Category: Jo Nesbo

  • “The Leopard” by Jo Nesbo

    “The Leopard” by Jo Nesbo

    Genre: Thriller After the events of “The Snowman”……Harry Hole has disappeared. Again…. His boss, Gunnar Hagen has sent Detective Kaja Solness to find him, and, following a lead…..she did. On the bright side, Harry is not getting drunk on alcohol as he tends to do between books, nope not Harry, now he is whacked out […]

  • Book Review: “The Snowman” by Jo Nesbo

    Book Review: “The Snowman” by Jo Nesbo

    Genre: Thriller “His voice sounded like a dry whisper in her ear. As if it were important no one else heard them. We’re going to die.“ Detective Harry Hole wakes to a new day. The love of Harry’s life, his ex-girlfriend Rakel, has a new boyfriend. A Doctor…..and Harry is both happy for her, and […]

  • “The Redeemer” by Jo Nesbo

    “The Redeemer” by Jo Nesbo

    Genre: Thriller 1991 Croatia A young Croatian messenger was unafraid of anything. Seeing the war was not going well for his side, he volunteered to attach explosives to Serbian tanks as they tried to attack his home town of Zagreb. This young messenger did such an outstanding job, his commander gave him a nickname that […]

  • Book Review: “The Devil’s Star” by Jo Nesbo

    Book Review: “The Devil’s Star” by Jo Nesbo

    Genre: Thriller “Tick, tick, tick. …Harry, his eyes closed, had counted the nine hundred ticks from the Rolex watch on the wrist of the blood-covered arm on the lift floor, and…. Tick, tick, tick.“ After the events in the last book, “Nemesis”, Detective Harry Hole took a turn for the worse by falling, once again, […]

  • Book Review: “Nemesis” by Jo Nesbo

    Book Review: “Nemesis” by Jo Nesbo

    Harry (a raging alcoholic) stays sober throughout the book. And that’s a good thing……since Harry needs to keep his head clear as his own murder could be next.

  • “The Redbreast” by Jo Nesbo

    “The Redbreast” by Jo Nesbo

    Genre: Mystery “Hi, this is Ellen and Helge’s answerphone. Please leave a message.”  Thus starts the most devastating, heartbreaking, powerful, and brilliant, ten pages in a book that I have EVER read. “The Redbreast” is the third Harry Hole novel and follows the lives of several people (in addition to Harry) spanning the time from […]

  • “Cockroaches” by Jo Nesbo

    “Cockroaches” by Jo Nesbo

    Genre: Thriller / Mystery Norwegian Detective Harry Hole has been drinking steadily since his success in Australia (see my review of “The Bat”). The Norwegian Ambassador to Thailand,  has been found, by the hooker he hired, murdered in a Bangkok motel room.  A knife stuck in his back. The Norwegian authorities know more than they […]

  • “Headhunters” by Jo Nesbo

    “Headhunters” by Jo Nesbo

    (Tense Murder Mystery) Genre: Thriller / Mystery — Buy! — Roger Brown is Norway’s top headhunter. When he recommends someone to a client, the company knows he or she is the right person for the position. Roger Brown is also an art thief. When he interviews people for jobs, he finds out if they have […]

  • “The Bat” by Jo Nesbo

    “The Bat” by Jo Nesbo

    Genre: Thriller / Mystery (Serial Killer Down Under) – 23 year old Inger Holter, a Norwegian citizen and TV celebrity, was raped and murdered in Sydney, Australia. Norwegian Detective Harry Hole (pronounced Holy) is sent to assist the investigation in any way that he can.  But, upon arrival, Harry finds out that his services are […]