Victor 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, Hijack. He has recently published an anthology of short stories and is now working on his second crime novel 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 Victor Nikitin online


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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