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    • The Bat

    • The First Inspector Harry Hole Novel
    • By: Jo Nesbø
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,763
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,598
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,604

    Before Harry took on the neo-Nazi gangs of Oslo, before he met Rakel, before The Snowman tried to take everything he held dear, he went to Australia. Harry Hole is sent to Sydney to investigate the murder of Inger Holter, a young Norwegian girl who was working in a bar. Initially sidelined as an outsider, Harry becomes central to the Australian police investigation when they start to notice a number of unsolved rape and murder cases around the country. The victims were usually young blondes. Inger had a number of admirers, each with his own share of secrets, but there is no obvious suspect.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • First Harry Hole finally translated into English!!

    • By Byron on 09-07-13
    • The First Inspector Harry Hole Novel
    • By: Jo Nesbø
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Series: Harry Hole, Book 1
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Release date: 07-02-13
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1,763 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Macbeth

    • By: Jo Nesbo
    • Narrated by: Euan Morton
    • Length: 17 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 317
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 288

    Set in the 1970s in a run-down, rainy, industrial town, Jo Nesbo's Macbeth centers around a police force struggling to shed an incessant drug problem. Duncan, chief of police, is idealistic and visionary, a dream to the townspeople but a nightmare for criminals. The drug trade is ruled by two drug lords, one of whom - a master of manipulation named Hecate - has connections with the highest in power and plans to use them to get his way.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, listen to the sample first

    • By stuartjash on 04-12-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Snowman

    • A Harry Hole Novel
    • By: Jo Nesbø, Don Bartlett
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 15 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5,334
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,392
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4,391

    Oslo in November. The first snow of the season has fallen. A boy named Jonas wakes in the night to find his mother gone. Out his window, in the cold moonlight, he sees the snowman that inexplicably appeared in the yard earlier in the day. Around its neck is his mother’s pink scarf. Hole suspects a link between a menacing letter he’s received and the disappearance of Jonas’s mother - and of perhaps a dozen other women, all of whom went missing on the day of a first snowfall. As his investigation deepens, something else emerges: he is becoming a pawn....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nesbo is the Cat and I am The Mouse

    • By Russell on 10-14-13

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Redbreast

    • By: Jo Nesbø
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,909
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,595
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,594

    It is 1944: Daniel, a soldier, legendary among the Norwegians fighting the advance of Bolshevism on the Russian front, is killed. Two years later, a wounded soldier wakes up in a Vienna hospital. He becomes involved with a young nurse, the consequences of which will ripple forward to the turn of the next century. In 1999, Harry Hole, alone again after having caused an embarrassment in the line of duty, has been promoted to inspector and is lumbered with surveillance duties. He is assigned the task of monitoring neo-Nazi activities....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Different For Nesbo, But Still Great

    • By Joe on 06-03-12

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Thirst

    • A Harry Hole Novel
    • By: Jo Nesbo, Neil Smith - translator
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 17 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,248
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,144
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,138

    In Police - the last novel featuring Jo Nesbø's hard-bitten, maverick Oslo detective - a killer wreaking revenge on the police had Harry Hole fighting for the safety of the people closest to him. Now, in The Thirst, the story continues as Harry is inextricably drawn back into the Oslo police force. A serial murderer has begun targeting Tinder daters - a murderer whose MO reignites Harry's hunt for a nemesis of his past.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Tedious, Unoriginal and Poorly Narrated

    • By Jack@NYC on 12-27-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Redeemer

    • Harry Hole, Book 6
    • By: Jo Nesbø, Don Bartlett (translator)
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 935
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 832
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 825

    Christmas shoppers stop to hear a Salvation Army concert on a crowded Oslo street. An explosion cuts through the music and the bitter cold: One of the singers falls dead, shot in the head at point-blank range. Harry Hole - the Oslo Police Department’s best investigator and worst civil servant - has little to work with: no suspect, no weapon, and no motive. But Harry’s troubles will multiply. As the search closes in, the killer becomes increasingly desperate, and Harry’s chase takes him to the most forbidden corners of the former Yugoslavia. Yet it’s when he returns to Oslo that he encounters true darkness....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love Harry Hole, RIP Robin Sachs :(

    • By Private on 06-06-13

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Cockroaches

    • The Second Inspector Harry Hole Novel
    • By: Jo Nesbø
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,060
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 958
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 954

    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, for every cockroach you see in your hotel room, there are hundreds behind the walls.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The Rest of the Harry Hole Series is Excellent!

