The Affair by Lee Child audiobook

The Affair: A Jack Reacher Novel

By Lee Child
Read by Dick Hill

9780593065709

The Jack Reacher Novels: Book 16

15.56 Hours Unabridged
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With Reacher, #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child has created “a series that stands in the front rank of modern thrillers” (The Washington Post).   Everything starts somewhere. . . . For elite military cop Jack Reacher, that somewhere was Carter Crossing, Mississippi, way back in 1997. A lonely railroad track. A crime scene. A coverup. A young woman is dead, and solid evidence points to a soldier at a nearby military base. But that soldier has powerful friends in Washington. Reacher is ordered undercoverto find out everything he can, to control the local police, and then to vanish. Reacher is a good soldier. But when he gets to Carter Crossing, he finds layers no one saw coming, and the investigation spins out of control. Local sheriff Elizabeth Deveraux has a thirst for justiceand an appetite for secrets. Uncertain they can trust one another, Reacher and Deveraux reluctantly join forces. Reacher works to uncover the truth, while others try to bury it forever. The conspiracy threatens to shatter his faith in his mission, and turn him into a man to be feared. A novel of unrelenting suspense that could only come from the pen of #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child, The Affair is the start of the Reacher saga, a thriller that takes Reacher—and his readers—right to the edge . . . and beyond.

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Summary

Summary

A #1 New York Times bestseller

A #1 USA Today bestseller

With Reacher, #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child has created “a series that stands in the front rank of modern thrillers” (The Washington Post).
 
Everything starts somewhere. . . .

For elite military cop Jack Reacher, that somewhere was Carter Crossing, Mississippi, way back in 1997. A lonely railroad track. A crime scene. A coverup.

A young woman is dead, and solid evidence points to a soldier at a nearby military base. But that soldier has powerful friends in Washington.

Reacher is ordered undercoverto find out everything he can, to control the local police, and then to vanish. Reacher is a good soldier. But when he gets to Carter Crossing, he finds layers no one saw coming, and the investigation spins out of control.

Local sheriff Elizabeth Deveraux has a thirst for justiceand an appetite for secrets. Uncertain they can trust one another, Reacher and Deveraux reluctantly join forces. Reacher works to uncover the truth, while others try to bury it forever. The conspiracy threatens to shatter his faith in his mission, and turn him into a man to be feared.

A novel of unrelenting suspense that could only come from the pen of #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child, The Affair is the start of the Reacher saga, a thriller that takes Reacher—and his readers—right to the edge . . . and beyond.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Like his hero Jack Reacher, Lee Child seems to make no wrong steps. Associated Press
Child is a superb craftsman of suspense. Entertainment Weekly
The truth about Reacher gets better and better. Janet Maslin, The New York Times
Lee Child [is] the current poster-boy of American crime fiction. Los Angeles Times
Indisputably the best escape artist in this escapist genre. Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times
Jack Reacher is much more like the heir to the Op and Marlowe than Spenser ever was. Esquire
Implausible, irresistible Reacher remains just about the best butt-kicker in thriller-lit. Kirkus Reviews
“Big, exciting…The Affair shakes up the status quo.” New York Times
“The [Reacher] novel fans have been waiting for.” USA Today
“Fans of Lee Child’s Jack Reacher thrillers are in for a treat…It’s taut, twisty fun.” Entertainment Weekly
“One of the best Reacher books yet.” Associated Press
“A veritable tour de force…brilliantly constructed, flawlessly executed, and deliciously plotted.” Washington Times
“One of the best Reacher books yet…The tension builds early and continues nonstop.” Miami Herald
“Solid action, wry humor, [and] smart dialogue.” Publishers Weekly
“Exciting and suspenseful, with deceit and cover-ups, violence, and sex, this is another great entry in Child’s compelling series.” Library Journal

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Thrillers/Suspense
Runtime: 15.56
Audience: Adult
Language: English