The Dutch Shoe Mystery Author:Ellery Queen RIGOR MORTIS — had set in before Abigail Doom was wheeled into the — operating room of the Dutch Memorial Hospital. It was — clearly a case of preoperative strangulation with a picture — hanger, by a killer who couldn't wait. — But who could have wanted to kill the wealthy, elderly — philanthropist, and even more important who in the crowded, well-gua... more »rded hospital had had the opportunity?
Even Ellery Queen seemed stumped by the medical
finesse with which the whole deadly operation had been
planned. Even the great detective himself was on the brink
of admitting defeat until yet another masterful murder
offered him the one clue which just might give him