Barry Eisler

Biography

Barry Eisler spent three years in a covert position with the CIA’s Directorate of Operations, then worked as a technology lawyer and startup executive in Silicon Valley and Japan, earning his black belt at the Kodokan Judo Institute along the way. Eisler’s award-winning thrillers have been included in numerous "Best Of" lists, have been translated into nearly twenty languages, and include the #1 bestsellers Livia Lone, The Night Trade, and The Killer Collective. Eisler lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and, when he's not writing novels, blogs about national security and the media. www.barryeisler.com

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Books

Inside Out
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 92,010. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Marooned in a Manila jail after a bar fight fatality, black ops soldier Ben Treven gets a visit from his former commander, Colonel Scott Horton, who explains the price of Ben’s release: find and eliminate Daniel Larison, a rogue operator from Ben’s unit who has stolen ninety-two torture tapes from the CIA and is using them to blackmail the U.S. government.
Fault Line
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,550. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Adventure » Action
On the sun-drenched slopes of Sand Hill Road, Silicon Valley’s nerve center of money and technology, old family hurts sting anew as two brothers who share nothing but blood and bitterness wage a desperate battle against a faceless enemy.
The Ass Is A Poor Receptacle For The Head: Why Democrats Suck At Communication, And How They Could Improve
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 . Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire » Topic / political, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire » Form / essays
In this hilarious and hard-hitting essay, Eisler draws on his expertise in narrative, his CIA training in persuasion, and his background in technology marketing to offer Democrats some sound advice on how to improve their communications strategy.
Paris Is A Bitch -- A Rain/Delilah Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Romance » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
For most couples, a quiet dinner for two in Paris would be just the thing to smooth out the complications in a romance. But for gorgeous Mossad operative Delilah and trying-to-retire contract killer John Rain, nothing is ever easy. When it comes to killing, business and pleasure are the most dangerous mix of all.
The Lost Coast -- A Larison Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
For Larison, a man off the grid and on the run, the sleepy northern California town of Arcata, gateway to the state's fabled Lost Coast, seems like a perfect place to disappear for a while. But Arcata isn't nearly as sleepy as it seems, and when three locals decide Larison would make a perfect target for their twisted sport, Larison exacts a lifetime of vengeance in one explosive evening.