Blood on Snow
A NovelBook - 2015
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's wife.
And Olav's just been hired to kill her.
From Library Staff
Bestselling Norwegian crime author Jo Nesbø offers a hit man’s account of a job gone wrong. Olav Johansen is a “fixer” for one of Oslo’s most powerful crime bosses, Daniel Hoffmann. But now Hoffmann wants Olav to fix his wife, Corina, and Olav realizes that, whether he accepts or refuses the job,... Read More »
While the story of an Oslo hitman who becomes the target of his former boss is certainly a thriller, the real power in this slim book comes from Nesbo's ability to make Olav the killer a human with desires and frailties we can all identify with.
Jo Nesbo's latest. I swear ever since being captivated by the Stig Larsen trilogy that I know more about the darkness of Scandinavia than any travel books would tell me. Then again it's a different kind of darkness. ~Jay Ingram, science broadcaster and writer.