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Search Terms

You can search our site by adding one or more words to one or more of the search boxes below.

Each box searches a different field and the 'Search All' box searches them all.

If you enter multiple words in in any search box then one of those words MUST be in that field for the product to be returned but all of them don’t have to be present.

The results will be ordered by products with more of the specified words first (if in “Relevance” order) then any products that have less of your specified words.

For example if you search for “Red Dog” in the title field and “James Ben” in the Author field then ether “Red” or “Dog” must be present in the title AND ether “James” or “Ben” must be present in the Author field for a product to be shown in the results. If both “Red” and “Dog” is present in the Title as well as “James” and “Ben” in the Author then that product will appear first in the results followed by any products with fewer of the optional words.

Wildcard Searches

We support single and multiple character wildcard searches within single words.

To perform a single character wildcard search use the ""?"" symbol.

To perform a multiple character wildcard search use the ""*"" symbol.

The single character wildcard search looks for terms that match that with the single character replaced. For example, to search for ""text"" or ""test"" you can use the search:

te?t

Multiple character wildcard searches looks for 0 or more characters. For example, to search for test, tests or tester, you can use the search:

test*

You can also use the wildcard searches in the middle of a term:

te*t

Warning: You should avoid using wildcard searches as the first character of a word as it will dramatically slow down searches:

?est

*st

Boolean Operators

Boolean operators allow terms to be combined through logic operators. We support AND, ""+"", OR, NOT and ""-"" as Boolean operators(Note: Boolean operators must be ALL CAPS).

The OR operator is the default conjunction operator. This means that if there is no Boolean operator between two terms, the OR operator is used. The OR operator links two terms and finds a matching document if either of the terms exist in a document. This is equivalent to a union using sets. The symbol || can be used in place of the word OR.

To search for documents that contain either ""another book"" or just ""another"" use the query:

""another book"" another

or

""another book"" OR another

AND

The AND operator matches documents where both terms exist anywhere in the text of a single document. This is equivalent to an intersection using sets. The symbol && can be used in place of the word AND.

To search for documents that contain ""another book"" and ""Some Book"" use the query:

""another book"" AND ""Some Book""

+

The ""+"" or required operator requires that the term after the ""+"" symbol exist somewhere in a the field of a single document.

To search for documents that must contain ""another"" and may contain ""search"" use the query:

+another search

NOT

The NOT operator excludes documents that contain the term after NOT. This is equivalent to a difference using sets. The symbol ! can be used in place of the word NOT.

To search for documents that contain ""another book"" but not ""Some Book"" use the query:

""another book"" NOT ""Some Book""

-

The ""-"" or prohibit operator excludes documents that contain the term after the ""-"" symbol.

To search for documents that contain ""another book"" but not ""Some Book"" use the query:

""another book"" -""Some Book""

Fuzzy Searches

We support fuzzy searches based on the Levenshtein Distance, or Edit Distance algorithm. To do a fuzzy search use the tilde, ""~"", symbol at the end of a Single word Term. For example to search for a term similar in spelling to ""roam"" use the fuzzy search:

roam~

This search will find terms like foam and roams.

An additional (optional) parameter can specify the required similarity. The value is between 0 and 1, with a value closer to 1 only terms with a higher similarity will be matched. For example:

roam~0.8

The default that is used if the parameter is not given is 0.5.

Grouping

We support using parentheses to group clauses to form sub queries. This can be very useful if you want to control the boolean logic for a query.

To search for either ""another"" or ""book"" and ""website"" use the query:

(another OR book) AND website

This eliminates any confusion and makes sure you that website must exist and either term another or book may exist.

Escaping Special Characters

We support escaping special characters that are part of the query syntax. The current list special characters are:

+ - && || ! ( ) { } [ ] ^ "" ~ * ? : \

To escape these character use the \ before the character. For example to search for (1+1):2 use the query:

\(1\+1\)\:2

Boosting a Term

We provide the relevance level of matching documents based on the terms found. To boost a term use the caret, ""^"", symbol with a boost factor (a number) at the end of the term you are searching. The higher the boost factor, the more relevant the term will be.

