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Tom Wood

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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
Tom Wood Hi Emma, glad to know you're a fan and I've just finished editing Victor 8, titled KILL FOR ME, which will be published in the summer.
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The Hunter (Victor the Assa...

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The Enemy (Victor the Assas...

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The Game (Victor the Assass...

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Better Off Dead (Victor the...

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I've been a fan of this series since I picked up the first book simply based on it's title. Now nine books and two shorts in, I'm as enraptured today as I was that very first time. The character, Victor, is singly the most fascinati..." Read more of this review »
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"Brilliant! I will definitely miss Victor. Hoping that Tom Wood will consider one or two more."
Kill For Me by Tom  Wood
"Victor book # 8. New author for me. The book was action packed throughout and I was certainly never bored. For those that have yet to read any of the Victor the Assassin books, do yourself a favor and start at the beginning with The Killer. That i..." Read more of this review »
Kill For Me by Tom  Wood
"Love the victor the assassin series which is a must buy for me. It is a really different take on this genre and Tom Wood always comes up with an angle to introduce new concepts to the story. Intrigued by the peeling away of the back story of victo..." Read more of this review »
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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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