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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.
Given the excellent introduction to the mighty Reacher in `The Killing Floor' and the explosive pace of the un-put-down'able `Die Trying', I was really looking forward to the third... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Willy Eckerslike
Enjoyed disliking Hobie. Enjoyed the unfolding story and background of the characters. Very satisfying way to spend my holiday time. On to book four.Published 1 month ago by David Schroeder
The wordy description of everything at times seemed like filler
But will still read more tales of Jack Reacher now that I've read all of the john puller... Read more
A great read. Suspenseful and exciting. Characters well-developed which
H made the story believable. Looking forward to learning more about "Reacher".
My first edition was in poor condition and after re-reading it and enjoying it, I decided it was time to replace it with a newer copy. One of his best. EnjoyPublished 9 months ago by JACK E. CLINE
Great suspense. Flowing plot line. Some of the action and detail stretched credibility but the book needed that, so I'm OK with it. Once I started, I had trouble putting it down. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Mike Le Ber
Author takes forever to reach a resolution. There is no closure and characters are not fully developed. Read morePublished 13 months ago by JJ
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 characterPublished 15 months ago by Paul Davidson