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Barry Eisler

USA flag (b.1964)

Barry Eisler spent three years in a covert position with the CIA's Directorate of Operations, then worked as a technology lawyer and startup executive in Silicon Valley and Japan, earning his black belt at the Kodokan International Judo Center along the way. Eisler's bestselling thrillers have won the Barry Award and the Gumshoe Award for Best Thriller of the Year, have been included in numerous "Best Of" lists, and have been translated into nearly twenty languages. Eisler lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and, when he's not writing novels, blogs about torture, civil liberties, and the rule of law.

Genres: Thriller, Mystery
John Rain
1. Rain Fall (2002)
     aka A Clean Kill in Tokyo
2. Hard Rain (2003)
     aka Blood from Blood / A Lonely Resurrection
3. Rain Storm (2004)
     aka Choke Point / Winner Take All
4. Killing Rain (2005)
     aka One Last Kill / Redemption Games
5. The Last Assassin (2006)
     aka Extremis
6. Requiem for an Assassin (2007)
     aka The Killer Ascendant
6.5. Paris Is A Bitch (2011)
7. The Detachment (2011)
8. A Graveyard of Memories (2014)
9. Zero Sum (2017)
10. The Killer Collective (2019)
11. A Killing Affair (2021)
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Non fiction
Barry Awards Best Thriller winner (2005) : Rain Storm
Barry Awards Best Novel nominee (2007) : The Last Assassin