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Harry Hole to return in The Thirst

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jonesbo300You knew it would happen sooner or later. After putting his Harry Hole series aside for a few years, Jo Nesbo has completed the next instalment, entitled The Thirst. The beautiful book has arrived at CFL HQ and we’ll be bringing you a review closer to its release.

The last Harry Hole novel, Police, came out in 2013 and focused on Harry’s return to the Oslo force when a serial killer was targeting officers. Some of his nearest and dearest were murdered. Now another killer is working in the city and they’re targeting people using the online dating service, Tinder. The killer’s MO reminds Harry of a nemesis from his past, so there could be a score to settle as well for the unorthodox detective.

“I was always coming back to Harry, he is my soul mate,” said Jo Nesbo. “But it is a dark soul, so it is – as always – both a thrill and a chilling, emotionally exhausting experience. But Harry and the story make it worth the sleepless nights.”

The Thirst goes on sale on 20 April 2017, in what looks like it’ll be a big year for the author. Harvill Secker will also be publishing a 20th anniversary edition of Jo Nesbo’s first novel, The Bat, which is set in Australia. 2017 should also see the release of the long awaited film adaptation of The Snowman, with Michael Fassbender starring as Harry Hole and Tomas Alfredson (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Let the Right One In) directing.

You can read our full guide to the Harry Hole series here. It’s also worth reading his recent novels Blood on Snow and Midnight Sun, which take you back to the Norwegian underworld of the 1970s.

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