John Rain is back. And “the most charismatic assassin since
James Bond” (San Francisco Chronicle)
is up against his most formidable enemy yet: the nexus of political, military,
media, and corporate factions known only as the Oligarchy.
When legendary black ops veteran Colonel Scott “Hort” Horton
tracks Rain down in Tokyo, Rain can’t resist the offer: a multi-million dollar
payday for the “natural causes” demise of three ultra-high-profile targets who
are dangerously close to launching a coup in America.
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.
From the shadowy backstreets of Tokyo and Vienna, to the deceptive
glitz and glamour of Los Angeles and Las Vegas, and finally to a Washington,
D.C., in a permanent state of war, these four lone wolf killers will have to
survive presidential hit teams, secret CIA prisons, and a national security
state as obsessed with guarding its own secrets as it is with invading the
privacy of the populace.
But first, they’ll have to survive each other.
The Detachment is
what fans of Eisler have been waiting for: the worlds of the award-winning Rain
series and of the bestselling Fault Line
and Inside Out, colliding in one
explosive thriller as real as today’s headlines and as frightening as
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