By Lee Child

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Jack Reacher returns in one other fast-moving, action-packed, suspenseful ebook from Lee Child.
 
You can depart the military, however the military doesn’t depart you. now not consistently. no longer thoroughly, notes Jack Reacher—and convinced adequate, the retired army cop is quickly pulled again into carrier. This time, for the kingdom division and the CIA.
 
somebody has taken a shot on the president of France within the urban of sunshine. The bullet was once American. the gap among the gunman and the objective was once remarkable. what number snipers can shoot from three-quarters of a mile with overall self belief? only a few, yet John Kott—an American marksman long gone bad—is one in every of them. And after fifteen years in legal, he’s out, unaccounted for, and certain drawing a bead on a G8 summit full of adequate global leaders to tempt any murderer.
 
If a person can cease Kott, it’s the guy who beat him sooner than: Reacher. And even though he’d fairly paintings on my own, Reacher is teamed with Casey great, a rookie analyst who retains her cool with Zoloft. yet they’re dealing with a coarse street, filled with ruthless mobsters, Serbian thugs, shut calls, double-crosses—and no backup if they’re stuck. the entire whereas Reacher can’t cease puzzling over the lady he as soon as didn't keep. yet he won’t enable that that take place back. no longer this time. no longer Nice.
 
Reacher by no means will get too shut. yet now a killer is making it personal.

Praise for Personal
 
“The most sensible one yet.”—Stephen King
 
“Reacher is the stuff of delusion, a superb male fable. . . . one in every of this century’s most unique, tantalizing pop-fiction heroes . . . baby does a masterly task of bringing his experience to lifestyles with unending surprises and fierce suspense.”—The Washington Post
 
“Yet one other gratifying page-turner.”—Entertainment Weekly
 
“Reacher is often up for an exceptional struggle, so much entertainingly whilst he is going mano a mano with a seven-foot, 300-pound monster of a mobster named Little Joey. yet it’s Reacher the instructor who wows here.”—Marilyn Stasio, The ny Times
 
“Jack Reacher is today’s James Bond, a mystery hero we can’t get sufficient of. I learn each once it appears.”—Ken Follett
 
“Reacher’s only one of fiction’s nice mysterious strangers.”Maxim
 
“If you love fast-moving thrillers, you’ll are looking to have a look at this one.”—John Sandford
 
“Fans won’t be disillusioned by way of this suspense-filled, riveting thriller.”Library magazine (starred review)
 
“Child is the alpha puppy of mystery writers, every one new e-book zooming to the pinnacle of best-seller lists with the rate of a Reacher head butt.”Booklist
 
“Every Reacher novel can provide a jolt to the anxious system.”Kirkus Reviews

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She stood subsequent to me, shoulder to shoulder. She requested, “What used to be she like? ” I acknowledged, “Petite, darkish haired yet blue eyed, very female, very obstinate. yet quite often chuffed. She made the easiest of items. She may stroll into a few dumpy Marine quarters someplace and snigger and smile and say, ’Ome candy ’ome. She couldn’t say the letter H due to her accessory. ” Scarangello acknowledged, “Sixty isn't previous. I’m sorry. ” “We get what we get,” I acknowledged. “She didn’t whinge. ” “What used to be it? ” “Lung melanoma. She smoked much. She used to be French. ” “This is Père Lachaise. ” “I be aware of. ” “I suggest, no longer each person will get buried the following. ” “Obviously,” I stated. “It may get beautiful crowded. ” “I suggest, it’s like an honor. ” “War carrier. ” Scarangello checked out the gravestone back. “Which conflict? ” “World battle . ” “She was once fifteen whilst it ended. ” “They have been determined instances. ” “What did she do? ” “Resistance paintings. Allied airmen shot down in Holland or Belgium have been funneled south via Paris. there has been a community. Her half was once to escort them from one railroad station to the subsequent, and ship them on their approach. ” “When? ” “Most of 1943. 80 journeys, they are saying. ” “She used to be 13 years outdated. ” “Desperate times,” I stated back. “A schoolgirl was once strong hide. She was once educated to claim the airmen have been her uncles or brothers, traveling from out of city. mostly they have been disguised like peasants or clerks. ” “She used to be risking her existence. And her family’s existence. ” “Every day. yet she took care of industrial. ” Scarangello stated, “This info wasn’t on your dossier. ” “No one knew. She didn’t speak about it. I’m no longer even convinced my father knew. After she died we discovered a medal. Then an outdated man got here to the funeral and informed us the tale. He used to be her handler. i suppose he’s lifeless now, too. I haven’t been again because we buried her. this is often the 1st time I’ve visible the stone. i suppose my brother prepared it. ” “He selected good. ” I nodded. A modest memorial, for a modest girl. I closed my eyes and remembered the final time I had visible her alive. Breakfast, together with her grown sons, in her house at the street Rapp. The Berlin Wall used to be coming down. She was once very ailing by way of that time, yet had summoned the desire to decorate good and act general. We drank espresso and ate croissants. Or at the very least my brother and that i did, whereas she concealed her loss of urge for food at the back of speaking. She chattered approximately all types of items, humans we had recognized, locations we were, issues that had occurred there. Then she had long past quiet for a spell, after which she had given us a couple of ultimate messages, which have been an identical messages she had constantly given us. Like a motherly ritual. She had performed it 1000 occasions. She struggled up out of her chair and stepped over and placed her arms on my brother Joe’s shoulders, from at the back of, which was once all a part of the choreography, and she or he had bent and kissed his cheek from the aspect, like she continually did, and she or he had requested him, “What don’t you want to do, Joe? ” Joe hadn’t spoke back, simply because our silence was once a part of the ritual. She had stated, “You don’t have to resolve the entire world’s difficulties.

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