The Darkest Day - Victor (Paperback)Tom Wood (author)
He is darkness. She wants him dead.
In a city starved of light, she might just succeed.
She moves like a shadow; she kills silently: Raven. This elegant assassin has been on the run for years. This time though, she has picked the wrong target.
The hitman known only as 'Victor' is as paranoid as he is merciless, and is no stranger to being hunted. He tracks his would-be killer across the globe, aiming not only to neutralise the threat, but to discover who wants him dead. The trail leads to New York...
And then the lights go out.
Over twelve hours of unremitting darkness, Manhattan dissolves into chaos. Amid looting, conspiracy and blackout, Victor and Raven play a vicious game of cat and mouse that the city will never forget.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 286 g
Dimensions: 197 x 128 x 26 mm
Fast paced, cinematic and violent * Sunday Mirror *
Reading a Wood thriller about enigmatic assassin-for-hire Victor is like a high-ve locity ride on a bullet * Peterborough Telegraph *
The Darkest Day is a true thrill a minute, guns blazing, action packed novel * Open Book Society *
Victor is a fascinating character . . . brilliant * Crime Thriller Girl *
Expertly choreographed - few writers working in the genre at present can rival Wood's fluency at creating action scenes * Shots *
[Victor] reminds me of Dexter - the serial killer who again by any societal moral standards everyone should hate and abhor, yet you simply had to love him * Mystery Sequels *
Fast paced... will keep you on the edge of your seats * The Crimewarp *
If you love Lee Child and you're looking for something new to keep you going, then Tom Wood is the man for you * Joan's Book Reviews *
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This was the first Victor book I read, even though not the first in the series; however the writing was so good I couldn’t tell.
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“The Darkest Day,review by Victor van Aken”
I have been reading the four first Victors in Dutch language. There were no follow ups in Dutch so I tried the english version.I like the complicate character of Victor.
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