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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Published February 5th by Barry Eisler first published July 14th John Rain returns in the second book to continue the fight he started against Japanese political corruption. 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. How to read Lee Strauss series? Verglichen mit dem ersten Buch hat mir das zweite weniger gefallen. Simple enough, join Yard Rain in his voyage from assassin for hire to conscientious killer kill bad guys to wanting to get out of the business Still it’s a good book, but be aware, this novel is very much a sequel and anyone trying to read it without first reading A clean kill in Tokyo, is rani to find much of the story harx.


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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. This one is a bit slow to start and the glimmer of humanity shown by protagonist John Rain- an assassin in the first novel is now absent. So begins another really good read where Rain loses a friend, and ends up going head to head with a murderer.

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 This is book 2 of Eisler’s John Rain spy series.

So when an old nemesis from the Japanese eisle police force comes to him with a new job–eliminate Murakami, a killer even more fearsome than Rain himself–Rain knows he can’t All John Rain wants is to get out of the killing business.

Percy Jackson Books in Order: There is spy stuff, political intrigue, judo, mixed martial arts, hostess clubs, and blackmail. John wird misstrauisch und stellt Nachforschungen an.

In the story, John is tasked with eliminating a really bad and cruel criminal. And Rain’s cool description of this punishment only adds to my heebie-jeebies.


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. I highly recommend it.

It’s also a great look into the modern culture of Japan even if the geopolitical rsin is overwrought. The second John Rain book and the action keeps on rolling. He walks thru moves like a color commentator. Feb 05, Kenny Bellew rated it really liked it. The way Eisler does it, though, got to me.

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How to read Craig Johnson series? I can’t believe I enjoy reading a book about an assassin.

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rin 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 is an excellent choice. With all this its surprising just how compelling this book is. This article has multiple issues.

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