Now that professional assassin Victor is indentured to British Intelligence, he is tasked with eliminating the worst of the worst. One such man is Milan Rados, a former Serbian paramilitary commander wanted for war crimes and now head of an organized criminal network in Belgrade. He has escaped justice once already, so it's Victor's job to take the justice to him.
"Tom Wood writes great suspense novels!"
While carrying out a hit on a terrorist financier, Victor finds himself the target of an assassin who proves to be just as deadly as he is. Never one to let such a thing go, Victor sets about hunting down his attacker and those who sent her. She is Raven - a freelance assassin with a dark past and hidden agenda. If Victor wants to stay alive, he must find out who Raven really is and what she is truly after. Does she really want him dead, or does someone else want them to kill each other?
"Not my favorite"
Meet Victor. He's an assassin - a man with no past and no surname. He lives alone. He operates alone. He's given a job; he takes out the target; he gets paid. He's The Killer. Victor arrives in Paris to perform a standard kill and collect for an anonymous client. He completes it with trademark efficiency - only to find himself in the middle of an ambush and fighting for his life.
"You Can't Help Pulling for the "Bad Guy""
Victor, a former assassin-for-hire, has joined forces with a CIA special unit. His first assignment: Three strangers. Three hits. Fast and clean. Victor's a natural for this.It should have been simple. But with each hit Victor is plunged deeper into an unimaginable conspiracy where no one, least of all the people he knows, can be trusted.With the stakes growing higher by the minute, Victor realizes he's been forced into playing a game he never expected. Because he's the next target. And there's no way out.
"I want to be killed by Victor!"
When Victor is called to meet with an old friend who ultimately betrayed him, what he thought was an ambush is in fact a plea for help. As a Russian gangster, Norimov is accustomed to death threats, but now an unknown enemy wants more than his life. They intend to kill everyone he cares about, including his missing daughter Gisele. This time, Victor's job is not to kill but to protect. Unfortunately, locating Gisele is his first mistake - because someone is watching his every move.
"Wood's Dunnit Again! 15 Stars!"
Victor the assassin is living a solitary, peaceful life in Iceland when he's drawn into a job for an unidentified Swiss broker. Having passed the test, he's introduced to a group of mercenaries and killers who are tasked to perform the ultimate assassination.In this group, Victor meets someone from his past, someone who recruited him to the life he now knows-someone he thought was dead. And when he wants out, it's too late-his former mentor has other plans for him...
"1 Review for 3 books in series"
The mysterious assassin known only as Victor is locked in an uneasy alliance with the CIA. And he has a list: Three names, three victims. Worst of all, Victor is given just two days to take down his targets, forcing him to compromise his usual extreme care. With each name Victor crosses off his list, the game grows far more complex - and far more lethal. A conspiracy begins to unwind and suddenly this perfect assassin becomes the perfect target.
Victor, Codename "Tesseract", ist Auftragskiller. Der beste, den es gibt. Er stellt keine Fragen, er hinterlässt keine Spuren, er macht keine Fehler. Auch sein jüngster Job in Paris scheint glattzulaufen: Victor soll einen Mann töten, bei dem Opfer einen USB-Stick sicherstellen und diesen weitergeben, sobald man ihm eine Adresse übermittelt. Doch plötzlich wird er selbst zur Zielscheibe. Durch seinen Auftrag gerät Victor ins Kreuzfeuer einer internationalen Verschwörung, bei der Jäger und Gejagte nicht mehr zu unterscheiden sind...
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.
"Incredible first story from this author."
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 man 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.
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.
Victor is the perfect killer. He has no past. He will stop at nothing. And he can find you anywhere. In sweltering Algiers, ultra-efficient hitman Victor executes a fellow assassin. But when the CIA comes calling, Victor must pose as his victim to identify the dead man's next mark--a mission that takes him across Europe to the bloody streets of Rome. Working alongside a group of vicious mercenaries, Victor faces an impossible choice: to do what's right, or to sacrifice the only thing he cares about: his life.
A hitman must be anonymous, amoral... and alone. Victor is the face in the crowd you don't see, a perfect assassin with nothing to live for. But when an old friend turns to him for help, he finds he can't refuse. For once his objective isn't to kill, but to protect. Hunted through the streets of London by ruthless enemies, Victor needs to be more than just a bodyguard... but his every move leads danger closer to the very person he's vowed to defend. Published in the US as No Tomorrow.
Fast jeder Mensch kann morden. Aber nur wenige schaffen es, unentdeckt davonzukommen. Und das nicht nur einmal, sondern immer wieder...
Victor ist der perfekte Auftragsmörder. Er ist das anonyme Gesicht in der Menge, der Mann, den man nicht wahrnimmt - bis es zu spät ist. Doch nun bittet ihn ein alter Bekannter um Hilfe, und zum ersten Mal besteht Victors Auftrag nicht darin, jemanden zu töten, sondern zu beschützen: die junge Giselle, Stieftochter einer russischen Unterweltgröße. Von seinen Verfolgern gnadenlos durch ganz London gejagt, muss Victor alles riskieren. Und jeder seiner Schritte lockt die Gefahr näher an Giselle, deren Leben er um jeden Preis schützen muss...
Im Dienst der CIA reist der brilliante Auftragskiller Victor für eine brisante Mission nach Berlin: Er soll Adorján Farkas töten...
Raven ist Profikillerin. Lautlos wie ein Schatten eliminiert sie ihre Opfer, bevor diese ihre Anwesenheit auch nur erahnen. Doch diesmal könnte sie das falsche Ziel im Auge haben: Victor. Ein Killer wie sie. Ein Profi so paranoid wie rücksichtslos und perfekt darin, jeden Verfolger auszuschalten. Er spürt Raven rund um den Globus nach, nicht nur, um die Gefahr zu beseitigen, sondern um herauszufinden, wer ihr den Auftrag zu seiner Ermordung gab. In New York treffen die beiden schließlich aufeinander - ausgerechnet, als dort ein Blackout die Stadt ins Chaos stürzt. Inmitten von Plünderungen und Gewalt kommt es zwischen Raven und Victor zu einem Katz-und-Maus-Spiel, das Manhattan nie mehr vergessen wird.
Victor, ein brillanter Auftragskiller im Dienst der CIA, steht vor seinem bisher gefährlichsten Einsatz: Bei einem kürzlich ermordeten Berufskollegen Victors fand man Hinweise auf dessen bevorstehendes Treffen mit einem mysteriösen Schweizer. Victor soll nun in die Rolle des Getöteten schlüpfen und herausfinden, um was für einen Job es dabei gehen sollte. Nach Rom beordert, trifft Victor dort auf eine ganze Gruppe von Killern, die offensichtlich auf einen spektakulären Einsatz vorbereitet wird.
"How Bad Is It?", by John Cassidy; "Leap of Faith", by Ryan Lizza; "Voicebox 360", by Tom Bissell; "Is That All There Is?", by James Wood; and "Maids of Honor", by David Denby.