Jo Nesbø, author of The Devil’s Star, on tour February 2011

Posted By on December 3, 2010

About The Devil’s Star

• Paperback: 464 pages
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks (February 1, 2011)

In the heat of a sweltering Oslo summer, a young woman is found murdered in her flat—with one of her fingers cut off and a tiny red star-shaped diamond placed under her eyelid. An off-the-rails alcoholic barely holding on to his job, Detective Harry Hole is assigned the case with Tom Waaler, a hated colleague whom Harry believes is responsible for the murder of his partner. When another woman is reported missing five days later, and her severed finger turns up adorned with a red star-shaped diamond ring, Harry fears a serial killer is at work. But Hole’s determination to capture a fiend and to expose Waaler’s crimes is leading him into shadowy places where both investigations merge in unexpected ways, forcing him to make difficult decisions about a future he may not live to see.

About Jo Nesbø

A musician, songwriter, and economist, Jo Nesbø is also one of Europe’s most acclaimed crime writers. Nesbø is the winner of the Glass Key Award, northern Europe’s most prestigious crime-fiction prize, for his first novel featuring Police Detective Harry Hole. The author of The Redbreast and Nemesis, he lives in Oslo.

Find out more about Jo Nesbø on his website. You can also like him on Facebook.

Jo’s Tour Stops

Tuesday, February 1st: Jenn’s Bookshelves

Wednesday, February 2nd: Life In Review

Monday, February 7th: A Fanatic’s Book Blog

Thursday, February 10th: Dolce Bellezza

Monday, February 14th: Reviews from the Heart

Thursday, February 17th: A Bookworm’s World

Monday, February 21st: Life in the Thumb

Tuesday, February 22nd: Rundpinne

Thursday, February 24th: Man of La Book

Monday, February 28th: Chaotic Compendiums

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