Murder in E Minor - Nero Wolfe Author:Robert Goldsborough Goldsborough's first Wolfe novel extends a long string of Rex Stout Nero Wolfe stories (both novels and shorter novella-length stories) stretching back 40 years. Goldsborough has adopted Stout's premises very closely, and so adopts the extensive collection of people in the Nero Wolfe universe. — The final Wolfe book written by Stout, A... more » Family Affair, ends with the disgrace and suicide of one of the Wolfe team. As the new book opens, Wolfe has been in a state of virtual retirement for a while, although a good word from Inspector Cramer has allowed them to remain licensed private investigators in good standing, although inactive.
Milan Stevan' niece appeals to Wolfe to help her solve a problem. Her great-uncle has been receiving threatening notes. He has thrown them away, but she recovered them and has brought them to Wolfe. Despite the rancor that developed in later years, Wolfe feels honor-bound to accept Maria as a token client because Milos saved his life years earlier in Ceninje.« less