This a short story, not a novelette, just a short story. It is very short and nearly Reacherless.
Reacher wants to get to the end of I95 for the same reason he goes anywhere, just to do it. He meets up with some back packers and ends up in
. (I googled that to see if there really is
such a place and there is!) Allagash, Maine
Something suspicious is going on Naismith which is the southern entrance to a wilderness trail in the book. Reacher's new friends are not what they seem and Reacher's physicality is not tested in any way in this book. Not one incident of head butting, which was disappointing.
The book ties very loosely to interrogation of terrorists and government black operations, loosely. The story was not fleshed out and had a very unfinished feel.
First Reacher related story I have found myself feeling decidedly lukewarm.
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