This compilation includes three Jack Reacher vellas and the ultimate fan guide Jack Reacher's Rules.Deep Down: In thriller master Lee Child s short story Deep Down, Jack Reacher must track down a spy in soldier s clothing by matching wits with four formidable females. Three are clean but the fourth may prove fatal.Summoned by Military Intelligence to Washington, D.C., Reacher is sent undercover. The assignment that awaits him: The army is meeting with its Capitol Hill paymasters for classified talks on a new, state-of-the-art sniper rifle for U.S. forces. But vital details about the weapon are leaking straight from the Capitol and probably into the hands of unidentified foreign arms dealers. The prospect of any and every terrorist, mercenary, or dictator s militia getting their hands on the latest superior firepower is unthinkable. That s where Reacher comes in. His task: infiltrate the top-secret proceedings and smoke out the mole. His target: a quartet of high-powered Army political liaison officers all of them fast-track women on their way to the top. According to his bosses, it s a zero-danger mission. No need to draw a gun . . . just chat over drinks. But Reacher kws that things are rarely what they seem. And he s learned the hard way never to underestimate an opponent. Or four. Lessons that will come in handy when he starts digging for the truth and gets his hands a lot dirtier than he expected. Second Son: Ayoung Jack Reacher kws how to finish a fight so it stays finished. He kws how to get the job done so it stays done. And, in one of his earliest challenges, he kws that his analytical brain is just as important as his impressive brawn. Okinawa, 1974. Even at thirteen, Jack Reacher kws how to outwit and overpower anyone who stands in his way. And as the new kid in town, that s pretty much everyone. His family has come to the Pacific with his father, who s preparing for a top-secret Marine Corps operation. After receiving a rude welcome from the local military brats, Reacher and his older brother, Joe, intend to teach them a lesson they won t forget. But it s soon clear that there s more at stake than pride. When his family s future appears to come crumbling down, it s the youngest Reacher who rises to the occasion with all the decisive cunning and bravura that will one day be his deadly trademark. High Heat: In the midst of a savage heat wave and an infamous murder spree, a blackout awakens the dark side of the city that never sleeps and a young Jack Reacher takes action as only he can. July 1977. Jack Reacher is almost seventeen, and he stops in New York City on the way to visit his brother at West Point. The summer heat is suffocating, the city is bankrupt, and the mad gunman kwn as Son of Sam is still on the loose. Reacher meets a woman with a problem, and agrees to help her . . . but then the power grid fails and the lights go out, plunging the lawless city into chaos. What does a visiting teenager do in the dark? If that visiting teenager is Jack Reacher, the answer is plenty. Jack Reacher's Rules: Jack Reacher s Rules is the ultimate fan s guide to the World of Reacher! Featuring selections from all seventeen electrifying Jack Reacher vels and an introduction from Lee Child himself, this one-of-a-kind audiobook compiles timeless advice from maverick former army cop Jack Reacher, the hero of Lee Child s blockbuster thrillers and w the star of a major motion picture. My name is Jack Reacher.No middle name, address.I ve got a rule: People mess with me at their own risk.You don t have to break the rules if you make the rules. Case in point: Jack Reacher, the two-fisted, quick-witted, current poster-boy of American crime fiction (Los Angeles Times). The brainchild of #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child, Reacher is a freelance troubleshooter with a mysterious past and a serious passion for justice. Now the hard-won kwledge
Lee Child is the author of seventeen Jack Reacher thrillers, including the New York Times bestsellers Persuader, The Enemy, One Shot, and The Hard Way, and the #1 bestsellers The Affair, Worth Dying For, 61 Hours, Gone Tomorrow, Bad Luck and Trouble, and Nothing to Lose, as well as the short stories Second Son and Deep Down. 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. Foreign rights in the Reacher series have sold in more than forty territories. All titles have been optioned for major motion pictures, the first of which - Jack Reacher - will be released in December. A native of England and a former television director, Child lives in New York City.