Title: Die Trying
Author: Lee Child

Rating out of 5:
Reviewed by: Jake Woodring
Date: 2011-05-20

In Die Trying, Lee Child creates the perfect blend of nail-biting suspense and fast-paced action. Die Trying tells the story of ex-army veteran Jack Reacher, a fit, strong, and deadly smart character who poses a considerable threat to any opponent he faces. After leaving the army, Jack experiences a chance encounter with Holly Johnson, a Chicago FBI agent out on her weekly laundry run; Holly deals with a crippling knee injury, and Jack helps her with her clothing bags when they meet outside a Chicago laundromat. However, their encounter cuts short when three armed men apprehend them, throwing them into a car and driving away to an unknown destination. Jack and Holly must find a way to escape the clutches of their captors before it is too late; filled with countless twists, hidden secrets, and mysterious characters, Die Trying ranks with the top suspense novels ever put into print. Will Jack and Holly escape? Or will they die in the attempt... read Die Trying to find out.



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