Category Archives: Barry Eisler

Book Review: “The Killer Collective” by Barry Eisler

Genre: Thriller Note: Read “The Killer Collective” BEFORE reading the latest Livia Lone book “All the Devils” (see my review here). Several years after the events in “The Detachment” (see my review here), Rain, Dox, Larison, Delilah, and Horton are “retired” and wealthy. Treven is working for a private company and is doing well. Seattle Sex Crimes Detective, Livia Lone,

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“The Night Trade” by Barry Eisler

Genre: Thriller Two months after the final events in the first book (“Livia Lone”). Livia (real name, Labee) has re-settled into her Seattle Police Department position in anti-trafficking. Livia is teaching a self-defense class when her boss, Lt. Donna Strangland, interrupts class to introduce Livia to Homeland Security Special Agent Benjamin Dixon Little. He is there to talk to Livia

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Book Review: “Requiem for an Assassin” by Barry Eisler

Genre: Thriller Re-named by Barry Eisler as “The Killer Ascendant” this is John Rain book #6. Rain #7 is up next: “The Detachment”. Ex-Marine sniper Dox has been kidnapped by ex-CIA, now rogue operator, Hilger. Hilger has a need for three people to die a “natural death” and since that is John Rain’s specialty, Hilger calls Rain and “nicely” asks

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Book Review: “The Last Assassin” by Barry Eisler

Genre: Thriller “And you accuse me of being in denial? What you do is like fighting a hydra. Everyone you kill, it creates two more. If you can’t see that, you’re insane.” Life’s reality for John Rain, assassin.  As much as he wants to quit the business, as much as he wants a “normal” life, he can’t. The hydra won’t

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