Books in order

After leaving his job as a Military Police major, Reacher roams the United States taking odd jobs. He’ll arrive in town, come across someone who needs his help, solve a mystery and take out the bad guys, and then get on the next bus out of town. Reacher is never looking for trouble, but trouble always finds him.

The Jack Reacher books can be read in any order, but here they are in the order in which they were written.

Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher #13)

On the New York subway, Reacher counts down the twelve tell-tale signs of a suicide bomber.

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61 Hours (Jack Reacher #14)

In freezing South Dakota, Reacher hitches a lift on a bus heading for trouble.

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Worth Dying For (Jack Reacher #15)

Reacher runs into a clan that’s terrifying the Nebraska locals, but it’s the unsolved case of a missing child that he can’t let go.

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The Affair (Jack Reacher #16)

Six months before the events in Killing Floor, Major Jack Reacher of the US Military Police goes undercover in Mississippi, to investigate a murder.

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A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher #17)

A freshly-busted nose makes it difficult for Reacher to hitch a ride. When at last he’s picked up by two men and a woman, it soon becomes clear they have something to hide . . .

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Never Go Back (Jack Reacher #18)

When Reacher returns to his old Virginia headquarters he is accused of a sixteen-year-old homicide and hears these words: ‘You’re back in the army, Major. And your ass is mine.’

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Personal (Jack Reacher #19)

Someone has taken a shot at the French president. Only one man could have done it – and Reacher is the one man who can find him.

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Make Me (Jack Reacher #20)

At a remote railroad stop on the prairie called Mother’s Rest, Jack Reacher finds a town full of silent, watchful people, and descends into the heart of darkness.

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Night School (Jack Reacher #21)

The twenty-first in the series takes Reacher back to his army days, but this time he’s not in uniform. In Hamburg, trusted sergant Frances Neagles at his side, he must confront a terrifying new enemy.

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The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher #22)

Reacher tracks a female officer’s class ring back to its owner in the deserted wilds of Wyoming, on a raw quest for simple justice.

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Past Tense (Jack Reacher #23)

Deep in the New England woods, a young couple are stranded at a lonely motel, trapped in a game of life and death.
Lucky for them, Reacher has just arrived in the next town over.

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Blue Moon (Jack Reacher #24)

In a nameless city, two rival criminal gangs are competing for control. But they hadn’t counted on Jack Reacher arriving on their turf.

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