Echo Burning – Jack Reacher Book 5 by Lee Child. Jack Reacher finds trouble in Texas in the fifth novel in Lee Child’s New York Times bestselling series.
The adventure loving nature of Jack Reacher takes him to Texas, a state of America. He is wandering in the scorching desert of the state and has plenty of time to spend there. He has nothing go by except the stretch of two lane blacktop, a Carmen Greer. He likes hitch hitching across the desert. Carmen Greer tells a crazy story about her ear husband. She recalls the secrets of her family and hometown and shares it with her mate of the journey. She sketches out a plan and Jack Reacher is to be the part of that plan.
The mode of travel, they have chosen can cost their life as hitch hiking is not a reliable mode of travelling. The echo burning chases Jack Reacher and he reaches where he is needed most.
Jack Reacher concludes during the journey that a person is lucky if someone opens the door of his cool carriage for you to get in. It is because the scorching heat would burn you alive if you stay for long time out of the carriage. He is passing through the heat of Texas summer. One thing that he is to o is to keep up the journey until someone fins him and offers him lift in his air conditioned carriage. Only thing that is disturbing him is who will rescue him from this devastating condition.
Luckily, Jack Reacher meets Carmen. She is all alone and is riving Cadillac. Above all, she is beautiful beyond imagination. All the three qualities are present in her, wealth, richness and beauty. She is married and has one daughter and her husband is in jail. Her husband is ruthless and always beats her for nothing. He is used to such stories in that part of the country. Violence, murders, lies, hatred, jealousy and prejudice are common and peculiar to this part of the land. Lee Child brings out the dominating issues in his Echo Burning.
The story of the lady motivates Jack Reacher as all the people present around her are mean, selfish and ready grab everything from her and her baby. Even her family is hostile to her. Jack Reacher finds himself the only person on earth who could help her in this distress condition. He is determined to set the things right for the young married lady and her innocent baby. Poking nose into others ‘matter is his favorite hobby.
One of the well wisher of Carmen advises her to kill her husband who is coming out of jail soon. Jack Reacher promises to help her in bringing out of the distress condition. Violence breaks out in the town and Sloop Greer is shot dead by someone. The police arrest his wife Carmen on the charge of murder of her husband. When he investigates, he comes to know the ugly secrets, human sufferings and political evils.
A clean story of Echo Burning by Lee Child that plunges down into the psychology of human being and this is the psychology of abuse and the desire for retribution. Echo Burning of Lee child definitely would quench your thirst of suspense and thrill.
Lee Child is one amongst the world’s leading heroic tale writers. He was born in Coventry, raised in Birmingham, and currently lives in big apple. it’s aforesaid one in all of} his novels that includes his hero Jack Reacher is oversubscribed somewhere within the world every 9 seconds. His books systematically succeed the number-one slot on bestseller lists round the world and have oversubscribed over 100 million copies. Lee is that the recipient of the many awards, last Author of the Year at the 2019 British Book Awards. He was appointed CBE within the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honors.
Other Books by Author
- Killing Floor (Jack Reacher #1), 1997
- Die Trying (Jack Reacher #2), 1998
- Tripwire (Jack Reacher #3), 1999
- The Visitor (Jack Reacher #4), 2000 –
- Echo Burning (Jack Reacher #5), 2001
- Without Fail (Jack Reacher #6), 2002
- Persuader (Jack Reacher #7), 2003
- The Enemy (Jack Reacher #8)
- One Shot (Jack Reacher #9), 2005 – this is the novel that prompted the first movie adaptation in 2012 with Tom Cruise
- The Hard Way (Jack Reacher #10), 2006
- Bad Luck And Trouble (Jack Reacher #11), 2007
- Nothing To Lose (Jack Reacher #12), 2007
- Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher #13), 2009
- 61 Hours (Jack Reacher #14), 2010
- Worth Dying For (Jack Reacher #15), 2010
- Second Son (a short novella), 2011
- The Affair (Jack Reacher #16), 2011
- Deep Down (Jack Reacher #16.5), 2012
- A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher #17), 2012
- High Heat (Jack Reacher #17.5), short novella, 2013
- Never Go Back (Jack Reacher #18), 2013 – second movie adaptation with Tom Cruise
- Not a Drill (Jack Reacher #18.8), 2014
- Personal (Jack Reacher #19), 2014
- Small Wars (#19.5), 2015 (short story)
- Make Me (Jack Reacher #20), 2015
- Night School (Jack Reacher #21), 2016
- The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher #22), 2017
- The Christmas Scorpion (Jack Reacher #22.5), 2018
- Past Tense (Jack Reacher #23), 2018
- The Fourth Man (Jack Reacher #23.5), 2019
- Blue Moon (Jack Reacher #24), 2019
- The Sentinel (Jack Reacher #25), 2020
- SIN : B0092FQ1NY
- Publisher : Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group) (April 2, 2001)
- Language : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #626,101 in Books
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