Killing Moon opening lines: ‘Oslo,’ the man said, raising the glass of whisky to his lips. ‘That’s the place you love the most?’ Lucille asked.
Prim is determined to accomplish his mission, no matter the cost. But he has to do it without being caught. Yet he cannot help himself. Just a few slips and Harry Hole will figure out who he is, and why he is killing. Harry is of course the best at his job, catching serial killers. But will he let the past cloud his judgements and his decision making?
THE HUNT IS ON AND THE POLICE ARE RUNNING OUT OF TIME.
Two women are missing, their only connection being they attended the same party, hosted by a notorious real-estate magnate. When one of the women is found murdered, the police discover an unusual signature left by the killer, giving them reason to suspect he will strike again.
THEY’RE FACING A KILLER UNLIKE ANY OTHER.
And catching him calls for a detective like no other. But the legendary Harry Hole is gone. Struck off the force, down and out in Los Angeles, it seems that nothing can entice him back to Oslo. Until the woman who saved Harry’s life is put in grave danger, and he has no choice but to return to the city that haunts him and hunt for the murderer.
TO CATCH HIM WILL PUSH HARRY TO THE LIMIT.
He’ll need to bring together a misfit team of former operatives to do what he can’t do alone: stop an unstoppable killer. But as the evidence mounts, it becomes clear that there is more to this case than meets the eye…
AND FOR HARRY, THIS JUST GOT PERSONAL.
This is by far the best Harry Hole novel I have ever read. It will leave you wondering which of three people the killer really is. And I am glad to say, knowing Jo Nesbo’s writing style, I figured it out correctly. This in no way distracted from a great story, with lots of personal follow ons from his last novel.
About the author:
Jo Nesbo is a musician, songwriter, and economist, as well as a writer. His Harry Hole novels include The Redeemer, The Snowman, The Leopard and Phantom, and he is also the author of several stand-alone novels and the Doctor Proctor series of children’s books. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Glass Key for best Nordic crime novel.
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Harry Hole is pushed to his limits when the woman who saved his life is put in grave danger, and he has no choice but to return to Oslo, the city that haunts him, and hunt for a murderer. When the killer took his first victim, he left an unusual signature, giving police reason to suspect he will strike again. They are facing a killer unlike any other, and as the evidence mounts, it becomes clear that there is more to this case than meets the eye … And for Harry, this just got personal.
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Penguin Random House South Africa sent me this novel to review.
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