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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.
©2011 Tom Wood (P)2014 Oakhill Publishing
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Critic Reviews

"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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By J Roberts on 07-01-14

Incredible first story from this author.

What did you love best about The Hunter?

The dark side. There is no hero, he is no hero.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The British assassin. Because he is a slightly twisted fellow.

Which scene was your favorite?

The beginning

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By Bruce on 01-27-16

Loved it

Fast paced right from the go and kept me on the edge of my seat.

Will definitely buy the next one in the series.

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By Mark on 07-31-14

Overkill

Would you try another book written by Tom Wood or narrated by Daniel Philpott?

Probably would not try another book by this author, but the narrator was good overall.

Would you recommend The Hunter to your friends? Why or why not?

Not really. Whilst the writing is good and the plot reasonable, if not startlingly original, I felt that there is just too much action and not enough intrigue to maintain interest. In fact, the almost constant gun battles and chases are unrelenting and, eventually, terribly tedious. I gave up completely about an hour out from the end when yet another fight and chase broke out in exhaustive and exhausting detail and I lost interest in the outcome of the story and the fate of the main character.

Which character – as performed by Daniel Philpott – was your favourite?

The narrator played the various parts without overdoing the accents, but the characters were hardly engaging enough to choose any favourite performance from Mr Philpott.

Did The Hunter inspire you to do anything?

Luckily, I'm not given to indulging in murderous rampages with automatic weapons, so no.

Any additional comments?

I love a good action story - Frederick Forsyth, Gerald Seymour etc. - and the action scenes in this book were certainly well written and finely detailed, but for me (an ex-Army Officer) it was just a bit too wearing in the end.

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By Janet on 06-19-14

Really good page turner keeps you interested

Where does The Hunter rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Certainly up within the top few

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes

Any additional comments?

Good story very well weaved together plenty of action good characters well worth a credit

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By Michael Cox on 08-19-14

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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4 of 4 people found this review helpful


By Phil Davison on 08-09-16

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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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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