By Barry Eisler
Previously released as Rain Fall
Name: John Rain.
Specialty: traditional Causes.
Base of operations: Tokyo.
Half American, part jap, professional in either worlds yet at domestic in neither, John Rain is the simplest killer cash can purchase. You inform him who. You inform him the place. He doesn't care approximately why...
Until he will get concerned with Midori Kawamura, a stunning jazz pianist--and the daughter of his most recent kill.
"Eisler offers a cracklingly reliable yarn, good written, deftly plotted, and unusually appealing... Thomas Perry and Lawrence Block needn't retire their hit males rather but, yet Eisler is obviously a challenger."
Includes a be aware from the writer introducing the recent version. this can be e-book no 1 within the John Rain murderer sequence, even though every one access is written as a standalone and you'll learn them in any order you're keen on.
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Extra resources for A Clean Kill in Tokyo (John Rain, Book 1)
Langdon checked his watch. M. “You just crossed six time zones,” the pilot offered. M. ” Langdon reset his watch. ” He rubbed his stomach. ” The pilot nodded. “Altitude sickness. We were at sixty thousand feet. You’re thirty percent lighter up there. Lucky we only did a puddle jump. If we’d gone to Tokyo I’d have taken her all the way up-a hundred miles. ” Langdon gave a wan nod and counted himself lucky. All things considered, the flight had been remarkably ordinary. Aside from a bone-crushing acceleration during take off, the plane’s motion had been fairly typical-occasional minor turbulence, a few pressure changes as they’d climbed, but nothing at all to suggest they had been hurtling through space at the mind-numbing speed of 11,000 miles per hour.
You’re thirty percent lighter up there. Lucky we only did a puddle jump. If we’d gone to Tokyo I’d have taken her all the way up-a hundred miles. ” Langdon gave a wan nod and counted himself lucky. All things considered, the flight had been remarkably ordinary. Aside from a bone-crushing acceleration during take off, the plane’s motion had been fairly typical-occasional minor turbulence, a few pressure changes as they’d climbed, but nothing at all to suggest they had been hurtling through space at the mind-numbing speed of 11,000 miles per hour.
Kohler coughed and shifted in his chair. “Many of the Illuminati,” Langdon continued, “wanted to combat the church’s tyranny with acts of violence, but their most revered member persuaded them against it. ” Langdon was certain Kohler would recognize the name. Even nonscientists were familiar with the ill-fated astronomer who had been arrested and almost executed by the church for proclaiming that the sun, and not the earth, was the center of the solar system. Although his data were incontrovertible, the astronomer was severely punished for implying that God had placed mankind somewhere other than at the center of His universe.
A Clean Kill in Tokyo (John Rain, Book 1) by Barry Eisler