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Book Review – “61 Hours” by Lee Child

61-hours-by-lee-childReview by John

Living the life of a nomad suits Jack Reacher just fine.  No bags, no baggage and with just the clothes on his back, he boards a bus loaded with elderly travelers heading south through the Dakota Territory when a near collision with a car sends the bus sliding on ice and snow into a ditch.

With the weather  growing more intense, Reacher, in a borrowed coat, gets drawn into the drama of another small town.   Once again the locals need his special insight, logic, and sharply honed skills to face a situation growing more severe than the storm.

As Reacher watches his ride pull away it becomes clear to him that “South Dakota is the place you go when you run out of alternatives.”   He stays to “serve and protect,” working with… (more…)

New York Times Bestselling Author Lee Child Is the May 2010 Favorite Author at VJ Books

child-by-sigrid-estradaTualatin, Oregon, May 3, 2009 – VJ Books recognizes award-winning novelist Lee Child as March 2010 Favorite Author.

Lee Child is the author of fourteen Jack Reacher thrillers, including the New York Times bestsellers Persuader, The Enemy, One Shot, and The Hard Way, and the #1 bestsellers Gone Tomorrow, Bad Luck and Trouble, and Nothing to Lose. His debut, Killing Floor, won both the Anthony and the Barry awards for Best First Mystery, and The Enemy won both the Barry and Nero awards for Best Novel.  All titles have been optioned for major motion pictures.

Lee has two new novels scheduled to release in 2010 – 61 Hours and one with a yet “unknown title”.  61 Hours will go on sale in the U.S. May 2010.

In 61 hours, a tour bus crashes in a savage snowstorm and lands Jack Reacher in the middle… (more…)

Rock Star Child – Gone Tomorrow!

Child, dubbed by New York Times critic Janet Maslin the “rock star” of the suspense genre, kicked off his 13-city North American tour May 19 to an SRO New York City crowd.  he’s currently meeting hundreds of “Reacher Creatures” (named after leading man Jack Reacher) across the country at bookstores and – new this year- military bases.  Fans can check out Child’s daily progress on his tour blog at  Delacorte reports 350,000 copies in print.


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