Don’t tempt Nero Wolfe to find the culprit. When foul play’s the game, he always wins—and in these three crime puzzles, the stakes are high.
HOME TO ROOST
THE SQUIRT AND THE MONKEY
First, there’s little nourishment for the detective when someone drops a poison pellet into a vitamin addict’s pillbox. Then, a murdered policeman leaves a clue folded in a newspaper, and Wolfe has to read the fine print to decipher his killer’s identity. And what do you do when a chimp is the only witness to a crime? This is no time for monkeyshines from the world’s most celebrated armchair detective.