Barry Eisler
Barry Eisler is an American author of spy thriller novels. Unlike many authors, Eisler has worked for the CIA and has a lot of experience and knowledge which obviously helps his spy fiction and thriller novels. The two characters in the recurring series of books are assassin John Rain and Black Ops member Ben Treven.

Barry Eisler made his debut as a published author in 2002 with the novel Rain Fall (aka A Clean Kill in Tokyo). The novel began his John Rain series. Below is a list of Barry Eisler’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of John Rain Books


Rain Fall(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hard Rain(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rain Storm(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Killing Rain(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Assassin(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Requiem For an Assassin(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Paris is a Bitch(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Detachment(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Graveyard of Memories(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Ben Treven Books


Fault Line(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Inside Out(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novellas


The Lost Coast(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Khmer Kill(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
London Twist(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Be the Monkey(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ass is a Poor Receptacle For the Head(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Barry Eisler Books

The chronological order of both series of novels is the same as the publication order.

Notes: Rain Fall was also published under the title A Clean Kill in Tokyo. Hard Rain is also known as Blood from Blood and as A Lonely Resurrection. Rain Storm was also released as Choke Point and as Winner Take All. Killing Rain was also published as One Last Kill and as Redemption Games. The Last Assassin is also known as Extremis. Requiem for an Assassin was also titled The Killer Ascendant. The non-fiction book Be the Monkey was co-authored by J.A. Konrath.

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  • La Saundra Dyson

    I’m surprised no one has commented. Well, let me tell you, I’ve only got 2 books left to read & I will be sharing all these titles soon as I finish! Thoroughly enjoyed each title!!! ( I read books that are series) Keep up the good work…oh, oh, I see some more titles I need to checkout!

  • CSC

    I love these books but it is maddening that they have 2 or 3 different titles a piece. Ridiculous really.