Black Orchids by Rex Stout
(Nero Wolfe Mysteries)

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Not much can get Wolfe to leave his comfortable brownstone, but the showing of a rare black orchid lures him to a flower show. Unfortunately, the much-anticipated event is soon overshadowed by a murder as daring as it is sudden. It’s a case of weeding out a cunning killer who can turn up anywhere—and Wolfe must do it quickly. Because a second case awaits his urgent attention: a society widow on a mailing list of poison-pen letters leading to a plot as dark as any orchid Wolfe has ever encountered.
 

About Rex Stout

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Rex Stout (1886-1975) was the creator of the enduringly popular private detective Nero Wolfe. Born in Indiana, Stout worked at thirty different professions until he earned enough money to travel. In 1932, he began to write thrillers focusing on the famous detective Nero Wolfe (a gourmet who weighs in at more than a hundred kilos). Rex Stout finished more than fifty novels and received the Grand Masters Award. His other works include Under the Andes, Target Practice, The Great Legend, and An Officer and a Lady and Other Stories.
 
Published June 22, 2010 by Crimeline. 209 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror, Humor & Entertainment, Cooking. Fiction

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Black Orchids and Cordially Invited To Meet Death provide two mysteries unpredictably broken by Archie Goodwin's pet annoyance of a boss, Nero Wolfe.

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