Killing Floor

Killing Floor

by LeeChild (Author)

Synopsis

Killing Floor is the first book in the internationally popular series about Jack Reacher, hero of the new blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise. It presents Reacher for the first time, as the tough ex-military cop of no fixed abode: a righter of wrongs, the perfect action hero. Jack Reacher jumps off a bus and walks fourteen miles down a country road into Margrave, Georgia. An arbitrary decision he's about to regret. Reacher is the only stranger in town on the day they have had their first homicide in thirty years.The cops arrest Reacher and the police chief turns eyewitness to place him at the scene. As nasty secrets leak out, and the body count mounts, one thing is for sure. They picked the wrong guy to take the fall.

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Format: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 528
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
Published: 02 Apr 1998

ISBN 10: 0553505408
ISBN 13: 9780553505405
Book Overview: The very first book by number one bestseller Lee Child, which introduces his iconic hero Jack Reacher.
Prizes: Winner of Barry Award 1998 and Anthony Awards: Best First Novel 1998.

Media Reviews
'Great style and careful plotting... Depicted with the kind of detail that builds dread and suspense.' New York Times
'Beautifully detailed action scenes and fascinating arcana about currency and counterfeiting enliven this taut and tough-minded first novel... Child writes with a hand as strong and steady as steel.' Publishers' Weekly
At least as good as any of Grisham's. * Cork Examiner *
Stunningly dynamic * Daily Mail *
The best thriller I've read in years * New Statesman *
Author Bio
Lee Child is one of the world's leading thriller writers. He was born in Coventry, raised in Birmingham, and now lives in New York. It is said one of his novels featuring his hero Jack Reacher is sold somewhere in the world every nine seconds. His books consistently achieve the number-one slot on bestseller lists around the world, and are published in over one hundred territories. He is the recipient of many prizes, most recently the CWA's Diamond Dagger for a writer of an outstanding body of crime fiction. Jack Reacher, the first Jack Reacher movie starring Tom Cruise, was based on the novel One Shot, and the second is Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.