Oslo detective, Harry Hole, is going up against a vicious killer in Jo Nesbo’s seventh book The Snowman. The story contains all the elements of a good thriller: atmospheric, dark, and gritty; a flawed hero; complex characters; and loads of clever diversions that keeps the reader guessing and turning the page.
Nesbo’s talent as a writer is very much on display. He has a clear understanding of humanity’s dark depths and is able to create multi-faceted and flawed characters.
So, if you are looking for a book this holiday season that packs thrills, suspense, a complex police procedural, and memorable characters, look no further than The Snowman.