Jack Reacher

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As he strode confidently to the podium to give his State of the State address, the governor surveyed the crowd with steely blue eyes set in a face just shy of being impossibly handsome because of an intriguing hint of cruelty.
Politics + Other Mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  December 28, 2012

Review: Jack Reacher

"Who is Jack Reacher?"

By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 21, 2012

How Lee Child — and the Reacher Creatures — conquered thriller lit

Earlier this year, Random House held a Jack Reacher look-alike contest.
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  October 07, 2011

Beyond belief

One of the purposes of escapist reading is to feed our daydreams.
Three literary fantasies for summer — including a true one
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  June 18, 2010


Ana Grey is the fearless heroine of April Smith's dark and thoughtful thriller series. But reading these fast-paced books shows the question to be more complicated. Ana Grey is, after all, not only a brave FBI agent, but also the cowering daughter of a
April Smith's mystery/thrillers delve in darkness
By CLEA SIMON  |  June 12, 2009

The pro

During dinner parties nowadays, everyone, writers included, talks about movies. Rarely does a “serious” novel dominate conversation, but crime novels sometimes have a moment.
Robert Crais’s winning formula
By WILLIAM CORBETT  |  February 27, 2007