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Facing Violence: Preparing for the Unexpected

YMAA Publication Center, 2011

Gold Winner – 2012 eLit Award Finalist – 2012 USA Best Books Award Honorable Mention – 2012 Eric Hoffer Award Seven Steps to Legal, Emotional and Physical Preparation This book stands alone as an introduction to the context of self-defense. There are seven elements that must be addressed to bring self-defense training to something approaching ‘complete.’ Any training that dismisses any of these areas leaves you vulnerable. ...


Graveyard of Memories
Barry Eisler

Brilliance Audio, 2014

What makes a legendary assassin? For John Rain, it was the lessons of love, war, and betrayal he learned in Tokyo in 1972. 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 ...


El asesinato jemer (Spanish Edition)

AmazonCrossing, 2012

A Dox, un francotirador que sirvió con los Marines, un asesinato a larga distancia en Camboya le parecía un simple encargo más. Pero cuando se ve envuelto en operaciones de inteligencia clandestinas y atraído por hermosas camareras en el más siniestro agujero negro de tráfico de personas del mundo, el asunto se complica. Y lo más peligroso de todo es convertir un encargo en algo personal.


La Chute de John R.
Barry Eisler

Belfond, 2003

À Tokyo, de nos jours.Né de père japonais et de mère américaine, John Rain a passé sa petite enfance au Japon jusqu'au décès de son père. Il grandit ensuite dans l'État de New York, et ses traits métissés lui vaudront les brimades des autres adolescents. Enrôlé à dix-sept ans dans l'armée, il intègre un groupe au service de la CIA et remplit diverses missions de reconnaissance et de sabotage au Cambodge, au Laos et dans le Nord ...


Choke Point
Barry Eisler

Michael Joseph Ltd, 2005

Government assassin John Rain is a man trying to leave his violent past behind. But after tracking him down in Brazil, his former employers, the CIA, persuade him to take on a high-risk assignment and one to which his particular skills are well suited: to terminate with extreme prejudice a man who deserves to die. For Rain the death of an evil man offers a shot at redemption. But before he can even get close, Rain will have to draw on his ...


Rain Storm
Barry Eisler

G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2004


La Costa Perdida (Spanish Edition), 2012

Para Larison, un hombre fuera del sistema y a la fuga, la pequeña y soñolienta ciudad de Arcata, situada al norte de California y punto de entrada a la mítica Costa Perdida, parece el lugar perfecto donde durante un tiempo. Pero Arcata no está tan aletargada como aparenta, y cuando tres lugareños deciden que Larison es la víctima perfecta para su retorcido juego, este desatará el ansia de venganza de toda una vida en una noche explosiva. ...


Fault Line: A Novel
Rob Shapiro (Narrator) Barry Eisler (Author)

Books On Tape, 2000

Book by Barry Eisler (Author), Rob Shapiro (Narrator)


Der Khmer-Job: Eine Kurzgeschichte mit Dox (Kindle Single) (German Edition)

AmazonCrossing, 2012

Das Attentat auf große Distanz in Kambodscha sollte für Dox als ehemaligen Scharfschützen der Marines eigentlich ein ganz normaler Auftrag werden. Aber wenn man sich auf skrupellose Geheimdienstoperationen und wunderschöne Bargirls mitten im finsteren Zentrum des Menschenhandels einlässt, ist nichts mehr normal. Und die Sache persönlich zu nehmen, ist lebensgefährlich. Der Khmer-Job umfasst etwa 15.000 Wörter bzw. 57 Seiten.


Blood from Blood
Barry Eisler

Penguin Books Ltd, 2006


2:46: Aftershocks: Stories from the Japan Earthquake, ..., 2011

In just over a week, a group of unpaid professional and citizen journalists who met on Twitter created a book to raise money for Japanese Red Cross earthquake and tsunami relief efforts. In addition to essays, artwork and photographs submitted by people around the world, including people who endured the disaster and journalists who covered it, 2:46: Aftershocks: Stories from the Japan Earthquake contains a piece by Yoko Ono, and work created ...