    • By L. O. Pardue on 02-27-14
    • The Second Inspector Harry Hole Novel
    • By: Jo Nesbø
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Series: Harry Hole, Book 2
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Release date: 02-11-14
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1,060 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Police

    • A Harry Hole Novel, Book 10
    • By: Jo Nesbø
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,318
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,165
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,162

    The police urgently need Harry Hole…. A killer is stalking Oslo's streets. Police officers are being slain at the scenes of crimes they once investigated but failed to solve. The murders are brutal, the media reaction hysterical. But this time, Harry can't help.... For years, detective Harry Hole has been at the center of every major criminal investigation in Oslo. His dedication to his job and his brilliant insights have saved the lives of countless people. But now, with those he loves most facing terrible danger, Harry is not in a position to protect anyone. Least of all himself...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply the Best Detective Series In any Language

    • By Charles Atkinson on 10-26-13
    • A Harry Hole Novel, Book 10
    • By: Jo Nesbø
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Series: Harry Hole, Book 10
    • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 10-15-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,318 ratings

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Nemesis

    • By: Jo Nesbø
    • Narrated by: Thor Knai
    • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,135
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 925
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 910

    Captured on closed-circuit television: A man walks into an Oslo bank, puts a gun to a cashier’s head, and tells her to count to 25. When he doesn’t get his money fast enough, he pulls the trigger. The young woman dies—and two million Norwegian kroner disappear without a trace.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Read the (fantastic) book instead

    • By Kindle Customer on 12-19-11

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Son: A Novel

    • By: Jo Nesbø
    • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
    • Length: 17 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,668
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,507
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,498

    Sonny Lofthus is a strangely charismatic and complacent young man. Sonny’s been in prison for a dozen years, nearly half his life. The inmates who seek out his uncanny abilities to soothe leave his cell feeling absolved. They don’t know or care that Sonny has a serious heroin habit - or where or how he gets his uninterrupted supply of the drug. Or that he’s serving time for other peoples’ crimes. Sonny took the first steps toward addiction when his father took his own life rather than face exposure as a corrupt cop. Now Sonny is the seemingly malleable center of a whole infrastructure of corruption....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Break From The Harry Hole Series Is a Hit

    • By Russell on 09-04-14

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Devil's Star

    • By: Jo Nesbø
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,597
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,344
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,344

    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 already on notice to quit the force and is left with little alternative but to drag himself out of his alcoholic stupor and get to work. A wave of similar murders is on the horizon....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • New Steig Larsson? Hah! The new Raymond Chandler!

    • By JayAre on 12-12-11

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Leopard

    • A Harry Hole Novel, Book 8
    • By: Jo Nesbø, Don Bartlett (translator)
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 21 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,937
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,679
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,668

    Two young women are found murdered in Oslo, both drowned in their own blood. Media coverage quickly reaches fever pitch: Could this be the work of a serial killer? The crime scenes offer no coherent clues, the police investigation is stalled, and the one man who might be able to help doesn't want to be found. Traumatized by his last case, Inspector Harry Hole has lost himself in the squalor of Hong Kong's opium dens. Yet when he is compelled, at last, to return to Norway - his father is dying - Harry's buried instincts begin to take over. Then a female MP is discovered brutally murdered.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Tough Listen, an Irresistible Series

    • By Glenna H. on 01-09-12

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Phantom

    • By: Jo Nesbø
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 16 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,186
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,021
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,014

    When Harry left Oslo again for Hong Kong - fleeing the traumas of life as a cop - he thought he was there for good. But then the unthinkable happened. The son of the woman he loved, lost, and still loves is arrested for murder: Oleg, the boy Harry helped raise but couldn't help deserting when he fled. Harry has come back to prove that Oleg is not a killer. Barred from rejoining the police force, he sets out on a solitary, increasingly dangerous investigation that takes him deep into the world of the most virulent drug to ever hit the streets.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Darker and Darker

    • By Steven on 01-14-14

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Headhunters

    • By: Jo Nesbø
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 595
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 512
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 519

