Monday, February 4, 2013

Matt Hilton

Matt Hilton is the Cumbrian author of the Joe Hunter thriller series. He is a high ranking martial artist and has been a police officer and private security specialist, all of which lend an authenticity to the action scenes in his books.

From his Q & A with Sandra Parshall at The Big Thrill:

One reviewer described Joe as “a cold-blooded killer with a heart of gold.” Is that how you see him? How would he describe himself and his line of work?

Hunter worked for many years for a covert military group called ‘Arrowsake’, basically as an assassin taking on terrorist and organised crime groups. Now retired, he has based himself in Florida, working with his old Arrowsake buddy, Jared ‘Rink’ Rington, as an occasional private investigator. But it is not uncommon for Hunter to take on the kind of jobs where lawful protocol can’t help, and in those occasions will act somewhat uncompromisingly. He is a stone cold killer, but he is tempered by his own strict set of moral rules that won’t allow him to hurt anyone undeserving. He is incredibly loyal, a good man at heart, and has no love of violence. He just happens to be particularly good at it. He abhors bullying and will step up to help those unable to help themselves, and will lay his own life or safety on the line for his friends and family. Hunter doesn’t appreciate the term vigilante, but...[read on]
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