“Eva’s eye” by Karin Fossum (M FOSSUM)
What does “Eva’s eye” see? Eva is a struggling artist and single parent; she meets her childhood friend Maja in town one day. Maja is a successful prostitute with a thriving business; they share a meal and renew their friendship. Eva stops at Maja’s apartment, only to witness her friend’s murder. Eva needs cash and Maja has it. She rifles through the apartment and leaves with the cash. Months later, Eva and her daughter find a dead body in the river. Is there a connection between this dead body and Maja’s murder?
This is the first entry in Norwegian Karin Fossum’s Inspector Sejer series, which was only recently published in the US. Drowned boy, the latest entry in the series, is now available at the Library.