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Blue MoonThis Is A Random Universe, Reacher Says Once In A Blue Moon Things Turn Out Just Right This Isn T One Of Those Times Reacher Is On A Greyhound Bus, Minding His Own Business, With No Particular Place To Go, And All The Time In The World To Get There Then He Steps Off The Bus To Help An Old Man Who Is Obviously Just A Victim Waiting To Happen But You Know What They Say About Good Deeds Now Reacher Wants To Make It Right An Elderly Couple Have Made A Few Well Meaning Mistakes, And Now They Owe Big Money To Some Very Bad People One Brazen Move Leads To Another, And Suddenly Reacher Finds Himself A Wanted Man In The Middle Of A Brutal Turf War Between Rival Ukrainian And Albanian Gangs Reacher Has To Stay One Step Ahead Of The Loan Sharks, The Thugs, And The Assassins He Teams Up With A Fed Up Waitress Who Knows A Little Than She S Letting On, And Sets Out To Take Down The Powerful And Make The Greedy Pay It S A Long Shot The Odds Are Against Him But Reacher Believes In A Certain Kind Of Justice The Kind That Comes Along Once In A Blue Moon

[Read] ➬ Blue Moon By Lee Child – Horsebackridingcolorado.us
  • Hardcover
  • 400 pages
  • Blue Moon
  • Lee Child
  • English
  • 25 April 2017
  • 0399593543

    10 thoughts on “[Read] ➬ Blue Moon By Lee Child – Horsebackridingcolorado.us


  1. says:

    As you know, I m a fan of Lee Child This one s pure escapism well plotted action packed, adventurous The plot is basically a reworking of A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS, and it was a lot of fun, but I sense this enormous franchise now starting to feel slightly creaky and tired In previous books, there s distinctlycharacterization,plot, fewer guns In this one, there are a lotguns, but very rudimentary characterization, which may be what the films need, but which I rather miss in pri As you know, I m a fan of Lee Child This one s pure escapism well plotted action packed, adventurous The plot is basically a reworking of A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS, and it was a lot of fun, but I sense this enormous franchise now starting to feel slightly creaky and tired In previous books, there s distinctlycharacterization,plot, fewer guns In this one, there are a lotguns, but very rudimentary characterization, which may be what the films need, but which I rather miss in print The love interest, Abby, is such a generic character that if the author hadn t kept describing her gamine, dressed in black, inexplicably good with a gun, refreshingly undemanding in bed I would have forgotten she was there at all The elderly couple he s helping are barely characterized at all Maybe I m just tired right now, and this wasn t the book I needed Maybe on another day I ll re read it, and it will hit the spot perfectly On the other hand, all good things come to an end, and I can sense Reacher starting to age I think that if some of that weariness could transfer to the character s behaviour and interactions, I might enjoy the journeyAs it is, though, I feel that I m stuck in a loop, going over the same old ground, with someone who does this very well, but who doesn t really want to be there


  2. says:

    After another stop in a small town in the middle of nowhere, Jack Reacher ones again finds himself surrounded by dangerand sets out to protect the innocent people caught up in a deadly turf war between rival gangs For Reacher, the trouble started on a Greyhound bus when he noticed an elderly man named Aaron Shevick carrying a thick envelop flush with cash Realizing he s an obvious target, Reacher stays close to the man, and eventually thwarts a mugging attempt before escorting Mr Shevi After another stop in a small town in the middle of nowhere, Jack Reacher ones again finds himself surrounded by dangerand sets out to protect the innocent people caught up in a deadly turf war between rival gangs For Reacher, the trouble started on a Greyhound bus when he noticed an elderly man named Aaron Shevick carrying a thick envelop flush with cash Realizing he s an obvious target, Reacher stays close to the man, and eventually thwarts a mugging attempt before escorting Mr Shevick home There, Reacher learns that Aaron and his wife are in deep with a loan shark who lent them money, and now wants it back With interest A lot of interest.Moved, in part, by the reason for their actions the Shevicks borrowed the money to help pay for their fifty something year old daughter s medical bills following an expensive treatment that saved her life Reacher decides to help them out Posing as Aaron Shevick, he heads to the dive bar where the loan shark, Fisnik, is waiting for his money Claiming to be Aaron, Reacher intends to square away the couple s debt but instead finds himself face to face with one of Fisnik s Ukranian gang bangers.Things go about the way they typically do whenever Reacher strolls into town and is met by .Read the rest of this review here


  3. says:

