Kill As Directed Author:Ellery Queen The perfect weapon- — Kurt Gresham smiled again. "You were the sucker. You were the patsy in the middle. The expendable man. And they couldn't wait." — "What?" Harry asked blinking. "What did you say?" — "Don't you know? You mean you still don't see it?" — "See *what*?" — "That you'd been framed by my wife and her lover? Ah, she didn't tell you about... more » Tony? Oh, yes, Tony and Karen. I've known about it since the day it started. What I didn't know was that theirs was no ordinary liaison. I didn't know they were planning my murder and were only waiting for the right weapon to come along. You!"« less
Harry, a struggling new doctor aches for the good life. An old school chum appears and seems to be willing to help him out by introducing him to an ailing millionaire. He is drawn toward the millionaire's beautiful wife, and she seems to welcome his advances. Does the millionaire know? And what shady business does the millionaire want Harry involved in? Can he afford to say no?
A tense, suspenseful drama by the renowned Ellery Queen. Like many of Queen's books, character-driven with an emphasis on psychology.