When the Norwegian ambassador to Thailand is found dead in a Bangkok brothel, Inspector Harry Hole is dispatched from Oslo to help hush up the case.
But once he arrives Harry discovers that this case is about much more than one random murder.
Inspector Harry Hole of the Oslo Crime Squad is dispatched to Sydney to observe a murder case. Harry is free to offer assistance, but he has firm instructions to stay out of trouble.
Sonny Lofthus is a strangely charismatic and complacent young man. Sonny’s been in prison for a dozen years, nearly half his life.
Harry Hole returns--or does he.--in a terrifyingly paced, vertiginous new roller coaster of a thriller by the internationally best-selling author of The Snowman and The Redeemer, "the king of Scandinavian crime fiction" (Kirkus).
A fantastically gripping thriller from the best-selling author
of The Snowman.
Christmas shoppers stop to hear a Salvation Army concert on a crowded Oslo street. A gunshot cuts through the music and the bitter cold. one of the singers falls dead, shot in the head at point-blank range.
Oslo in November. The first snow of the season has fallen.
Roger Brown is a corporate headhunter, and he’s a master of his profession.
Detective Harry Hole is assigned to the case with his long-time adversary Tom Waaler and initially wants no part in it.