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Tom Wood

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The United Kingdom



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April 2011


Tom was born in Burton Upon Trent in Staffordshire, England, and now lives in London.


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Tom Wood There is no 'plan'. I think I'm paraphrasing Lee Child when I say: as long as people want to read about Victor I'll keep writing about him
Average rating: 4.23 · 21,021 ratings · 1,407 reviews · 11 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Hunter (Victor the Assa...

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The Enemy (Victor the Assas...

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The Game (Victor the Assass...

4.33 avg rating — 2,977 ratings — published 2013 — 23 editions
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Better Off Dead (Victor the...

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A Time To Die (Victor the A...

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Kill For Me (Victor the Ass...

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Gone by Dawn (Victor the As...

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The Hunter The Enemy The Game Better Off Dead The Darkest Day A Time To Die The Final Hour
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Gone by Dawn by Tom  Wood
"Whats not to like! The short story is about Victor, the book is by Tom Wood. It helps to fill gaps between the novels, buy it, read all the books about Victor, 'nuff said!

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Kill For Me by Tom  Wood
"Excellent as always - Good Or Bad Victor, still undecided!"
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"The Enemy is a 10 star novel. It is the best novel i have read this year. It is action packed and spectacular from start to finish."
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I read this book a few years ago and I still think about it from time to time, such was its impact on me. A powerful tale not only of surviving a plane crash in the wilderness, but how that ordeal transforms the lives of those that survived. Fascinat ...more
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“Victor waited until Ozols had passed out of the light before squeezing the trigger with smooth, even pressure. Suppressed gunshots interrupted the early morning stillness. Ozols was hit in the sternum, twice in rapid succession. The bullets were low powered, subsonic 5.7 mm, but larger rounds could have been no more fatal. Copper-encased lead tore through skin, bone, and heart before lodging side by side between vertebrae. Ozols collapsed backward, hitting the ground with a dull thud, arms outstretched, head rolling to one side. Victor melted out of the darkness and took a measured step forward. He angled the FN Five-seveN and put a bullet through Ozols’s temple. He was already dead, but in Victor’s opinion there was no such thing as overkill.”
Tom Wood, The Hunter

“Funny, because the way I see it, the more friends I have, the better I’m doing at life.” “Ah,” Victor said, “but friends can be bought. Enemies are always earned.”
Tom Wood, A Time To Die

“No one was infallible, but mistakes had to be acknowledged and absorbed with a conscious self-examination if they were to become useful experience and not remain as failure.”
Tom Wood, A Time To Die


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message 3: by Tom

Tom Wood Softbananas wrote: "Hi Tom
I've read all your books now ...... time for another.
Do you have any in the oven?"

Yes! Out next month in the UK and August in the US

Softbananas Hi Tom
I've read all your books now ...... time for another.
Do you have any in the oven?

message 1: by Sean

Sean Peters Hi Fans of Tom Wood,

I do hope you will consider joining " A Good Thriller", one of my favourite authors will be doing a Q & A for my group on the 14th of July.

We love thrillers !

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