The Glass Devil

Author(s): Helen Tursten


Swedish author Tursten's third Huss mystery opens with a compelling setup: Detective Inspector Huss and her team find Jacob Schyttelius, a divorced teacher, shot dead in his isolated cottage, his computer monitor marked with a bloody Satanic symbol. They visit his parents, Sten and Elsa, only to find them dead as well and with the same markings on their computer. Huss focuses her inquiry on Sten, a minister who had been investigating a local Satanist movement. The case takes Inspector Huss from Goteborg to London and eventually leads to a shocking climax.


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Praise for "The Glass Devil" "An exciting account of a triple homicide."--"The New York Times Book Review" "Highly recommended."--"Library Journal," Starred Review "Taut . . . compelling."--"Publishers Weekly"

Helene Tursten was a nurse and a dentist before she turned to writing. Other books in the Irene Huss series include "Detective Inspector Huss," "Night Rounds," "The Torso," "The Golden Calf," "The Fire Dance," and "The Beige Man." Her books have been translated into 18 languages. She was born in Goteborg, Sweden, where she now lives with her husband and daughter.

General Fields

  • : 9781569474891
  • : Soho Press Inc
  • : Soho Press Inc
  • : March 2008
  • : 190mm X 127mm X 22mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 320
  • : 839.7374
  • : Paperback
  • : Helen Tursten