John Rain kills people. For a living. His specialty: making it seem like death by natural causes. But he won't kill just anyone. The target must be a principal player. And never a woman. Half American, half Japanese-but out of place in both worlds-Rain is filled with opportunities. John... show more
John Rain kills people. For a living. His specialty: making it seem like death by natural causes. But he won't kill just anyone. The target must be a principal player. And never a woman. Half American, half Japanese-but out of place in both worlds-Rain is filled with opportunities. John Rain may not be a good man, but he's good at what he does... Until he falls for the beautiful daughter of his last kill.
Publish date: July 1st 2003
Pages no: 376
Edition language: English
, Spy Thriller
, Mystery Thriller
Series: John Rain (#1)
Barry Eisler recently reacquired the rights to his John Rain novels, gave them new titles and new covers and personally narrated new audiobook versions.I was intrigued and decided to try the first book "A Clean Kill In Tokyo" which was published in 2002 as "Rain Fall".It was a fun read all the way t...
My first Barry Eisler book and it won't be my last. I began A Clean Kill in Tokyo on audio and finished it on my Kindle. Mr Eisler couldn't talk fast enough!What I liked: While the John Rain character could be any of a number of similar characters, Mr. Eisler makes him more interesting with his h...
Crime procedural, with the emphasis on the procedural. We learn many ways to take the subway in Tokyo, along with a lot of other detail. The story did not engage me, but the first-person narration was interesting and unusual. I mostly liked how the details recalled to me my own time in Tokyo and Jap...
This book blew me away.I’m not fond of assassins as main characters so normally I wouldn’t have picked up this book. But it was on sale at Audible and I liked the narrator so I decided to give it a try. And oh boy, I’m so glad I did.The story starts a bit slowly but then it gets tremendously excitin...
(Audible download) According to the author's website, Eisler has a black belt (it shows in the books, Rain's fights are described in loving detail by judo and karate movement name), worked for the CIA (and must not like most of them, for , in this first of the series at least, the CIA does not come ...
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