Quick Fixes - tales of Repairman Jack (Repairman Jack stories)
"One of the all-time great characters in one of the all-time great series." — Lee Child
“Repairman Jack is one of my favorite characters—I’m full of happy anticipation every time I hold a new RJ novel in my hands.” — Charlaine Harris, creator of True Blood ...more
A big fan of the series? These are essential reading then.
The Last Rakoshi- Pretty much a sequel to The Tomb. This short story was incorporated into book #4 of the Repairman Jack series, All The Rage.
Home Repairs- Jack is hired to fix a domestic violence situation, but the customer gets more than he bargained for. This short story was incorporated into book #3 of the Repairman Jack series, Conspiracies
The Long Way Home- Jack’s worst fear comes true when he gets involved in a robbe ...more
A Day In The Life - New to me and quite good.
The Last Rakoshi - Read in "All the Rage;" it's ok, but no real fixes.
Home Repairs - Read in "Conspiracies," and enjoyed it.
The Long Way Home - New to me. I enjoyed it, even though it also is not really about a "fix." Jack's wor ...more
This volume consists of nine repairman Jack stories. One of the stories features a supernatural demon/monster. The others feature human villains, some of whom make the monster look good. The urban mercenary Jack, with no military, law enforcement or any other kind of special training is a little hard to believe. However, the story Piney Power, drops a broad hint that there may be something very special about Jack which has helped him become so success ...more
This book collects all the short fiction concerning "Repairman Jack" one of the first urban heroes. Jack lives in a world that is both magical and mundane. He fights enemies both natural and supernatural. He also fights his own nature. Jack is driven and prone to fits of murderous rage. Most of the time this rage is aimed at the murderers, extortionists and other monsters he chases. Sometimes he fights this anger in the midst of everyday situations. One thing that Jack does excel in however is a...more
Plus, rather pathetically, it filled in that 'no more Repairman Jack' gaping hole, just for a little while.
Jack is the best, and now a chance to read some stories I missed priceless. If your a fan then this is a must read! If you have never heard of or read Repairman Jack this is a great intro before getting his first book and starting the series. A must read.......