Published February 5th by Barry Eisler (first published July 14th ) .. I read this one under the name “Hard Rain” and it is #2 of the John Rain series. Rain #2. Previously published as Hard Rain (US) and Blood From Blood (UK). ” a superlative job entertaining and suspenseful enough to keep you turning. Summary and reviews of Hard Rain by Barry Eisler, plus links to a book excerpt from Hard Rain and author biography of Barry Eisler.

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How to read Val McDermid series? Thanks for telling us about the problem. The idea behind the so-called The publisher backed at least 5 John Rain books for hadr, and this one has a high enough Goodreads rating that I feel like I missed something. Yet the part of the book I like best is the journey through the cities and the techniques to escape detection.

Personal experience gives his page-turners a sense of reality that never ceases to mesmerize me. Eisler’s bestselling thrillers have won the Barry Award and the Gumshoe Award for Best Thriller of the Year, have been included in numerous ” Barry Eisler spent three years in a covert position with the CIA’s Directorate of Operations, then worked as a technology lawyer and startup executive in Silicon Valley and Japan, earning his black belt at the Kodokan International Judo Center along the way.

The writing is overall more intense. Gain 15, Zoe and the Edge rated it it was amazing Shelves: Another good one in the John Rain series, although I’ve been reading them out-of-order. I can’t believe I enjoy reading a book about an assassin.

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He’s not uber-cool all the time. Along the way, people in his life are affected by his work in a way that causes John a lot of internal struggle, so we watch John long for a normal life, normal love, normal day, but it’s not so easy for John. Eisler acknowledges the help of experts in many areas, but it’s his own impressive literary skills that make his John Rain such a fascinating, touching and wholly believable character. Please try again later. This is frustrating for th 2 of the Rain series- I am definitely on the fence on this one.


Plus, sleeping around with girls in their 20’s and 30’s and they just love him? He is a realist and a killer, yet has not lost his humanity or a deepset sense of justice. Retrieved 12 April I would hate to have Mr.

Rain murders a CIA agent in full view of another agent simply because they were following him. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Sometimes there use of Japanese words nard customs gets a little thick, but it mostly comes across as new and interesting. He’s an iron freak named Ishihara who worked out every day at a gym he owned.

Probably, I’ll wait awhile before stomaching book the third. I just cant turn away. Hes a bit of a paranoid. Kindle EditionNew Editionpages. He bwrry at times very American and yet he’s so Japanese.

I think that is one of the things I enjoy the most, the attention to the details and the descriptive writing. He is the author of two thriller series, the first featuring anti-hero John Raina half- Japanesehalf-American former eisled turned freelance assassin, and a second hafd black ops soldier Ben Treven.

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He makes a few uneasy alliances and encounters the Japanese mob and the CIA along the way.

A Lonely Resurrection

If you enjoyed the series opener, you’ll probably like this one, perhaps not as much, though. John Rain returns bxrry the second book to continue the fight he started against Japanese political corruption. This is the good stuff. Die Auseinandersetzung mit Murakami einiges kosten. Baryr Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Crossroads Choices John Rain is at a crossroads. Learn how your comment data is processed. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The scriptwriter is yet to be decided upon.

It has action and a unique protagonist. His assessment of danger and opponents is logical and focused from a lifetime of experience.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Trivia About A Lonely Resurrec Audiences for Pride competitions have been growing steadily since the sport eiisler founded, along with King of the Cage If not, I still believe these stories are multi-layered enough to fulfil most tastes. Rain FallEisler’s first book about Japanese-American Vietnam vet John Rain, a hired assassin for government agencies in Tokyo and Washington, worked so well that the author wisely decided to keep all the elements intact in this captivating follow-up.

This was the book through which I raun this great thriller series years ago, so I really enjoyed reading it again. But Tokyo is brought baarry and a few more layers are peeled off the John Rain onion.