By Barry Eisler
John Rain sequence, booklet #2
Previously released as Hard Rain and Blood from Blood
All John Rain desires is to get out of the killing company. yet together with his discretion, his reliability, and his certain expertise for dying through "natural causes," nobody is prepared to enable him simply retire. So whilst an outdated nemesis from the japanese nationwide police strength involves him with a brand new job--eliminate Murakami, a killer much more fearsome than Rain himself--Rain understands he can't refuse.
Aided through 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 eventually into the center of a shadow conflict among the CIA and the yakuza. It's a struggle Rain can't win, but in addition one he can't have the funds 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... pleasing and suspenseful adequate to maintain you turning the pages as quickly as your eyes can follow."
--Chicago solar Times
Includes a be aware from the writer introducing the hot edition. This is publication #2 within the John Rain murderer sequence, even though each one access is written as a standalone and you'll learn them in any order you like.
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Extra info for A Lonely Resurrection (John Rain, Book 2)
The girl sniffed as if she’d been introduced to a lavatory attendant. ‘Tracey’s one of our rising stars,’ said Sophie. ’ ‘The football results, most likely,’ said the engineer as he lifted a cassette marked kwikslim from the bank of pigeon-holes which ran across one wall of the control room. With casual efficiency, he flipped it into the machine in front of him and pressed a switch. Another silly little tune played, followed by two housewives discussing the merits of a new miracle diet. ‘Okay, Harry,’ said Sophie.
A skinny girl who rejoiced in the name of Rosie Rollings began to murder ‘Memory’ in a thick Scouse accent. Rosie for remembrance, thought Harry, closing his eyes, remembering another Rosemary. The gorgeous Mrs Graham-Brown. The brief encounter in reception earlier that day had stayed in his mind; merely to recall it roused him, made him shiver with the need to see her again. He was a fool, he realised, to let his imagination roam. After all, he had scarcely spoken to her; moreover, she was unattainable, a married woman, about to leave Liverpool for Spain.
Even then, he could make a forecast of black ice on the M6 sound like a cause for self-congratulation. Since then he had kept in the public eye, persistent as a piece of grit. A ‘leisure industry entrepreneur’, he called himself, which meant in his time he’d run a nightclub and a ritzy restaurant on the Albert Dock, besides owning a recording studio and a half share in the Sergeant Pepper theme park out in Southport. Time and again envious journalists scoffed at Folley’s Follies; yet, like a termagant wife, he always managed to have the last word.
A Lonely Resurrection (John Rain, Book 2) by Barry Eisler