Tripwire (Jack Reacher, No. 3) and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more

Vous voulez voir cette page en français ? Cliquez ici.


or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
More Buying Choices
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Start reading Tripwire (Jack Reacher, No. 3) on your Kindle in under a minute.

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

TRIPWIRE (LIBR. ED.) (10 CASS.) [Audiobook, Unabridged] [Audio Cassette]

Lee Child , Dick Hill
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)
List Price: CDN$ 124.95
Price: CDN$ 99.96 & FREE Shipping. Details
You Save: CDN$ 24.99 (20%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Temporarily out of stock.
Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. Your account will only be charged when we ship the item.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca. Gift-wrap available.

Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition --  
Hardcover, Large Print CDN $29.81  
Paperback CDN $12.27  
Mass Market Paperback CDN $9.89  
Audio, CD CDN $22.00  
Audio, Cassette, Audiobook, Unabridged CDN $99.96  

Book Description

July 8 1999 Jack Reacher Series (Book 3)
In Tripwire, Reacher is settling into lazy Key West when his life is interrupted by a stranger who comes looking for him. When the stranger turns up beaten to death in the Old Town cemetery - fingertips removed - Reacher knows whomever the man was working for is not a friend. Reacher follows the trail to New York, where he confronts the people who dispatched the dead man: an elderly couple still mourning an all-American son lost in Vietnam; an alluring and intelligent woman from Reacher's own haunted past; and at the center of the web, an opponent more vicious than any he's ever faced.

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Product Details


Product Description

From Amazon

Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher is lying low in Key West, digging up swimming pools by hand. He is not at all pleased when a private detective starts asking questions about him. But when the detective, Costello, turns up dead with his fingertips sliced off, Reacher realizes it is time to move on.

As in Lee Child's two previous thrillers, Die Trying and Killing Floor, Reacher is soon up to his neck in lethal trouble, this time involving a vicious Wall Street manipulator, a mysterious woman (of course), and the livelihood of a whole community. Even the fate of soldiers missing in action in Vietnam is stirred into the brew.

But this is not a book by one of the new breed of U.S. thriller writers. Child prides himself on his ability, as an Englishman, to write American thrillers that are utterly convincing in milieu and toughness of action, without a trace of English sensibility. Tripwire is no exception. Every bit as lean and compulsive as its predecessors, it also builds on the freshest aspect of those books: Reacher may be a tough, epic hero, but he always remains human and vulnerable. --Barry Forshaw --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

From Publishers Weekly

Jack Reacher, the hulking ex-soldier readers will remember from Child's first two thrillers, Die Trying and Killing Floor, can kill with his bare hands, and sports chest muscles thick enough to stop bullets. He's actually a dynamo of a character, wily in an innocent sort of way, and the anchor to one of the best new series in thriller fiction. Here, Reacher is incognito, living the life of a drifter and digging swimming pools in Key West. When a PI from New York comes looking for him, and shortly afterwards turns up dead with his fingertips sliced off, Reacher flies north and discovers that the instigator of the search is Leon Garber, his former army commanding officer. But Garber has died the day before Reacher arrives. As Reacher finds out from Jodie Jacob, Garner's beautiful attorney daughter, Garber was helping an elderly couple to locate their son, who supposedly died in a helicopter crash during the Vietnam War. The military won't confirm the death, however, or even classify the soldier as missing in action. Pursuing the search together, Reacher and Jacob narrowly escape murder attempts by a pair of dark-suited thugs who work for an evil corporate loan shark named "Hook" Hobie, who has a hideously disfigured face and a metal hook for a right hand. Hobie is harboring a terrible secret linking him to the couple's vanished son, and he'll kill anyone who tries to discover his diabolical past. A showdown between the two men is inevitable, and when it happens, it's a beautAalmost as good as Child's skillfully laid surprise ending and the crisp and original dialogue throughout. Reacher is a complex, contemplative brute whose aversion to social and material entanglements entail very peculiar habits and ideas. He never cleans his clothes, preferring to buy new ones (going to a dry cleaner implies a commitment to return); and he's spellbinding whether kicking in doors or just kicking around a thought in his brain. Literary Guild featured alternate; feature film rights for Killing Floor and the character of Jack Reacher optioned by Mark Johnson/Polygram; rights to Jack Reacher series sold to 18 countries. (July)
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Customer Reviews

