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List Rules Every book in Lee Child's Jack Reacher series, including both novels and novellas. Vote up the most riveting.

Ask anyone about the hottest series books around, and you’ll hear the name "Jack Reacher." What might give fans of the series pause is picking just one favorite - after all, there are 21 books to date. This is a list of all Jack Reacher books, and you’ll pick the best with your votes.

The best Jack Reacher books combine tons of action with a solid mystery and a thrilling storyline. British author Lee Child has been penning the novels since the mid-'90s, and shows no signs of slowing down.

These books are meant to be quick page-turning thrillers. For those who have read every Jack Reacher book, the fandom is real. Jack Reacher as a character is the ultimate outcast hero, the guy who takes out the bad guys and lives to tell the tale.

Now, should that be the criteria for how the Jack Reacher books are ranked? By the number of bad dudes Jack disposes of along the way? By the sheer thrills offered in each chapter? It’s up to you, fans, to decide once and for all which of these Jack Reacher novels is the best ever written.

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Killing Floor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
Killing Floor Lee Child

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Persuader is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
Persuader Lee Child

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61 Hours is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
61 Hours Lee Child

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Bad Luck and Trouble is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst

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Worth Dying For is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
Worth Dying For Lee Child

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The Hard Way is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
The Hard Way Jerry Ahern, Lee Child

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Die Trying is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
Die Trying Lee Child

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The Affair is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
The Affair Lee Child

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Gone Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
Gone Tomorrow Lee Child

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One Shot is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
One Shot Lee Child

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The Enemy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst

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Without Fail is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
Without Fail Lee Child

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Personal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
Personal Lee Child

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Tripwire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
Tripwire Lee Child

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Never Go Back is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
Never Go Back Lee Child

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Night School is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
Night School Lee Child

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Echo Burning is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
Echo Burning Lee Child

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Running Blind is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
Running Blind Lee Child

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A Wanted Man is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
A Wanted Man Lee Child

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Nothing to Lose is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst
Nothing To Lose Lee Child