By Lee Child
[b]Jack Reacher sequence, publication #12[b]
Two lonely cities in Colorado: wish and depression. among them, twelve miles of empty highway. Jack Reacher by no means turns again. It's now not in his nature. All he desires is a cup of espresso. What he will get is gigantic difficulty. So in Lee Child’s electrifying new novel, Reacher—a guy with out worry, no illusions, and not anything to lose—goes to conflict opposed to a city that not just desires him long past, it wishes him lifeless.
It wasn’t the welcome Reacher anticipated. He used to be simply passing via, minding his personal enterprise. yet inside of mins of his arrival a deputy is within the medical institution and Reacher is again in desire, developing a base of operations opposed to depression, the place an enormous, seething walled-off commercial website does whatever not anyone is meant to determine . . . the place a small aircraft takes to the air each evening and returns seven hours later . . . the place a garrison of well-trained and well-armed army cops—the form of infantrymen Reacher as soon as commanded—waits and watches . . . the place specially younger males have disappeared and anxious younger women wait and wish for his or her return.
Joining forces with a gorgeous cop who runs desire with a funky hand, Reacher is going up opposed to Despair—against the deputies who attempt to holiday him and the wealthy guy who attempts to scare him—and starts off to crack open the secrets and techniques, starts off to reveal the terrifying connection to struggle that’s killing american citizens by way of the thousand.
Now, among a city and the guy who owns it, among Reacher and his moral sense, whatever has to offer. And Reacher by no means supplies an inch.
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10 A further complication in this regard arises because some crimes become known to the police only if a victim complains, while other offences become known by direct observation on the part of the police. Cases of drunken driving, for example, usually get into police records only if observed by a policeman, while cases of burglary usually become known to the police as a result of a report by the victim. The ratio of offences committed to offences known probably is greater for those offences that get into police records only when observed by the police than for those which get into the reports as a result of complaints by victims.
63--65. 36 INTRODUCTION TO THE THEORY and sometimes as "forgery," making it impossible to get a close estimate of the amount of variation in time of anyone of these offences. 12 Fifth, when comparisons are made, the mere number of crimes known to the police is not sufficient. What is needed is statements of rates-the number of crimes in proportion to the number of population or in proportion to some other base. But determination of this base is sometimes almost as difficult as determination of the crime ratio itself.