Thursday, February 27, 2014
Murder at the Ball Park by Robert Goldsborough
Archie goes to a baseball game at the Polo Grounds and there is also a New York State Senator Milbank in the box next to him and the senator is shot and killed by a sniper thus begins Nero Wolfe's next case. The senators widow Elise Du Val a former actress hires Nero to find out who killed her husband. Among those interviewed were Mona Fentress the press secretary and her husband,Jonah Keller real estate big shot,Franco Bacelli the Mob boss,Keith Musgrove personnel pollster of the senator, Howard Baxter head of CLEAR who is a little eccentric and Ross Davies campaign manger, As the story progresses it takes and unexpected twist. Great storyline and characters. All Nero Wolfe lovers should read it. Thanks to Open Road/Mysterious Press and Net Galley for allowing me to read another great Nero Wolfe Mystery.