Highflying army career women Sergeant Amy Callan and Lieutenant Caroline Cook are both victims of sexual harassment by their superiors. And now they're both dead. Jack Reacher, former US military cop, is a smart guy, a loner and a drifter. He knew both the victims. For FBI Agent-in-Charge Nelson Blake he's the perfect match. He's sure only Reacher has the answers to their burning questions: how did these women die? And why?