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Child, Lee

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Works: 451 works in 3,101 publications in 29 languages and 139,408 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Suspense fiction, American  Detective and mystery stories, American  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Film adaptations  Condensed books  Horror tales 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PS3553.H4838, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Lee Child
One shot by Lee Child( Book )
127 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 5,836 libraries worldwide
Ex-military investigator Jack Reacher is called in by James Barr, the man accused of a lethal sniper attack on a heartland city that leaves five people dead, and teams up with a young defense attorney to find an unseen enemy who is manipulating events behind the scenes. Six shots. Five dead. One heartland city thrown into a state of terror. But within hours the cops have it solved: a slam-dunk case. Except for one thing. The accused man says: You got the wrong guy. Then he says: Get Reacher for me. And sure enough, from the world he lives in no phone, no address, no commitments-ex-military investigator Jack Reacher is coming. In Lee Child's astonishing new thriller, Reacher's arrival will change everything about a case that isn't what it seems, about lives tangled in baffling ways, about a killer who missed one shot and by doing so give Jack Reacher one shot at the truth. The gunman worked from a parking structure just thirty yards away point-blank range for a trained military sniper like James Barr. His victims were in the wrong place at the wrong time. But why does Barr want Reacher at his side? There are good reasons why Reacher is the last person Barr would want to see. But when Reacher hears Barr's own words, he understands. And a slam-dunk case explodes. Soon Reacher is teamed with a young defense lawyer who is working against her D.A. father and dueling with a prosecution team that has an explosive secret of its own. Like most things Reacher has known in life,this case is a complex battlefield. But,as always,in battle, Reacher is at his best. Moving in the shadows, picking his spots, Reacher gets closer and closer to the unseen enemy who is pulling the strings. And for Reacher, the only way to take him down is to know his ruthlessness and respect his cunning and then match him shot for shot
The hard way by Lee Child( Book )
108 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 5,382 libraries worldwide
In Lee Child's astonishing new thriller, ex-military cop Reacher sees more than most people would, and because of that, he's thrust into an explosive situation that's about to blow up in his face. For the only way to find the truth, and save two innocent lives, is to do it the way Jack Reacher does it best: the hard way. Jack Reacher was alone, the way he liked it, soaking up the hot, electric New York City night, watching a man cross the street to a parked Mercedes and drive it away. The car contained one million dollars in ransom money. And Edward Lane, the man who paid it, will pay even more to get his family back. Lane runs a highly illegal soldiers for hire operation. He will use any amount of money and any tool to find his beautiful wife and child. And then he'll turn Jack Reacher loose with a vengeance because Reacher is the best man hunter in the world. On the trail of a vicious kidnapper, Reacher is learning the chilling secrets of his employer's past, and of a horrific drama in the heart of a nasty little war. He's beginning to realize that Edward Lane is hiding something. Something dirty. Something big. But Reacher also knows this: he's already in way too deep to stop now
Bad luck and trouble by Lee Child( Book )
84 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 5,371 libraries worldwide
When a man is killed by being thrown from a helicopter high over the California desert, loner Jack Reacher discovers that someone is targeting his old friends and teammates and launches a personal campaign to end the conspiracy before it claims any more lives
The affair : a Reacher novel by Lee Child( Book )
59 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 5,309 libraries worldwide
Carter Crossing, Mississippi. 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 undercover--to find out everything he can, to control the local police, and then to vanish
The enemy by Lee Child( Book )
123 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 5,278 libraries worldwide
Former army cop Jack Reacher finds himself questioning the instincts that made him an elite soldier when his latest case forces him to choose between obeying the law and becoming a renegade
Gone tomorrow by Lee Child( Book )
100 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 5,255 libraries worldwide
In this 13th Reacher novel, the former army MP confronts a suicide bomber on a nearly deserted Manhattan subway car--a confrontation that will lead him back to the Soviet war in Afghanistan in the 1980s and forward to the war on terrorism as he tracks down and eliminates the bad guys
Persuader by Lee Child( Book )
103 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 5,001 libraries worldwide
Jack Reacher. The ultimate loner. An elite ex-military cop who left the service years ago, he?s moved from place to place...without family ... without possessions... without commitments. And without fear. Which is good, because trouble -big, violent, complicated trouble - finds Reacher wherever he goes. And when trouble finds him, Reacher does not quit, not once...not ever. But some unfinished business has now found Reacher. And Reacher is a man who hates unfinished business. Ten years ago, a key investigation went sour and someone got away with murder. Now a chance encounter brings it all back. Now Reacher sees his one last shot. Some would call it vengeance. Some would call it redemption. Reacher would call it...justice
61 hours by Lee Child( Book )
69 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,928 libraries worldwide
Reacher arrives accidentally in a small South Dakota town, where during a dangerous winter storm he is enlisted to protect a lone witness who local police hope can help convict a brutal crime ring
Nothing to lose by Lee Child( Book )
73 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 4,857 libraries worldwide
It wasn't the welcome Reacher expected. He was just passing through, minding his own business. But within minutes of his arrival a deputy is in the hospital and Reacher is back in Hope, setting up a base of operations against Despair, where a huge, seething walled-off industrial site does something nobody is supposed to see ... where a small plane takes off every night and returns seven hours later ... where a garrison of well-trained and well-armed military cops --the kind of soldiers Reacher once commanded--waits and watches ... where above all two young men have disappeared and two frightened young women wait and hope for their return. Joining forces with a beautiful cop who runs Hope with a cool hand, Reacher goes up against Despair--against the deputies who try to break him and the rich man who tries to scare him--and starts to crack open the secrets, starts to expose the terrifying connection to a distant war that's killing Americans by the thousand
