The very first book by number one bestseller Lee Child, which introduces his iconic hero Jack Reacher.
Lee Child is one of the world's leading thriller writers. He was born in Coventry, raised in Birmingham, and now lives in New York. It is said one of his novels featuring his hero Jack Reacher is sold somewhere in the world every nine seconds. His books consistently achieve the number-one slot on bestseller lists around the world, and are published in over one hundred territories. He is the recipient of many prizes, most recently the CWA's Diamond Dagger for a writer of an outstanding body of crime fiction. Jack Reacher, the first Jack Reacher movie starring Tom Cruise, was based on the novel One Shot, and the second is Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.
"'Great style and careful plotting... Depicted with the kind of detail that builds dread and suspense.' New York Times"
"'Beautifully detailed action scenes and fascinating arcana about currency and counterfeiting enliven this taut and tough-minded first novel... Child writes with a hand as strong and steady as steel.' Publishers' Weekly"
"At least as good as any of Grisham's." * Cork Examiner *
"Stunningly dynamic" * Daily Mail *
"The best thriller I've read in years" * New Statesman *