An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good

An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good Maud is an irascible year old Swedish woman with no family no friends and no qualms about a little murder This funny irreverent story collection by Helene Tursten author of the Irene Huss inves

  • Title: An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good
  • Author: Helene Tursten
  • ISBN: 1641290110
  • Page: 184
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Maud is an irascible 88 year old Swedish woman with no family, no friends, and no qualms about a little murder This funny, irreverent story collection by Helene Tursten, author of the Irene Huss investigations, features two never before translated stories that will keep you laughing all the way to the retirement home.Ever since her darling father s untimely death when she Maud is an irascible 88 year old Swedish woman with no family, no friends, and no qualms about a little murder This funny, irreverent story collection by Helene Tursten, author of the Irene Huss investigations, features two never before translated stories that will keep you laughing all the way to the retirement home.Ever since her darling father s untimely death when she was only eighteen, 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 Now in her late eighties, Maud contents herself with traveling the world and surfing the net from the comfort of her father s ancient armchair It s a solitary existence, but she likes it that way.Over the course of her adventures or misadventures this little bold lady will handle a crisis with a local celebrity who has her eyes on Maud s apartment, foil the engagement of her long ago lover, and dispose of some pesky neighbors But when the local authorities are called to investigate a murder in her apartment complex, will Maud be able to avoid suspicion, or will Detective Inspector Irene Huss see through her charade Get A Copy Kindle Store KoboOnline StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 173

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    About “Helene Tursten

    • 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.Series Irene Huss

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    • An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good by Helene Tursten, Marlaine Delargy Translator is a 2018 SOHO Crime publication Well, if you ve had your fill of gooey, saccharine sweet holiday books or movies, then this collection of vignettes featuring Maud, an eighty eight year old serial killer, will cure your holiday sugar rush To be completely honest, I didn t do much homework when I borrowed this book from the library One of my fine friends on added this book to their TBR list and I though An Elderly Lad [...]


    • 3.5 Meet Maude She is not your stereotypical elderly lady Definitely not the kind that distresses one when in a hurry and the car that is doing ten or miles under the speed limit is driven by a littleold lady who can barely see over the steering wheel Nor the one in the grocery checkout counting out her exact change one coin at a time, while we not so patiently wait for them to finish Yes Maude is in her later eighties, lives in a large apartment where she is legally entitled to spend h 3.5 Meet [...]


    • Dear sweet little old Maude.what a clever, serial killer you are Plus, you are not so sweet If fact, you are quite grumpy and calculating She s not your grandmother folks unless, of course your Granny is a killer.Maude is an 88 year old Swedish Woman with no family or friends Who needs them Not Maude She quite happy to do things on her own Make travel arrangements, go on vacation, murder someone, surf the internet, etc Everyone needs a hobby Well, it appears that apart from traveli Dear sweet li [...]


    • A little book literally that packs a punch figuratively because Maud is not your typical 88 year old lady When she sees a problem, she fixes it by getting rid of the source It turns out that being old is a great disguise for a murderer.3.5 stars rounded up for a great character I hope we get of these stories, the first five just whetted my appetite.


    • 4 starsWhat a charming little book Translated from Swedish, being made into a TV series in Sweden, I feel cheated that we are not also getting it in the United States Eighty eight year old Maud is just a little devil Set, and solitary, in her ways and always looking for the solution to her next problem That solution, involving a bit of murder, does not dissuade her Humorous to the point of laughing out loud funny, this book is light, relaxed and enjoyable The entertainment value far exceed 4 sta [...]


    • 88 year old no nonsense Maud is a former teacher living rent free thanks to a legal technicality after her father passed away when she was 18 in a spacious apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden.In a series of short stories, we learn about Maud s life and her penchant for muder While most people see a feeble minded elderly lady who is half deaf and lacking the strength to hurt a fly, Maud uses this illusion to her advantage as she surfs the net for useful information on a stolen laptop and travels 88 y [...]


    • For an 184 page group of stories this one is far difficult to describe and evaluate than it would seem For my taste and reading experience of it, that especially.Because I do have mixed feelings Mixed eyes for form, and mixed nuance to put this into true category itself It s certainly not unique But in the same breathe, it is also terribly memorable With the emphasis on terribly don t forget that angle.Maud is 88 years old Maud has an interesting history and birth family And h For an 184 page gr [...]


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