Most helpful customer reviews
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Jack Reacher story Sept. 21 2012
By Linda J. Leclair TOP 1000 REVIEWER
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
I have been collecting Jack Reacher books for a while and found this to be one of the better ones. It has a totally different storyline, compared to most of Reacher stories. I was intrigued from the first and the more I read, the more I was drawn into the story. A must read for any Jack Reacher fan.
Was this review helpful to you?
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Reacher returns April 18 2004
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Ex-Army M.P. major Jack Reacher is living a low key existence digging swimming pools in Key West and also working as a bouncer at a local strip club. His solitude soon gets shattered when first an elderly private investigator named Costello and then two well dressed wise guys come looking for him. When the P.I. turns up murdered in the local cemetery, Reacher follows his trail to New York City.
After finding the location of the dead Costello's office and going through his files, Reacher determines that he was doing an investigation for one Leon Garber. General Leon Garber was Reacher's mentor in the military. He travels to Garber's residence in suburban New York to find the general's wake in progress. Greeted by Garber's attractive daughter Jodie, Reacher unfortunately learns that the general has just passed away. Jodie Garber, a successful lawyer, 15 years ago had a school girl crush on the strapping 24 year old Reacher.
Concurrent with Reacher's exploits another plot is playing out. The two punks looking for Reacher in Key West are part of the crew of "Hook" Hobie. Hobie is an unscrupulous, sadistic fire scarred usurer loaning money in instances deemed too risky for banks. Hobie's severed arm was replaced in part by a highly polished and sharp hook prosthesis. His high rates of interest were guaranteed by acts of violence including torture, maiming and killing. Hobie was presently involved in a bridge loan of 1.1 million dollars to Chester Stone owner of a failing optical company. Hobie was scheming to turn this into the stealing of the assets of the company and Stone himself to the tune of 17 million.
Jodie and Reacher team up when he learns that Costello worked for the law firm in which Jodie was employed.
Read more ›
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars gripping page turner Feb. 11 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I like jack. Child writes a book I can't put down. Wonderful plot twists. Never feels contrived. And the women are amazing. Beautiful and bright with lots of character
Was this review helpful to you?
4.0 out of 5 stars tripwire review Jan. 25 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
as usual lee did a fine job with this story or novel.reacher is as huge as his character or should i say lee!
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars This is a great series Jan. 15 2014
Format:Mass Market Paperback|Verified Purchase
I've read all of his novels & anxiously awaiting his next one The whole Jack Reacher series is great, I'd recommend them all. The only problem is the movie. Jack Reacher is 6' 5" 230 lbs. Tom Cruise is 5' & maybe 150 lbs, Jack Reacher should be Dwayne Johnson instead,
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars reacher Jan. 2 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
excellent reading. once jack gets into your head there is no turning back, you only want more of him. just one more book, he becomes somewhat of an addiction. reading that is.
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book Dec 13 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
I started reading this book although I never read any Lee Child book before and I was surprised to see myself getting so interested in this story living a suspense to know the end , I was reading the story in such a great joy each time finding a new mystery to solve, Iam now looking forward to read more books of this author, what a great imagination and great details in putting his story as one in real life.
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars amazingly tight and riveting Nov. 15 2013
By drval
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Lee child never disappoints & neither does Reacher. Yes, it's just Reacher and this one will trigger your complete engagement with the next Reacher novel.
Was this review helpful to you?
Want to see more reviews on this item?
Most recent customer reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars Great read but ....
This fast paced and well written novel was my introduction to Jack Reacher series. I would have liked to give it 5 stars but the scenes of psychological torture/degradation are... Read more
Published 5 months ago by J. Mc Mahon
5.0 out of 5 stars Another great book in this series
Excellent story and plot with page turning action. Could be a good movie. Glad there are over a dozen more in the series.
Published 6 months ago by Ian Sutcliffe
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Reacher Read
Another easy read! Great twist and turning plot with an interesting conclusion. We know that Reacher can take care of himself in any situation but how about in love and becoming... Read more
Published 6 months ago by Bertview
5.0 out of 5 stars Twisted!!
I love the way Lee Child keeps me us guessing...
Just enough information for us to formulate a couple of theories but not to much as to show us all his cards.
Published 7 months ago by nuno c de salles
2.0 out of 5 stars not Lee's best work
Seemed a switch in Jack's persona, almost like he became lovelorn and lost any reasonable thinking, I'm not impressed by this week kneed Reacher. Bring back the tough guy.
Published 8 months ago by gclarke
5.0 out of 5 stars An exciting and engaging page turner!
Lee Child gets better and better. I liked the last 2 books and this one is even better. Better characters and better writing - now to start number 4!
Published 11 months ago by Joe Acker
2.0 out of 5 stars Very disappointing
I've read the 1st 2 books of the series and they were fast enjoyable paced thrillers.
In this one, Child seems to get lost in wordy and inappropriate, lengthy and unartful... Read more
Published 13 months ago by Amazon Customer
Search Customer Reviews
Only search this product's reviews
ARRAY(0xa9e9aaa4)

Look for similar items by category


Feedback