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. . . .
elite military cop Jack Reacher, that somewhere was Carter Crossing,
Mississippi, way back in 1997. A lonely railroad track. A crime scene. A
A young woman is dead, and solid evidence points to a
soldier at a nearby military base. But that soldier has powerful friends
Reacher is ordered undercover—to 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 justice—and
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.