The police urgently need Harry Hole
A killer is stalking Oslo’s streets. Police officers are being slain at the scenes of crimes they once investigated, but failed to solve. The murders are brutal, the media reaction hysterical.
But this time, Harry can’t help anyone
For years, detective Harry Hole has been at the centre of every major criminal investigation in Oslo. His dedication to his job and his brilliant insights have saved the lives of countless people. But now, with those he loves most facing terrible danger, Harry can’t protect anyone.
Least of all himself.
Boasts the customary ability to render attempts at work and sleep futile until it is finished
As usual, the brilliant Nesbo is several steps ahead of you in this endlessly twisting, multi-layered thriller that also shines a light on the murky areas of Norway’s upper echelons
Scandinavian crime thrillers don’t come much darker or more tense than the best-selling Harry Hole series, and this tenth outing for the Norwegian detective is the best yet
In the dark world of Scandinavian crime, Jo Nesbo's novels are darker than most… Settle down with a glass of Akvavit and prepare for a long night
Resistance is futile: Nesbo has some rare, Ancient Mariner-type gift for holding his readers completely in thrall until he has finished with us
Harry Hole is back in The Thirst, a blistering thriller from bestselling author Jo Nesbo. A new killer and a connection to his only unsolved case will mean that Harry will have to put everything on the line. Read the prologue and first chapter below