While Barbara Peters, owner of The Poisoned Pen, welcomed Jo Nesbo to the bookstore, she turned the conversation over to Robert Anglen, investigative reporter for The Arizona Republic, and Patrick Millikin from the bookstore. Nesbo’s latest Harry Hole novel is Killing Moon. Signed copies are available through the Webstore. https://tinyurl.com/mujvny8t
Here’s the summary of Killing Moon.
This killer will get inside your head. • Brilliant rogue police investigator Harry Hole is back, this time as an outsider assembling his own team to help find a serial killer who is murdering young women in Oslo in the next novel in the New York Times best-selling series.
“One of today’s most interesting thriller writers.” —Lee Child, author of the #1 New York Times best-selling Jack Reacher series
THE HUNT IS ON AND THE POLICE ARE RUNNING OUT OF TIME. Two young women are missing, their only connection a party they both attended, hosted by a notorious real-estate magnate. When one of the women is found murdered, the police discover an unusual signature left by the killer, giving them reason to suspect he will strike again.
THEY’RE FACING A KILLER UNLIKE ANY OTHER. And exposing him calls for a detective like no other. But the legendary Harry Hole is gone—fired from the force, drinking himself to oblivion in Los Angeles. It seems that nothing can entice him back to Oslo. Until the woman who saved Harry’s life is put in grave danger, and he has no choice but to return to the city that haunts him and track down the murderer.
CATCHING HIM WILL PUSH HARRY TO THE LIMIT. He’ll need to bring together a misfit team of former operatives to accomplish what he can’t do alone: stop an unstoppable killer. But as the evidence mounts, it becomes clear that there is more to this case than meets the eye…
JO NESBØ is a #1 New York Times best-selling author whose books have sold fifty-five million copies worldwide and have been translated into fifty languages. His Harry Hole novels include The Redeemer, The Snowman, The Leopard, Phantom, Knife, and Killing Moon. His other books include The Son, Headhunters, Macbeth, and The Kingdom. He is a recipient of the Raymond Chandler Award for Lifetime Achievement. He lives in Oslo.
Seán Kinsella holds an MPhil in literary translation from Trinity College Dublin. His translations have been longlisted for both the Best Translated Book Award and International Dublin Literary Award. He lives in Norway.
Anglen and Millikin were eager to talk with Jo Nesbo. Enjoy the discussion.