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The Detachment (A John Rain Novel Book 7) and millions of other books are .. This item:The Detachment (John Rain Thrillers) by Barry Eisler Paperback. The Detachment. Barry Eisler. Thomas & Mercer (Amazon, dist.), $ trade paper (p) ISBN Thriller specialist Eisler (Inside Out, , etc.) combines characters from his two regular series in a muddled but mostly exciting tale of.

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The twist in the end is dark and might make a lot of readers think twice about ever meeting any one like the main character however for readers who encountered him previously, it just goes with his persona.

By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. It took me a while to catch up because The Detachment ‘s events are closely linked to what happened in Inside Outthe second book in another series by the author.

Oct 09, Dave Hay rated it really liked it Shelves: He however still plays a crucial role in certain events which sway how the chips line up. I realize that the lawlessness will increase and things will get worse and worse, but sometimes it just gets to me. Puget Sound Business Journal.

The plot-twists can be a bit predictable however do not detract much from the read. The plot-twists can be a bit predictable however do not detract much from the read. To add to the mix there’s Dox as well as Detacgment and this detachment becomes as stable as old dynamite.


From ex military, to cleaner, to assassin. So as good as the book was, I had a hard time reading and finishing it.


As an advocate of civil rights I am at his back with this one. But Dox is not the vehicle for it, and the man needs to have an industrial accident. The words have really brought the sequences to life with high tension being built and crucially a decent picture being painted of what’s actually going on, once the fighting starts. John Rain, the conflicted killer is a terrific central protagonist, and the other characters that make up The Detachment are all well drawn and keep you guessing.

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Is it any wonder that the end is coming soon and that the Lord has good reason. The book starts with a terrific premise and then rushes to give the reader an excellent thrill ride all the way. The second is that it rips along at pace, with a rock solid and all-to believable underlying conspiracy at the centre of the plot.

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THE DETACHMENT by Barry Eisler | Kirkus Reviews

Naturally, this won’t be easy, which is why Horton needs someone like Rain. Sep 09, Will Wittmann rated it detachmenr it. Kane rated it it was amazing.

The John Rain series was one of the best of its kind in the early 21 century, but at some point, it lost its way.

Inevitably, the book contains a lot of twists and turns and enough action to satisfy any fan of the genre. Jan 07, Jeanette “Astute Crabbist” rated it it was amazing Detxchment The book The John Rain series was one of the best of its kind in the early 21 century, but at some point, it lost its way.


The Detachment

John Rain 9 books. Freaking love this series.

Then the aftermath of the hit, when everybody is on the run is quite good as well. Simple enough, join John Rain in his voyage from assassin for hire to conscientious killer kill bad guys to wanting to get out of the business No more Ben Treven?

Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. The knowledge that following my brief encounters with every stranger I agreed to eliminate, I left nothing but tears and trauma, a wreckage of interwoven lives forever eiwler and malformed. The best one yet, I love the way he wove the past characters together.

This is a hybrid, a sort of harmonic convergence of characters from two series, although they don’t always converge most harmonically. What I loved about the book was its characterization not only eiser it feature the return of John Rain but also has him mixing with Daniel Larison. Highly recommended for all Eisler fans as well as for lovers of anti-hero tales.

Another highlight is the character interactions as they showcase the psyche of each individual which is a bonus for ever Eisler fan to read.