Not A Drill

Not A Drill

A Jack Reacher Short Story

eBook - 2014
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Jack Reacher is on the road, hitching a ride with some earnest young Canadians who are planning a hike through some of the last unspoiled wilderness in North America in the dense forests of Maine. They part ways after sharing a hot meal, and Reacher checks out a quiet town surrounded by countryside serene enough to cool even his raging wanderlust. But not for long. First the trail is suddenly and inexplicably closed. Then the military police show up in force. Maybe it's a drill. Or maybe it's trouble--the kind of trouble that always finds Reacher, no matter how far he travels off the beaten path.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2014
ISBN: 9780804178839
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Jan 18, 2017

Not sure I understood what happened.

Sep 25, 2014

A short short adventure, read in 30 minutes from front to back, during a sightseeing hitch hiking excursion near the Canadian border:

One thing leads to another, and in Jack Reacher's case, one warm and aimless August day, a hitched ride in an empty lumber truck led to East Millinocket in Maine ...


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Sep 25, 2014

A guy said, "Maybe it's just a drill."
"What kind of drill?"
"Like a rehearsal. For a medical emergency, maybe, For the first responders."
But he was no kind of an expert tracker. Not out in the wilds. Not like the movies, where the guy squats down on his haunches and ponders a moment and says, They passed this way three hours ago, and the woman has a blister on her ankle.


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