By Barry Eisler
John Rain sequence, publication #2
Previously released as Hard Rain and Blood from Blood
All John Rain wishes is to get out of the killing enterprise. yet along with his discretion, his reliability, and his specific expertise for dying via "natural causes," nobody is keen to enable him simply retire. So while an outdated nemesis from the japanese nationwide police strength involves him with a brand new job--eliminate Murakami, a killer much more fearsome than Rain himself--Rain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 aware he can't refuse.
Aided by means of an achingly fascinating part Brazilian, part eastern unique dancer he is familiar with he shouldn't belief, Rain pursues his quarry via underground no-holds-barred struggle golf equipment, mobbed-up hostess bars, and eventually into the guts of a shadow struggle among the CIA and the yakuza. It's a struggle Rain can't win, but in addition one he can't find the money for to lose--a struggle the place the differences among good friend 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 recent edition. This is publication #2 within the John Rain murderer sequence, notwithstanding every one access is written as a standalone and you'll learn them in any order you like.
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The train set off, hit up a fast clip. People piled in and out at intermediate stations. 56 Pigface contemptuously ignored Mowry, watched the passing landscape with lordly disdain, ﬁnally fell asleep and let his mouth hang open. He was twice as hoglike in his slumbers, and would have attained nearperfection with a lemon in his mouth. Thirty miles from Radine, the door from the coach ahead slammed open and a civilian policeman entered. He was accompanied by two burly, hard-faced characters in plain clothes.
No reporter, no editor would pass it up if he could help it; therefore the papers had passed it up because they could not help it. Somebody high in authority had clamped down upon them with the heavy hand of censorship. Somebody with considerable power had been driven into making a weak countermove. That was a start, anyway. Mowry’s ﬁrst waspish buzzings had forced authority to interfere with the press. What’s more, the countermove was feeble and ineffective, serving only as a stopgap while ofﬁcials beat their brains for more decisive measures.
That received the same treatment, the cop looking it over as if doing a routine chore, the other two surveying it more critically and with unconcealed suspicion. ’ It passed the triple scrutiny, was given back along with the ticket and identity card. The recipient’s face showed vast relief. The cop picked on the next passenger. ’ Mowry, seated two-thirds of the way along the coach, observed this performance with much curiosity and a little apprehension. His 57 feelings boosted to alarm when they reached the seventh passenger.