Vic Nikitin


Vic Nikitin was born in West Yorkshire, England of Russian and Italian parentage. He moved to London in the 1980s, to Johannesburg in the 1990s and now resides in New Zealand.
On this journey, he acquired an Honours degree in Modern Languages, a Teachers Diploma and an MBA in Marketing. He lectured extensively at tertiary level and consulted to corporations in South Africa during his fifteen year stay.
Vic is married to Arlene, has two teenage children and currently combines running a computer repair business with a passion for writing.
While living in South Africa, he wrote his first novel, Victim versus Villains. He has also published an anthology of short stories and is working on a further two crime novels set in New Zealand and a further anthology of short stories.

Smashwords Interview

What is your e-reading device of choice?
I use a tablet, it's far more fun and comfortable than reading a traditional book. My tablet automatically remembers the last page I read, far better than a paper bookmark. I can also quickly Google something I don't understand, such as where a city or town is in a country.
Describe your desk
It is a big, chocolate coloured monstrosity shipped in from our lounge when my son decided he needed a larger desk than mine. My computer tower unit, printer and scraps of paper sit snugly, just where I can get hold of them without looking.
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Where to find Vic Nikitin online


Victim Versus Villains
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,300. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
David van der Linde loses everything after a brutal car hijacking. His comfort zones are ripped away, layer by layer, as he sinks to his knees. Sparked into a smouldering rage, he refuses to lie down. He begins to claw his way back, inch by inch. Hunting down his attackers with stealth and guile, he exacts a revenge that is hotter than hell.
Seventeen Deadly Sins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,450. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Drop in a generous amount of greed, sprinkle in a similar quantity of lust, add a pinch of wrath, a smidgen of desperation, a touch of envy, a swirl of twist-in-the-tale endings and mix well. The spicy recipe of Dahlesque short stories about ordinary people involved in not-so-ordinary activities will keep you guessing until the very last sentence. It is never exactly as it seems!

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