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Eisler, Barry

Overview
Works: 98 works in 585 publications in 12 languages and 21,231 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Political fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Action and adventure fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Author of introduction, Composer
Classifications: PS3605.I85, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barry Eisler
Requiem for an assassin by Barry Eisler( Book )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blackmailed by a rogue CIA operative to carry out three assassinations or see his best friend murdered, reluctant killer-for-hire John Rain struggles with moral dilemmas as well as his growing certainty that the operative is hiding a more sinister agenda
Fault line : a novel by Barry Eisler( Book )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an inventor client is murdered and he himself is attacked, attorney Alex Treven reluctantly turns for help to his estranged older brother, Ben, an undercover agent in the War on Terror
The last assassin by Barry Eisler( Book )

36 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to reconcile with the mother of his child, reluctant contract killer John Rain inadvertently places them in the path of dangerous enemies and is forced to recruit the help of his nemesis from the Japanese FBI and an ex-marine sniper
Rain fall by Barry Eisler( Book )

53 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Japanese American assassin who specializes in "natural causes" killings finds his carefully ordered world coming under siege in the wake of a government official's murder, with which he has been falsely connected
Hard rain by Barry Eisler( Book )

52 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trying to end his career as a hired assassin, Japanese American John Rain goes underground, only to be approached by Japanese FBI agent Tatsu to eliminate a sociopathic killer who could tip the balance of power in Japan toward the mafia
Rain storm by Barry Eisler( Book )

40 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accepting an assignment from the CIA to take out an arms dealer who is supplying criminal groups in southeast Asia, assassin-for-hire John Rain finds the job compromised by a rival assassin and the fear that he is being set up
Inside out : a novel by Barry Eisler( Book )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marooned in a Manila jail after a bar fight fatality, black ops soldier Ben Treven gets a visit from his former commander. The price of Ben's release: find and eliminate Larison, a rogue operator from Ben's unit who has stolen torture tapes from the CIA and is using them to blackmail the U.S. government
Killing rain by Barry Eisler( Book )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired by the Mossad to perform a series of strategic assassinations in Asia, John Rain, accompanied by ex-marine sniper Dox, inadvertently botches the assignment and finds himself seeking assistance from alluring Israeli agent Delilah
The God's eye view by Barry Eisler( Book )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NSA director Theodore Anders has a simple goal, collect every phone call, email, and keystroke tapped on the Internet. He knows unlimited surveillance is the only way to keep America safe. Evelyn Gallagher doesn't care much about any of that. She just wants to keep her head down and manage the NSA's camera network and facial recognition program so she can afford private school for her deaf son, Dash. But when Evelyn discovers the existence of a program code-named God's Eye and connects it with the mysterious deaths of a string of journalists and whistle-blowers, her doubts put her and Dash in the crosshairs of a pair of government assassins
Livia Lone by Barry Eisler( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seattle PD sex-crimes detective and former human-trafficking victim Livia Lone must relive the horrors of the past when she gets a fresh lead as to the whereabouts of her little sister, Nason
The detachment by Barry Eisler( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Rain is back. And the assassin is up against his most formidable enemy yet: the nexus of political, military, media, and corporate factions known only as the Oligarchy
Zero sum : a John Rain novel by Barry Eisler( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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 route to the minister is through his gorgeous Italian wife, Maria, a route that puts Rain on a collision course not only with Victor but with the shadowy forces behind the Russian's rise to dominance--and the longings of Rain's own conflicted heart."--Jacket flap
Graveyard of memories by Barry Eisler( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 finds himself in the crosshairs of Japan's most powerful yakuza clan. To survive, Rain strikes a desperate deal with his handler: take out a high-profile target in the Japanese government in exchange for the intel he needs to eliminate his would-be executioners. As Rain plays cat and mouse with the yakuza and struggles to learn his new role as contract killer, he also becomes entangled with Sayaka, a tough, beautiful ethnic Korean woman confined to a wheelchair. But the demands of his dark work are at odds with the longings of his heart and with Sayaka's life in the balance, Rain will have to make a terrible choice
Requiem for an assassin by Barry Eisler( Recording )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John Rain decides to quit the assassination business, rouge CIA operative Jim Hilger kidnaps his friend and partner forcing him into one last assignment
Inside out : a novel by Barry Eisler( Recording )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marooned in a Manila jail after a bar fight fatality, black ops soldier Ben Treven gets a visit from his former commander, Colonel Scott Horton, who explains the price of Ben' release: Find and eliminate Daniel Larison, a rogue operator from Ben' unit who has stolen ninety-two torture tapes from the CIA and is using them to blackmail the U.S. government
Killing rain by Barry Eisler( Recording )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Rain, a Japanese-American assassin, is hoping to atone for all of the lives he has taken. His new assignment is with the Mossad, but something goes wrong and what began as a simple assignment turns into a massacre. Now John is running from both the Mossad and the CIA
Fault line : [a novel] by Barry Eisler( Recording )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Silicon Valley, the eccentric inventor of a new encryption application is murdered in an apparent carjacking. In Istanbul, a cynical undercover operative receives a frantic call from his estranged younger brother. When Alex Treven, a patent lawyer who has been working for the inventor, is attacked in his apartment, he is convinced he is the target of a conspiracy, and his brother, Ben, is his only hope. Setting aside their differences, Alex and Ben come together to find out who is behind the attacks. They soon learn that forces in America and abroad are involved in a high-stakes struggle to take hold of the technology, and now both of their lives are in danger
One last kill by Barry Eisler( Book )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rain has a new employer, Israeli intelligence organization the Mossad, which wants him to fix a problem in Manila. But when Rain's conscience causes him to botch an assignment, he finds out that the Mossad's next assignment is himself. And is Delilah, the alluring Israeli agent, who reappears in his life, there to help him or to finish him off?
The god's eye view by Barry Eisler( Recording )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NSA director Theodore Anders has a simple goal: collect every phone call, email, and keystroke tapped on the Internet. He knows unlimited surveillance is the only way to keep America safe. Evelyn Gallagher doesn't care much about any of that. She just wants to keep her head down and manage the NSA's camera network and facial recognition program so she can afford private school for her deaf son, Dash. But when Evelyn discovers the existence of a program code-named God's Eye and connects it with the mysterious deaths of a string of journalists and whistle-blowers, her doubts put her and Dash in the crosshairs of a pair of government assassins
The last assassin by Barry Eisler( Recording )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John Rain, the Japanese/American "contract killer with a conscience" (Entertainment Weekly), learns that his former lover, Midori, has been raising their child in New York, he senses a chance for reconciliation, perhaps even for redemption
 
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Requiem for an assassin
Alternative Names
Barry Eisler Amerikaans schrijver

Barry Eisler amerikansk författare

Barry Eisler amerikansk skribent

Barry Eisler amerykański pisarz

Barry Eisler écrivain américain

Barry Eisler escritor estadounidense

Barry Eisler scrittore statunitense

Barry Eisler US-amerikanischer Autor

Бари Айслър

Эйслер, Барри

בארי אייזלר סופר אמריקאי

アイスラー, バリー

バリー・アイスラー

Languages
English (270)

German (25)

Italian (23)

French (17)

Dutch (13)

Japanese (12)

Swedish (5)

Polish (4)

Spanish (4)

Vietnamese (2)

Russian (1)

Czech (1)

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Fault line : a novelThe last assassinRain fallHard rainRain stormInside out : a novelKilling rainRequiem for an assassin