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Rain, John (Fictitious character)

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Works: 42 works in 150 publications in 2 languages and 13,154 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Drama 
Classifications: PS3605.I85, 813.6
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Publications about John (Fictitious character) Rain
Most widely held works about John (Fictitious character) Rain
    Requiem for an assassin by Barry Eisler( Book )
    16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2,369 libraries worldwide
    Blackmailed by a rogue CIA operative to carry out three assassinations or see his best friend murdered, reluctant killer-for-hire John Rain struggles with moral dilemmas as well as his growing certainty that the operative is hiding a more sinister agenda
    The last assassin by Barry Eisler( Book )
    17 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,674 libraries worldwide
    Hoping to reconcile with the mother of his child, reluctant contract killer John Rain inadvertently places them in the path of dangerous enemies and is forced to recruit the help of his nemesis from the Japanese FBI and an ex-Marine sniper
    Rain fall by Barry Eisler( Book )
    6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,330 libraries worldwide
    A Japanese American assassin who specializes in "natural causes" killings finds his carefully ordered world coming under siege in the wake of a government official's murder, with which he has been falsely connected
    Rain storm by Barry Eisler( Book )
    11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,312 libraries worldwide
    Accepting an assignment from the CIA to take out an arms dealer who is supplying criminal groups in southeast Asia, assassin-for-hire John Rain finds the job compromised by a rival assassin and the fear that he is being set up
    Killing rain by Barry Eisler( Book )
    5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,305 libraries worldwide
    Hired by the Mossad to perform a series of strategic assassinations in Asia, John Rain, accompanied by ex-marine sniper Dox, inadvertently botches the assignment and finds himself seeking assistance from alluring Israeli agent Delilah
    Hard rain by Barry Eisler( Book )
    8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,248 libraries worldwide
    Trying to end his career as a hired assassin, Japanese American John Rain goes underground, only to be approached by Japanese FBI agent Tatsu to eliminate a sociopathic killer who could tip the balance of power in Japan toward the mafia
    The detachment by Barry Eisler( Book )
    2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
    John Rain is back. And the assassin is up against his most formidable enemy yet: the nexus of political, military, media, and corporate factions known only as the Oligarchy
    Requiem for an assassin by Barry Eisler( Sound Recording )
    9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 541 libraries worldwide
    When John Rain decides to quit the assassination business, rouge CIA operative Jim Hilger kidnaps his friend and partner forcing him into one last assignment
    Killing rain by Barry Eisler( Sound Recording )
    10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
    John Rain, a Japanese-American assassin, is hoping to atone for all of the lives he has taken. His new assignment is with the Mossad, but something goes wrong and what began as a simple assignment turns into a massacre. Now John is running from both the Mossad and the CIA
    One last kill by Barry Eisler( Book )
    11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
    Rain has a new employer, Israeli intelligence organization the Mossad, which wants him to fix a problem in Manila. But when Rain's conscience causes him to botch an assignment, he finds out that the Mossad's next assignment is himself. And is Delilah, the alluring Israeli agent, who reappears in his life, there to help him or to finish him off?
    The last assassin by Barry Eisler( Sound Recording )
    7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
    When John Rain, the Japanese/American "contract killer with a conscience", learns that his former lover, Midori, has been raising their child in New York, he senses a chance for reconciliation, perhaps even for redemption
    Fault line : a novel by Barry Eisler( Book )
    1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
    In Silicon Valley, the eccentric inventor of a new encryption application is murdered in an apparent carjacking. In Istanbul, a cynical undercover operative receives a frantic call from his estranged younger brother. When Alex Treven, a patent lawyer who has been working for the inventor, is attacked in his apartment, he is convinced he is the target of a conspiracy, and his brother, Ben, is his only hope. Setting aside their differences, Alex and Ben come together to find out who is behind the attacks. They soon learn that forces in America and abroad are involved in a high-stakes struggle to take hold of the technology, and now both of their lives are in danger
    The detachment by Barry Eisler( Sound Recording )
    5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
    John Rain is back, and up against the nexus of political, military, media, and corporate factions known only as the Oligarchy. But the opposition on this job is going to be too much for even Rain to pull it off alone. He'll need a detachment of other deniable irregulars. His partner, the former Marine sniper, Dox. Ben Treven, a covert operator with ambivalent motives and conflicted loyalties. And Larison, a man with a hair trigger and a secret he'll kill to protect
    Choke point by Barry Eisler( Book )
    6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
    Thriller. Lejemorderen John Rain har trukket sig tilbage til Brasilien, men får snart nye opgaver
    Fault line [a novel] by Barry Eisler( Sound Recording )
    3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
    In Silicon Valley, the eccentric inventor of a new encryption application is murdered in an apparent carjacking. In Istanbul, a cynical undercover operative receives a frantic call from his estranged younger brother. When Alex Treven, a patent lawyer who has been working for the inventor, is attacked in his apartment, he is convinced he is the target of a conspiracy, and his brother, Ben, is his only hope. Setting aside their differences, Alex and Ben come together to find out who is behind the attacks. They soon learn that forces in America and abroad are involved in a high-stakes struggle to take hold of the technology, and now both of their lives are in danger
    Rain fall by Max Mannix( visu )
    3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
    "Rain Fall follows John Rain, a former U.S. Special Forces operative turned lethal assassin whose clients pay extraordinary sums for his ability to make murder look like natural death. In the aftermath of an otherwise routine hit on a government bureaucrat, Rain is brought to the attention of two men he knows from the old days in Vietnam. When the CIA lists a woman that Rain has come to love as a target, his worlds collide"--Container
    Blood from blood by Barry Eisler( Book )
    1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
    Hard rain by Barry Eisler( Sound Recording )
    2 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
    Trying to end his career as a hired assassin, Japanese American John Rain goes underground, only to be approached by Japanese FBI agent Tatsu to eliminate a sociopathic killer who could tip the balance of power in Japan toward the mafia
    Contrato para matar by Barry Eisler( Book )
    2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 48 libraries worldwide
    Sicario : la venganza by Barry Eisler( Book )
    1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 33 libraries worldwide
 
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