Harry Hole 3
A brilliantly tense thriller from Scandinavian crime writing superstar Jo Nesbo.
Harry Hole faces a new rising enemy.'A page-turner you won't want to put down' Time OutHarry knows he shouldn't get involved.
A report of a rare and unusual gun - a type favoured by assassins - being smuggled into the country sparks Detective Harry Hole's interest. Evil is closer to home than he knows.Then a former WW2 Nazi sympathizer is found with his throat cut. Next, someone close to Harry is murdered. Why had she been trying to reach Harry on the night she was killed?
As Harry's investigation unfolds, it becomes clear that the killer is hell-bent on serving his own justice. And while the link between the cases remains a mystery, one thing is certain: he must be stopped.
But can Harry stop him in time?*JO NESBO HAS SOLD 40 MILLION BOOKS WORLDWIDE**Watch out for Knife, the new Harry Hole thriller, out now*
Praise for The Redbreast
A page-turner you won't want to put downDaneet Steffens, Time Out
Scary...culminates in a nail-biting episode with overtones of The Day of the JackalJane Jakeman, Independent
A complicated story of passion, lost love, betrayal and murderMarcel Berlins, The Times
A complex, utterly captivating storyMark Sanderson, Evening Standard
Exciting, witty, melancholy and thought-provokingJake Kerridge, Daily Telegraph
Norway's finest crime writer...Nesbo entwines a Second World War ghost story with a modern hunt for an assassin in a clever and entertaining way that teases and taunts to the very end...Nesbo clearly demonstrates his skill at executing expertly-crafted, well-paced thrillers that he sustains to the very end in a compelling fashion...as first novels go, The Redbreast and The Devil's Star are as accomplished as any reader is likely to experienceDavid Connett, Daily Express
It requires some skilled plotting, but Nesbø brings it off, and Harry, with his quirky sense of humour, is a likeable hero despite his many flawsSusanna Yager, Sunday Telegraph