This 2010 novel by Lee Child is set in South Dakota. Reacher may be in the right place to safe a witness.
Coventry born writer Lee Child once again proves that he is an expert in producing a thrilling tale in the continuing adventures of Jack Reacher. Reacher is a former Military Police officer that never seems to be too far away from trouble.
The tale begins with a lawyer that goes to visit a client in a relatively new federal prison. Driving back from the interview he skids on an icey bridge, which in turn leads to a bus driver losing control of a tourist bus headed for Mount Rushmore.
The mearest town to the accident is Bolton, once the local Police find out who Reacher is then they believe he could help them. They need to protect a local elderly woman who witnessed a murder and whose testonomy could crack a major drug ring.
The Police are certain that a cartel leader in Mexico dubbed Plato has ordered the death of the witness. There are enough officers to protect as long as there is not a riot at the prison when they will have to go. Reacher accepts the task of protecting the witness yet soon suspects that the killer cannot be stopped.
A thrilling story all the way through to it's climax, exactly what Child is famed for providing throughout the series..
The suicide by fame Godman has brought to light that Indians including the political leadership are greatly influenced by such charlatans and cannot lead India away from obscurantism and blind belief.
We live in a time when there are many lies circulating, a number of which that can be very devastating. And there is one lie in particular that spiritually cripples a person and makes sure they remain destined for hell.
Should we continue to look at violent religious fanaticism as a social phenomenon, or whether we should treat it as a contagious mass psychiatric disease that needs to controlled, prevented and treated. Should we be revengeful towards those unfortunate souls affected with it, or whether we should look at them with understanding and sympathy and help them overcome their ailments! .