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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Once again, the nightscape of Tokyo is painted in beautifully dark tones, scored to the live jazz of the clubs where Rain drinks from a menu of expensive single malt whiskeys. Keanu Reeves will portray the iconic character as well as serve as the executive producer alongside Eisler, Chad Stahelskiand David Leitch.
Walt Longmire Books in Order: Along with Harlan Coben and Lee Childs, and very few others. He kills without mercy, tortures, manipulates or threatens people and you can hardly wait to turn the page and see what he will do next. Sometimes there use of Japanese words and customs gets a little thick, but it mostly comes across as new and interesting.
John Rain returns in the second book to continue the fight he started against Japanese political corruption. This guy is also a dog fighter and a murderer. Sep 28, Leon Mare rated it it was amazing. Lists with This Book. His assessment of danger and opponents is logical and focused from a lifetime of experience.
Pendergast Books in Order: I just cant turn away. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Finding out is part of the many pleasures in this book.
How to read Barry Eisler series? While one could read this as a standalone, I would recommend reading the first in the series, Rain Fallfor a better grounding in the back story of some of the characters. But John Rain is the star and the reason to read. All John Rain wants is to get out of the killing business.
I think I will continue to read this series to the end a I like this series. There is spy stuff, political intrigue, judo, mixed bary arts, hostess clubs, and blackmail. How to read Sarah J. I read this one under the name “Hard Rain” and it is 2 of the John Rain series.
The enemy is ruthless. Rain started going to the gym and one thing leads to another and he “gets” his man. How to read P. If not, I still believe these stories are multi-layered enough to fulfil most rai. Requiem for an Assassin John Rain, No.
I know as well as I know anything the dead are simply dead. The CIA is also involved, running its own Iran Contra type of operation even setting up one of its own to take an Oliver North kind of fall. I have another installment in the series Killing Rain queued up, hoping Rain will regain his humanity and reclaim the interest he held in Rain Fall.
Jul 01, adri patamoma rated it it was amazing. This page was eislfr edited on 26 Novemberat Despite its shortcomings, this is the kind of read you fly through, then start looking around to the next one in the series.
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Puget Sound Business Journal. Second book that I have read in this series and this novel did not let me down after a great first novel. Personal experience gives his page-turners a sense of reality that never ceases to mesmerize me. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
If you’ve a yen for a thriller that mixes suspense, intrigue, and action with a Japanese flavor and a hardboiled American attitude, Eisler’s Hard Rain narry an excellent choice.
bargy Eisler graduated from Cornell Law School in Get to Know Us. Dec 22, Eliot Peper rated it it was amazing. I enjoyed the story and I like the main character, I just thought there were parts of the plot that were a bit far fetched. He tailed Harry to find Rain.
John Rain is a fictional character created by Barry Eisler.