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 … Continue reading Book Review: “The Snowman” 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 … Continue reading “The Redeemer” 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, … Continue reading Book Review: “The Devil’s Star” 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 … Continue reading “The Redbreast” 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 … Continue reading “Cockroaches” by Jo Nesbo