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Killing Floor by Lee Child

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Also by Lee Child:

Blue Moon, November 2019
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Alive in Shape and Color, March 2019
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Night School, November 2016
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Make Me, September 2015
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Killer Year, July 2015
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The Mystery Writers of America Cookbook, April 2015
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Personal, September 2014
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Inherit The Dead, October 2013
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Love is Murder, March 2013
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The Affair, October 2011
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A Study In Sherlock, October 2011
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Second Son, August 2011
e-Book
Mystery Writers Of America Presents The Rich And The Dead, May 2011
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Worth Dying For, October 2010
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61 Hours, May 2010
Hardcover
Gone Tomorrow, May 2009
Hardcover
Killer Year, January 2009
Paperback (reprint)
Nothing To Lose, June 2008
Hardcover
Killer Year: Stories To Die For...From The Hottest New Crime Writers, February 2008
Hardcover
Echo Burning, December 2007
Paperback
Running Blind, September 2007
Paperback (reprint)
Thriller, June 2007
Paperback
Bad Luck and Trouble, May 2007
Hardcover
Die Trying, December 2006
Paperback (reprint)
Bloodlines, September 2006
Paperback
Killing Floor, May 2006
Paperback (reprint)
The Hard Way, May 2006
Hardcover
One Shot, April 2006
Mass Market Paperback
Echo Burning, November 2005
Trade Size
One Shot, June 2005
Hardcover
Like A Charm, May 2005
Trade Size
Die Trying, May 2005
Paperback (reprint)
The Enemy, May 2005
Mass Market Paperback
Killing Floor, September 2004
Trade Size (reprint)
Persuader, April 2004
Mass Market Paperback
Without Fail, April 2003
Mass Market Paperback
Echo Burning, May 2002
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Running Blind, July 2001
Paperback (reprint)
Tripwire, July 2000
Paperback

Killing Floor
Lee Child

Jack Reacher #1
Jove
May 2006
On Sale: April 25, 2006
Featuring: Jack Reacher
432 pages
ISBN: 0515141429
EAN: 9780515141429
Paperback (reprint)
$7.99
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Thriller

Welcome to Margrave, Georgia—but don't get too attached to the townsfolk, who are either in on a giant conspiracy, or hurtling toward violent deaths, or both.

There's not much of a welcome for Jack Reacher, a casualty of the Army's peace dividend who's drifted into town idly looking for traces of a long dead black jazzman. Not only do the local cops arrest him for murder, but the chief of police turns eyewitness to place him on the scene, even though Reacher was getting on a bus in Tampa at the time. Two surprises follow: The murdered man wasn't the only victim, and he was Reacher's brother whom he hadn't seen in seven years. So Reacher, who so far hasn't had anything personal against the crooks who set him up for a weekend in the state pen at Warburton, clicks into overdrive.

Banking on the help of the only two people in Margrave he can trust—a Harvard-educated chief of detectives who hasn't been on the job long enough to be on the take, and a smart, scrappy officer who's taken him to her bed— he sets out methodically in his brother's footsteps, trying to figure out why his cellmate in Warburton, a panicky banker whose cell-phone number turned up in Joe's shoe, confessed to a murder he obviously didn't commit; trying to figure out why all the out-of-towners on Joe's list of recent contacts were as dead as he was; and trying to stop the local carnage or at least direct it in more positive ways. Though the testosterone flows as freely as printer's ink, Reacher is an unobtrusively sharp detective in his quieter moments—not that there are many of them to judge by.

Despite the crude, tough-naĂŻf narration, debut novelist Child serves up a big, rangy plot, menace as palpable as a ticking bomb, and enough battered corpses to make an undertaker grin.

Media Buzz

Extra - December 18, 2012
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