Featured Author of the Month: Lee Child

September 08, 2020

Featured Author of the Month: Lee Child

Lee Child was born as James Dover Grant in October of 1954 in Coventry, Warwickshire, a metropolitan city in England. The British author is known for writing thriller novels and is best known for his Jack Reacher novel series. In 1974 at the age of 20, Grant studied law at the University of Sheffield, but he had no plan to become a lawyer. In 1975, Grant married his wife Jane, and they currently reside in New York with their daughter Ruth. 

The Jack Reacher series has become wildly popular, with 24 novels published in the series. The story has been adapted into successful action thriller films starring Tom Cruise as Reacher. The series is about a man who leaves the US army and roams the US taking odd jobs and investigating suspicious and frequently dangerous situations. 

In 2019, Lee Child received the Author of the Year award, a lifetime achievement, at the British Book Awards. He was appointed the Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to literature. 

A few of Lee Child’s bestsellers are Killing Floor, Die Trying, Without Fail, Persuader, The Enemy, One Shot, Bad Luck and Trouble, 61 Hours, A Wanted Man, and Personal. In this month’s “Thrill Seeker” category, we are sending out Lee Child’s The Midnight Line. This novel is the twenty-second book in the Jack Reacher series. The plot finds Reacher in the Midwest, finding himself in an investigation involving an illegal opioid trade. Reacher ends up facing the pharmaceutical companies that often turn a blind eye for-profit, and the people dependent on them. This thriller will keep your heart pumping. 

Whether you’re an avid fan of Mr. Lee Child or this is your first time hearing his name, if your selected genre is “Thrill Seeker,” you are in luck this month. For just $9.99 a month you can be subscribed to thrillers, or any other genre you find interesting with our BookCase.Club subscription service. We hope you love your novel by the hugely talented Lee Child. Visit our website to learn more about subscribing to BookCase.Club today!