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Harry Hole is the main character in a series of, so far, twelve crime novels written by Jo Nesbø. Hole is a classic loose cannon in the Oslo (Norway) police force, with few close friends and some unorthodox methods.
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Book 1
The Bat
A Harry Hole Novel (1)
Jo Nesbo - Jul 02, 2013 (first published in 1997)
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The electrifying first appearance of Jo Nesbø’s detective, Harry Hole. 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. The victim is a twenty-three year old Norwegian woman who is a minor celebrity back home. Never...
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Book 2
The Second Inspector Harry Hole Novel (Harry Hole Series)
Jo Nesbo - Feb 11, 2014 (first published in 1998)
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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. There is something else, something more pervasive, scrabbling around behind the scenes. Or, put another way,...
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Book 3
The Redbreast
A Harry Hole Novel (Harry Hole Series)
Jo Nesbo - Aug 30, 2011 (first published in 2000)
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The Redbreast is a fabulous introduction to Nesbø’s tough-as-nails series protagonist, Oslo police detective Harry Hole. A brilliant and epic novel, breathtaking in its scope and design—winner of The Glass Key for best Nordic crime novel and selected as the best Norwegian crime novel ever written by members of Norway’s book clubs—The Redbreast is a...
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Book 4
A Harry Hole Novel (Harry Hole Series)
Jo Nesbo - Feb 28, 2012 (first published in 2002)
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How do you catch a killer when you're the number one suspect? A man is caught on CCTV, shooting dead a cashier at a bank. Detective Harry Hole begins his investigation, but after dinner with an old flame wakes up with no memory of the past 12 hours. Then the girl is found dead in mysterious circumstances and he beings to receive threatening emails:...
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Book 5
The Devil's Star
A Harry Hole Novel (Harry Hole Series)
Jo Nesbo - Jan 07, 2011 (first published in 2003)
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A young woman is murdered in her Oslo flat. One finger has been severed from her left hand, and behind her eyelid is secreted a tiny red diamond in the shape of a five-pointed star - a pentagram, the devil's star.Detective Harry Hole is assigned to the case with his long-time adversary Tom Waaler and initially wants no part in it. But Harry is alre...
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Book 6
Redeemer of the Dead
A LitRPG Apocalypse (The System Apocalypse Book 2)
Tao Wong - Oct 24, 2017
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Four months ago, the world changed as electronics failed and blue screens started appearing, gifting humanity with abilities, Classes and Skills straight from a game. Caught in Klondike National Park during the apocalypse, John manages to fight his way free and reach Whitehorse. Unfortunately, the System hasn't finished with humanity yet and dungeo...
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Book 7
The Snowman
Jo Nesbo - Jun 28, 2016 (first published in 2007)
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V Osle napadol prvý sneh. Jonas ráno vstane a zistí, že jeho matka zmizla. Ostane po nej jediná stopa – ružový šál, čo jej daroval na Vianoce. Má ho na krku snehuliak. Predošlú noc sa nečakane zjavil na dvore a jeho čierne oči hľadia priamo do domu.Prípad rieši inšpektor Harry Hole, ktorý nedávno dostal tajomný list s podpisom Snehuliak. Situácia s...
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Book 8
The Snow Leopard
Peter Matthiessen - Jun 24, 2017 (first published in 1978)
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Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperback For the seventieth anniversary of Penguin Classics, the Penguin Orange Collection celebrates the heritage of Penguin’s iconic book design with twelve influenti...
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Book 9
A Harry Hole Novel (9) (Harry Hole Series)
Jo Nesbo - Apr 23, 2013
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Following from Jo Nesbø's electrifying international best-sellers The Snowman and The Leopard, now comes Phantom, which plunges the brilliant, deeply troubled, now former police officer Harry Hole into a full-tilt investigation on which his own tenuous future will come to depend.When Harry left Oslo again for Hong Kong—fleeing the traumas of life a...
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Book 10
A Harry Hole Novel (10) (Harry Hole Series)
Jo Nesbo - Jul 15, 2014
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When a police officer is found murdered at the scene of an old unsolved murder case that he was involved in investigating, it can hardly be a coincidence. When the same thing happens to two other officers in a matter of months the pattern is as clear as it is terrifying. None of the old cases were ever solved. The killings are extremely brutal and ...
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Book 11
The Thirst
A Harry Hole Novel (Harry Hole Series)
Jo Nesbo - Jan 30, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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#1 International Best Seller In this electrifying new thriller from the author of Police and The Snowman, Inspector Harry Hole hunts down a serial murderer who targets his victims . . . on Tinder.The murder victim, a self-declared Tinder addict. The one solid clue--fragments of rust and paint in her wounds--leaves the investigating team baffled. Tw...
Knife by Jo Nesbo