By Ellery Queen
Nino Importuna has a delicate face, but if he smiles, it’s terrifying. His relevant Park penthouse is lavish, however it used to be got with the blood of his enemies. His legal empire controls mining, electronics, and food—legitimate agencies that he runs with a murderer’s contact. whilst he catches one in all his capos stealing from him, Importuna may perhaps both kill the guy or ship him to criminal. as an alternative, he makes an easy call for: He desires the thief’s daughter to be his wife.
On their fifth marriage ceremony anniversary, Importuna symptoms his fortune over to his younger bride. quickly after, the 9-fingered mobster is killed by way of nine blows to the top and Ellery Queen gets a 9-letter word that holds the major to the murder. within the mythical detective’s ultimate case, nine is the magic number.
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A Fine and Private Place by Ellery Queen