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Vendetta Stoneby Tom WoodOfficial disclaimer For the past 12 months the author and I have participated in a critique group where I had the opportunity to read portions of this novel while it was a work in progress This is my first reading of his edited finished product.The novel is uniquely written as a fictional true crime novel Think of Truman Capote s In Cold Blood, but with the major difference being Mr Capote s work is based on an actual crime and interviews with real people Vendetta S Vendetta Stoneby Tom WoodOfficial disclaimer For the past 12 months the author and I have participated in a critique group where I had the opportunity to read portions of this novel while it was a work in progress This is my first reading of his edited finished product.The novel is uniquely written as a fictional true crime novel Think of Truman Capote s In Cold Blood, but with the major difference being Mr Capote s work is based on an actual crime and interviews with real people Vendetta Stone has the same style and tone but is fiction The novel takes place over a 6 day period from August 13, 2010 to August 19, 2010, in the city of Nashville, TN, and is told through the eyes of fictional newspaper reporter, Gerry Hilliard Readers familiar with Nashville will delight at the references to various city spots, from Rotier s restaurant to seedy Dickerson Pike, from Percy Priest Lake to Percy Warner Park, gated Brentwood communities to East Nashville, the Tennessee Titans to the Parthenon This is a well written novel with a minimum of very mild profanity, and one where several murders are committed without gory descriptions While I referred to this as a fictional true crime novel it isappropriately in the thriller genre The Principle CharactersGerry Hilliard newspaper reporter and story narratorAngela Stone the victimJackson Stone Angela s husbandPatrick Stone Jackson brotherSheila Stone Patrick s wifeSarah Fletcher Angela s guilt ridden best friendHerb Fletcher Sarah s husbandDel Remus Wolfe psychopathic serial killerChief Wilson King Nashville s Chief of PoliceSargent Mike Whitfield lead investigatorDan Clarkston television news reporterPastor Robert Armstrong Jackson Stone s ministerDr Erica Karnoff psychologistThe StoryThe fictional Author s Note provides background information on the beautiful and talented Angela Stone From there the reader jumps into a news conference that takes place after her battered body is discovered A distraught, zombie like, Jackson Stone takes the podium and public announces his intentions to personally find his wife s killer, no matter the consequences The city, and soon the nation, is quickly divided between those who want to see vigilante justice and those seeking the order of law.Mr Wood weaves us through a tapestry of mania where careers can be made or broken on the outcome of Jackson s personal tragedy It seems everyone connected to the investigation has an opportunity for personal gain The reader also sees the dynamic behind the scenes interplay of today s media print, talk radio, television, and social media as it chases a headline making story.Jackson Stone s only method of finding Angela s killer rests with making himself bait for a trap The novel s climax ultimately comes to the only intersection possible, a showdown between Jackson Stone and Angela s psychopathic killer, Del Remus Wolfe.If you enjoy thrillers, you will enjoy this novel Reporter Tom Wood s fictional true crime thriller twistsAuthor Tom Wood has gracefully overcome obstacles to one of the most difficult genre forms, and this true crime thriller twists The narrator, a reporter following the case plans to write a totally true crime book based on his investigative journalism for the case In his debut novel, Vendetta Stone, Tom Wood, a 36 year veteran sports and news reporter of the Nashville Tennessean, leads us on a tortuous cat and mouse chase through the city Reporter Tom Wood s fictional true crime thriller twistsAuthor Tom Wood has gracefully overcome obstacles to one of the most difficult genre forms, and this true crime thriller twists The narrator, a reporter following the case plans to write a totally true crime book based on his investigative journalism for the case In his debut novel, Vendetta Stone, Tom Wood, a 36 year veteran sports and news reporter of the Nashville Tennessean, leads us on a tortuous cat and mouse chase through the city s seamiest neighborhoods in pursuit of the killer of a popular recording and country singing star In the plot s twists and turns Jackson Stone, the victim s husband, the protagonist, races to discover and catch the perpetrator, while his narrator and writer of a true crime novel, reporter Gerry Hilliard, also must stay one step ahead of his news competitors Hilliard races with internet feeds, the blogosphere and television news to be first with the story His challenge is to believe in the innocence of Stone, the still suspicious husband of the murdered songstress Stone vows not only to find the killer, but to avenge his beloved wife s brutal murder.As the drama unfolds, Jackson Stone follows his gut instinct and inside knowledge of the people involved, while Hilliard applies his skills as a crime reporter he sifts through clues, contacts leads and interviews suspects Both try to anticipate the killer s next move When Stone s next door neighbors, a kind and caring couple, are found dead in an apparent murder suicide, Hilliard smells a rat and suspects it is the work of a deviant serial killer But first he must convince his skeptical editors and publisher to stay with him and his story He tries to outwit law enforcement, rival news sources, the victim s husband and the perpetrator to land the both the killer and the biggest story of the decade.Stone races to stay ahead of the murderer all the way to a thrilling climax atop a famous Nashville landmark Hilliard follows close on his heels This thriller offers a revealing look at the cutthroat world of today s news business, in addition to matching wits with a serial killer The double suspense is well worth the modest price of admission InterestingThe true crime.nature of this.novel was what lured.me.in but much of the way the story played out left me a sceptical reader Still I stuck it through until the end, so there s that. Not anywhere close to his other books.I suggest sticking to the victor the assassin novels by the same author. Really great crime drama Couldn t put it down. I really enjoyed reading this book written by a former journalist for the Tennessean It is fast paced and engaging with a glimpse into the world of newspaper and television production that few ever experience It will surely be a good, solid read for anyone who enjoys crime fiction and doubly so for anyone who has spent time in Nashville. *Free Pdf ↙ Vendetta Stone ⇻ A VOW OF VENGEANCE How far would you go to find the man who murdered your wife For Jackson Stone, a Nashville advertising executive, avid outdoorsman and former Marine, his journey begins with an extraordinary press conference to announce his deadly intentions The sensational comments quickly go viral, and reaction is swift from the police to Jackson s family members to his church family, from bloggers to victim s right advocates to anti violence groups Everyone takes sides and his comments divide Music City like never before Soon, the hunter becomes the hunted, and Jackson s fate will be decided in a suspenseful showdown at one of Nashville s iconic landmarks There to chronicle it all is journalist Gerry Hilliard, who recounts his own role in tracking down the killer in his first true crime book, Vendetta Stone