About this book
The 16th novel to feature Child's relentless hero Jack Reacher, now in paperback. A prequel to the previous novels, this rewinds to 1997, and examines how Reacher, then a major in the military police, is sent undercover to investigate the murder of a woman at a big army base. 'Here we get what we've been waiting for... the story of how Reacher became Reacher.' Henry Sutton, "Mirror"
March 1997. A woman has her throat cut behind a bar in Mississippi. Just down the road is a big army base. Is the murderer a local guy - or is he a soldier? Jack Reacher, still a major in the military police, is sent in undercover. The county sheriff is a former US Marine - and a stunningly beautiful woman. Her investigation is going nowhere.