By Ellery Queen
Nino Importuna has a delicate face, but if he smiles, it’s terrifying. His valuable Park penthouse is lavish, however it was once acquired with the blood of his enemies. His legal empire controls mining, electronics, and food—legitimate organizations that he runs with a murderer’s contact. while he catches one among his capos stealing from him, Importuna may well both kill the fellow or ship him to criminal. as a substitute, 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 means of nine blows to the top and Ellery Queen gets a 9-letter notice that holds the foremost 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