Two Special Forces soldiers—the toughest of the tough—are taken down one at a time. Top military commanders are being rotated from place to place in a bizarre game of chess.
And somewhere in the vast, world-wide fortress of the U.S. Army, Jack Reacher—an investigator for the 110th Special Unit—is being set up as a fall guy with the worst enemies a man can ever have: elite Delta Force commandos.
But Reacher won’t quit. He embarks on a quest that leads from the ragged edges of a U.S. Army base to the winding streets of Paris to a confrontation with an enemy he did not know he had. And to a final meeting with his dying French-born mother, who divulges to her son one last, astounding secret.
Reacher is questioning everything he once believed…about his family, his career, and his loyalties…