A Bantam Book
Copyright 1952 By Rex Stout
2nd Printing – March 1969
Rear Cover Intro:
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BABY
It promised to be a wild celebration.
Nero Wolfe and the inimitable Archie Goodwin were invited to throw a surprise party.
The party girl, Priscilla Eads, was expecting a big present – An eight million dollar inheritance.
The only catch was that the way things were going, there was a fifty-fifty chance she would be murdered first!
But Wolfe knew the odds – And he was determined to get his fee!
A masterpiece of murder, mayhem and mystery with the unflappable Nero Wolfe and the ever-cool Archie Goodwin