Lee Child is the author of twenty-three New York Times bestselling Jack Reacher thrillers, with fourteen having reached the #1 position, and the #1 bestselling complete Jack Reacher story collection, No Middle Name. All his novels have been optioned for major motion pictures--including Jack Reacher (based on One Shot) and Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. Foreign rights in the Reacher series have sold in one hundred territories. A native of England and a former television director, Lee Child lives in New York City.
"Child is one writer who should never be taken for granted."--The New York Times Book Review
"[Lee Child] shows no signs of slowing down. . . .
Reacher is a man for whom the phrase moral compass was invented:
His code determines his direction. . . . You need Jack
Reacher."--The Atlantic "Superb . . . Child neatly
interweaves multiple narratives, ratchets up the suspense (the
reveal of the motel plot is delicious), and delivers a powerful,
satisfying denouement. Fans will enjoy learning more of this
enduring character's roots, and Child's spare prose continues to
set a very high bar."--Publishers Weekly (boxed and
"Another first-class entry in a series that continues to set the gold standard for aspiring thriller authors."--Booklist (starred review) "With his usual flair for succinctness and eye for detail, Child creates another rollicking Reacher road trip that will please fans and newcomers alike."--Library Journal (starred review)
"Cerebral . . . One doesn't want Mr. Child's storytelling to end. . . . Get your copy soon before Past Tense sells out. Then enjoy the ride."--New York Journal of Books "The way everything winds up for all the participants shows a satisfying generosity of storytelling spirit."--Kirkus Reviews Praise for Lee Child's Jack Reacher novels "There's a reason Child is considered the best of the best in the thriller genre."--Associated Press "This series [is] utterly addictive."--Janet Maslin, The New York Times "Jack Reacher is today's James Bond, a thriller hero we can't get enough of."--Ken Follett