Lee Child produces another great Reacher action/thriller
One Shot is the ninth in the series of Jack Reacher thrillers written by Lee Child a British author now living in the States. Reacher is an ex-military policeman drifting around his homeland finding work where he can and refusing to stay anywhere long enough to put down roots. It always surprises me how few of my friends have heard of, let alone read these books but I am a big fan and find them easy to read. Whilst I don't think this is necessarily one of Child's best, it's far from disappointing. When a man has clearly committed the crime of shooting dead five people it seems as though it's a matter of case closed. But when the man asks for Jack Reacher seemingly the last person on earth he would want help from or for that matter would want to help him, questions are raised. One Shot has the usual blend of Reacher heroics, the plot twists and turns and leaves you not wanting to put it down. Once finished you can consol yourself with the fact that there are plenty more in the series.