Lee Child published “Personal” in September, 2014. The book is the 19th in his Jack Reacher series and continues the story of the former military policeman. The character was portrayed in film by Tom Cruise in the movie “Jack Reacher,” which was released in 2012.
Lee Child is the pen name of author Jim Grant, who was born in Coventry, England, and grew up in Birmingham. He wrote the first book in the Reacher series in 1997. He has also written several short stories and a few serialized novels, several of which have been published in anthologies. His career as an author began at age 40 after he lost his job as a presentation director for Granada Television in 1995.