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A Lonely Resurrection

Full Praise

“Engaging and well-written, the novels feature enough martial arts action and suspense to keep your imagination whirring.”
Black Belt

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“A Killer Read… the detailed descriptions of the tactics and strategies used by a professional killer were both convincing and strangely fascinating…”
The Bolton Evening News

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“…confirms the promise of the first novel… entertaining and suspenseful enough to keep you turning the pages as fast as your eyes can follow.”
Mystery Ink

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“Another tough expose of Japan’s deeply corrupt society… Absorbing.”
Sunday Telegraph

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“Eisler may be on the brink of creating the most original series since James Lee Burke introduced Dave Robicheaux… I haven’t had so much fun since Mickey Spillane published The Killing Man.”
Mystery News

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“…a gripping, coherent thriller… Rain is a classic character.”
London Times

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“Eisler can definitely write… the dialogue crackles, and Eisler can create more tension in a foot pursuit and ambush on the mean streets of Tokyo than is likely to be found in a dozen Hollywood car chases.”
The Daily Yomiuri

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“… meticulous detail… Eisler’s debut showed that he can write a world class thriller. With its complex plot and perfectly paced, brutal action, A Lonely Resurrection reinforces that.”
Daily Record

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“…riveting…a penetrating look at modern Japan, the cultural differences between Japan and the U.S. and the future of Big Brother-like police surveillance.”
Baltimore Sun

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“…surpasses the first, scoring the highest marks once again… Eisler is a first rate storyteller… the streets of Tokyo and Osaka come alive…”
—A Novel View

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“John Rain is one of the most memorable characters in recent thrillers.”
San Jose Mercury News

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“… a great read… Of particular interest is Eisler’s authenticity in describing the action sequences…”
—OnTheMat.com

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“… a superlative job… entertaining and suspenseful enough to keep you turning the pages as fast as your eyes can follow.”
Chicago Sun Times

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“…a grand tour of both Tokyo and Osaka [with] skillfully executed fight scenes…”
Mississippi Clarion Ledger

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A Clean Kill in Tokyo was one of Sheldon’s favorites last year, and he thinks this book is even better, a nonstop read.”
—The Mystery Bookstore

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“The settings in Japan are dark and wonderfully presented and Rain is a solitary, lonely and complex character.”
The Daily Oklahoman

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“…twice as appealing as the last… [Eisler’s] descriptions of Tokyo nightlife ring with clarity. All in all, just plain fun.”
The Rocky Mountain News

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“Rain [is] an interesting and convoluted character… Eisler has a keen eye for the Japanese scene.”
The Houston Chronicle

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“Eisler gives the reader an intense, close-up feel of noir Tokyo [and] has created an alluring three-dimensional assassin in John Rain, one who will, I hope, stay around for quite some time…”
Metro

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“…the best depiction of modern Japanese society in literature today…”
San Francisco Chronicle

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“[A] captivating follow-up… Once again, the nightscape of Tokyo is painted in beautifully dark tones… fascinating, touching and wholly believable.”
Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

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