Kill for Me

This city might be your house, but you’re a hen and I’m the fox you invited inside it.

Tom Wood
Kill For Me


Publisher’s Synopsis:
For years, two sisters have vied for the turf of their dead crime boss father. Across the streets of Guatemala City, bodies have piled up; the US Drug Enforcement Agency, operating far from its own borders, is powerless to stop the fighting. 

But now one sister has a weapon that could finally win the war – a cold, amoral hitman known, fittingly, as ‘Victor’. 

Freed from previous employers the CIA and MI6, Victor is a killer for-hire whose sense of self-preservation trumps all else. Yet as betrayal and counter-betrayal unspool in the vicious family feud, Victor finds himself at the centre of a storm even he could be powerless to stop.

Point of view:
3rd person. Alternating perspectives, not by chapter, but clearly defined.

Rellim’s Thoughts:
Kill for Me is the 8th Victor the Assassin book by Tom Wood. While I love a series where you can dig in and events continue to unfold and build on each other – this was a bit of a departure from that with completely new locations and characters. I still enjoyed it as much as I’ve enjoyed all the others. This book ties with No Tomorrow as my favorite of the series.

The premise seems simple, kill the sister. As with all of Victor’s jobs, nothing is as it seems and no one can be trusted. Two warring cartel factions leave a spider web of duplicity to navigate. Even those who hired him are hiding information. Another assassin on the scene complicates things even further.

I love the way Wood brings all these tiny stories and events together. Individually all intriguing and suspenseful but culminating into a fast paced and unpredictable ending. Victor remains an enigma that acts in surprising ways while still so very him.

The only problem with this book is that now I desperately want to listen to book 9, A Quiet Man… alas the audio isn’t available yet.

Rob Shapiro continues to give Victor a consistent sound and personality that has made these audios so easy to binge. He also does a fantastic job with all the accents and a delivery so seamless that I’m completely absorbed in the story. He continues to be one of my favorite narrators.

About the author:
You can connect with Tom Wood here:

About the narrator:
Rob Shapiro is a voice actor, narrator, songwriter and performer living in Los Angeles, but he’s really everywhere.

You can connect with Rob Shapiro here:

My Favorite Quotes

He paid no attention to politicians unless he was hired to kill them. – Kill for Me by @TheTomWood #Audiobook narrated by @RobuLuxe #VictorTheAssassin #Thriller #Suspense #DEA #Cartel

If patience was a virtue it was the only way in which he was virtuous. – Kill for Me by @TheTomWood #Audiobook narrated by @RobuLuxe #VictorTheAssassin #Thriller #Suspense #DEA #Cartel

When he was a boy the first book he had stolen was about Houdini. – Kill for Me by @TheTomWood #Audiobook narrated by @RobuLuxe #VictorTheAssassin #Thriller #Suspense #DEA #Cartel

This city might be your house, but you’re a hen and I’m the fox you invited inside it. – Kill for Me by @TheTomWood #Audiobook narrated by @RobuLuxe #VictorTheAssassin #Thriller #Suspense #DEA #Cartel

“Who are you?”

“I’m your murderer.” – Kill for Me by @TheTomWood #Audiobook narrated by @RobuLuxe #VictorTheAssassin #Thriller #Suspense #DEA #Cartel

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