Posts Tagged ‘Thriller’

New Release: The Snowman

May 24th, 2011 No comments

By Jo Nesbø
Knopf | 400pgs
Release Date: May 10, 2011

The troubled but brilliant Norwegian Inspector Harry Hole returns in Jo Nesbø’s latest thriller The Snowman. The fifth installment of the Scandinavian series tracks Hole’s investigation of several murders perpetrated during winter’s first snowfall. When two women turn up dead, each with an menacing snowman built to mark the occasion, Hole and his new partner Katrine Bratt uncover a string of murders spanning several years. During the hunt for the killer, Hole realizes a connection between the case and an ominous letter he received months earlier, referencing the recent murders and events in the Inspector’s past, signed by The Snowman. As Hole’s quest for justice becomes obsessive, the Snowman draws him into a deadly game, where the ultimate prize may be the policeman’s life. Read more…


New Release: Dexter by Design

September 28th, 2009 3 comments

514u3ILXayL._SL160_By Jeff Lindsay
Doubleday ©2009 | Hardback 304pgs
Release Date: September 8, 2009

Miami’s friendly neighborhood serial killer is back in Lindsay’s latest installment of the Dexter series. Fresh from his Parisian honeymoon, Dexter Morgan is enjoying a life of peaceful domesticity when a new killer shows up on his turf.  Will the new husband and father be able to fend off the homicidal urges of his Dark Passenger and maintain a tranquil home life? Dexter fans around the world certainly hope not.


Book Review: Exit Music

September 21st, 2009 No comments

Exit MusicBy Ian Rankin
Little, Brown and Company ©2007 | Hardback 421pgs

John Rebus takes his final bow as a Detective Inspector for the Edinburgh Police in Exit Music, Rankin’s 17th novel in the series. Ten days before he’s forced into mandatory retirement at age 60, Rebus and his partner Detective Sergeant Siobhan Clarke are called to the scene of a murder, apparently a mugging gone wrong. When the victim’s identity is revealed as Alexander Todorov, a dissident Russian poet exiled from his homeland, Rebus becomes a lot more interested.

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