'Margrave is a no-account little town in the Georgia Sunbelt. The busiest it ever gets is at the end of the schoolday. But there's something strange about Margrave; it's completely perfect. So perfect, it's frightening. .. When drifter and ex-military policeman Jack Reacher hits town, he plans to be gone by Monday. But before then Margrave has its first recorded homicide in thirty years. As the only stranger in town the murder is pinned on Reacher. And so begins his nightmare ...' -- back cover.