The Detective Inspector Huss: Translated from the Swedish by Steve Murray
The Detective Inspector Huss Translated from the Swedish by Steve Murray Author:Helene Tursten, Steven T. Murray One night Inspector Irene Huss, stationed in Goteborg, is called through the rain-drenched wintry streets to the scene of an apparent suicide. The dead man landed on the sidewalk in front of his luxurious duplex apartment. He was a wealthy financier, connected through an old-boys' network, with the first families of Sweden. But the "Society sui... more »cide" turns out to have been a carefully plotted murder. As more murders ensue, she tangles with young street gang members, skinheads, immigrants and neo-Nazis, a cross-section of Sweden's disaffected. And ultimately this sensible wife and mother of two solves the crimes.« less
Detective Inspector Irene Huss is am investigator assigned to the Ex-Library ----- Violent Crimes Unit in Gotheborg, Sweden. She is a wife and mother - her husband is a chef and she has twin daughters.
On a raindrenched November night, she is called to the scene of the apparent suicide of a wealthy financeer and on.
Turstan is one of Sweden's brilliant writers. Her story combined with the social setup in Sweden makes for gripping reading.