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This is an auction for NOTHING TO LOSE by Lee Child.

"Jake Reacher only rents rooms one night at a time, confirming his "absolute freedom to move on." About the only thing sure to convince Reacher to stick around is someone telling him he has to leave. Thats what happens when the former military policeman turned inveterate loner stops for a cup of coffee in an aptly named company town called Despair, Colorado. Strangers arent allowed in Despair, hes told, and two cops arrive to drive him out to the city limits. You can run Reacher out of town, maybe, but you sure as hell cant keep him out. Forming an unlikely alliance with a female cop in the neighboring town thats called - you guessed - Hope, Reacher sneaks back to Despair and finds all manner of strange goings-on: the creepy burg is run by a megalomaniac entrepreneur who is using his metal-salvage business for something definitely snarky. But what? Reacher finds the answers, of course, but to do so, he pretty much has to go up against the whole damn town. What is it that makes these action-fantasies so satisfying? Yes, there is something of the cartoon superhero in Reachers steel-trap mind and body, but the action is so grounded in everyday details that instead of laughing it all off as silly, we find ourselves responding on a deeply emotional, archetypal level. We all feel as if the whole town is against us sometimes; Reacher lets us experience what it would be like, just once, to slap every last one of the fools aligned against us upside the head and then, pausing only to pack our toothbrush, hit the highway."
- a *** starred *** review in Booklist (US)

Very favourable reviews on Amazon.com.

Large format (trade) paperback 2008.

426 pages.

Very good condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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