Why did the late multimillionaire Noel Hawthorne leave a peach, a pear and an apple to his sisters, April, May and June? And why is the bulk of his estate to go to a woman most definitely not his wife? The able, astute and unscrupulous detective Nero Wolfe must get to the bottom of a will that has left a whirlpool of menace...and a legacy of murder that's about to be fulfilled. "The grand master in great form." (B-O-T Editorial Review Board)
Over My Dead Body (Nero Wolfe #7) - 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.