Read: Killing Floor by Lee Child, 1997, 0515123447.
good. This is the fourth Jack Reacher book I've read. Two of those
novels were so-so. Some of the mystery aspects were good in those two
books but the stories ended up blah. I suppose Reacher himself is the
real draw for readers anyway.
is eating breakfast in a small town
in and arrest him for murder. Several hours before, and a few miles up
the road, a guy had his face shot off and was kicked to a pulp. The
usual happens: Reacher does really smart things, Reacher out thinks
people, Reacher draws on his extensive experience, Reacher wears the
same clothes, Reacher pours the pork to a gal cop, Reacher uses his
bulk and muscle to kill without remorse.
plotting was good. Of the four Child books I have read there are one or
two things that are a real stretch. This one has the town being paid
off at $1,000 to each shop owner with the town leadership not only
rotten but viciously violent. I liked this one though. It was fun to