Two small towns in Colorado: Hope and Despair. Between them, nothing but twelve miles of empty road. Jack Reacher can't find a ride, so he walks.
All he wants is a cup of coffee. What he gets are four redneck deputies who want to run him out of town. Mistake.
They're picking on the wrong guy. Jack Reacher is a big man, and he's in shape. No job, no address, no baggage.
Nothing, except bloody-minded curiosity. What is the secret the locals seem so keen to hide?A hard man is good to find. Ex-military cop Reacher is today's most addictive hero.
Now he pulls on a tiny loose thread, to unravel conspiracies that expose the most shocking truths. Because, after all, Jack Reacher has nothing to lose.