    Roger Brown is a corporate headhunter, and he’s a master of his profession. But one career simply can’t support his luxurious lifestyle and his wife’s fledgling art gallery. At an art opening one night he meets Clas Greve, who is not only the perfect candidate for a major CEO job, but also, perhaps, the answer to his financial woes: Greve just so happens to mention that he owns a priceless Peter Paul Rubens painting that’s been lost since World War II - and Roger Brown just so happens to dabble in art theft.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is a great book

    • By D. WARD on 11-21-11

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Bat

    • A Harry Hole Thriller, Book 1
    • By: Jo Nesbo
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,217
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,049
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,039

    Harry is out of his depth. Detective Harry Hole is meant to keep out of trouble. A young Norwegian girl taking a gap year in Sydney has been murdered, and Harry has been sent to Australia to assist in any way he can. He's not supposed to get too involved. When the team unearths a string of unsolved murders and disappearances, nothing will stop Harry from finding out the truth. The hunt for a serial killer is on, but the murderer will talk only to Harry. He might just be the next victim.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Probably the best of this remarkable series.

    • By Charles Atkinson on 11-08-12
    • A Harry Hole Thriller, Book 1
    • By: Jo Nesbo
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Series: Harry Hole, Book 1
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 10-11-12
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1,217 ratings

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder

    • By: Jo Nesbo
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    Nilly is the new kid in school, but he doesn’t let that or his tiny size slow him down. After all, he has his smart mouth, quick wits, and fearless nature to see him through. Nilly quickly makes two special friends: Lisa, a girl whose own best friend has just moved, and Doctor Proctor, who has (1) a tragic past (including lost love and betrayal) and (2) a talent for inventing things like industrial strength fart powder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GREAT story!

    • By Dawn on 09-13-10

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Knife

    • Harry Hole, Book 12
    • By: Jo Nesbo
    • Length: 18 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    A man like Harry had better watch his back...Following the dramatic conclusion of number one best seller The Thirst, Knife sees Harry Hole waking up with a ferocious hangover, his hands and clothes covered in blood. Not only is Harry about to come face to face with an old, deadly foe, but with his darkest personal challenge yet. 

    • Harry Hole, Book 12
    • By: Jo Nesbo
    • Length: 18 hrs
    • Release date: 07-11-19
    • Not rated yet

    Regular price: $26.17

    • El murciélago [The Bat]

    • Harry Hole, Libro 1
    • By: Jo Nesbo
    • Narrated by: Alfons Vallés
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Harry Hole es enviado a Sydney desde Oslo para que investigue el asesinato de una mujer noruega, Inger Holter, cuyo cadáver ha sido encontrado entre oscuras rocas, al pie de un acantilado. La policía sospecha que fue violada antes de morir, pero no se ha hallado rastro alguno de ADN. Harry Hole tendrá como compañero de investigación a Andrew Kengsinton, detective aborigen australiano. Ambos sospechan del novio de Inger, Evans White, atractivo camello conocido por la policía. Sin embargo, Harry comienza a vislumbrar que el caso es más complejo de lo que a priori pudiera parecer.

    Regular price: $18.89

    • Macbeth

    • By: Jo Nesbo
    • Narrated by: Derek Riddell
    • Length: 17 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    He's the best cop they've got. When a drug bust turns into a bloodbath, it's up to Inspector Macbeth and his team to clean up the mess. He's also an ex-drug addict with a troubled past. He's rewarded for his success. Power. Money. Respect. They're all within reach. But a man like him won't get to the top. Plagued by hallucinations and paranoia, Macbeth starts to unravel. He's convinced he won't get what is rightfully his. Unless he kills for it.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible Scottish accent through

    • By Flavio Santos on 05-11-18

    Regular price: $23.44

    • The Thirst

    • Harry Hole, Book 11
    • By: Jo Nesbo
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 17 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126

    A woman is found murdered after an Internet date. The marks left on her body show the police that they are dealing with a particularly vicious killer. Under pressure from the media to find the murderer, the force know there's only one man for the job. But Harry Hole is reluctant to return to the place that almost took everything from him. Until he starts to suspect a connection between this killing and his one failed case.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Splendid and exiting

    • By Fridbjorn B. Moller on 09-17-18

    Regular price: $25.58

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