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, […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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. […]