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Recommended thriller books (6)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into thriller here are some thriller books from Norway for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.

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Blood on Snow : A Novel by Jo Nesbø, Erik Axl Sund EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Norway flag Norway
Description:
From the internationally acclaimed author comes a new, electrifying stand-alone thriller set in Oslo in the 1970s. The story of an unusually complicated contract killer - the perfectly sympathetic antihero - that is, as well, an edgy, almost lyrical meditation on death and love. Olav lives the lonely life of a fixer. When you 'fix' people for a living - terminally - it's hard to get close to anyone. Now he's finally met the woman of his dreams. But there are two problems. She's his boss' wife. And Olav's just been hired to kill her.


3.

Sneeuwwit by Samuel Bjørk (pseud. van Frode Sander Øien.) NL

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Norway flag Norway
Description:
Als in een buitenwijk van Oslo de lijken van twee 11-jarige jongens worden aangetroffen, onderzoekt het team van Holger Munch de zaak.

4.

The Bat by Jo Nesbo EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Norway flag Norway
Description:
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • In the electrifying first installment of the Inspector Harry Hole series, Harry Hole of the Oslo Crime Squad is dispatched to Sydney to observe a murder case. As he circles closer to the killer, Harry begins to fear that no one is safe, least of all those investigating the murder. The victim is a twenty-three year old Norwegian woman who is a minor celebrity back home. Harry is free to offer assistance, but he has firm instructions to stay out of trouble. Never one to sit on the sidelines, Harry befriends one of the lead detectives, and one of the witnesses, as he is... continue

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The Bird Tribunal by Agnes Ravatn EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Norway flag Norway
Description:
Two people in exile. Two secrets. As the past tightens its grip, there may be no escape... TV presenter Allis Hagtorn leaves her partner and her job to take voluntary exile in a remote house on an isolated fjord. But her new job as housekeeper and gardener is not all that it seems, and her silent, surly employer, 44-year-old Sigurd Bagge, is not the old man she expected. As they await the return of his wife from her travels, their silent, uneasy encounters develop into a chilling, obsessive relationship, and it becomes clear that atonement for past sins may not be enough... Haunting, consuming... continue

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The Night House : A novel by Jo Nesbo EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Norway flag Norway
Description:
From the internationally best-selling author, a chilling fresh spin on the classic horror novel When the voices call, don't answer. In the wake of his parents’ tragic deaths in a house fire, fourteen-year-old Richard Elauved has been sent to live with his aunt and uncle in the remote, insular town of Ballantyne. Richard quickly earns a reputation as an outcast, and when a classmate named Tom goes missing, everyone suspects the new, angry boy is responsible for his disappearance. No one believes him when he says the telephone booth out by the edge of the woods sucked Tom into the receiver like ... continue