Over My Dead Body: This mystery from one of Americas best-loved writers features one of the greatest fictional detectives of all timeNero Wolfe. An orchid-growing, gourmandizing, demanding genius, Wolfe solves this case with the able assistance of his legman, Archie Goodwin, who narrates with his usual wry humor. When a fencing student ends up skewered through the heart, a Balkan beauty claiming to be Wolfes daughter is accused of the crime. Wolfe and Archie thrust and parry into a tangle of identities and international intrigue. Is Wolfes long-lost daughter a hot-blooded mistress of murder? Prisoners Base: All the young lady had to do was stay alive and shed inherit eight million dollars. When the cops find her strangled, Archie Goodwin, Nero Wolfes wisecracking assistant, feels responsible for her death. He hires Wolfe to investigate. When two other women die the same way, both Archie and Wolfe know that its time to find the key to this mystery.