“Cruise, for all his talent, didn’t have that physicality," writer Lee Child said.
Lee Child’s Jack Reacher Books: a confession and holiday reading list By Lloyd I. Sederer, MD I have now read all twenty
Jon Land is the prolific author of more than thirty-six books. His thriller novels include the Caitlin Strong series about a fifth-generation Texas Ranger, and the Ben Kamal and Danielle Barnea books about a Palestinian detective and an Israeli chief inspector of police.
For those of us who come to the series at this late date it appears a lot of information about Mr. Reacher has already been disclosed and the reader is supposed to know it. With this limitation a new reader will find this book thin on characterization but heavy on plot.
Lisa Gardner is the New York Times bestselling author of crime thrillers with more than 22 million books in print. As Lisa Gardner, she's written an FBI Profiler series, as well as the Detective D.D. Warren series, and standalone novels. As Alicia Scott, she's written romance novels.
Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl extends its tenure atop the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List for a second week running, as a film adaptation makes its way to theaters this Friday.
The impact of media tie-ins on best-selling ebooks makes its presence felt even more strongly this week.
17 of the titles on this week's list belong to the world's largest trade publisher. A winning combination of factors, from movie tie-ins and big-name authors to popular reissues, is helping push Penguin Random House's titles into readers' hands and up the rankings.
The title that jumped six spots this week to unseat Gayle Forman's novel is Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child, and it, too, is published by Penguin Random House.
Gayle Forman's If I Stay rounds out its fifth week in the No. 1 spot, after ending The Fault in Our Stars's twelve-week run. In other words, it's been some time since other publishers significantly edged out Penguin Random House titles on the best-seller list.