Boosting allows you to control the relevance of a document by boosting its term. For example, if you are searching for

another book

and you want the term ""another"" to be more relevant boost it using the ^ symbol along with the boost factor next to the term. You would type:

another^4 book

This will make documents with the term another appear more relevant. You can also boost Phrase Terms as in the example:

""another book""^4 ""Some Book""

By default, the boost factor is 1. Although the boost factor must be positive, it can be less than 1 (e.g. 0.2)

Proximity Searches

We support finding words are a within a specific distance away. To do a proximity search use the tilde, ""~"", symbol at the end of a Phrase. For example to search for a ""book"" and ""another"" within 10 words of each other in a document use the search:

""another book""~10
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Tripwire

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ISBN/EAN: 9780857500069

"Lee Child continues his meteoric rise and mastery of suspense with Tripwire. (Michael Connelly)For Jack Reacher being invisible has become a habit. Then Reacher finds the guy beaten to death with his fingertips sliced off.Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, Tripwire is 3rd in the series.
Pub. Date: January 6 2011
Author: Child, Lee
Format: Paperback
Availability: 1 – 9 copies in stock
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Price: €9.63

Persuader

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ISBN/EAN: 9780857500106

(Daily Mail)Never forgive, never forget. But he has a burning desire to right wrongs - and rewrite his own agonizing past.When Reacher witnesses a brutal kidnap attempt, he takes the law into his own hands. Has Reacher lost his sense of right and wrong?Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, Persuader is seventh in the series.
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Pub. Date: January 6 2011
Author: Child, Lee
Format: Paperback
Availability: 10 – 99 copies in stock
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Nothing To Lose

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ISBN/EAN: 9780553824414

"A high-testosterone adventure with a thoughtful nod to what is going on in Iraq. All Jack Reacher wants is a cup of coffee.What he gets are four redneck deputies, a vagrancy charge and a trip back to the line.Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, Nothing To Lose is 12th in the series.
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Pub. Date: April 9 2009
Author: Child, Lee
Format: Paperback
Availability: Delivery usually within 5-10 working days
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Gone Tomorrow

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ISBN/EAN: 9780553824698

.You'll be left with a thumping heart and a racing pulse but, be warned, Chapter 63 will give you nightmares."Jack Reacher studies his fellow passengers.Four are OK.The fifth isn't.Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, Gone Tomorrow is 13th in the series.
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Pub. Date: February 18 2010
Author: Child, Lee
Format: Paperback
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Worth Dying For

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ISBN/EAN: 9780553825480

'If anyone can put down Worth Dying For after the first few pages, then they shouldn't really be reading thrillers at all' - IndependentThere's deadly trouble in the wilds of Nebraska...and Reacher walks right into it.Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, Worth Dying For follows on directly from the end of 61 Hours
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Pub. Date: August 4 2011
Author: Child, Lee
Format: Paperback
Availability: Delivery usually within 5-10 working days
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Wanted Man

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ISBN/EAN: 9780553825527

It's said that a Jack Reacher novel is bought every four seconds somewhere in the world. (Daily Express)When you're as big and rough as Jack Reacher - and you have a badly set, freshly busted nose - it isn't easy to hitch a ride. At last, he's picked up by three strangers - two men and a woman.
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Pub. Date: May 23 2013
Author: Child, Lee
Format: Paperback
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61 Hours

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ISBN/EAN: 9780553825565

GET READY FOR THE MOST EXCITING COUNT-DOWN OF YOUR LIFEHOUR SIXTY-ONE Icy winter in South Dakota. On the back seat: Jack Reacher, hitching a ride to nowhere.HOUR ZEROHas Reacher finally met his match?NOW READ THE SEQUEL: Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, the ending of 61 Hours is directly followed by Worth Dying For.
Pub. Date: September 2 2010
Author: Child, Lee
Format: Paperback
Availability: Delivery usually within 5-10 working days
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Killing Floor

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ISBN/EAN: 9780553826166

"This was the first Jack Reacher novel and with its lean, spare prose it has one of the most intriguing heroes of our times and displays a gift for explosive drama." It presents Reacher for the first time, as the tough ex-military cop of no fixed abode: a righter of wrongs, the perfect action hero.
Pub. Date: August 5 2010
Author: Child, Lee
Format: Paperback
Availability: 10 – 99 copies in stock
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Wanted Man, A

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ISBN/EAN: 9780593065730
Pub. Date: August 1 2012
Author: Child, Lee
Format: Hardback
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Die Trying

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ISBN/EAN: 9780857500052
Pub. Date: December 9 2010
Author: Child, Lee
Format: Paperback
Availability: 10 – 99 copies in stock
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Price: €10.83