    Blue Moon by Lee Child 3.5 Action packed, fast paced and brutalJack Reacher is a loner, a drifter and an ex military cop He s currently in a stirring situation travelling on an American Greyhound bus He has his eyes on an old guy aged around seventy who has fallen asleep with a thick envelope, the type used to hold money, hanging precariously out of his pocket A young guy with a thin goatee and greasy hair dead ahead on the bus is also taking an interest and watching the envelope.The old guy Blue Moon by Lee Child 3.5 Action packed, fast paced and brutalJack Reacher is a loner, a drifter and an ex military cop He s currently in a stirring situation travelling on an American Greyhound bus He has his eyes on an old guy aged around seventy who has fallen asleep with a thick envelope, the type used to hold money, hanging precariously out of his pocket A young guy with a thin goatee and greasy hair dead ahead on the bus is also taking an interest and watching the envelope.The old guy wakes up for his stop, the young guy instantly gets up to follow him, so does Jack When the mugger makes his move on the old guy, Jack steps in to rescue him and then escorts the old man safely home He learns that the old couple, named Aaron and Maria Shevick are indebted to and in trouble with dangerous loan sharks.Jack becomes involved in the old couples dilemma and finds himself in the centre of a turf war with two deadly rival groups, Albanians and Ukrainians Jack teams up with Abby, a waitress he meets in a bar with a secret of her own.There s a deluge of shootings, violence and killings and many strategic moves by Jack but at the end of the day he s trying to help out the good guys and kill the bad ones.A fast paced crime story, that will keep you on your toes Thanks to Better Reading for an advanced copy to review


  4. says:

    3.5 stars I am a huge Jack Reacher fan and was excited to get an early copy of the book Sadly, I was disappointed This was aviolent story without the character development I am used to In this one Reacher gets involved in an Albanian Ukrainian gang war in a middle sized unnamed American city He sees an elderly man on the Greyhound Bus with a noticeable money envelope and saves him from a mugging This is what Reacher does best He s a modern day Knight of the Round Table He finds hims 3.5 stars I am a huge Jack Reacher fan and was excited to get an early copy of the book Sadly, I was disappointed This was aviolent story without the character development I am used to In this one Reacher gets involved in an Albanian Ukrainian gang war in a middle sized unnamed American city He sees an elderly man on the Greyhound Bus with a noticeable money envelope and saves him from a mugging This is what Reacher does best He s a modern day Knight of the Round Table He finds himself helping the man get out from a money lending scheme This is where it begins to unravel for me I don t know of anywhere where parents in their 70 s are required to pay for the medical care for children in their 50 s I am also not aware of people not getting medical care unless they pay cash up front I found this confusing I know of people being left with crushing medical bills but not getting care at all without cash seems odd to me The parents are paying money lenders at huge rates of interest for their daughter s medical care Her employer has let their medical insurance lapse and then disappeared It turns out he is a brilliant computer programmer This leads Reacher into a gang war with the two rival gangs trying to get the older people s money back There is a lot of fighting and deaths,than usual Reacher meets a girl and several men who just happen to have extensive military experience This small group takes on the gangs and one of them turns out to be backed by the Russians More bodies pile up It s just one death scene after another It s still entertaining but it wasn t my favorite It strained my credibility a little bit too much Still I turned the pages rapidly A disappointing Reacher is still better than a lot of what I read I can t wait for the next one I just hope it hascharacterization and fewer deaths


  5. says:

    29 October Yayyyyy


  6. says:

    I am an avid Jack Reacher series reader always rushing to obtain his latest novels and racing to finish them with a feeling of great enjoyment However, the 24th novel did not even come close to that feeling of satisfaction and pleasure I felt Reacher was depicted as a comic book hero fighting the villains who were infiltrating the pear shape city with their fake news This is unlike Reacher in his previous books,for he did not need to kill all the villains


  7. says:

    I ve always enjoyed the fast paced, no holds barred nature of the Reacher series But I m starting to feel a bit tired of it This novel seemed to rely evenon body counts and violence and less on any attempt at characterization and plot than past installments.


  8. says:

    We readers have just lost one of our fictional but moral good guy heroes The Reacher of past books smart and tough with a very strong history of standing up for the innocent disappears in this latest release He does still save two people but how he goes about it is over the top and so unlikely as to be laughable Maybe this was a movie script first I really hate to blast a book, especially one by a favored author, but this one is a 2 star at best, The book starts out like most Reacher novels We readers have just lost one of our fictional but moral good guy heroes The Reacher of past books smart and tough with a very strong history of standing up for the innocent disappears in this latest release He does still save two people but how he goes about it is over the top and so unlikely as to be laughable Maybe this was a movie script first I really hate to blast a book, especially one by a favored author, but this one is a 2 star at best, The book starts out like most Reacher novels but quickly turns to unrealistic bloodbath vigilantism Yes, Reacher is helping a family but this time he pulls in four other people, three of whom are civilians with no training, all fighting and killing gangsters On top of that, the book is packed with overwritten filler paragraphs I appreciate being given a pre pub reader s version but if this were my very first book by this author, I wouldn t have finished it and I certainly wouldn t go looking for other books of his Sorry, y all This one is an unbelievable dog


  9. says:

    I love Lee Child I have read every single one of his books, and Reacher is one of my favorite fictional characters I love the way his mind works, the way he sees the world This book was just way over the top with violence and gratuitous death It lacked the thorniness and logic of many of Child s other Reacher books This is one of the first times I felt like I was reading a formula of a Reacher novel and not the real deal.


  10. says:

    Thoroughly enjoyed this book I ve read all the Jack Reacher novels and Blue Moon did not disappoint It was spellbinding I m reading an Advanced Readers Edition that I won thru a Goodreads giveawaythank you Lee Child and Goodreads More Lee Child, please.

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