A Time to Die

A Time to Die

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AUTHOR OF THE BBC RADIO 2 BOOK CLUB BESTSELLER BETTER OFF DEAD

From hot thriller author Tom Wood comes the latest breathtaking Victor novel - The Day of the Jackal meets Jason Bourne, with a thoroughly modern twist.

'Terrifically fun and explosively propulsive'
Gregg Hurwitz, author of Orphan X

Even a killer can be a hero

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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 127 x 195 x 29mm | 302g
  • Sphere
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0751556041
  • 9780751556049
  • 66,720

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Reading Tom Wood is a blast - terrifically fun and explosively propulsive. Riding shotgun with darker-than-dark antihero Victor on his missions is like mainlining adrenaline into your veins. As this better demon lays waste to his enemies-and to genre conventions-you'll find yourself smiling despite your best efforts. Gregg Hurwitz, author of Orphan X
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A Time to Die is action thriller in pure Darwinian form . . . Lean, mean and utterly ruthless, Wood's achievement is to get the reader to root for this assassin * Weekend Herald * Very few British writers are as good at this sort of all-action thriller. Victor makes Bond look like Milly-Molly-Mandy. * Sunday Express * Reading Tom Wood is a blast - terrifically fun and explosively propulsive. Riding shotgun with darker-than-dark antihero Victor on his missions is like mainlining adrenaline into your veins. As this better demon lays waste to his enemies-and to genre conventions-you'll find yourself smiling despite your best efforts. * Gregg Hurwitz, author of Orphan X *
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About Tom Wood

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.
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1,503 ratings
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4 39% (593)
3 12% (174)
2 2% (28)
1 1% (10)
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