Excerpt from Personal

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, read the rules at Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along!

This week I am reading… yes, another Jack Reacher book by Lee Child:  Personal. And so far I have not been disappointed!

Sometimes people die and you’re happy about it. Or not. Either way you need to know. But I never found out. Because on the way to the obituaries I found the personal ads. Which as always were mostly veterans looking for other veterans. Dozens of ads, all the same.

Including one with my name in it.

Lee Child, Personal

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You can leave the army, but the army doesn’t leave you. Not always. Not completely, notes Jack Reacher—and sure enough, the retired military cop is soon pulled back into service. This time, for the State Department and the CIA.

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 G8 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 that happen again. Not this time. Not Nice.

Reacher never gets too close. But now a killer is making it personal.

Comments

  1. I’ve been reading the Reacher novels for years. This is one I haven’t read and as usual, sounds awesome!
    My TT – http://fuonlyknew.com/2015/02/24/teaser-tuesdays-103-vostok-by-steve-alten/

  2. Great teaser! Mine: The House of Hades

  3. Not an author I have read but the teaser does catch my attention.

  4. Sounds like a read I would like!

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