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Publisher Description

Ah, sweet mystery, when Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin plunge into a case of murder brimming with luscious, lethal ladies.

Who murdered Waldo Wilmot Moore? Well, there were five hundred female employees at the Wall Street firm where poor Waldo had worked. Any one of them might have done it. And there was also the beautiful lady stockholder who tried to bribe Archie. And the dark-haired lovely who simply couldn't talk to a man until she kissed him. And the girl who filed a murder complaint in the office suggestion box. And the girl who got jilted by death . . . 

“It is always a treat to read a Nero Wolfe mystery. The man has entered our folklore.”—The New York Times Book Review
A grand master of the form, Rex Stout is one of America’s greatest mystery writers, and his literary creation Nero Wolfe is one of the greatest fictional detectives of all time. Together, Stout and Wolfe have entertained—and puzzled—millions of mystery fans around the world. Now, with his perambulatory man-about-town, Archie Goodwin, the arrogant, gourmandizing, sedentary sleuth is back in the original seventy-three cases of crime and detection written by the inimitable master himself, Rex Stout.

Mysteries & Thrillers
July 27
Random House Publishing Group
Penguin Random House LLC

Customer Reviews

Carrell6066 ,

Too many women

Nero wolf underated. This is a terrific plot---with all the tension in the story line. No needless violence. Great story. Wish he were still around for more stories.

RubyTuesdai ,

Nero Wolfe

If you love a good mystery with lively banter, there is nothing better than to read a Rex Stout mystery novel about Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin. You won't be disappointed and they will keep you spellbound for hours. Far more entertaining than watching TV.

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