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Photos from the Rain Fall Movie Set

By Barry Eisler / May 29, 2008

Hi everyone, Just got back from the Rain Fall movie set in Tokyo. It was amazing to watch Gary Oldman and company taking on the lives of the characters in the book! The movie is now scheduled to release in April 2009. Because Sony Pictures Japan is producing, the Rain Fall trailer will precede the […]


May 22: Requiem for an Assassin!

By Barry Eisler / May 11, 2007

Just a reminder that Requiem for an Assassin, the sixth in the award-winning thriller series featuring half-Japanese, half-American assassin John Rain, comes out on May 22. Place your order with your favorite bookstore now to make sure you get a copy… I’ll be on the road for a month promoting it, in the San Francisco […]


Requiem for an Assassin

By Barry Eisler / March 1, 2007

Hi everyone, Just wanted to let you know that an excerpt from Requiem for an Assassin, the sixth John Rain book, is up on my website. Requiem will be in bookstores on May 22—order the book now from your favorite online bookseller to make sure you get it as soon as it’s out! I’m working […]


The Last Assassin out June 1!

By Barry Eisler / May 25, 2006

All right, all you Rain fans, we’re only about a week away from the launch of The Last Assassin, the fifth book in the award-winning series. Reviews so far have all been terrific: “Author Barry Eisler scores nothing but net with The Last Assassin… Whereas John Rain ages in these books—his reflexes slow, his mind […]


Barry Eisler at Kepler’s for Last Assassin

By Barry Eisler / May 13, 2006

Just wanted to let you know that I’ll be launching the new John Rain book, The Last Assassin, at Kepler’s in Menlo Park on Thursday, June 1, 7:30 pm. The Kepler’s launch will kick off a 30+ city tour — the biggest Rain tour yet! — and we’ve got some special events planned with the […]


Barry Eisler & John Rain heading your way…

By Barry Eisler / May 31, 2005

Okay, time for a few John Rain announcements: the new book; the upcoming tour; where I really worked in the US government… The new book: “Killing Rain” hits bookstores on June 23. Its pre-publication reviews have been raves: Publisher’s Weekly calls it “taut and compelling;” Kirkus says “a thriller as straight as an arrow;” Deadly […]