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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (18,254 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Lee Child Narrator: Dick Hill Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Jack Reacher Novels Release Date: October 2010 ISBN: 9780307749444
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“Jack Reacher is the coolest continuing series character now on offer.”—Stephen King, in Entertainment Weekly
 

#1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child follows the electrifying 61 Hours with his latest Reacher thriller—a story that hits the ground running and then accelerates all the way to a colossal showdown.

There’s deadly trouble in the corn country of Nebraska . . . and Jack Reacher walks right into it. First he falls foul of the Duncans, a local clan that has terrified an entire county into submission. But it’s the unsolved case of a missing child, already decades-old, that Reacher can’t let go.

The Duncans want Reacher gone—and it’s not just past secrets they’re trying to hide. They’re awaiting a secret shipment that’s already late—and they have the kind of customers no one can afford to annoy. For as dangerous as the Duncans are, they’re just the bottom of a criminal food chain stretching halfway around the world.

For Reacher, it would have made much more sense to keep on going, to put some distance between himself and the hard-core trouble that’s bearing down on him.

For Reacher, that was also impossible.

Worth Dying For is the kind of explosive thriller only Lee Child could write and only Jack Reacher could survive—a heart-racing page-turner no suspense fan will want to miss. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Compulsively readable.”

    Wall Street Journal

  • “A model of suspenseful storytelling and an outstanding addition to a series that stands in the front rank of modern thrillers. Lee Child, like Reacher himself, is a man who knows how to get it done.”

    Washington Post

  • “Don’t pick up [this] novel if you don’t have some time on your hands, because Worth Dying For is difficult to put down…Child manages to get an amazing amount of suspense into the novel.”

    Associated Press

  • “This series is as good as pop fiction gets.”

    Miami Herald

  • “It is nothing short of remarkable that Child is not only able to continually reinvent his ex-military cop, but that each installment is better than the last.”

    Amazon.com, editorial review

  • “Crisp, efficient prose and well-rounded characterizations.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Fans will enjoy this one.”

    Library Journal

  • A #1 New York Times bestseller
  • A USA Today bestseller
  • An Amazon Best Book of the Month for October2010

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Luan | 2/20/2014

    " I'm up to date in the Jack Reacher series and pleasantly surprised to see that growth for the character is ongoing. Yay. Maybe he'll settle down someday while still being able to take on 30 guys at once in a smack down and figure out the unfigurable. Don't get me wrong, I really love this series. Crown Vics and all. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Madeleine | 2/20/2014

    " Lee Child is always a quick read, this one especially so. I just hope I never find myself in a community like the one he visits in this book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 GS Nathan | 2/16/2014

    " Page turner. Jack Reacher is a classic hero, a man who rights wrongs. When last encountered he was desperately trying to escape an impending explosion, scrabbling up a long long underground staircase. But of course there was no way a hero like Reacher would not escape...and so he turns up in the flatlands of Nebraska where he promptly gets entangled in a vicious criminal enterprise. Of all the recent Reacher books, I found this the most interesting. All the Lee Child components are there - a terrorised community, vicious (and a bit overdone) bullies, mathematically precise fighting, staccato dialogue and breathlessly long sentences and ofcourse the final twists as the bad guys get their desserts. But as always Lee Child writes in a good easy readable style and there is enough action to satisfy most fans. Yes, it is a bit corny and a bit implausible, and a bit of escapist fare, and all of that, but hey, can't complain, if you like a Rajni or a Bond movie, then why not a Reacher novel? "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Carol | 2/14/2014

    " Wouldn't be a Jack Reacher book without the action and it doesn't disappoint in that regard. I did get a little annoyed with the writing style in this book (so I took off a star). The book had lots of and he did this and this and this and that, I was a little over it but then the action would heat up and you could forget about the style for a little while. Can't wait for the next installment. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mattias | 2/11/2014

    " So now having read all the Reacher books I can say that Worth dying for is smack in the middle. Not the best one and not the worst one. Its a good adventure with a really good twist at the end. But the rest of the book is nothing new under the sun. Characters we met before and one Jack Reacher that does what he does best. I was hoping Mr Child would adress the issue about what happened in the last book more but there are just a quick mention of it. I am hoping that the next one in the series will be one where Reacher surrounds himself with other able people, those books are usually the best ones, this far anyway. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 John | 2/10/2014

    " Another Jack Reacher block buster.....don't know how Mr. Child keeps coming up with ideas for his novels, but please don't stop............ "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Barb | 2/7/2014

    " Typical Jack Reacher book. Good read but nothing outstanding. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 marsha | 2/6/2014

