From bestselling author Tom Wood comes the latest breathtaking Victor novel, The Day of the Jackal meets Bond, with a thoroughly modern twist
It takes a bad man to hunt evil
If the assassin known only as Victor once had a moral compass, it is long since buried, along with his many victims. Yet some men are so evil even Victor accepts they must die for reasons other than just money.
One such is Milan Rados, a former commander in the Serbian army who has escaped trial at The Hague to become a formidable criminal power. Tracking down and killing this brutal man will win Victor a reprieve for his own recent crimes on British soil.
But Victor isn't the only one who wants Rados dead. A woman, whose family was butchered on the tyrant's orders, will do anything to see Rados' blood spilled on the snow of Eastern Europe. Now Victor has an unlikely ally - but an army stands between them and justice.
Terrifically fun and explosively propulsive - Gregg Hurwitz, author of Orphan X
Electrifying - Simon Kernick on The Hunter
Echoes of Jason Bourne . . . each plot twist is unexpected and well-timed - Daily Mail on The Enemy
Non-stop chasing and killing, but with flashes of melancholy and regret - The Times on Better Off Dead
Authentically brutal - The Telegraph on The Enemy
Tom Wood is a full-time writer born in Burton-on-Trent who now lives in London. After a stint as freelance editor and film-maker, he completed his first novel, The Hunter, which was an instant bestseller and introduced readers to a genuine antihero, Victor, an assassin with a purely logical view on life and whose morals are deeply questionable. Like Victor, Tom is passionate about physical sport, being both a huge boxing fan and practising Krav Maga martial arts, which has seen him sustain a number of injuries. He has not, however, ever killed anyone.
Tom also publishes standalone psychological thrillers under the name T.W. Ellis, starting with A Knock at the Door.