MatchUp

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Lee Child
Simon & Schuster, 2017 - FICTION - 445 pages
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"In this incredible follow-up to the New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller FaceOff, twenty-two of the world's most popular thriller writers come together for an unforgettable anthology. MatchUp takes the never-before-seen bestseller pairings of FaceOff and adds a delicious new twist: gender. Eleven of the world's best female thriller writers from Diana Gabaldon to Charlene Harris are paired with eleven of the world's best male thriller writers, including John Sandford, C.J. Box, and Nelson DeMille. The stories are edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child"--

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User Review  - jamespurcell - LibraryThing

A fine collection of good, with many excellent, short stories. A challenging premise: to pair proven authors, into female/male teams, to write a story that features their characters and maintain their ... Read full review

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User Review  - labdaddy4 - LibraryThing

An enjoyable read. It was interesting to be introduced to a few authors I was not familiar with - and their primary characters. The collection seemed rather light-hearted and at times even whimsical. No one author or story really stands out as being stronger than the rest - all were good. Read full review

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About the author (2017)

Lee Child is the pen name of Jim Grant, who was born in Coventry, England on October 29, 1954. He attended law school at Sheffield University, worked in the theater, and finally worked as a presentation director for Granada Television. After being laid off in 1995 because of corporate restructuring, he decided to write a book. The Killing Floor won the Anthony Award for Best First Novel and became the first book in the Jack Reacher series. In 2012, the first Jack Reacher film was released starring Tom Cruise.

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