Death of a Doxy : Nero Wolfe

  • by Rex Stout
  • Narrated by Michael Prichard
  • Series: Nero Wolfe
  • 5 hrs and 1 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Blackmail is such an ugly word. But then again, so is murder. Unfortunately, both terms have been laid at the feet of one of Nero Wolfe's oldest acquaintances, a fellow P.I. with a knack for finding trouble, and stepping straight into it. He's been accused of murdering a kept woman, and now Nero's on the case. So far he and his sidekick Archie Goodwin have turned up no leads to a mysterious blackmailing episode that ends in cold-blooded murder. Their only hope is to find a sexy chanteuse who should be singing the blues. But can they find her before death calls the next tune?

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What the Critics Say

"Michael Prichard's reading is excellent....His erudite Nero Wolfe is right on the money. Prichard's style of narration gives the story a somewhat hard-boiled interpretation that is enjoyable. Even if you've read the book, this one is worth a listen." (AudioFile)

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One of the best of a great series

I really like most Nero Wolfe stories, but I particularly liked Death of a Doxy. It has a lot of inside-detective material which was fun and great characters and a wonderful story. This, along with the wonderful normal cast of characters makes this a great novel. This is one of Rex Stout’s best full length Nero Wolfe novels.
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- Michael "I focus on fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, science, history, politics and read a lot. I try to review everything I read."

Who needs evidence if you know who did it.

Another excellent story about that fat tricky detective and his employee, side-kick, gadfly Archie. How can they save Cather and get the real murder with out a bit of evidence? Read on only Nero Wolf would stand a chance.
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- Robert

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-01-2007
  • Publisher: Books on Tape