Barry Eisler

Barry Eisler was born in New Jersey. After graduating from Cornell Law School in 1989, he spent three years with the U.S. government. For a decade thereafter he practiced various aspects of international law, including a year with the Japanese law firm of Hamada & Matsumoto in Tokyo and two years as in-house counsel at the Osaka headquarters of Matsushita Electric & Industrial Co., Ltd. He earned his black belt in judo from the Kodokan International Judo Center in Tokyo. Today he lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area and continues to travel to Japan frequently. He is the creator of ‘John Rain’, an assassin. Visit also his official site.


Titles and year of publication:
 'John Rain' Novels
 1) Rain Fall (Also published as: A Clean Kill in Tokyo [2013])  2002
 2) Hard Rain (UK Title: Blood from Blood [2006]) (Also published as: A Lonely Resurrection [2014])  2003
 3) Rain Storm (UK Title: Choke Point [2005]) (Also published as: Winner Take All [2014])  2004
 4) Killing Rain (UK Title: One Last Kill [2006]) (Also published as: Redemption Games [2013])  2005
 5) The Last Assassin (Also published as: Extremis [2014])  2006
 6) Requiem for an Assassin (Also published as: The Killer Ascendant [2014])  2007
 7) The Detachment  2011
 8) Graveyard of Memories  2014
 9) Zero Sum  2017
 Other Novels
 1) Fault Line  2009
 2) Inside Out  2010
 3) The God's Eye View  2016
 4) Livia Lone  2016
 5) The Night Trade  2018