By Jo Nesbo
Inspector Harry gap pursues an murderer bent on revenge during this installment of Jo Nesbø’s New York Times bestselling sequence. glance out for the most recent Harry gap novel, The Thirst, available now.
Shots ring out at a Salvation military Christmas live performance in Oslo, leaving one of many singers useless on the street. the path will lead Harry gap, Oslo’s most sensible investigator and worst civil servant, deep into the darkest corners of town and, finally, to Croatia.
An murderer cast within the war-torn zone has been delivered to Oslo to settle an previous debt. because the police circle in, the killer turns into more and more determined and the risk mounts for Harry and his colleagues.
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A shock ran through his body. Christ. He pressed his face against the fence, forcing his eyes closed, and the distant lights of the Plaza and Opera hotels became white stripes in all the darkness. With his right hand he lowered the flask until it was above the dog's red jaws. Then he spat out the top and the whisky, mumbled 'Skål' and emptied the flask. For two long seconds the black doggy eyes stared up at Harry in total perplexity as the brown liquid gurgled and trickled down Harry's leg into the open jaws.
He had regular teeth, Harry saw. So regular you could have suspected him of wearing dentures, if the rest of his face had not been as symmetrical, clean and square. The eyes were blue with tiny laughter lines around them, and the handshake firm and dry. Straight out of a doctor novel, Harry thought. A doctor with warm hands.
Because his impression was that they weren't seeing each other any more. Harry had explained to the young officer in a curt yet clear way that they might share an office but not a private life. Halvorsen had shrugged, asked who else Harry talked to and had his assumption confirmed when Harry got up and marched out of room 605. Three metres. No barbed wire. Easy. Harry caught hold of the fence as high as he could, put his feet against the fence post and straightened up. Right arm up, then left, hung with arms outstretched until his feet got a grip.