Harry's in trouble...After the horrors of a case that nearly cost him his life, Harry Hole left Oslo and the police force far behind him. Now he's back, but the case he's come to investigate is already closed, and the suspect already behind bars. The police don't want him back...Denied permission to reopen the investigation, Harry strikes out on his own, quickly discovering a trail of violence and mysterious disappearances apparently unnoticed by the police. At every turn, Harry is faced with a wall of silence. The criminals don't want him back...But Harry is not the only one interested in the case. From the moment he steps off the plane, someone is watching his every move...someone wants him silenced.
Expertly plotted and structured...relentlessly paced...a compulsive page turner Independent on Sunday Nesbo wrings out the tension, by turns painful and delicious, with consummate skill. The surprises come like an avalanche as the end nears Sunday Express A first-class thriller...and the complex plot...contains several twists some of which will make you gasp and at least one of which will make you cry Evening Standard The relationship between Harry and Rakel is truly multifaceted, and richer in nuance than anything else in the crime genre. Phantom will maintain Jo Nesbo's unstoppable momentum -- Barry Forshaw Independent Jo Nesbo writes tightly plotted, claustrophobic thrillers with plenty of snow and a brutal yet hopelessly romantic policeman hero... They're also exuberantly, ingeniously gruesome Sunday Telegraph
Publication date: 03/01/2013
|Publication date:||3rd January 2013|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Crime & mystery,|
Jo Nesbø, musician, economist and author of the best-selling series featuring Detective Harry Hole, has won many prizes for his novels, including the Glass Key, the Riverton Prize and the Norwegian Bookclub prize for best ever Norwegian crime novel. His first novel to be published in English was The Devil's Star and the second, The Redbreast, was shortlisted for the CWA Duncan Lawrie International Dagger. He lives in Oslo.More About Jo Nesbo