No Plan B opening lines: The meeting was held in a room with no windows. The room was rectangular and it had no windows because it had no external walls.
Jed Starmer is not a thief. But he is a teenager caught between a rock and a hard place. Does he take the money that rightfully belongs to him? Or should he try and make it without the cash? But he needs money in order to get halfway across the country. It is vital, as his father is being released from Prison. His journey will not be easy, and it comes with challenges Jed knows nothing about. However, bumping into Jack Reacher will help make some of those challenges easier to navigate.
No Plan B
Usually, Reacher novels have a distinct ‘voice’. In the past, the books have had a clear beginning, and it is the ending Reacher moves towards. But since Lee Child started collaborating with his brother, Andrew, there are two distinct tones to the reading. And in this story, we seem to be working from the middle towards both the beginning and the end. I must say, I really preferred the pace of Reacher when Lee wrote alone. However, this was a good story with several threads intertwined in a way only Reacher can see.
Penguin Random House South Africa sent me this novel to review.
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