Police: A Harry Hole Novel by Jo Nesbo

By Jo Nesbo

Inspector Harry gap investigates a serial killer focusing on Oslo’s cops during this installment of Jo Nesbø’s New York Times bestselling sequence. glance out for the most recent Harry gap novel, The Thirstavailable now.
For years, detective Harry gap has been on the heart of each significant felony research in Oslo. His magnificent insights and commitment to his activity have kept numerous lives through the years. yet because the killer grows more and more daring and the media response more and more hysterical, the detective is nowhere to be discovered. This time, whilst these he loves and values so much are dealing with bad probability, Harry is in no place to guard anyone—least of all himself.

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Without your . . ’ ‘Ditto,’ Mikael Bellman said. He breathed in the fragrance of her perfume. It was familiar. It was . . Ulla’s. The Tom Ford perfume – what was it called? Black Orchid. Which he’d bought for her when he was in Paris or London because it was impossible to get hold of in Norway. The coincidence seemed highly improbable. He saw the laughter in her eyes as she saw the astonishment in his. She interlaced her fingers behind his neck and leaned back laughing. ’ What the hell. After the house-warming Ulla had complained that the bottle of perfume had disappeared and that one of the celeb guests he’d invited must have stolen it.

That’s why she says nothing at the end of the dream. She’s the amp that goes quiet when Dad switches it off. ’ ‘Yes. All the time. Until I was sixteen. And not records. ’ ‘I don’t know. Probably not. ’ ‘Hm. Our time’s up. I’ll give you something to read for next time. And then I want us to make a new ending for the story in the dream. She has to speak. She has to say something to you. Something you wished she would say. That she likes you perhaps. ’ The patient stood up, took his coat from the stand and walked towards the door.

The tired, grey faces stared at him with an apathy that had become more and more visible over the last few weeks. And yesterday’s press conference – which had been like an ugly capitulation, his plea for help, wherever it might come from – had not raised fighting spirits. Today there were two further absentees, and they weren’t exactly throwing in the towel over a sniffly nose. In addition to the Vennesla case there was the Gusto Hanssen murder which had gone from solved to unsolved after Oleg Fauke had been released and Chris ‘Adidas’ Reddy had withdrawn his confession.

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