By Barry Eisler
Previously released as Rain Fall
Name: John Rain.
Specialty: typical Causes.
Base of operations: Tokyo.
Half American, part jap, professional in either worlds yet at domestic in neither, John Rain is the easiest killer cash should 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 modern kill.
"Eisler presents a cracklingly sturdy 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 word from the writer introducing the hot variation. this can be ebook 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 love.
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Extra resources for A Clean Kill in Tokyo (John Rain, Book 1)
Jones. ” Bracing himself, he stared into those pale eyes. ” Boris Karpov gave a sharp military nod. ” When the colonel exited the jazz club, he located Halliday’s Lincoln and Secret Service bodyguards arrayed along this block of Rumfordstrasse like tin soldiers. Walking in the opposite direction, he turned a corner, fished inside his mouth, and removed the plastic prosthetics that had changed the shape of his jawline. He grabbed the veiny bulb of his latex nose and pulled it and the actor’s putty off, removed the gray-colored contact lenses, stowing them in a plastic case.
The kencur, Arkadin saw, looked something like ginger, only smaller. Repelled by both the root and its hideous seller, he waved away the kencur and pressed on. It was to one of the pig stalls he headed. Halfway there, he was stopped by an insistent tapping on his arm, like the dry scratch of a chicken’s foot. He turned to see a young woman holding a baby in her arms, her eyes beseeching while her brown fingers continued to tap his arm as if it was all they were good for. Ignoring her, he pushed on through the crowd.
But instead of beginning, he stared at a wall full of very bad portraits of jazz greats like Miles Davis and John Coltrane, copied, he had no doubt, from press photos. After seeing the colonel in the flesh he had begun to have second thoughts about this meeting. For one thing, he was younger than Halliday had imagined. His blond hair was thick, without the slightest wave, and cut short in the style of the Russian military. For another, he looked like a man of action. Halliday could see, beneath his suit, the play of muscles as now and again they bulged against the cheap material.
A Clean Kill in Tokyo (John Rain, Book 1) by Barry Eisler