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Amazon Blurb:

Sergeant Amy Callan and Lieutenant Caroline Cooke have a lot in common.

Both were army high-flyers. Both were aquainted with Jack Reacher. Both were forced to resign from the service.

 

Now they're both dead.

 

Found in their own homes, naked, in a bath full of paint.

Apparent victims of an army man. A loner, a smart guy with a score to settle, a ruthless vigilante.

 

A man just like Jack Reacher.

 

The fourth Reacher novel in the series...

I felt this one was the weakest of teh four I've read in the sequence. The writing is up to par, the mechanics of the plot are well done, but it was obvious to me 'whodunit' at around the halfway point.

From then on reading the book was an exercise in studying how the author went about dropping breadcrumbs and how he would go about the big reveal.

 

It was nice to have a bit of bleed over from the last book with Jodie making anohter appearance, but she was simply used in this book to question Reacher's lifestyle and inate wanderlust.

 

All I can say in conclusion is that I completed the book knowing that I had figured out the ending. This, in it's way is a compliment. I was still interested enough to carry on and have the details filled in.

There is somehting about the way it all sweeps along that makes the Reacher books so readable.

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