BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Lee Childas The Affair. Jack Reacher. Hero. Loner. Soldier. Soldieras son. An elite military cop, he was one of the armyas brightest stars. But in every copas 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. New Yearas Day, 1990. The Berlin Wall is coming down. The world is changing. And in a North Carolina ahot-sheetsa motel, a two-star general is found dead. His briefcase is missing. Nobody knows what was in it. Within minutes Jack Reacher has his orders: Control the situation. But this situation canat be controlled. Within hours the generalas wife is murdered hundreds of miles away. Then the dominoes really start to fall. Two Special Forces soldiersathe toughest of the toughaare taken down, one at a time. Top military commanders are moved from place to place in a bizarre game of chess. And somewhere inside the vast worldwide fortress that is the U.S. Army, Jack Reacheraan ordinarily untouchable investigator for the 110th Special Unitais being set up as a fall guy with the worst enemies a man can have. But Reacher wonat quit. Heas fighting a new kind of war. And heas taking a young female lieutenant with him on a deadly hunt that leads them from the ragged edges of a rural army post to the winding streets of Paris to a confrontation with an enemy he didnat know he had. With his French-born mother dyingaand divulging to her son one last, stunning secretaReacher is forced to question everything he once believedababout his family, his career, his loyaltiesaand himself. Because this soldieras son is on his way into the darkness, where he finds a tangled drama of desperate desires and violent deathaand a conspiracy more chilling, ingenious, and treacherous than anyone could have guessed.BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Lee Childas One Shot.
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