Killing Floor – Lee Child – Jack Reacher Book 1 – Genre – Action / Thriller / Crime
It presents Reacher for the first time, as the tough ex-military cop of no fixed abode: a righter of wrongs, the perfect action hero.
Jack Reacher jumps off a bus and walks fourteen miles down a country road into Margrave, Georgia. An arbitrary decision he’s about to regret.
Reacher is the only stranger in town on the day they have had their first homicide in thirty years.The cops arrest Reacher and the police chief turns eyewitness to place him at the scene. As nasty secrets leak out, and the body count mounts, one thing is for sure.
They picked the wrong guy to take the fall.
My Review: I absolutely loved and devoured the first 4 books in this series… until I made the mistake of watching Tiny Tom Cruise in the film and that has unfortunately stopped me reading any more. I will one day finish the series, but it will have to be when I have forgotten all about the films.