A Clean Kill in Tokyo (John Rain Series)
Barry Eisler

Brilliance Audio, 2014

Previously published as Rain Fall Name: John Rain. Vocation: Assassin. Specialty: Natural Causes. Base of operations: Tokyo. Availability: Worldwide. Half American, half Japanese, expert in both worlds but at home in neither, John Rain is the best killer money can buy. You tell him who. You tell him where. He doesn't care about why… Until he gets involved with Midori Kawamura, a beautiful jazz pianist—and the daughter of his latest ...


Be the Monkey - Ebooks and Self-Publishing: A Dialog Between Authors Barry Eisler and Joe Konrath, ..., 2011

Sure, the advent of digital books is the most significant development in publishing since Gutenberg. But what does digital mean really, for agents, publishers, and most of all, for authors? What will the industry look like tomorrow, and what should authors be doing to properly position themselves today? Examining the history and mechanics of the publishing industry as it exists today, the way the digital revolution reflects recent events in ...


Redemption Games (Previously published as Killing Rain and One Last Kill) (A John Rain Novel)
Barry Eisler

Thomas & Mercer, 2014

Previously published as Killing Rain and One Last Kill After nearly dying while taking out a target in Hong Kong, Rain has a new employer, The Mossad, which wants him to fix a “problem” in Manila. He also has a new partner, Dox, whose good-ol’-boy persona masks a sniper as deadly as Rain himself. And he has a new hope: that by using his talents in the service of something good, he might atone for all the lives he has taken. But when ...


Extremis (John Rain Series)
Barry Eisler

Brilliance Audio, 2014

Previously published as The Last Assassin Even for an average citizen, a love triangle is dangerous business. For assassin John Rain—"one of the most compelling lead characters in the genre" ( USA Today )—it's going to be downright deadly. When Rain learns that his former lover, Midori, has been raising their child in New York, Rain senses a chance for reconciliation, perhaps even for redemption. But Midori and the child are being ...


Requiem for an Assassin (Charnwood)
Barry Eisler

Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd, 2009

Previously published as Requiem for an Assassin Hunted and finally cornered, John Rain faces his deadliest enemy ever: himself. For Rain, "the most charismatic assassin since James Bond" ( San Francisco Chronicle ), getting out of the life was never going to be easy. But with a new identity in Paris, and the help of his lover, Mossad agent Delilah, he was beginning to leave the killing business behind. And then he receives a message from ...


The Khmer Kill: A Dox Short Story
Barry Eisler

Brilliance Audio, 2014

For former Marine sniper Dox, a long-range hit in Cambodia was supposed to be just business as usual. But when you find yourself mixed up with rogue intelligence operations, gorgeous bar girls, and the world's worst human-trafficking heart of darkness, business is anything but usual. And making it personal is the most dangerous business of all.


Fault Line (Ben Treven Series)
Barry Eisler

Brilliance Audio, 2014

In Silicon Valley, the eccentric inventor of a new encryption application is murdered in an apparent drug deal. In Istanbul, a cynical undercover operator receives a frantic call from his estranged brother, a patent lawyer who believes he is the next victim. And on the sun-drenched slopes of Sand Hill Road, Silicon Valley's nerve center of money and technology, old family hurts sting anew as two brothers who share nothing but blood and ...


Campfire Tales From Hell: Musings on Martial Arts, Survival, Bouncing, and General Thug Stuff, ...

Marc MacYoung, 2013

Life out at the edges can be rough, scary and, at times, dangerous. Campfire Tales From Hell is a collection of essays from people who have been there, done that -- some of whom had to fight for their title of ‘survivor.’ Some are professionals, calmly going to work knowing a bad day means someone dies -- and that ‘someone’ could be them. Others came through by being smarter, more aware, better trained or just having it more together ...


The Detachment

Brilliance Audio, 2011

John Rain is back. And "the most charismatic assassin since James Bond" ( San Francisco Chronicle ) is up against his most formidable enemy yet: the nexus of political, military, media, and corporate factions known only as the Oligarchy. When legendary black ops veteran Colonel Scott "Hort" Horton tracks Rain down in Tokyo, Rain can't resist the offer: a multi-million dollar payday for the "natural causes" demise of three ultra-high-profile ...



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