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TitlePast Tense (Jack Reacher, #23)
AuthorLee Child
ISBN0399593519
ImprintLee Child Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatHardcover
Pages400

Description

Jack Reacher hits the pavement and sticks out his thumb He plans to follow the sun on an epic trip across America, from Maine to California He doesn t get far On a country road 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 He takes the detour.At the same moment, in the same isolated area, a car breaks down Two young Canadians had been on their way to New York City to sell a treasure Now they re stranded at a lonely motel in the middle of nowhere The owners seem almost 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 s always known his father left and never returned, but now Reacher wonders, Was he ever there in the first place As Reacher explores his father s life, and as the Canadians face lethal dangers, strands of different stories begin to merge Then Reacher makes a shocking discovery The present can be tough, but the past can be tense and deadly.

Reviews

Dorie

Past Tense (Jack Reacher, #23) By Lee Child

This is the second book by Lee Child that I have read and I definitely enjoyed this one than the other which was The Midnight Line I liked the dual storyline which converges later on in the story However I did feel that the one with Reacher in it, looking into his family tree to be quite slow movin... (Sign in to see more)


Paula Kalin

Past Tense (Jack Reacher, #23) By Lee Child

I ve been reading the Jack Reacher series since Lee Child wrote his first How wonderful it is after finishing 23 in the series to say it s definitely one of my favorites Jack Reacher, our 6 5 ex military hero is on a journey from Maine to California and decides to take a pit stop in Laconia, New Ham... (Sign in to see more)


Dave

Past Tense (Jack Reacher, #23) By Lee Child

Jack Reacher has apparently been thrilling readers for twenty years No one told me Although this is only my second Reacher novel and its number 23 with a bullet , count me in as a fan Reacher is an ex MP who has taken to wandering the country, heading here and there for the barest of reasons Well, h... (Sign in to see more)


Jeanette

Past Tense (Jack Reacher, #23) By Lee Child

They are all so good but this one is straight out spectacular Telling you about the tension I felt reading this one I had to stop at some point after about page 100 to relax with some physical work exertions to get unwound and to distract myself enough to be able to swallow my own spit It was creepy... (Sign in to see more)


Michael

Past Tense (Jack Reacher, #23) By Lee Child

Our itinerate hero Jack Reacher is headed from Maine to San Diego and decides to make a visit to Laconia, New Hampshire, where he heard his father grew up Before he died, he never did share with Jack much about his childhood beyond the fact that he ran away from home and joined the Marines in World ... (Sign in to see more)


Monnie

Past Tense (Jack Reacher, #23) By Lee Child

4.5 stars, actually.Honestly, I m not at all sure how much I d like Jack Reacher if I met him in person because he doesn t pull any punches, but I m certain I d want him on my side in a fight for the same reason And in this, the 23rd book in the series, he gets plenty of opportunity to practice his ... (Sign in to see more)


Pamela

Past Tense (Jack Reacher, #23) By Lee Child

First and foremost, my thanks to the author, publisher and NetGalley for the ARC of PAST TENSE Mr Child has written another suspenseful Reacher installment Per his wrting style, the exposition is methodical However, in PAST TENSE the build up is slower than usual due to the lengthy, picayune details... (Sign in to see more)


Joanne Harris

Past Tense (Jack Reacher, #23) By Lee Child

I received this as an ARC from the publisher, who is well aware that I ve read every Lee Child book as a proof since the first one, twenty years ago Some are better than others in my view, and I think this is one of the best It has the pleasing simplicity of the early Reacher books the uncluttered l... (Sign in to see more)


Janet Newport

Past Tense (Jack Reacher, #23) By Lee Child

Thank you NetGalley and Random House Publishing for this arc.I do adore Lee Child s Jack Reacher books In Past Tense, he strays a bit from his usual formula His ramblings take him into New Hampshire this time, not far from his father s childhood home and since he s not expected to be somewhere else ... (Sign in to see more)


Michele

Past Tense (Jack Reacher, #23) By Lee Child

I am a huge Jack Reacher fan and this book did not disappoint This book was different from Lee Child s other books and I liked it There were two seemingly unrelated storylines going on and I spent most of the book trying to figure out how they connected Also, the plot was not at all predictable and ... (Sign in to see more)


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