Lee Child

Books by Lee Child

The Sentinel

Jack Reacher arrives by chance at a small town near Tennessee, where there appears to be a power cut. Also, by chance, he manages to avert a kidnapping. By which time he is too involved not to let it all go.  

Reviewed on 25 September 2021 by Sylvia Maughan

Killing Floor

Jack Reacher gets off a long-distance bus near to the small town of Margrave. His subsequent arrest is the beginning of a mystery that he needs to solve. Exactly who can he believe?

Reviewed on 31 July 2020 by Sylvia Maughan

Blue Moon

Jack Reacher prevents an old man being mugged on a city street. But why is the old man carrying a large wad of money in an envelope, just stuffed into his pocket?

Reviewed on 11 April 2020 by Sylvia Maughan

Past Tense

Jack Reacher happens upon the home town of his long-deceased father. Patty and Shorty’s car breaks down near an isolated motel in the same area.  After a long, eventful time for all concerned they separately arrive at the same place – a dark, isolated forest.

Reviewed on 29 June 2019 by Sylvia Maughan

The Midnight Line

Jack Reacher finds a small ring in a pawn shop that must have belonged to a marine. As an ex-marine himself, he sets off to track the owner down.

Reviewed on 01 September 2018 by Sylvia Maughan

No Middle Name

A collection of stories about Jack Reacher’s life, starting with him as a young lad of about 13.

Reviewed on 14 April 2018 by Sylvia Maughan

Night School

Major Jack Reacher and two others are given a special project concerning a mystery American in Germany.  First they have to find out who he is and why he is mysterious.

Reviewed on 17 March 2018 by Sylvia Maughan

Make Me

Jack Reacher gets off a train in the middle of the Oklahoma prairie, and finds more than he bargained for in the strangely watchful town of Mother’s Rest.

Reviewed on 23 April 2016 by Linda Wilson


There are believed to be only four snipers in the world capable of making the shot that nearly killed the French president. One of them is American, and favours are called in to set Jack Reacher on his tail.

Reviewed on 01 August 2015 by Linda Wilson

Never Go Back

Jack Reacher goes back to visit his old Military Police unit on a whim. But its new woman commanding officer, whose voice he liked on the phone, has gone missing and he’s arrested on charges relating to old events.

Reviewed on 07 February 2015 by John Cleal


A cryptic message in a newspaper takes Jack Reacher to Paris and then to London to track down an assassin with world leaders in his sights.

Reviewed on 18 October 2014 by Sharon Wheeler