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Echo Burning (Jack Reacher, Bk 5)
Echo Burning - Jack Reacher, Bk 5
Author: Lee Child
Thumbing across the scorched west Texas desert, loner Jack Reacher has nowhere to go, and all the time in the world to get there. Cruising the same stretch of two-lane blacktop is pretty Carmen Greer. — But for Reacher, the lift comes with a hitch. Carmen's got a story to tell, and it's a wild one. All about her husband, her family secret...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780515133318
ISBN-10: 0515133310
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 432
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

4.1 stars, based on 348 ratings
Publisher: Jove Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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reviewed Echo Burning (Jack Reacher, Bk 5) on + 22 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Of all the authors who write series books I really like Lee Child - eash and everyone of his Reacher books can be enjoyed on its own. And while Reacher's physical prowess is almost beyond belief his intelligence is what usually saves him. Because of his character's background he has an open field to put him in new situations and environments. This is a opportunity that Child uses to his advantage and you don't feel that you are reading the same book again & again. Few authors are as good at this as Child - If you like to see you leading character again & again - I recommend this series.
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Helpful Score: 2
Another excellent Jack Reacher thriller! This may be the best one yet. In this one Child leads you down a twisting path that includes a lot of misdirection to a very satisfying conclusion. The Reacher series is definitely becoming one of my favorites. This 5th book in the series involves Reacher with a Latina woman (Carmen) who claims she has been brutally beaten by her husband who is serving time for tax evasion. But is Carmen telling the truth? Her story seems to fall apart as told by the local DA. Highly enjoyable and I would highly recommend this one.
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Fans of the Jack Reacher series will enjoy the display of his deductive skills in this story of an abused wife in the outback of Texas. Readers who are not yet fans will also admire his Dr. Gregory House approach to solving a mystery or, in this case, a nested series of mysteries surrounding an attractive Mexican-American wife and the imperious old west family she has married into. Reacher pairs up with a beautiful lesbian lawyer to fight an archaic Texas legal system as well as some very skilled professional killers in this thriller that is as wide ranging as the well-painted Texas landscape it is set against.
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Helpful Score: 1
I really enjoyed this story. I true mystery as I was guessing "whodunit" up until the very end.
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Echo Burning is a masterfully characterized thriller starring Reacher, the ex-military cop who's so concerned about commitment to anything--a woman, possessions, a permanent address--that he only owns the clothes on his back. But he's the kind of justice-seeking guy you'd want on your side, especially if you were an abused wife trapped in a marriage you can't get out of until, and unless, somebody bumps off your old man.
Reacher is drawn into beautiful Carmen Greer's orbit, which ought to teach a guy not to hitchhike. Agreeing to protect her from the husband who's about to be released from jail, Reacher moves into the bunkhouse of the Echo, Texas, ranch that's owned by the bigoted, bitter, but powerful Greer family. This is the best Jack Reacher yet, smart, stylish, and convincing.
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reviewed Echo Burning (Jack Reacher, Bk 5) on + 3 more book reviews
I enjoyed this book. Lee Child has a way of grabbing the reader and not letting go. Very hard to put down. He keeps Reacher interesting and puts him in crazy situations that you'd probably never thinkof. Love his books!
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Just as good as the other Reacher novels
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This is another GREAT Jack Reacher story.