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Requiem for an Assassin

(2007)
(The Killer Ascendant)
(The sixth book in the John Rain series)
A novel by

 
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 rogue CIA operative Jim Hilger: We have your friend Dox. Do as we tell you, or he dies.

For a professional like Rain, the choice ought to be easy: do the job - a series of three hits - and save his friend and partner. But how does Rain know Hilger won't kill Dox, anyway, once the assignment is complete? How does he know each of the hits isn't simultaneously a setup for Rain himself? Most of all, how can he control the killing rage Hilger's lethal game of extortion reignites inside him?

From the deceptively tranquil beaches of Bali, to the backstreets and boulevards of Paris, to the urban canyons of Silicon Valley and New York and the old killing fields of Vietnam, Rain must grapple with his age, his enemies, and, most of all, with the killer inside himself in a battle not even Rain can hope to survive intact.

The Killer Ascendant was previously published as Requiem for an Assassin, the sixth in the bestselling John Rain assassin series.

Genre: Thriller
 
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Hardback Editions

January 2009 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Requiem for an Assassin (Charnwood)
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 1-84782-494-3 / 978-1-84782-494-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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March 2008 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Requiem for an Assassin
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 0-7181-4895-9 / 978-0-7181-4895-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

November 2007 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Requiem for an Assassin (Basic)
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 0-7862-9915-0 / 978-0-7862-9915-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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May 2007 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Requiem for an Assassin (John Rain, No. 6)
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 0-399-15426-4 / 978-0-399-15426-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Putnam Adult
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Paperback Editions

October 2014 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Killer Ascendant (Previously Published as Requiem for an Assassin) (A John Rain Novel)
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 1-4778-2083-3 / 978-1-4778-2083-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
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March 2013 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Killer Ascendant (previously published as Requiem for an Assassin) (John Rain series) (Volume 6)
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 1-4827-3635-7 / 978-1-4827-3635-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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March 2009 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Requiem for an Assassin
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 0-14-102592-1 / 978-0-14-102592-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   

May 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Requiem For An Assassin
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 0-451-41257-5 / 978-0-451-41257-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Onyx
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March 2008 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Requiem for an Assassin
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 0-7181-4896-7 / 978-0-7181-4896-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd
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Audio Editions

October 2014 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Killer Ascendant (John Rain Series)
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 1-5012-1987-1 / 978-1-5012-1987-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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October 2014 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Killer Ascendant (John Rain Thrillers)
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 1-5012-1962-6 / 978-1-5012-1962-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2014 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Killer Ascendant (John Rain Series)
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 1-4805-5299-2 / 978-1-4805-5299-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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February 2014 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Killer Ascendant (John Rain Series)
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 1-4805-5307-7 / 978-1-4805-5307-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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January 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Killer Ascendant: John Rain, Book 6
Author(s): Barry Eisler
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   

January 2014 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Killer Ascendant: John Rain, Book 6
Author(s): Barry Eisler
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

February 2009 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: Requiem for an Assassin
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 0-7531-4111-6 / 978-0-7531-4111-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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February 2009 : UK Audio CD
thumbTitle: Requiem for an Assassin
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 0-7531-4112-4 / 978-0-7531-4112-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

February 2009 : UK MP3 CD
Title: Requiem for an Assassin
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 0-7531-4113-2 / 978-0-7531-4113-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

February 2009 : UK MP3 CD
Title: Requiem for an Assassin
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 0-7531-4150-7 / 978-0-7531-4150-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

May 2007 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Requiem for an Ass (Lib)(CD)
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 1-4159-4040-1 / 978-1-4159-4040-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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May 2007 : UK Audio CD
thumbTitle: Requiem for an Assassin
Author(s): Barry Eisler
ISBN: 0-14-314203-8 / 978-0-14-314203-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Audiobooks
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April 2007 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Requiem for an Assassin: A Novel
Author(s): Barry Eisler
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

August 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Killer Ascendant (Previously Published as Requiem for an Assassin) (A John Rain Novel Book 6)
Author(s): Barry Eisler
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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