Bad Luck and Trouble: A Jack Reacher Novel (Jack Reacher Novels #11) (Mass Market Paperbound)

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Jack Reacher-a former military policeman turned drifter who has a knack for thwarting trouble with his unique and militant sense of justice-returns in Childs' latest thriller, which stays true to its title. Someone is killing off former members of Reacher's Army Investigation Unit. He is forced to reunite with the remaining members to show those responsible why "You do not mess with the special investigators." Though Reacher is not the most sentimental guy, as he reminisces, comparing himself to his compatriots and their various successes and failures, we get unique insights into his life. The action builds in classic Reacher style to a fantastic, edge-of-your-seat helicopter finale. We like Reacher, and think you will too. ~ Andrew & Alison

— From Andrew


From a helicopter high above the California desert, a man is sent free-falling into the night . . . and Jack Reacher is plunged into the heart of a conspiracy that is killing old friends.

Reacher has no phone, no address, no ties. But a woman from his former military unit has found him using a signal only the eight members of their elite team would know. Then she tells him about the brutal death of one of their own. Soon they learn of the sudden disappearance of two other comrades. But Reacher won't give up--because in a world of bad luck and trouble, when someone targets Jack Reacher and his team, they'd better be ready for what comes right back at them.

About the Author

Lee Child is the author of nineteen New York Times bestselling Jack Reacher thrillers, ten of which have reached the #1 position. All have been optioned for major motion pictures; the first, Jack Reacher, was based on One Shot. Foreign rights in the Reacher series have sold in almost a hundred territories. A native of England and a former television director, Lee Child lives in New York City.

Praise For…

“Electrifying . . . This series [is] utterly addictive.”—Janet Maslin, The New York Times
“[An] action-packed thrill ride.”—Chicago Tribune
“A slam-bang yarn filled with Child’s usual terse life-and-death lessons.”—Entertainment Weekly
“A breathless, ultra-cool novel with relentless pacing.”—The Plain Dealer

Product Details
ISBN: 9780440246015
ISBN-10: 0440246016
Publisher: Dell
Publication Date: May 19th, 2009
Pages: 477
Language: English
Series: Jack Reacher Novels