Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksLibrariesSign In
SeriesJohn Rain

John Rain Series

John Rain books in order

John Rain (also Junichi Fujiwara) is a Japanese-American international assassin.
11 books in series
Sort by
Series Order
Book 1
A Clean Kill in Tokyo
Barry Eisler - Aug 05, 2014
Goodreads Rating
Previously published as Rain Fall (John Rain, #1)Name: John Rain.Vocation: Assassin.Specialty: Natural Causes.Base of operations: Tokyo.Availability: Worldwide.Half American, half Japanese, expert in both worlds but at home in neither, John Rain is the best killer money can buy. You tell him who. You tell him where. He doesn't care about why...Unti...
Book 2
A Lonely Resurrection
Barry Eisler - Aug 05, 2014 (first published in 2003)
Goodreads Rating
All John Rain wants is to get out of the killing business. But with his discretion, his reliability, and his unique talent for death by "natural causes," no one is willing to let him just retire. So when an old nemesis from the Japanese national police force comes to him with a new job--eliminate Murakami, a killer even more fearsome than Rain hims...
Book 3
Winner Take All
Barry Eisler - Aug 05, 2014
Goodreads Rating
Previously published as Rain Storm and Choke PointJohn Rain has disappeared to Brazil to escape the killing business and the enemies encircling him in Japan. But the CIA isn't willing to lose its premier "natural causes" contract killer, and they force Rain to take on a high-risk assignment: eliminate a ruthless arms dealer operating in Southeast A...
Book 4
Redemption Games
Barry Eisler - Aug 05, 2014
Goodreads Rating
Previously published as Killing Rain and One Last KillAfter nearly dying while taking out a target in Hong Kong, Rain has a new employer, the Mossad, which wants him to fix a "problem" in Manila. He also has a new partner, Dox, whose good-ol'-boy persona masks a sniper as deadly as Rain himself. And he has a new hope: that by using his talents in t...
Book 5
Barry Eisler - Aug 05, 2014 (first published in 2006)
Goodreads Rating
Barry Eisler has been compared to Forsyth, Ludlum, le Carré, Ian Fleming, and Graham Greene. But his latest thriller brings Eisler into a league of his own....
Book 6
The Killer Ascendant
Barry Eisler - Aug 05, 2014
Goodreads Rating
Previously published as Requiem for an AssassinHunted and finally cornered, John Rain faces his deadliest enemy ever: himself.For Rain, "the most charismatic assassin since James Bond" (San Francisco Chronicle), getting out of the life was never going to be easy. But with a new identity in Paris, and the help of his lover, Mossad agent Delilah, he ...
Book 7
The Detachment
Barry Eisler - Sep 15, 2011
Goodreads Rating
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...
Book 8
Graveyard of Memories
Barry Eisler - Feb 11, 2014
Goodreads Rating
What makes a legendary assassin? For John Rain, it was the lessons of love, war, and betrayal he learned in Tokyo in 1972.Fresh from the killing fields of Southeast Asia, Rain works as a bagman under the watchful eye of his CIA handler, delivering cash to corrupt elements of the Japanese government. But when a delivery goes violently wrong, Rain fi...
Book 9
Zero Sum
Barry Eisler - Jun 27, 2017
Goodreads Rating
Returning to Tokyo in 1982 after a decade of mercenary work in the Philippines, a young John Rain learns that the killing business is now controlled by Victor, a half-Russian, half-Japanese sociopath who has ruthlessly eliminated all potential challengers. Victor gives Rain a choice: kill a government minister or die a grisly death. But the best ro...
Book 10
The Killer Collective
Barry Eisler - Feb 01, 2019
Goodreads Rating
An Amazon Charts, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal bestseller.A fast-paced, page-turning novel of betrayal, vengeance, and depraved secrets in high places from the New York Times bestselling author of the John Rain and Livia Lone series.When a joint FBI–Seattle Police investigation of an international child pornography ring gets too close t...
Book 11
The Chaos Kind
Barry Eisler - Oct 01, 2021
Goodreads Rating
The assassins of Barry Eisler’s #1 bestseller The Killer Collective are back—and this time, it’s chaos.Assistant US Attorney Alondra Diaz hates traffickers. And she’s determined to put one of America’s most powerful financiers, Andrew Schrader, in prison forever for his crimes against children.But Schrader has videos implicating some of the most po...