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Past tense

Author: Lee Child
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Family secrets come back to haunt Jack Reacher in this electrifying thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child, "a superb craftsman of suspense" (Entertainment Weekly). Jack Reacher has extended his thumb and hit the pavement. His plan is to follow the autumn sun on an epic trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn't get far. On a country road in rural New Hampshire, deep in the New  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Road fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Detective and mystery stories
Suspense fiction
Mystery fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Novels
Named Person: Jack Reacher, (Fictitious character); Jack Reacher, (Fictitious character).; Jack Reacher, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Child
ISBN: 9780399593512 0399593519
OCLC Number: 1059796715
Language Note: In English.
Description: 382 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Lee Child.

Abstract:

"Family secrets come back to haunt Jack Reacher in this electrifying thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child, "a superb craftsman of suspense" (Entertainment Weekly). Jack Reacher has extended his thumb and hit the pavement. His plan is to follow the autumn sun on an epic trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn't get far. On a country road in rural New Hampshire, deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been: The town where his father was born. He thinks, What's one extra day? and takes the detour. At the same moment, in the same isolated area, a car breaks down. Two young Canadians are trying to drive to New York City to sell a treasure. Now they're stranded at a lonely motel in the middle of nowhere. The owners almost seem too friendly. It's a strange place. but it's all there is. The next morning in the city clerk's office, Reacher asks about the old family home. He's told no one named Reacher ever lived in town. He knows his father left and never returned. Now Reacher wonders, Was he ever there in the first place? As Reacher explores his father's life, and strands of different stories begin to merge, he makes a shocking discovery: The present can be tough, but the past can be tense. and deadly"--

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