Lee Child is the author of twenty New York Times bestselling Jack Reacher thrillers, eleven of which have reached the #1 position. All have been optioned for major motion pictures--including Jack Reacher (based on One Shot) and Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. Foreign rights in the Reacher series have sold in one hundred territories. A native of England and a former television director, Lee Child lives in New York City. From the Hardcover edition.
"The prose is crisp and clean, and the fighting is realistic. . . . This latest installment has all the classic ingredients: a great setting (Hamburg), a good villain, and a mystery that draws you in efficiently, escalates unpredictably, and has a satisfying resolution."--The New Yorker "Another timely tour de force . . . The taut thriller is textbook [Lee] Child: fast-paced and topical with a 'ripped from the headlines' feel."--Minneapolis Star-Tribune "As gripping as ever."--The Florida Times-Union Praise for #1 bestselling author Lee Child and his Jack Reacher series "This series [is] utterly addictive."--Janet Maslin, The New York Times "Reacher [is] one of this century's most original, tantalizing pop-fiction heroes."--The Washington Post