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The Jack Reacher novel series has been written largely in chronological order, and the titular main character's background has evolved throughout it. However, author Lee Child wrote each story to stand alone, and some do... More »

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Author Lee Child wrote each Jack Reacher novel to be self-contained so that people can read them in any order they want. Alternatively, people can either read them in the order in which they were published or the interna... More »

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You do not need to read the Jack Reacher books in order, and you do not need to start at the beginning. You can enjoy the books just as much by jumping around the set order, due to the fact that the novels themselves jum... More »

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Lee Child's website suggests reading the Jack Reacher novels in the order which Child published them, beginning with "Killing Floor." Another suggested route is beginning with "The Enemy" and "The Affair," which take pla... More »

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The first of Lee Child's Jack Reacher novels is entitled "Killing Floor" and was published in 1997, though the eighth and sixteenth books in the series both serve as prequels and are set before "Killing Floor." More »

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The Jack Reacher series of novels, written by British author Lee Child, focuses on the eponymous hero Jack Reacher, a former military officer turned drifter. In his wide-ranging travels around the United States, Reacher ... More »

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You do not need to read the Jack Reacher books in order, and you do not need to start at the beginning. You can enjoy the books just as much by jumping around the set order, due to the fact that the novels themselves jum... More »

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