By Barry Eisler
John Rain sequence, ebook #2
Previously released as Hard Rain and Blood from Blood
All John Rain wishes is to get out of the killing company. yet together with his discretion, his reliability, and his detailed expertise for loss of life via "natural causes," not anyone is prepared to allow him simply retire. So while an previous nemesis from the japanese nationwide police strength involves him with a brand new job--eliminate Murakami, a killer much more fearsome than Rain himself--Rain is familiar with he can't refuse.
Aided by way of an achingly fascinating part Brazilian, part jap unique dancer he understands he shouldn't belief, Rain pursues his quarry via underground no-holds-barred struggle golf equipment, mobbed-up hostess bars, and at last into the guts of a shadow battle among the CIA and the yakuza. It's a battle Rain can't win, but additionally one he can't find the money for to lose--a battle the place the differences among pal and foe and fact and deceit are as murky because the rain-slicked streets of Tokyo.
"... a superlative job... interesting and suspenseful sufficient to maintain you turning the pages as speedy as your eyes can follow."
--Chicago sunlight Times
Includes a observe from the writer introducing the hot edition. This is publication #2 within the John Rain murderer sequence, although each one access is written as a standalone and you'll learn them in any order you like.
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Additional resources for A Lonely Resurrection (John Rain, Book 2)
Johnny. At the state hospital, the boy had called him Johnny. Having read about Alton Blackwood, the kid knew John had slain the killer. Here seemed to be proof that Billy patterned his killing spree after Blackwood’s murder of the Valdane family twenty years earlier. When John retrieved the second document, CALVINO2, he discovered five photographs, the first of himself. It was part of a newspaper article about a citation for valor that he and his sometime partner, Lionel Timmins, had received more than two years earlier.
As John stood in the dusky foyer, the house felt larger than described. The hollow silence had a quality of vastness, as of caverns coiling countless miles through deep strata of stone. Eight-pane sidelights flanked the front door, but the mummified sun, enwrapped by sodden clouds, would soon be setting. He waited for his eyes to adjust to the gloom. He intended to turn on as few lights as possible. Sometimes the visible aftermath of violence so disturbed him that he couldn’t properly work the scene.
You haven’t said why. The why is easy. Then why? Ruin. John switched off the lights in Celine’s room and left the door ajar as he had found it. In the hallway, he stood listening to the house. No floorboards protested, no hinges creaked. No shadow moved. He went to Billy’s room. 8 THE CASE DETECTIVES—TANNER AND SHARP—HAD SEARCHED Billy’s room, leaving a bit less disorder than a burglar would have caused. A few drawers in the highboy were half open. Tanner or Sharp had rummaged through the clothes therein, leaving them in disarray.
A Lonely Resurrection (John Rain, Book 2) by Barry Eisler