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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (29 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Barry Eisler Narrator: Michael McConnohie Publisher: Listen & Live Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2005 ISBN: 9781593163440
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John Rain, the cynical, romantic and conscientious assassin, is back and now working for a new employer—the Mossad, which needs an operator who can remove ‘problems’ in Asia. But after a botched assignment, Rain is running for his life from both the Mossad and the CIA. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Compelling.”

    San Francisco Chronicle

  • “Taut and compelling…The plot has enough twists and turns to satisfy, and Eisler is an adept hand at pacing and suspense…Various exotic Asian locales add to the appeal.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Eisler unspools a plot full of warring secret government connections, cool spy paraphernalia, and vivid martial arts sequences.”

    Entertainment Weekly

  • “The Rain series has been compared to Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels, but there’s one important difference: Fleming never took Bond seriously, and Eisler takes Rain very seriously indeed…Nicely detailed action here.”

    Booklist

  • “Plenty of good action…A thriller as straight as an arrow, even when mildly deflected by the winds of conscience. The ending leaves much unanswered, so, thankfully, expect more Rain.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “High-octane action.”

    South Florida Sun-Sentinel

  • “Michael McConnohie is adept at pacing and suspense, and Eisler’s plot has enough twists to maintain interest. The setting of exotic Manila adds to the drama.”

    AudioFile

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kendar88 | 3/27/2011

    " Took a while to get into, but had some clever lines and interesting/odd characters. Story was fine - not too complex, but had some twist and suspense.

    Narrator was great. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jim | 3/7/2011

    " Another great John Rain title. The more I read Eisler, the more I like him. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mitchell | 12/27/2010

    " The best Rain novel yet. I hope they keep coming. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 woody | 7/9/2010

    " John Rain in Thailand with his girlfriend Delilah trying to finish a "job" that he botched in the Philippines. Lots of action as usual. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mark | 2/24/2010

    " This book was good, but I didn't like it quite as much as the previous volumes in the series. It had great action, as always and setup the next book well.

    I listened to the audio book, which was very well done. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Linda | 11/13/2009

    " Good thriller. Excellent character development. Leisure reading. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kathy | 11/5/2009

    " Full of action - what I like! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marion | 7/30/2009

    " I'm crazy about assassins so I love this protagonist. A smart and sexy Japanese killer for hire. Will read all of this series, preferably in order, if my library will cooperate. "

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About the Author
Author Barry Eisler

Barry Eisler spent three years in a covert position with the CIA’s Directorate of Operations. After leaving the CIA, he lived and worked in Japan, where he earned his black belt from the Kodokan International Judo Center.

About the Narrator

Michael McConnohie has appeared in soap operas, cartoons, prime-time television, and on stage. His audiobook readings have ranged from true crime to history, biography, science, self-help, and poetry. He has seen much of the world as a supervisor of foreign versions of major American films and has written and directed English versions of many prominent foreign films. He believes that a good book is a friend you can visit over and over again and always enjoy the conversation.