Summary

After the brutal homicide of a woman, the Oslo Police Force know exactly whom to call: brilliant and unorthodox police investigator Harry Hole. When he suspects a link with one of his cold cases, it's a race against time to catch the elusive killer.
There's a new killer on the streets.
A woman is found murdered after an Internet date. The marks left on her body show the police that they are dealing with a particularly vicious killer.
He's in your house.... He's in your room....
Under pressure from the media to find the murderer, the force know there's only one man for the job. But Harry Hole is reluctant to return to the place that almost took everything from him. Until he starts to suspect a connection between this killing and his one failed case.
He's out for blood....
When another victim is found, Harry realises he will need to put everything on the line if he's to finally catch the one who got away.
©2017 Jo Nesbo (P)2017 Random House Audiobooks
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5 out of 5 stars
By Sue Edwards on 07-05-17

Brilliant as normal

It makes me sad to know I am going to have to wait a long time for the next Jo Nesbo book. I've read/listened to all of the Jo Nesbo books and I am addicted. Sean Barrett is just the best narrator, I could listen to him all day every day, the characters portrayal is excellent. It hard to find something else to listen after this, but I do have other favourites.

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5 out of 5 stars
By mollyeyre on 26-04-17

Another edge of the seat novel.

Quite complex in its plot, but worthwhile. Lovely narration, as ever, by Sean Barrett.
I managed to fall in to one of Nesbo's traps, and was convinced of the guilt of one character - I do like his way of writing, and his characters are fun.

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5 out of 5 stars
By lemon lounge on 06-05-17

Better than ever

What made the experience of listening to The Thirst the most enjoyable?

Having waited a while for a new Jo Nesbo audiobook, I was not sure if it would be as good as previous books. I loved the detail, the imperfections and the humanity of the characters

What did you like best about this story?

I suppose its the underlying qualities. On the surface it is a thriller, but under it, its about people and what makes us human.

What about Sean Barrett’s performance did you like?

He is one of my favourite narrators. He combines a very relaxed and laconic approach with a sense of drama.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The young girl Marta

Any additional comments?

I have looked online and found out some info about the way Jo Nesbo writes and find him an inspiration as a writer, and find his books very believable

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4 out of 5 stars
By Anne on 29-04-17

A bit too drawn out, but still a great listen.

I feel the overall story could have been more concise. This would have made it wonderfully thrilling and not just mediocre thrilling. However,Jo Nesbo has done it again and I still recommend this novel.

I had tears in my eyes in parts near the end,caused by knowing the history behind the characters.

Sean Barrett as wonderful as ever.

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