Worth Dying for

Worth Dying for

A Reacher Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2010
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There's deadly trouble in the corn country of Nebraska ... and Jack Reacher walks right into it. First he falls foul of the Duncans, a local clan that has terrified an entire county into submission. But it's the unsolved case of a missing child, already decades-old, that Reacher can't let go.
Published: [Westminster, Md.] : Books on Tape, 2010.
ISBN: 9780307749468
Additional Contributors: Hill, Dick
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Aug 21, 2013

This is my first Jack Reacher book and I have to say that I don't get what all the hype is about. He's an okay character but I'm not impressed with what happened at the end. Revenge is not the answer and as for what he encouraged others to do just ticks me off. I know its just a book, but that type of thing turns me off reading anything further.....also, worst reader ever. How I ever got thru this one is beyond me. (and what is Hollywood thinking casting Tom Cruise in this role??)

Jul 08, 2013

For a change of pace, I tried an audiobook (book on CD). I didn't like it as much. While the story was great and all, like the other Jack Reacher novels, I didn't like having to swap out the disks all the time and moving at the reader's pace. Jack arrives in a small Nebraska town and runs afoul of the local bad guys which then creates a chain of events which leads to people hunting him down. No love interest in this book. Just an emotional connection with both a childless mother and a battered wife. I liked this one the best of the Reacher novels. He just wants to do the right thing and ends up getting more involved than he wanted to.

Jan 20, 2013

Worth Dying For begins with a sniper setting up an ambush for Jack Reacher. The novel then flashes back to Reacher’s arrival in a remote town in Nebraska where Reacher browbeats an alcoholic doctor into treating an abused wife. Needless to say he upsets very powerful people who have illicit dealings taking place. Readers of this series will know that Reacher is invincible and that he will come out on top. The fun is in knowing how he does it. All is not fun in the novel though as the ultimate revelation is disturbing and thought provoking. Worth Dying For is a solid entry in a series that hasn’t disappointed so far.

Cdnbookworm Apr 15, 2012

Wonderful, as always. Reacher is on his way to Virginia, continuing where he left off in 61 Hours. Again, he is in a rural area, this time in Nebraska. He has been let off near a small motel, the Apollo Inn, in the middle of nowhere. There is one other patron at the motel bar, a doctor well on his way to getting drunk. When a call comes in from a patient of the doctor, Reacher insists on driving him to the patient's home. What he finds there set him off against the victim's husband and gets the husband eager to have revenge. As usual, one thing leads to another, and Reacher is heavily involved.
The community is one bound to a very controlling family, seemingly locked in a situation they can't get out of. Some of the situation there are in is due to the family's greed. But there is also an incident dating back 25 years to a missing child that has set the community against each other. Reacher finds himself investigating this old case to try to find the truth, and he finds so much more. International smuggling is part of the scene and some very determined people are involved.
A great listen, very entertaining, with pageturning action.

Apr 18, 2011

Classic Reacher. Sometimes Reacher is judge and jury and you will find yourself sympathic to his brand of justice. Exciting, fast moving, well written. 9 of 10 for me.

Dec 21, 2010

My favorite Reacher novel of them all! Not for the faint of heart, or those who don't believe in an eye for an eye. 10 of 10 stars

I absolutely love this Jack Reacher novel. Great writing and the bad guys get what they deserve, 10 of 10 stars


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cybercyberdoc Sep 07, 2014

Dick Hill is wonderful. Reacher is on his way to Virginia - ends up in a small town - the big family in town - has done some hideous things - controls town - Reacher is being run out of town and he defeats all! Great Book!!


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