We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to the library. Find a location near you.

The devil's star

Book Cover
Average Rating
NoveList Series:
Series:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description

Detective Harry Hole is on the trail of a diabolical serial killer terrorizing Oslo in another electrifying thriller in the Harry Hole series from the author of The Snowman.

"It's fascinating to watch this Norwegian author adapt our homegrown monster [the serial killer] to a foreign culture.... When things go wrong, Harry goes on a bender, but when he's on his game, no one is better than this obsessive detective. He systematically works his way through the intricacies of a plot that speeds along like a bullet train."—New York Times Book Review

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 to 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.

Also in This Series
More Like This
More Copies In LINK+
Loading LINK+ Copies...
More Details
ISBN:
9780061133978
9780062193964
9780307933690
9780061133985
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work IDfad88583-0e89-174f-166a-6b65914248fa
Grouping Titledevils star
Grouping Authorjo nesbo
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2022-08-10 17:26:57PM
Last Indexed2022-08-10 02:45:11AM

Solr Fields

accelerated_reader_point_value
0
accelerated_reader_reading_level
0
auth_author2
Bartlett, Don
author
Nesbø, Jo, 1960-
author2-role
Bartlett, Don
hoopla digital
author_display
Nesbø, Jo
detailed_location_catalog
Central
display_description

Detective Harry Hole is on the trail of a diabolical serial killer terrorizing Oslo in another electrifying thriller in the Harry Hole series from the author of The Snowman.

"It's fascinating to watch this Norwegian author adapt our homegrown monster [the serial killer] to a foreign culture.... When things go wrong, Harry goes on a bender, but when he's on his game, no one is better than this obsessive detective. He systematically works his way through the intricacies of a plot that speeds along like a bullet train."—New York Times Book Review

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 to 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.

format_catalog
Book
eAudiobook
eBook
format_category_catalog
Audio Books
Books
eBook
id
fad88583-0e89-174f-166a-6b65914248fa
isbn
9780061133978
9780061133985
9780062193964
9780307933690
itype_catalog
Adult Fiction
last_indexed
2022-08-10T09:45:11.001Z
lexile_score
-1
literary_form
Fiction
literary_form_full
Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog
MYSTERY Nesbo, J.
owning_library_catalog
Sacramento Public Library
owning_location_catalog
Central
primary_isbn
9780061133978
publishDate
2010
2011
2012
publisher
Books on Tape
Harper
HarperCollins
recordtype
grouped_work
series
Detective Harry Hole
series_with_volume
Detective Harry Hole|5
subject_facet
Electronic books
Hole, Harry (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Murder -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Oslo (Norway) -- Fiction
title_display
The devil's star
title_full
The Devil's Star
The devil's star / Jo Nesbø ; translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett
The devil's star [electronic resource] Nesbø, Jo, 1960-
title_short
The devil's star
topic_facet
Electronic books
Fiction
Hole, Harry (Fictitious character)
Literature
Murder
Mystery
Thriller

Solr Details Tables

item_details

Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocation
hoopla:MWT13326662Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeBookeBook1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/13326662?utm_source=MARCAvailable Online
overdrive:628ec6e8-ac04-4e2e-91e6-6140cc4ec470-2Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook2falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadAvailable Online
ils:.b20059747.i77149427CentralMYSTERY Nesbo, J.1falsefalseIn Transitcenag
ils:.b20059747.i6095159xFolsom AdultMYSTERY Nesbo, J.1falsefalseOn Shelffola
ils:.b20059747.i61770681Sutter County Main BranchMYSTERY Nesbo, J.1falsefalseOn Shelfsuta
ils:.b20059747.i60694853Woodland Public LibraryFICTION Nesbo1falsefalseDue Aug 15, 2022wdpa
overdrive:082bcd72-ea9b-450e-9784-f978ec90de73-2Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenAvailable Online
overdrive:082bcd72-ea9b-450e-9784-f978ec90de734Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books0falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenAvailable Online
overdrive:082bcd72-ea9b-450e-9784-f978ec90de735Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books0falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenAvailable Online
overdrive:082bcd72-ea9b-450e-9784-f978ec90de73-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books2falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenAvailable Online
overdrive:082bcd72-ea9b-450e-9784-f978ec90de733Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books0falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenAvailable Online

record_details

Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical DescriptionAbridged
hoopla:MWT13326662eBookeBookEnglishHarperCollins20121 online resource
overdrive:628ec6e8-ac04-4e2e-91e6-6140cc4ec470eBookeBookEnglishHarperCollins2012
ils:.b20059747BookBooks1st U.S. edEnglishHarper2010452 p. : map ; 24 cm
overdrive:082bcd72-ea9b-450e-9784-f978ec90de73eAudiobookAudio BooksEnglishBooks on Tape2011

scoping_details_catalog

Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
hoopla:MWT13326662Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
overdrive:628ec6e8-ac04-4e2e-91e6-6140cc4ec470-2Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:.b20059747.i77149427In TransitIn Transitfalsefalsetruetruefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 3911
ils:.b20059747.i6095159xOn ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b20059747.i61770681On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b20059747.i60694853Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 71, 73, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120
overdrive:082bcd72-ea9b-450e-9784-f978ec90de73-2Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse