Your next chilling Scandi crime obsession with fiery Detective Inspector Embla Nyst m as the take-no-prisoner lead detective.
Helene Tursten was a nurse and a dentist before she turned to writing. She is the author of the Irene Huss series and the short story collection An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good. Her books have been translated into 18 languages and made into a television series. She lives in Gothenburg, Sweden, with her husband.
'As good as Louise Welsh's similarly creepy tour of Glasgow.' *
Gillian Flynn *
'Embla is a winning new Scandinavian noir lead.' * BBC *
'These days Scandinavian crime writers are thick on the ground. It's nice to see that the women can be just as bloodthirsty as the men.' * New York Times Book Review *
'[An] outstanding series launch...Embla is a refreshingly capable lead, whose situational ethics means that she doesn't feel she must do everything by the book.' * Publishers Weekly *