Over My Dead Body by Rex Stout
(A Nero Wolfe Mystery)

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When a Balkan beauty gets in trouble over some missing diamonds, whom else can she turn to but the world-famous Nero Wolfe?  Especially since she claims to be Wolfe's long lost daughter!  The stakes are suddenly raised when a student at this woman's fencing school ends up dead after a pointed lesson.  As Wolfe and his sidekick, Archie, thrust and parry into a tangle of documents, identities and international intrigue, another student body turns up, expertly skewered through the heart.  Is Wolfe's long lost daughter the black sheep of the family, a hot-blooded mistress of murder?


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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 March 15, 2010 by Wonder Publishing Group. 224 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, History, Travel, Science & Math, War, Political & Social Sciences, Crime. Fiction

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This isn't quite up to par, for this time Nero Wolfe's perceptions are a bit dimmed by the rearing up of a ghost in the family cupboard.

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