppelt so viele Glücksanhänger baumelten wie an Emilys, alle aus Gold. »Es ist direkt in den Maisbehälter hineingerutscht.

Heißes Öl spritzte aus der Pfanne, in der die Zwiebeln langsam anbrannten. « Er hörte Sarahs Atem. « �Aber ich habe doch mit ihr gesprochen. Ich habe sie auf dem Handy angerufen, und sie stand auf dem Parkplatz. « �Du hast mit ihr gesprochen? Erinnerst du dich, wann das war? « Natürlich war es richtig. Ihm leuchtete nur nicht ein, warum Emily nicht nach Hause gekommen war. Emily kam immer nach Hause, und wenn nicht, dann wusste er stets ganz genau, wo sie war. Sie hatte nichts zu verbergen, und sie mochte keine Geheimnisse.

Er schloss den Deckel, rührte in den Zwiebeln und setzte sich, um einen Blick in die Zeitung zu werfen. Der vordere Teil war voll von den immer gleichen Geschichten, innenpolitischen Problemen und Krisenherden im Ausland. Nach einem kurzen Durchblättern legte er die Zeitung beiseite. Sams Zeichnung drohte sich von der Wand zu lösen. Will streckte den Arm aus, um sie fester an die Mauer zu drücken. Schon seit Monaten hatte er sich vorgenommen, die Bilder seiner Kinder mit neuem Klebeband zu befestigen, aber in der Hektik des Alltags war er nie dazu gekommen.

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