See the Cover for Lee Child’s Next Jack Reacher Novel



Jack Reacher is set to return for his 24th go-around in Blue Moon, the highly-anticipated next thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child. 

Reacher, everyone’s favorite nomad, was last seen in Past Tense (2018), which came out last November and debuted on #1 on the Times list. One of Child’s best-reviewed books in years, the story followed Reacher as he began his migration South, planning a trip from Maine to California, before taking a detour in New England to explore the town where his father was raised—a place he’d never seen before—only to find all kinds of trouble waiting for him. 

This year, Reacher will apparently come to the aid of an elderly couple before confronting “his most dangerous opponents yet.” While little else is known about the plot at this time, we do have our first look at the cover art, which is stunning. 



Lee Child is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Jack Reacher thrillers and the complete Jack Reacher story collection, No Middle Name. All his novels have been optioned for major motion pictures–including Jack Reacher (based on One Shot) and Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. Foreign rights to the Reacher series have sold in over one hundred territories. A native of England and a former television director, Child lives in New York City.

Blue Moon, published by Delacorte Press (an imprint of Penguin Random House), will be available in U.S. bookstores on October 29th and is currently available for pre-order here



Praised as “one of today’s finest book reviewers” by New York Times bestselling author Gayle Lynds, Ryan Steck (“The Godfather of the thriller genre” — Ben Coes) has “quickly established himself as the authority on mysteries and thrillers” (Author A.J. Tata). Steck also works full-time as a freelance editor and pens a monthly thriller column for CrimeReads. For more information, be sure to follow him on Twitter and Facebook. He currently lives in Southwest Michigan with his wife and their six children.


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  1. This guy is addictive..I have read the last eight books and cant wait for Blue Moon..I want all of Lee Child’s books for my collection of great writers

  2. Sorry, but Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher just doesn’t do it for me. I don’t care how good an actor you think he is but Reacher is 6’5″ as broad as he is tall. Tom Cruise is about 5’6″ what a joke he’s like a midget next to Reacher. For me he spoils the whole image of Reacher.

  3. Completely agree. I’ve read all the Reacher books and crave for more, however, Tom cruise is a lightweight that doesn’t fit the character in Jack Reacher movies. No disrespect to Tom Cruise but I wish he was replaced with someone whose size matches his big persona as described in the books. If we could have Jason Statham seven inches taller and Americanize his accent, I could buy into him as Jack Reacher.

    • Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan) is not big enough for Reacher. He is 6’3″ and only weighs 84kgs (184lbs) He def has the tude to do damage to those who deserves it. I want to see someone 6’5″ and 250 lbs for the new movie.

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