Night Rounds: A Detective Inspector Irene Huss Investigation
Irene Huss is a former Ju-Jitsu champion, a mother of twin teenage girls, the wife of a successful chef, and a Detective Inspector with the Violent Crimes Unit in Goteborg, Sweden. And now she’s back with a gripping follow-up to Detective Inspector Huss.One nurse lies dead and another vanishes... show more
Irene Huss is a former Ju-Jitsu champion, a mother of twin teenage girls, the wife of a successful chef, and a Detective Inspector with the Violent Crimes Unit in Goteborg, Sweden. And now she’s back with a gripping follow-up to Detective Inspector Huss.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 sixty years ago. Detective Inspector Irene Huss of the Violent Crimes Unit has the challenge of disentangling wandering ghosts and complex human relationships to get to the bottom of this intriguing case.A cult hit in its first three installments, the Irene Huss series is available once again for English-language fans.
Publish date: 2012-02-14
Publisher: Soho Crime
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, Scandinavian Literature
, Swedish Literature
The second book written in the series (though the fourth published in the US) was a very readable police procedural set in Sweden. I really liked the main character who successfully navigated her police work and her home life and found the plot, which revolved around deaths at an older private hosp...
For fans of the Scandinavian mystery, this series, featuring Inspector Irene Huss, is always a fun read, and a lot less preposterous than the Girl with a Dragon Tatoo series. I always like the picture it affords of Swedish society, and Irene is a much more believable character than most mystery dete...
Swedish Detective Investigator Irene Huss of Night Rounds is not a super-sleuth and she’s not much like Lisbeth Salander, her Scandinavian counterpart with a Dragon Tattoo, and that’s the charm and strength of this book. As the mother of twin teenage girls, wife of a talented, temperamental chef, du...