Helene Tursten
AUTHOR

Helene Tursten

Helene Tursten (born in Gothenburg in 1954) is a Swedish writer of crime fiction. The main character in her stories is Detective Inspector Irene Huss. Before becoming an author, Tursten worked as a nurse and then a dentist, but was forced to leave due to illness. During her illness she worked as a translator of medical articles.
Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Photo by Helene_Tursten_2010.jpg: Timwiki derivative work: Memphisto (Helene_Tursten_2010.jpg) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

Read more Read less
You're getting a free audiobook.
$14.95 per month after 30 days. Cancel anytime.

Best Sellers

    • An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good

    • By: Helene Tursten, Marlaine Delargy - Translated by
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Ever since her darling father's untimely death when she was only 18, Maud has lived in the family's spacious apartment in downtown Gothenburg rent-free, thanks to a minor clause in a hastily negotiated contract. That was how Maud learned that good things can come from tragedy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous series of short stories!

    • By Summer on 06-15-19

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Golden Calf

    • A Detective Inspector Irene Huss Investigation, Book 5
    • By: Helene Tursten
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18

    In this fifth installment in the critically acclaimed Irene Huss series, three men are found brutally executed in one of Goteborg's most fashionable neighborhoods....

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Fire Dance

    • Inspector Irene Huss, Book 6
    • By: Helene Tursten
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    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....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Better left unsaid

    • By Dr. William J. Kass on 01-13-14

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Beige Man

    • By: Helene Tursten
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    A speeding BMW leaves a dead pedestrian in its wake and leads police to the corpse of a young girl in a cellar....

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Night Rounds

    • By: Helene Tursten
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 49

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Follow D I Huss

    • By Susan on 02-21-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Hunting Game

    • By: Helene Tursten, Paul Norlen - translator
    • Narrated by: Stina Nielsen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 9

    From a young age, 28-year-old Embla Nystrom has been plagued by chronic nightmares and racing thoughts, but she has learned to channel most of her anxious energy into her position as Detective Inspector in the mobile unit in Gothenburg, Sweden, and into sports....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • 3

    • By Donna on 02-27-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Protected by the Shadows

    • By: Helene Tursten, Marlaine Delargy - translator
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    With gang violence escalating in Goteborg, Sweden, the Organized Crimes Unit pairs with the Violent Crimes Unit to help defuse the situation. But could there be a mole on the force? Find out....

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Treacherous Net

    • By: Helene Tursten
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    It's May, and the snow has hardly melted in Goteborg, Sweden, but things are heating up quickly for Detective Inspector Irene Huss....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great installment of Irene Huss

    • By patricia paystrup on 05-08-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Who Watcheth

    • By: Helene Tursten
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    He watches the women from the shadows. He has an understanding with them; as long as they follow his rules, they are safe. But when they sin, he sentences them to death....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Ending

    • By Mary H on 03-25-19

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Der im Dunkeln wacht

    • By: Helene Tursten
    • Narrated by: Katja Danowski
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Zwei erdrosselte Frauen, in Plastikfolien verpackt. Fundort: zwei Friedhöfe rund um Göteborg. Dem Team um Kriminalinspektorin Irene Huss ist schnell...

    Regular price: $19.37

Are you an author?

Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.