61 Hours

61 Hours

A Reacher Novel

eBook - 2010
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A tour bus crashes in a savage snowstorm and lands Jack Reacher in the middle of a deadly confrontation. In nearby Bolton, South Dakota, one brave woman is standing up for justice in a small town threatened by sinister forces--and Reacher will risk his own to save her from a coldly proficient assassin who never misses.
Published: New York : Delacorte Press, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780440339533
0440339537
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE EBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (383 p.)
Alternative Title: Sixty-one hours

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brianwalsh1948
Mar 04, 2017

I Love the Jack Reacher series of books, but I found this one to be slow to start, way too cluttered with unnecessary detail, and having a very disappointing ending. WTF?

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RedLeaf
Feb 06, 2016

The Reacher books are always readable but this is an average story. The 61 hours as far as I could determine was an arbitrary literary device that didn't work for me. If I wanted to know how close to the end of the story looking at how many pages to go did just as well . Some of the plot devices also strained at the boundaries of reality although with the world being filled with strange happenings these are perhaps less important.

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melek
Sep 20, 2015

This is anything but a page-turner. Renewed twice and still couldn't finish it, as opposed to a Sanford, Cornwell, or J.D. Robb novel, which I always finish within 2 days. This was my first time reading a Lee Child novel, I won't bother trying to read another. Boring with no characters that you even remotely care about or are interested in.

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blondie44
Oct 07, 2014

Excellent. But the ending will drive you carzy.

ChristchurchLib Sep 07, 2014

"This 14th Reacher novel opens with a countdown: 61 hours to go until something happens. With 59 to go, Reacher's helping senior citizens after the bus they're all on careens out of control. Stuck in tiny Bolton, South Dakota, Reacher keeps himself busy helping the police, but it's soon clear that illegal activities on the outskirts of town are well beyond the local cops' abilities to control. A hired assassin, a Mexican drug lord, a biker gang, and a sophisticated meth lab spell trouble, and it will take all of Reacher's skill with military strategy and weaponry to handle the situation. Fans who enjoy this one should look forward to Personal, the 19th in the series, which will be available soon." Thrillers and Suspense September 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/9d8e1b90-ba6d-476e-b0fa-85f2990aeabf?postId=e6990131-7b30-4db6-a003-ddc98508c096

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pillick1022
Jul 29, 2014

Not the usual number of twists and turns I enjoy about this series but worth a read. I was able to figure out who the 'bent cop' was well before it was revealed and that disappoints

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Bellinghamspence
May 13, 2014

A very good read. Even though it's a fiction town that really doesn't relate to any town in SoDak. Still so interesting, tense, and sad.

Jack Reacher is a one of a kind stud...face bleeding from ice crystals smacking his face.

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MissSophie12
Jan 03, 2014

Loved the book and couldn't put it down. I felt like I was IN that snow storm. But can anyone tell me which is the next book? And how did he get out? Does Lee Child reveal that? I'm dying to read the next one!

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Sisters4
Mar 17, 2013

Lee Child does it again. You don't want to put the book down, forget the house work, etc. and just read!!

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loudem
Dec 11, 2012

Best Reacher to date. The more I read the more I like. A1.

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Publication Date: September 28, 2010 | Series: Jack Reacher
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A bus crashes in a savage snowstorm and lands Jack Reacher in the middle of a deadly confrontation. In nearby Bolton, South Dakota, one brave woman is standing up for justice in a small town threatened by sinister forces. If she’s going to live long enough to testify, she’ll need help. Because a killer is coming to Bolton, a coldly proficient assassin who never misses.

Reacher’s original plan was to keep on moving. But the next 61 hours will change everything. The secrets are deadlier and his enemies are stronger than he could have guessed—but so is the woman he’ll risk his life to save.

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