Reacher takes a stroll through a small Wisconsin town and sees a class ring in a pawn shop window: West Point 2005. A tough year to graduate: Iraq, then Afghanistan. The ring is tiny, for a woman, and it has her initials engraved on the inside. Reacher wonders what unlucky circumstance made her give up something she earned over four hard years. He decides to find out. And find the woman. And return her ring. Why not?So begins a harrowing journey that takes Reacher through the upper Midwest, from a lowlife bar on the sad side of small town to a dirt-blown crossroads in the middle of nowhere, encountering bikers, cops, crooks, muscle, and a missing persons PI who wears a suit and a tie in the Wyoming wilderness.The deeper Reacher digs, and the more he learns, the more dangerous the terrain becomes. Turns out the ring was just a small link in a far darker chain. Powerful forces are guarding a vast criminal enterprise. Some lines should never be crossed. But then, neither should Reacher....
|Title||:||The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher #22)|
|Number of Pages||:||368 pages|
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The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher #22) Reviews
Just in time for Veteran's Day, another Jack Reacher book has been released, which examines what happens to wounded servicemen and women when they come home.
After Michelle Chang leaves Reacher, he climbs on yet another bus and heads north. At a rest break, he spots a West Point ring in a pawn shop and is moved to find out more about the owner. Reacher runs into resistance right away but learns enough to begin following a trail that leads him to South Dakota, then Wyoming, where he teams up with ...more
I've been a fan of this series since the first book came out (Killing Floor) way back in 1997. Keeping a series going through 20 years and 22 books is a feat all on its own. Not many authors could pull that off. With The Midnight Line, I'm taken back to the feel of those early books and reminded why I fell in love with Jack Reacher.
The best Jack Reacher books follow a certain formula. This story follows that formula, as Reacher sets out steadfast and determined on a quest to solve a mystery he ...more
Wanderer Jack Reacher finds a tiny West Point class ring in a pawn shop, far too small even to slip on his pinky, and decides its owner must be in trouble. He calls West Point, eventually getting to the "supe," who after checking Jack's record as a distinguished member of the 110th military police, helps him. Jack bullies the pawn shop owner, and then beats up a small group of bikers who finger a South Dakota criminal, who sends him to nowhere, Wyoming. Along the way, Jack finds a P.I. and his c ...more
Audiobook - 11:17 Hours - 3.5 out of 5.0 stars
(I am not a particularly high marker, so 3.0 is a good mark for me.)
Narrator: Jeff Harding - the perfect replacement for Dick Hill.
I am pleased to say that in "The Midnight Line", Reacher #22, Lee Child appears to have returned to the mode of writing (I refuse to use 'formula') that made the character of Jack Reacher such a success. I've read/listened to them all, many of them more than once, some more than twice and this book is as good as any of t ...more
I have been saving this one up for our holiday so I could read it in one go. Lots of moving parts to this story, and with a pretty sad side to it. Reacher never disappoints and another 5 star performance for me.
Lee Child has written twenty-two stories about Army veteran Jack Reacher and his restless journey across these United States. Twenty-two towns, twenty-two dangers, twenty-two times at literary bat and he's still got me racing from cover to cover. (Which is always a problem, as you well know, because of meals and sleep and outer-worldly duties that force one to come up with politic ways to say to the general public, "Hey, I'm reading here!" without sounding too much like Ratso Rizzo.) ...more
I actually finished The Midnight Line over the long Thanksgiving weekend, but every time I started writing my review my mind would start to wander to the delicious food roasting and baking in the house, I’d start to drool over the keyboard and have to stop everything before I got myself electrocuted. So I didn’t put the finishing touches on this review until now.
Lee Child’s Jack Reacher series has been as consistently enjoyable as a perfectly prepared turkey with scrumptious stuffing. For those ...more
After a few so-so books, Lee Child is back in the game and Reacher is back to form! THE MIDNIGHT LINE is one of the best in the series. It offers a good plot with building suspense and a totally satisfying denouement. It enlightens readers on the plight of people with serious physical injuries in need of pain medication and the insidious nature of pharmaceutical drug trafficking.