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The Darkest Day Audiobook

The Darkest Day: Victor the Assassin, Book 5

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Publisher's Summary

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 12 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.

©2015 Tom Hinshelwood (P)2015 Oakhill Publishing

What the Critics Say

"Authentically brutal." (The Telegraph on The Enemy)

"Echoes of Jason Bourne...each plot twist is unexpected and well-timed." (Daily Mail on The Enemy)

"An impressively intricate thriller...expert.... Exciting." (New Yorker on The Hunter)

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    Conrad Baker 13/12/2015
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    "Great story with fantastic narration"

    Another great instalment of the series, brought to life perfectly by the excellent narration of Daniel Philpott. Looking forward to the next book, fingers crossed with the same narrator!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Skeggman 02/12/2015
    Skeggman 02/12/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "Fast Paced Thriller"

    I've really started to like Tom Wood's Victor the assassin books with 'Better off Dead' being a real highlight for me. Although this is not the best in the series in my opinion, the author has still worked up a solid thriller. If you have enjoyed any of Tom Wood's earlier works, this will no doubt be a welcome addition to your library.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Benjamin Hereford, United Kingdom 30/11/2015
    Benjamin Hereford, United Kingdom 30/11/2015 Member Since 2013
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    "Superb"

    A superb continuation of the series
    Fast paced and a must listen.
    Brilliant narration.

    Can't wait for the next installment, hopefully a little longer

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    M. B. Ellison 30/11/2015
    M. B. Ellison 30/11/2015
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    "Another great book in series"

    Great listen in this book series and would definitely recommend. Look forward to next book.

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    kimmie 27/11/2015
    kimmie 27/11/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "Fantastic"

    I loved the fact 'Victor' got to work with someone else and the story line was left open so 'Ravan' could return
    The book as usual was brilliantly written and narrated, do not ever use anyone else but Daniel to read your books
    Can't wait for his next book which I'm sure will be a long wait but well worth it
    LOVE IT, LOVE IT, LOVE IT, LOVE IT

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Buzz 02/06/2016
    Buzz 02/06/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Sorry but Victor's lost his edge!"

    Victor has to do much better. Very predictable, slow moving and far too much unnecessary detail, particularly during his fights.
    Lacks good content.

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    Jamie Burns London 30/03/2016
    Jamie Burns London 30/03/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Another killer story!"

    the way this plot unfolds makes me think the author has been in the mists of killers and government spooks!

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    Matt 28/01/2016
    Matt 28/01/2016
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    "Victors Back yet again"
    Would you listen to The Darkest Day again? Why?

    The series just keeps getting better and better. Please Tom can we have some more


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    Mikey poole, United Kingdom 17/01/2016
    Mikey poole, United Kingdom 17/01/2016 Member Since 2014

    My perfect night in: Cup of tea, all my wonderful audible books and dramas and a comfortable seat on top of my bed. Nuf sed'

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    "Great job Vic"
    Any additional comments?

    As with my other reviews in this fantastic Tom Wood series, I have nothing but good things to say about it. Victor the assassin does it again, much like a modern day James Bond. Though it may not be shaken, the story is stirred up into a concussion of cool killings and savage cool headedness.

    This guy is so cool. Buy it!

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    RavenBow 06/12/2015
    RavenBow 06/12/2015
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    "Great suspense with precise brilliant narration."
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Darkest Day to be better than the print version?

    No. The narration draws you into Victor's character and his world. The whole series has a wonderful consistency of creating unexpected outcomes in the different situations and dangers Victor cleverly overcomes. This is a great listen.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Darkest Day?

    All of Victor's action scenes where he somehow manages to stay alive even if he is caught and things look dire!! In particular where he works with Raven but neither trust each other.


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    The end point where the final outcome of Raven is uncertain, and Victor moves on.


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Invisible Killer


    Any additional comments?

    Can't wait for the next in the series along as you keep the same narrator.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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