Worth dying for : a Reacher novel by Lee Child( Book )
63 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,793 libraries worldwide
In the corn country of Nebraska, ex-police officer Jack Reacher runs afoul of the local Duncan clan--and its criminal connections--when he investigates a decades-old unsolved case of a missing child
A wanted man : a Reacher novel by Lee Child( Book )
59 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,716 libraries worldwide
Four people in a car, hoping to make Chicago by morning. One man driving, eyes on the road. Another man next to him, telling stories that don't add up. A woman in the back, silent and worried. And next to her, a huge man with a broken nose, hitching a ride east to Virginia. An hour behind them, a man lies stabbed to death in an old pumping station. He was seen going in with two others, but he never came out. He has been executed, the knife work professional, the killers vanished. Within minutes, the police are notified. Within hours, the FBI descends, laying claim to the victim without ever saying who he was or why he was there. All Reacher wanted was a ride to Virginia. All he did was stick out his thumb. But he soon discovers he has hitched more than a ride. He has tied himself to a massive conspiracy that makes him a threat to both sides at once
Killing floor by Lee Child( Book )
113 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 4,554 libraries worldwide
A discharged soldier is framed for a murder by the chief of police in a small town in Georgia where he has just arrived. When the soldier learns that the murdered man was his brother he breaks out of jail and carries out his own investigation. A first novel
Tripwire by Lee Child( Book )
101 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 4,447 libraries worldwide
Reacher's anonymity in Florida is shattered by an investigator who's come looking for him. But hours after his arrival, the stranger is murdered. Retracing the PI's trail back to New York, Reacher's compelled to find out who was looking for him and why. He never expected the reasons to be so personal--and twisted
Echo burning by Lee Child( Book )
91 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 4,277 libraries worldwide
While hitchhiking through West Texas, former MP Jack Reacher encounters a young woman seeking protection for herself and her little girl from her monstrous husband, due to be released from jail, and his horrible family
Without fail by Lee Child( Book )
80 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 4,255 libraries worldwide
Hired by the Secret Service to test their shield around the new vice president of the United States, ex-military cop Jack Reacher discovers that a team of assassins is already planning a hit on the vice president--Résumé de l'éditeur
Never go back : a Jack Reacher novel by Lee Child( Book )
32 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,220 libraries worldwide
"Never go back--but Jack Reacher does, and the past finally catches up with him. Never Go Back is #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child's new novel of action-charged suspense starring "one of the best thriller characters at work today" (Newsweek). Former military cop Jack Reacher makes it all the way from snowbound South Dakota to his destination in northeastern Virginia, near Washington, D.C.: the headquarters of his old unit, the 110th MP. The old stone building is the closest thing to a home he ever had. Reacher is there to meet--in person--the new commanding officer, Major Susan Turner, so far just a warm, intriguing voice on the phone. But it isn't Turner behind the CO's desk. And Reacher is hit with two pieces of shocking news, one with serious criminal consequences, and one too personal to even think about. When threatened, you can run or fight. Reacher fights, aiming to find Turner and clear his name, barely a step ahead of the army, and the FBI, and the D.C. Metro police, and four unidentified thugs. Combining an intricate puzzle of a plot and an exciting chase for truth and justice, Lee Child puts Reacher through his paces--and makes him question who he is, what he's done, and the very future of his untethered life on the open road. Praise for #1 bestselling author Lee Child and his Jack Reacher series "Child is a superb craftsman of suspense."--Entertainment Weekly "The truth about Reacher gets better and better."--Janet Maslin, The New York Times"--
Die trying by Lee Child( Book )
84 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 4,213 libraries worldwide
In a plot to overthrow the U.S. government, Montana neo-Nazis abduct the daughter of the nation's top general and her male companion. The companion is Jack Reacher, a former military policeman and he turns the tables on the captors
Running blind by Lee Child( Book )
38 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,563 libraries worldwide
Jack Reacher is back, dragged into what looks like a series of grisly serial murders by a team of FBI profilers who aren't totally sure he's not the killer they're looking for, but believe that even if he isn't, he's smart enough to help them find the real killer. And what they've got on the ex-MP is enough to ensure his grudging cooperation: phony charges stemming from Reacher's inadvertent involvement in a protection shakedown and the threat of harm to the woman he loves
Personal : a Jack Reacher novel by Lee Child( Book )
17 editions published in 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,931 libraries worldwide
Someone has taken a shot at the president of France in the City of Light. The bullet was American. The distance between the gunman and the target was exceptional. How many snipers can shoot from three-quarters of a mile with total confidence? Very few, but John Kott--an American marksman gone bad--is one of them. And after fifteen years in prison, he's out, unaccounted for, and likely drawing a bead on a G-8 summit packed with enough world leaders to tempt any assassin. If anyone can stop Kott, it's the man who beat him before: Reacher. And though he'd rather work alone, Reacher is teamed with Casey Nice, a rookie analyst who keeps her cool with Zoloft. But they're facing a rough road, full of ruthless mobsters, Serbian thugs, close calls, double-crosses, and no backup if they're caught. All the while Reacher can't stop thinking about the woman he once failed to save. But he won't let that happen again. Not this time. Not Nice. Reacher never gets too close. But now a killer is making it personal
The affair by Lee Child( Sound Recording )
34 editions published in 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,454 libraries worldwide
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. Elite military cop Jack Reacher is ordered undercover the truth
 
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Alternative Names
Čailds, Lī
Grant, James R.
Grant, Jim.
Grant, Jim 1954-
Grant, Jim, 1954 October 29-
Tjajld, Li
Чайлд, Ли
צ׳יילד, לי
צ׳יילד, לי. גוטמן, יעל
צ'ילד, לי, 1954-
チャイルド, リー
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