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Jack Reacher Series

Jack Reacher books in order

Jack Reacher is a drifter and ex-military policeman. Each book in the series is a self-contained story, and the plot of each book relies very little on the prior books in the series.
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Book 1
Killing Floor
Lee Child - Oct 30, 2012 (first published in 1997)
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Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher is a drifter. He’s just passing through Margrave, Georgia, and in less than an hour, he’s arrested for murder. Not much of a welcome. All Reacher knows is that he didn’t kill anybody. At least not here. Not lately. But he doesn’t stand a chance of convincing anyone. Not in Margrave, Georgia. Not a chance in hell. ...
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Malcolm Gladwell
Book 2
Die Trying
Lee Child - Nov 28, 2006 (first published in 1998)
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Alternate cover for this ISBN can be found hereIn a Chicago suburb, a dentist is met in his office parking lot by three men and ordered into the trunk of his Lexus. On a downtown sidewalk, Jack Reacher and an unknown woman are abducted in broad daylight by two men - practiced and confident - who stop them at gunpoint and hustle them into the same s...
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Malcolm Gladwell
Book 3
Lee Child - May 29, 2007 (first published in 1999)
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Jack Reacher hunts the hunter in the third novel in Lee Child’s New York Times bestselling series.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...
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Malcolm Gladwell
Book 4
Running Blind
Lee Child - Aug 28, 2007 (first published in 2000)
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Alternate cover for this ISBN can be found hereJack Reacher races to solve the perfect crime in the fourth novel in Lee Child’s New York Times bestselling series.  Across the country, women are being murdered, victims of a disciplined and clever killer who leaves no trace evidence, no fatal wounds, no signs of struggle, and no clues to an apparent ...
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Malcolm Gladwell
Book 5
Echo Burning
Lee Child - Nov 27, 2007 (first published in 2001)
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Jack Reacher finds trouble in Texas in the fifth novel in Lee Child’s New York Times bestselling series.  Thumbing across the scorched Texas desert, Jack Reacher has nowhere to go and all the time in the world to get there. Cruising the same stretch of two-lane blacktop is Carmen Greer. For Reacher, the lift comes with a hitch. Carmen’s got a wild ...
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Malcolm Gladwell
Book 6
Without Fail
Lee Child - Apr 02, 2013 (first published in 2002)
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Skilled, cautious, and anonymous, Jack Reacher is perfect for the job: to assassinate the vice president of the United States. Theoretically, of course. A female Secret Service agent wants Reacher to find the holes in her system, and fast - because a covert group already has the vice president in their sights. They've planned well. There's just one...
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Malcolm Gladwell
Book 7
Lee Child - May 13, 2003
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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,...
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Malcolm Gladwell
Book 8
The Enemy
A Jack Reacher Novel
Lee Child - Mar 06, 2012 (first published in 2004)
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Jack Reacher. Hero. Loner. Soldier. Soldier’s son. An elite military cop, he was one of the army’s brightest stars. But in every cop’s life there is a turning point. One case. One messy, tangled case that can shatter a career. Turn a lawman into a renegade. And make him question words like honor, valor, and duty. For Jack Reacher, this is that case...
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Malcolm Gladwell
Book 9
One Shot
Lee Child - Jun 14, 2005
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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.…...
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Malcolm Gladwell
Book 10
The Hard Way
Lee Child - May 16, 2006
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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 ...
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Malcolm Gladwell
Book 11
Bad Luck and Trouble
Lee Child - May 19, 2009
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From a helicopter high above the empty California desert, a man is sent free-falling into the night.... In Chicago, a woman learns that an elite team of ex-army investigators is being hunted down one by one.... And on the streets of Portland, Jack Reacher--soldier, cop, hero--is pulled out of his wandering life by a code that few other people could...
Recommended by
Malcolm Gladwell
Nothing to Lose by Lee Child
Gone Tomorrow by Lee Child
61 Hours by Lee Child
Worth Dying For by Lee Child
The Affair by Lee Child
A Wanted Man by Lee Child
Jack Reacher by Lee Child
Personal by Lee Child
Make Me by Lee Child
Night School by Lee Child
The Midnight Line by Lee Child
Past Tense by Lee Child
Blue Moon by Lee Child
The Sentinel by Lee Child