Books to Read if You Like Lee Child

05 Oct 2016

Everyone loves an underdog. And even more so, an underdog with a mission. Long before Tom Cruise took the role, Lee Child introduced to the world ex-military policeman Jack Reacher whose exploits and vengeance seeking take him all over the world with nothing more than a toothbrush, ATM card and passport. If you enjoy espionage, intrigue and suspense all with the world on one man’s shoulders, try these books to read if you like Lee Child.

Books to Read if You Like Lee Child


And Then She Was GONE

Christopher Greyson

Release Date: October 1, 2016

A hometown hero with a heart of gold, Jack Stratton was raised in a whorehouse by his prostitute mother. Jack seemed destined to become another statistic, but now he’s headed for a life in law enforcement and his life seems to be getting better. When his foster mother asks him to look into the disappearance of a girl, Jack quickly gets dragged into a baffling mystery. Stacy Shaw had a new job, new house and a baby on the way when she vanished on her way home from work. The police race to find her, but the clues don’t add up. As Jack digs deeper, everyone becomes a suspect — including himself. Caught between the criminals and the cops, can Jack discover the truth in time to save the girl? Or will he become the next victim?

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Spider’s Web

Mike Omer

Release Date: May 25, 2016

Twenty-year-old Kendele Byers is savagely killed and buried in a shallow grave. She had a violent past, a kinky line of work and the suspect list grows longer every day. But when another woman is murdered, Detective Mitchell Lonnie realizes there’s a connection between the two. Both victims had received a clue hinting their oncoming demise several minutes before they were attacked. There’s a serial killer in Glenmore Park. Now Mitchell and his partner need to locate the killer before more innocent women die.

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Foreign Agent

Brad Thor

Release Date: June 14, 2016

With his Navy SEAL training and lengthy experience in espionage, Scot Harvath is the perfect man to help the CIA with their newest mission. He is sent to search for an informant who caused the ambush of an American operations team near Syria, but he ends up finding another man who is dead-set on drawing America into a deadly confrontation. Harvath must work quickly if he wants to defeat one of the greatest evils the world has ever seen.

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The Body Reader

Anne Frasier

Release Date: June 21, 2016

For three years, Detective Jude Fontaine was held in an underground cell by a sadistic captor. He was her only contact with the outside world and reading his face was her entire existence. She memorized and analyzed every line, every movement and every flicker of thought. Now that she’s escaped she is left with a heightened ability to interpret body language and a desire to return to work at Homicide. Her new partner doesn’t trust her sanity but with a killer on the loose murdering young women, the detectives have no choice but to work together.

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In Sheep’s Clothing

David Archer

Release Date: September 5, 2016

After the devestation of their last mission, Team Camelot is back to work taking out an entire drug cartel in the US. The mission comes off better than expected and the team heads for home. But then all four of them receive an incoming message: Neverland is under attack. With all the other teams unable to function, Team Camelot is given orders: go out on their own, and get the people that did this.

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Fractured State

Steven Konkoly

Release Date: May 17, 2016

After an environmental catastrophe leaves the southwestern United States a chaotic, depleted ruin, California becomes a totalitarian state with oppressive social controls and surveillance to preserve the rapidly dwindling resources they have. When a California congresswoman is assassinated for her support of the state’s secession from the United States,Nathan Fisher—accidental witness to a clandestine military-style operation—is drawn into an unraveling conspiracy that reaches the highest levels of power and threatens the lives of Fisher and his family. Now Fisher and his family must stay a step ahead of their relentless pursuers with only the help of a loyal Marine officer with a mysterious agenda.

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