By Barry Eisler
Previously released as challenging Rain and Blood from Blood
All John Rain desires is to get out of the killing company. yet along with his discretion, his reliability, and his distinct expertise for demise by means of "natural causes," not anyone is keen 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 So whilst an outdated nemesis from the japanese nationwide police strength involves him with a brand new job--eliminate Murakami, a killer much more fearsome than Rain himself--Rain is aware he can't refuse.
Aided through an achingly fascinating part Brazilian, part jap unique dancer he is familiar with 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 warfare among the CIA and the yakuza. It's a conflict Rain can't win, but in addition one he can't have the funds for to lose--a battle the place the differences among good friend and foe and fact and deceit are as murky because the rain-slicked streets of Tokyo.
Includes a notice from the writer introducing the recent version. this can be e-book #2 within the John Rain murderer sequence, even though each one access is written as a standalone and you may learn them in any order you love.
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