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61 Hours (Reacher, Bk 14)
61 Hours - Reacher, Bk 14
Author: Lee Child
Winter in South Dakota. Blowing snow, icy roads, a tired driver. A bus skids and crashes and is stranded in a gathering storm. There's a small town twenty miles away, where a vulnerable witness is guarded around the clock. There's a strange stone building five miles further on, all alone on the prairie. There's a ruthless man who con...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780385340588
ISBN-10: 0385340583
Publication Date: 5/18/2010
Pages: 384
Rating:
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 199 ratings
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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reviewed 61 Hours (Reacher, Bk 14) on + 9 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
This novel was pretty lame. I had put this on my wish list before I read the last one so when it arrived, I read it despite my notion that this series is spent. Even the other reviews on this web site mention the way it "slows down" and is "repetitive" yet they still give it good reviews. If I wanted to read a slow, repetitive book I would at least expect skillful prose or insightful commentary. The 61 hours of the title is an amateurish writing trick to try to instill some excitement for the reader. It is like Lee child watched Jack Bauer but didn't get the idea. Would I read the next one? Maybe. I sure would not buy it. I do not even think I would use a PBS credit for it. Sounds harsh, but that is my unvarnished opinion.
gocountrygirl avatar reviewed 61 Hours (Reacher, Bk 14) on
Helpful Score: 3
Started book last night and finished today. Could not stop reading this book! Excellent.
pehtdn avatar reviewed 61 Hours (Reacher, Bk 14) on + 5 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
I am just now discovering Lee Child's books and so far I am loving them I thought this book was very good and suspenseful to the end.
tektica avatar reviewed 61 Hours (Reacher, Bk 14) on
Helpful Score: 2
Not enough fight scenes in this one. Story was not as nail biting as others have been. I thought character of Plato was a little over the top as well. Would have like more interaction between him and Reacher.
ORION9 avatar reviewed 61 Hours (Reacher, Bk 14) on + 56 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Jack Reacher, the man with no address, no luggage, new clothes every few days, no vehicle, and apparently no direction. He manages to find trouble wherever he goes and always solves any problems he encounters. This particular book leads you to believe he may have met his end this time. Find out? Buy the next book.
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reviewed 61 Hours (Reacher, Bk 14) on
Typical Reacher. Compelling and enjoyable.
reviewed 61 Hours (Reacher, Bk 14) on + 52 more book reviews
I absolutely loved this latest Reacher novel. I had to go out and buy the next one just to make sure that he hadn't bitten the dust!
AnnieTea avatar reviewed 61 Hours (Reacher, Bk 14) on + 25 more book reviews
OK this is a great book if you can sit and not stop reading. Reacher is one of my favorite real men and he proves it here. Talk about keep you on the edge of your seat. The discriptions of the cold west actually made me feel cold sitting in my warm and cozy chair. It will be a great read. Suspense abounds.
reviewed 61 Hours (Reacher, Bk 14) on + 239 more book reviews
One of the better Reacher stories. He falls into a Northern town in the dead of winter and helps solve murder and mayhem. Seems like he dies at the end, but that can't be....
laurelp52 avatar reviewed 61 Hours (Reacher, Bk 14) on + 23 more book reviews
This is a series, but then again, it's not really. The stories follow an ex-Army cop/investigator that has become a drifter trying to stay under the radar. Only one person knows how to contact him in a dire emergency. There are references to people in previous books, but most times it's not cogent to the current story. I love the character and his intelligence and ingenuity in the situations he finds himself in.
reviewed 61 Hours (Reacher, Bk 14) on + 2 more book reviews
I have been reading all of the Reacher novels in chronological order and I thought this was one of the slowest moving of all. Also, I didn't like the abrupt ending that left a few questions open....

But, I am in the middle of the next book and some answers are being presented.

All in all, still a good book worth reading.


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