The Hunter : Victor the Assassin

  • by Tom Wood
  • Narrated by Daniel Philpott
  • Series: Victor the Assassin
  • 15 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Forget James Bond. Forget Jason Bourne. Forget Jack Bauer. Meet Victor. He's an assassin - a man with no past and no surname. But when a Paris job goes spectacularly wrong, Victor finds himself running for his life across four continents, accompanied by a woman too beautiful to trust, pursued by enemies too powerful to escape.

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What the Critics Say

"Jack Reacher meets Thomas Crown in this electrifying thriller." (Simon Kernick)
"A nonstop, breathless, trimmed-to-the-bone thriller with action sequences that are absolutely state-of-the-art. It's the best chase novel I've read in years." (Joseph Finder)
"An impressively intricate thriller.... The scenes are vivid and the plot revelations parcelled out at expert intervals.... Exciting." (New Yorker)
"A superlative debut... Thriller fans will be eager to see more from this bright new talent." (Publishers Weekly)

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Great detail, great story: couldn't stop listening

What made the experience of listening to The Hunter the most enjoyable?

Tom Wood appears to have struck the perfect balance between detail, realism and story. This is a superbly written novel. The story is a little Dexter-like: you can't help but loving the bad guy. I have already downloaded the next book in the series, I just hope Tom keeps them coming!


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- Michael Cox

Over dramatic

Over dramatic language used detracts fron the storyline and the narrator fades in and out of various accents seemingly at random
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- Phil Davison

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-06-2014
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK