Eva's Eye

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Eva's Eye

By Karin Fossum; James Anderson (Translator)

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), Hardcover, 9780547738758, 292pp.

Publication Date: August 6, 2013

Description
The original Inspector Sejer mystery available for the first time in English.
Eva Magnus is a struggling artist and the divorced mother of a seven-year-old child, Emma. One afternoon she and Emma are walking by the river when an unknown man's body floats to the surface of the icy water. She tells her daughter to wait patiently while she calls the police, but when she reaches the phone box Eva dials another number altogether.
When the police discover the body, it doesn't take long for Inspector Sejer and his team to determine that the man, Egil, died in a violent attack. But Egil has been missing for months and the trail to his killer has gone cold. It's as puzzling as another unsolved case on Sejer's desk: the murder of a prostitute who was found dead just three days before Egil went missing.
Sejer sets to work piecing together the fragments of these two impossible cases; soon enough he realizes that they might not be as separate as they had seemed. Gripping and thought-provoking, Eva's Eye is Karin Fossum's first novel featuring the iconic Inspector Sejer.


About the Author
KARIN FOSSUM is the author of the internationally successful Inspector Konrad Sejer crime series. Her recent honors include a Gumshoe Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for mystery/thriller. She lives in Norway.

Jim Anderson has over thirty years experience in aviation related fire fighting, and served in many capacities, eventually attaining the rank of Battalion Chief. Jim currently works for Osacar Larson & Associates as a Hazardous Materials Team Leader and Instructor. He is also an FAA certified Airport Firefighter and has previously served as a member of the Aviation Safety Section for NFPA