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A brilliantly tense thriller from Scandinavian crime writing superstar Jo Nesbo.

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Not all angels are heaven sent. I am one such angel, and I have come to pass judgement on the living, and the dead...

A report of a rare and unusual gun – a type favoured by assassins – being smuggled into the country sparks Detective Harry Hole's interest. Then a former WW2 Nazi sympathizer is found with his throat cut. Next, someone close to Harry is murdered. Why had she been trying to reach Harry on the night she was killed?

As Harry's investigation unfolds, it becomes clear that the killer is hell-bent on serving his own justice. And while the link between the cases remains a mystery, one thing is certain: he must be stopped.

Reviews

A page-turner you won't want to put down

Time Out

A complex, utterly captivating story

Evening Standard

Scary...culminates in a nail-biting episode with overtones of The Day of the Jackal

Independent

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780099546771

    December 1, 2009

    Vintage

    656 pages

    RRP $27.00

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  • EBook

    9781409088776

    June 1, 2010

    Vintage Digital

    656 pages

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Also by Jo Nesbo

Macbeth
The Thirst
The Snowman
The Leopard
Phantom
The Bat
Cockroaches
The Redeemer
Blood on Snow
Police
Headhunters
Nemesis
The Devil's Star
The Son
Midnight Sun
The Devil's Star (Heroes & Villains)
New Jo Nesbo Thriller
New Harry Hole Thriller
Blood on Snow & Midnight Sun
Large Print: Police
Large Print: The Son

Recommendations

The Snowman
Make Me
The Girl on the Train
Hades
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
The Store
The Handmaid's Tale
To Kill A Mockingbird
Don't Let Go
The Lost Symbol
A Stranger in the House
A Gentleman in Moscow
I Am Pilgrim
Baby Teeth
The Heart's Invisible Furies
Dragonfly In Amber
The Word Is Murder
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
The Golden House
The Bear and The Nightingale