The Enemy

The Enemy

Audiobook CD - 2004
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Jack Reacher. Hero. Loner. Soldier. Soldier's son. An elite military cop, he was one of the army's brightest stars. But in every cop's life there is a turning point. One case. One messy, tangled case that can shatter a career. Turn a lawman into a renegade. And make him question words like honor, valor, and duty. For Jack Reacher, this is that case...

New Year's Day, 1990. The Berlin Wall is coming down. The world is changing. And in a North Carolina "hot-sheets" motel, a two-star general is found dead. His briefcase is missing. Nobody knows what was in it. Within minutes Jack Reacher has his orders: Control the situation. But this situation can't be controlled. Within hours the general's wife is murdered hundreds of miles away. Then the dominoes really start to fall...

Two Special Forces soldiers--the toughest of the tough--are taken down, one at a time. Top military commanders are moved from place to place in a bizarre game of chess. And somewhere inside the vast worldwide fortress that is the U.S. Army, Jack Reacher--an ordinarily untouchable investigator for the 110th Special Unit--is being set up as a fall guy with the worst enemies a man can have.

But Reacher won't quit. He's fighting a new kind of war. And he's taking a young female lieutenant with him on a deadly hunt that leads them from the ragged edges of a rural army post to the winding streets of Paris to a confrontation with an enemy he didn't know he had. With his French-born mother dying--and divulging to her son one last, stunning secret--Reacher is forced to question everything he once believed...about his family, his career, his loyalties--and himself. Because this soldier's son is on his way into the darkness, where he finds a tangled drama of desperate desires and violent death--and a conspiracy more chilling, ingenious, and treacherous than anyone could have guessed.

Publisher: Grand Haven, Mich. : Brilliance Audio, p2004.
Edition: Library ed. --
ISBN: 9781593553999
1593553994
Characteristics: 12 sound discs (14 hr.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in. --
Additional Contributors: Hill, Dick

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Bududo
Jan 12, 2017

Aside from a very few brief moments, this book is one big bore. The basic plot is also pretty obvious. Some of the twists are not but generally this is not one of Lee Childs best effort.

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michaelbenson
Nov 03, 2014

The Enemy, Disc 9 is missing as of 11/3/14

marlene1433 Oct 16, 2012

book #8

get in book form

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cybercyberdoc Apr 10, 2014

Reacher is reassigned from Panama along with all other MP majors and personnel due to a coverup. A gay general is murderred along with his wife, a Delta force captain, and a Delta force General. Reacher's mother dies in France and Reacher uncovers the culprits. Good book. Dick Hill narrates.

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kaijene
Dec 10, 2017

It's old CIA jargon, it means terminate with extreme prejudice, in other words, assassinate.

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