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Book Review of Echo Burning (Jack Reacher, Bk 5)

Echo Burning (Jack Reacher, Bk 5)
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This is my least favorite of the Reacher series so far. To quote from Jackie Chiles (Seinfeld reference) this plot was "outrageous, egregious, preposterous". Preposterous being the key word. And Reacher's ability to find buried bodies and solve the murder without a shred of a clue was nothing short of magical. On top of that, the "tough guy" dialogue that Child assigned to Reacher was infantile and moronic. Had his other Reacher novels not been far superior to Echo Burning, I would put down this series forever. But I'm hoping this bomb was an exception and not a jump the shark moment.