Detective Inspector Huss

Detective Inspector Huss

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One of the most prominent citizens of Goteborg, Sweden, plunges to his death off an apartment balcony, but what appears to be a society suicide soon reveals itself to be a carefully plotted murder. Irene Huss finds herself embroiled in a complex and high-stakes investigation. As Huss and her team begin to uncover the victim s hidden past, they are dragged into Sweden s seamy underworld of street gangs, struggling immigrants, and neo-Nazis in order to catch the killer."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 392 pages
  • 128 x 186 x 32mm | 299.37g
  • Soho Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1616951117
  • 9781616951115
  • 205,034

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Praise for "Detective Inspector Huss" "An absorbing, intelligent mystery that holds its own alongside the best feminine hardboiled novels currently being written." --Maureen Corrigan, "The Washington Post Book World" "Add the voice of Helene Tursten to the list of mystery writers who know how to craft a truly satisfying police procedural." --"The Philadelphia Inquirer" "[Tursten] imbues this novel with a cold chill of dread that can't be attributed only to the subfreezing temperatures of GOteborg in winter." --"Chicago Sun-Times" "An intriguing portrait of the workings of a murder squad as well as modern Swedish life." --"Portsmouth Herald"show more

About Helen Tursten

Helene Tursten was a nurse and a dentist before she turned to writing. Other books in the Irene Huss series include "Night Rounds," "The Torso," "The Glass Devil," "The Golden Calf," "The Beige Man," and "The Treacherous Net." She was born in Goteborg, Sweden, where she now lives with her husband and daughter."show more

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3,128 ratings
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4 40% (1,237)
3 30% (931)
2 7% (220)
1 3% (103)
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