The Torso - Inspector Huss, Bk 3 Author:Helene Tursten, Katarina Emilie Tucker (Translator) Part of a human torso washes up on a beach near Göteborg, Sweden. It is so mutilated that gender is only established by DNA testing. A similar crime, now several years old, remains unsolved in Denmark. Detective Inspector Irene Huss is dispatched to Copenhagen to liaise with police. Then a third corpse is discovered. This time it's iden... more »tified. It is a girl. Detective Huss knew; she had been asked by the girl's mother to locate her missing daughter. A fourth victim, the son of a woman heading the Copenhagen crime squad, is also known to Huss. She fears the killer is tracking her, killing people with whom she is connected. There is even a chilling suggestion that he or she is one of her colleagues.
About the author:
Helene Tursten has been compared to P.D. James in her native Sweden. Her Irene Huss mysteries have been highly praised. She lives in Göteborg, where she was born in 1954.« less
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This book is my favorite from Helene Tursten's Detective Inspector Huss series. Very well written and translated, the story is chilling, very graphic and not for the faint of heart. One of the best Scandinavian police procedural series I ever have read, and I highly recommend all three.