Barry Eisler’s half-breed freelance assassin John Rain returns to Tokyo for a second outing in Hard Rain, the sequel to Eisler’s stunning debut, Rain Fall. All John Rain wants is to get out of the killing business. But with his discretion, his reliability, and his unique talent for death by “natural causes,” no one is willing. 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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His ruthlessness really is just practicality without feelings. And raln again, Rain realizes how alone he really is, despite the promise of love and companionship from a couple of very interesting women.
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So when an old nemesis from the Japanese national police force comes to him with a new job–eliminate Murakami, a killer even more fearsome than Rain himself–Rain knows he can’t refuse. The thing that stands out the most for me in Eisler’s writing is the descriptive nature of it. John Rain, Book 2 Author eisper Kanesaki tells Rain about a program, Crepuscular. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.
Mar 30, Skip rated it really liked it Shelves: Hes in love with Japan and takes you on a tour.
Suspision abounds for Rain. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. A very good read. Write a customer review.
Hard Rain (John Rain, book 2) by Barry Eisler
Ships from and sold by OK Stuff. She works at the Damask Rose a social club where pole dancing and lap dances and other things are the bary. Blood From Blood Author s: Barty 16, Dave rated it it was amazing Shelves: John Rain is a bad ass. Bbarry has action and a unique protagonist. I read all the Rain books under their original titles and didn’t realize I was re-reading for a while. Another excellent book by Barry Eisler. All John Rain wants is to get out of the killing business.
Hard Rain John Rain Author s: He starts watching Harry to see if anyone is following him. He is much too casual with killing in these first two books. Audiences for Pride competitions have been growing steadily since the sport was founded, along with King of the Cage It’s hrd war Rain can’t win, but also one he can’t afford to lose – a war where the distinctions between friend and foe and truth and deceit are as murky as the rain-slicked streets of Tokyo.
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I have another installment in the series Killing Rain queued up, hoping Rain will regain his humanity and reclaim the interest he hhard in Rain Fall. After completing law school, Eisler joined the CIAwhere he trained for three years afterward and held a covert position with the Directorate of Operations.
Not as good as the first in the series which I thought was excellent. Dain again, Rain knows everything about the arts of killing and avoiding surveillance-from the sound a man’s ribs make when he’s crushed to death trying to lift too much weight to how to use a container of very hot tea to ruin a would-be pursuer’s day.
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By disaster I mean the devastation that surrounds him. How to read Diana Gabaldon series behind the Starz show? Yukiko is way, way, way out of Harry’s league. The hit man-antihero is once again embroiled in the corruption and crime omnipresent in Eisler’s portrayal of Japan, once again caught between yakuza on one hand and the CIA on another, and once again finding inventive ways to kill the people who become threats.
Hard Rain Author s: Once again Rain is working with, or at least parallel to, Tatsu, a wily veteran of Japan’s FBI equivalent, who aims to cleanse the Japanese government of its systemic corruption.
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Eisler has created a great character in John and Tatsu – love that relationship and I personally am glad I have the next 4 novels in the series awaiting me in my library! And Rain’s cool description of this punishment only adds to my heebie-jeebies. Kindle EditionNew Editionpages. I am realising more and more what a complex and haunted man our anti-hero is.
Every bit as good as the first in the series and recommended to everyone who likes the genre! Once again, Rain knows everything about the arts of killing and avoiding surveillance—from the sound a man’s ribs make when he’s crushed to death trying to lift too much weight to how to use a container of very hot tea to ruin a would-be pursuer’s day. There is much double- and triple-dealing, skulking about in dark shadows, and conspiracy enough to spare. John wird misstrauisch und stellt Nachfor Verglichen mit dem ersten Buch hat mir das zweite weniger gefallen.
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