    " I am a sucker for Lee Child's books, even though they stretch the boundaries of believability. He tells a good story though, and I enjoy reading his books as escapist literature. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Alice | 1/15/2014

    " I love The Jack Reacher series, and I liked the first 75% of this one too. After that it started to read like a Hollywood script. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Erick Burgess | 1/14/2014

    " This was my first Jack Reecher novel and I was hooked. Now I have to get caught up on all of the rest. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Neil Morgan | 12/28/2013

    " Brilliant! return to form. Eventually you get to find out how 61 hours ended as well. Great stuff! Now what to read next? "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Gregory | 12/10/2013

    " Another Jack Reacher novel that keeps you guessing how he is going to get out of this one. It is an interesting story about the middle of nowhere Nebraska and what happens when power gets out of control. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Les Edgerton | 12/9/2013

    " Each one is better than the last! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dan | 11/30/2013

    " Loved it! Jack Reacher for President. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 D | 11/26/2013

    " Worth dying for was good, not great. The writing was very good and concise and the story moved along but I never got invested in the characters. This is my second Reacher book, the first one was an audio book. I will give Reacher another try down the line but I'm not rushing out to get another. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jussi | 11/9/2013

    " well written as always and fascinating as usual, for those of us who like the idea of independence ... but much less convincing than most of the reacher series, story-wise. my least favourite reacher novel. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Michael | 5/10/2013

    " More violence than usual for Child. Of course the bad guys get done in, but this a bit over the top. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gayle Kee | 2/5/2013

    " really good and fast moving "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tom | 11/29/2012

    " Recent read. Like all Jack Reacher thrillers, it is self-contained,yet part of Jack's ongoing saga. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Scoozer | 4/28/2012

    " Another great Jack Reacher story. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sandy | 4/17/2012

    " Reacher, armed and dangerous, again. One of the better ones. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mark | 2/3/2012

    " Jack Reacher does it again. Great series.. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Scott | 1/26/2012

    " Lee has done better and he has done worse. Reacher is still the #1 badass. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Erica | 1/7/2012

    " This is the first of this series that I've read. I couldn't put it down. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Neil | 12/21/2011

    " Looked this book. First one that introduced me to Reacher. Made me get the rest of the books and start reading in sequence. Recommend this book "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gail | 11/17/2011

    " I love the character Jack Reacher. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jlw48 | 8/29/2011

    " I really enjoyed reading Reacher adventure. No surprises in the book though. You pretty much know how it's going to end. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Penny | 5/21/2011

    " Child redeamed himself in this one. I had really begun to tire of him "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rod | 5/21/2011

    " These books by Child are entertaining, but not great writing. I do not know how else to explain it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cindy S | 5/20/2011

    " Another fast paced page turner featuring Jack Reacher as the drifter good guy. Another small, creepy town run by a family of bullies with a dark past and a mysterious delivery. Throw in a 25 year old disappearance and this book was hard to put down. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Nate | 5/19/2011

    " Another great book in an awesome series. I will keep reading these as long as Lee Child want to write them! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dan | 5/17/2011

    " Loved it! Jack Reacher for President. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mark | 5/16/2011

    " Even a fair Lee Childs book is better than 90% of what else is out there as far as suspense/mystery books "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Janet Annie | 5/14/2011

    " Jack reacher series. Wonderful. Can't wait to read them all. Yes something to live for. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Al | 5/13/2011

    " More violence than usual. He's done better. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jami | 5/12/2011

    " Not quite like the Jack Reacher I remember, you know, larger than life, whip smart and compassionate in the end. Not one of my favorites but I truly love this series!! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tom | 5/12/2011

    " classic jack reacher novel. lots of action, a bit of mystery and the bad guys get it in the end. another enjoyable departure from reality. nice work mr. child! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Laura | 5/10/2011

    " Bodies all over the place! Jack Reacher always gets the bad guys. A page-turner, with enough surprises and suspense to keep you reading. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Opa | 5/9/2011

    " I have liked all but one of his books so far. "

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About the Author
Author Lee Child

Lee Child is the author of more than twenty Jack Reacher thrillers, including several New York Times bestsellers and number-one bestsellers. His debut, Killing Floor, won both the Anthony and the Barry awards for Best First Mystery, and The Enemy won both the Barry and Nero awards for Best Novel. All titles have been optioned for major motion pictures. He is a native of England and a former television director.

About the Narrator

Dick Hill, named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine, is one of the most awarded narrators in the business, having earned several Audie Awards and thirty-four AudioFile Earphones Awards. In addition to narrating, he has both acted in and written for the theater.