Biography

Helene Tursten

Helene Tursten was a nurse and a dentist before she turned to writing. She is the author of 10 Detective Inspector Irene Huss novels, including THE TORSO and THE GLASS DEVIL. She was born in Göteborg, Sweden, where she now lives with her husband and daughter. The highly praised Irene Huss mysteries have been translated into 20 languages and adapted into a popular film and television series.

Helene Tursten

Books by Helene Tursten

by Helene Tursten - Crime Fiction, Fiction, Mystery

Detective Inspector Irene Huss hasn’t seen Sophie Malmborg for over 15 years, but she’s still haunted by the strange young ballerina’s role in the fire that killed her stepfather. All her questions resurface when Sophie disappears, and the charred remains of a dancer are found in an abandoned warehouse. Irene has a startling realization that could shed light on the case that has been lingering in the back of her mind since the beginning of her career.

by Helene Tursten - Crime Fiction, Fiction, Mystery

Three men have been shot in one of Göteborg's most fashionable neighborhoods, sending Detective Inspector Irene Huss and her colleagues on a goose chase through a tony world of expensive cars and fancy homes. All three victims seem to be tied to one person, the glamorous dot-com darling Sanna Kaegler-Ceder. But Sanna is not speaking, even when her own life seems to be at stake.

by Helene Tursten - Crime Fiction, Fiction, Mystery

One nurse lies dead and another vanishes after their hospital is hit by a blackout. The only witness claims to have seen Nurse Tekla doing her rounds, but Nurse Tekla died 60 years ago. Detective Inspector Irene Huss has the challenge of disentangling wandering ghosts and complex human relationships to get to the bottom of this intriguing case.

by Helene Tursten - Crime Fiction, Fiction, Mystery

One of the most prominent citizens of Göteborg, 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.