Review: Killing Floor and Die Trying by Lee Child

Is Jack Reacher the anti-Parker?

One problem with spending my limited reading time exploring the past is that I often have no clue what’s being published in the present. I’m embarrassed to admit that I had never heard of Jack Reacher, Lee Child’s protagonist in a trailer-load of thrillers beginning with 1997’s Killing […]

“Before Jack Reacher, there was Parker.”

Kenneth Turan reviews Gone Tomorrow by Lee Child, the latest in the Jack Reacher series. Turan compares and contrasts the Reacher character with Parker:

Reacher shares numerous traits with Parker, including living by a code of honor civilians can’t comprehend, but unlike Stark’s character he wants to […]