British author James D. Grant, or his pen name Lee Child, writes thriller novels and is well known for his series of Jack Reacher books. After his graduation from a law school in England, he joined Granada Television and wrote countless news stories and commercials for the television programming for 18 years. Facing unemployment due to corporate restructuring, he decided to start writing novels and made his writing debut in 1991.
His first novel, which began the Jack Reacher series, Killing Floor, won the Barry Award and Anthony Award for Best First Novel, among the many prestigious awards for mystery writers. He has written over 30 novels in the Jack Reacher series where two have been adapted for film, starring Tom Cruise and was released in 2012. Among his numerous solo books featuring Jack Reacher, which has sold over 60 million copies, he has also contributed to short story collections. Don’t miss out the paperbacks from Lee Child in your duty-free shopping in Singapore.