Inspector Huss is a series of Scandinavian crime fiction novels by Swedish author Helene Tursten. Inspector Irene Huss is a detective in her 40s who is stationed in the city of Gothenburg, Sweden. She is an expert at judo and can handle herself when need be. The character has also appeared in several Swedish-language films.


Helene Tursten is a Swedish novelist of Scandinavian crime fiction. Her novels feature the character Detective Inspector Irene Huss. Prior to becoming her writing career, Tursten worked as a nurse and as a dentist before she left due to health reasons. During this illness, she translated medical articles for a living.