( Married Into The Wrong Family )
Jack Reacher breaks a bully’s nose and finger after being repeatedly provoked in a Texas saloon,so when the bully turns out to be a local sheriff and shows up with three of his colleagues the following day to arrest him,Reacher decides it’s time to move on.
He chooses hitchhiking through the heat of West Texas and getting desperate for a ride. The last thing he’s worried about is exactly who picks him up. She’s called Carmen. She’s a good-looking young woman, she has a beautiful little girl and she has married into the wrong family. Worse,her monster of a husband is soon due out of prison. So she needs protection,and she needs it now.
Reacher goes home with her to the lonely ranch where nothing is as it seems,and where evil swirls around them like dust in a storm.