Sunday, December 22, 2013

The Affair / Lee Childs / 578 pages / USA Today Bestseller Challenge

Jack Reacher is sent on a secret mission to a small Mississippi town, host to a ranger military base.  The base houses a unit that rotates to Kosovo, secretly, in a one-month-here-one-month-there ratio.  Jack is not to investigate the town but merely be a liaison with local police.  The base is on lock down and several individuals who approach are gunned down.  Jack discovers that there were previous murders as well.  Who is behind the mayhem and who is involved in the cover up?  You might think you have it figured out...but...you're probably wrong...

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."

The day we see the truth and cease to speak is the day we begin to die."

"All that needs to happen for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing."

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