A banquet of tasty tales from the best of mystery writers!
(From back cover) MURDER SERVED COURSE BY COURSE
Sit down to a fabulous feast of deliciously wicked tales sure to please the palate of everyone with a taste for mystery, menace and murder.
Here the great Nero Wolf sets the table with his own special brand of deduction when he finds out why the price of a dish of caviar is death. Ed Hoch's suave shamus Nick Velvet thinks filching a used teabag for $25,000 is a steal - until he discovers it's filled with deadly consequences. And a dinner date with Isaac Asimov's Black Widowers leads to a spicy story of premeditated murder.
From Dutch chocolate in Amsterdam that mixes the sweet and the sinister, to a fine wine in Curacao that leaves behind a lethal legacy, this superb selection of whodunits, shockers, and suspense serves up a memorable dish of delectable detection.
R.L. Stevens * Rex Stout * Carol Cail * Ruth Rendell * Stanley Ellin * Roald Dahl * Isaac Asimov * Lord Dunsany * Edward D. Hoch * T.S. Stribling * Nedra Tyre * Janvillem Van De Wetering * James Holding * J.J. Marric * Bill Pronzini * Francis M. Nevins, Jr.