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Lee Child

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Never forgive, never forget. Do it once and do it right. You reap what you sow. Plans go to hell as soon as the first shot is fired. Protect and serve. Never off duty.

— Lee Child


I'm not afraid of death. Death's afraid of me.

— Lee Child

#jack-reacher #death

I said nothing. I’m good at saying nothing. I don’t like talking. I could go the rest of my life without saying another word, if I had to.

— Lee Child


The best fights are the ones you don't have", a wise man once said to me.

— Lee Child


Lone women shouldn't stop in the middle of nowhere for giant unkempt strangers with duct tape on their faces.

— Lee Child

#men-and-women #humor

I don't care about the little guy. I just hate the big guy. I hate big smug people who think they can get away with things.

— Lee Child

#life-experience #experience

The first day of the rest of my life.

— Lee Child


were under the very erroneous impression that we had money. Of

— Lee Child


British crime stories tend to be very internal, psychological, claustrophobic, very limited in terms of geography.

— Lee Child

#claustrophobic #crime #geography #internal #limited

All of us write wish fulfillment.

— Lee Child

#us #wish #write

About Lee Child

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Grant has said that he chose the name Reacher for the central character in his novels because he is himself tall and in a supermarket (Asda in Kendal Cumbria when he was living in Kirkby Lonsdale) his wife Jane told him: "Hey if this writing thing doesn't pan out you could always be a reacher in a supermarket. Novels and awards

Other awards
2005 The Bob Kellogg Good Citizen Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Internet Writing Community
2013 Cartier Diamond Dagger lifetime achievement by the Crime Writers' Association

Short stories
"James Penney's New Identity" from Fresh Blood 3 (edited by Mike Ripley and Maxim Jakubowski) and from Thriller (US)
"The Snake Eater by the Numbers" from Like a Charm (edited by Karin Slaughter)
"Ten Keys" from The Cocaine Chronicles (edited by Jervey Tervalon and Gary Phillips)
"The Greatest Trick of All" from Greatest Hits (edited by Robert J Randisi)
"Guy Walks Into a Bar. R.

Jim Grant (born 29 October 1954) better known by his pen name Lee Child is a British thriller writer. Each of Child's novels follows the adventures of a former American military policeman Jack Reacher who wanders the United States.

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