- 400 pages
- Blue Moon
- Lee Child
- 22 November 2017 Lee Child
This Is A Random Universe, Reacher Says Once In A Blue Moon Things Turn Out Just Right This Isn T One Of Those Times Reacher Is On A Greyhound Bus, Minding His Own Business, With No Particular Place To Go, And All The Time In The World To Get There Then He Steps Off The Bus To Help An Old Man Who Is Obviously Just A Victim Waiting To Happen But You Know What They Say About Good Deeds Now Reacher Wants To Make It Right An Elderly Couple Have Made A Few Well Meaning Mistakes, And Now They Owe Big Money To Some Very Bad People One Brazen Move Leads To Another, And Suddenly Reacher Finds Himself A Wanted Man In The Middle Of A Brutal Turf War Between Rival Ukrainian And Albanian Gangs Reacher Has To Stay One Step Ahead Of The Loan Sharks, The Thugs, And The Assassins He Teams Up With A Fed Up Waitress Who Knows A Little Than She S Letting On, And Sets Out To Take Down The Powerful And Make The Greedy Pay It S A Long Shot The Odds Are Against Him But Reacher Believes In A Certain Kind Of Justice The Kind That Comes Along Once In A Blue Moon
Lee Child was born October 29th, 1954 in Coventry, England, but spent his formative years in the nearby city of Birmingham By coincidence he won a scholarship to the same high school that JRR Tolkien had attended He went to law school in Sheffield, England, and after part time work in the theater he joined Granada Television in Manchester for what turned out to be an eighteen year career as a presentation director during British TV s golden age During his tenure his company made Brideshead Revisited, The Jewel in the Crown, Prime Suspect, and Cracker But he was fired in 1995 at the age of 40 as a result of corporate restructuring Always a voracious reader, he decided to see an opportunity where others might have seen a crisis and bought six dollars worth of paper and pencils and sat down to write a book, Killing Floor, the first in the Jack Reacher series.Killing Floor was an immediate success and launched the series which has grown in sales and impact with every new installment The first Jack Reacher movie, based on the novel One Shot and starring Tom Cruise and Rosamund Pike, was released in December 2012.Lee has three homes an apartment in Manhattan, a country house in the south of France, and whatever airplane cabin he happens to be in while traveling between the two In the US he drives a supercharged Jaguar, which was built in Jaguar s Browns Lane plant, thirty yards from the hospital in which he was born.Lee spends his spare time reading, listening to music, and watching the Yankees, Aston Villa, or Marseilles soccer He is married with a grown up daughter He is tall and slim, despite an appalling diet and a refusal to exercise.