This was a lame mash-up of Jack Reacher, whom I am well acquainted with, and Will Trent, of whom I had never heard. If I was new to both characters, this short story would certainly not induce me to want to read either of their adventures.
I’m sure this was a corporate idea to try to sell books to the other’s series, but if so, it failed in that respect. I would definitely recommend just skipping this story; it adds nothing to the Reacher timeline, and I’m guessing it adds nothing to the Trent timeline.
Based on the horrendous grammar, spelling, and run-on sentences, I wonder if this story went through any sort of editing process, or worse yet, was this even written by the attributed authors. The plot is very flimsy, with serious holes throughout. None of the characters are given any dimension and come across as flat and boring.
And the conclusion didn’t even manage to approach anti-climatic. I actually wondered if this was written by an AI and at a certain word count the story had to end.
Unless you are a diehard Reacher or Trent fan who absolutely MUST read everything, do yourself a favor and use your $3.99 to purchase something else.
Things That I Write About
But my number one goal, my mission in life, is to glorify God in everything that I do and all that I am. As 1 Corinthians 10:31 states, “So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” That’s it. That is my mission. God has assigned that mission to me (and to all followers of Jesus) and I have chosen to accept that mission.
But because I want to glorify God, and to honor Him with everything I do, I invite Him to search my heart, my thoughts, every single day. The things I’m anxious about, the times when anxiety or even depression seem to overwhelm me, I want God to see those thoughts so that He can handle them for me.
I have many new friends who probably have never seen this and/or don’t know why my birthday (yesterday, August 17) is always so bittersweet for me. It’s hard to believe it has been 48 years since that fateful morning. I can remember those details so clearly. It really doesn’t seem possible it was that long ago.
Psalms 119: 66-68 I believe in your commands, now teach me good judgment and knowledge. I used to wander off until you disciplined me; but now I closely follow your word. You are good and do only good; teach me your decrees. I was raised in the church. I was dedicated to the service of…