With two silver-screen adaptions, over 100 million copies of his books in print and a TV series on the cards, Jack Reacher - Lee Child’s modern-day knight - is a sensation. Caroline Sanderson talks to the author about his latest novel and plans for the franchise.
Now a major film starring Tom Cruise, read the opening chapters of Lee Child's latest Jack Reacher novel Never Go Back
Ever wondered what makes Lee Child's protagonist tick? He's a hard man to understand, giving nothing away - but there's a drive behind everything he does...
Lee Child is one of the world’s leading thriller writers. He was born in Coventry, raised in Birmingham, and now lives in New York. It is said one of his novels featuring his hero Jack Reacher is sold somewhere in the world every nine seconds. His books consistently achieve the number-one slot on bestseller lists around the world, are published in over one hundred territories, and two blockbusting Jack Reacher movies have been made so far. He is the recipient of many awards, most recently the CWA’s Diamond Dagger for a writer of an outstanding body of crime fiction, the International Thriller Writers’ ThrillerMaster, and the Theakstons Old Peculier Outstanding Contribution to Crime Fiction Award.
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