Hard Rain (John Rain thriller, book 2)
By Barry Eisler
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- Started reading:
- 2009-07-07 12:24:09
- Finished reading:
- 2009-07-08 19:58:28
What initially intrigued me about this series was the protagonist, John Rain, an assassin who specializes in killing people in ways that look accidental. This specialty and other idiosyncracies (like a love of Jazz), place him in the company of other characters like Nicolai Hell in Trevanian’s Shibumi and Quiller in Adam Hall’s eponymous series that starts with The Quiller Memorandum. In this, the second book, Rain is back in Japan and trying to retire. But it’s never that easy and one last favor puts him in the middle of a conspiracy involving the CIA and the Yakuza.