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Where There's a Will: A Nero Wolfe Mystery By Rex Stout
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Where There's a Will is the eighth Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout. Prior to its publication in book form, the novel was abridged in The American Magazine with the title “Sisters in... More > Trouble.” The magazine story was ‘reviewed’ by the FBI as part of its surveillance of Stout. Where There's a Will was the last Wolfe novel published before World War II. During the war, Stout did not write any Wolfe novels. In this story, the famous Hawthorne sisters visit Nero Wolfe to task his help in averting a scandal. At his death, their brother Noel has left them only an apple, a peach, and a pear, with the bulk of the inheritance going to a young woman by the name of Naomi Karn. As the women are in conference with Nero, Inspector Cramer of Homicide arrives at the brownstone to inform the Hawthorne sisters that the accident that killed their brother was no accident at all.< Less
In the Pulps: 30 Short Stories By Rex Stout
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Earlier his literary career, Rex Stout wrote many stories that appeared primarily in pulp magazines between 1912 and 1918. In the Pulps is a compilation of 30 of those stories. Although they are not... More > all mysteries, they all are suspenseful and very enjoyable and they already show the creative mind that devised later so many complex plots as well as Stout’s gift for creating characters with a few quick strokes. Three stories, originally published in Smith’s Magazine,feature the same character, Mr. Chiddden, who rebels at being forced to work in his demanding sister's rooming house.< Less
Double for Death: A Tecumseh Fox Mystery By Rex Stout
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Before Nero Wolfe there were others detectives, such a Canby Rankin, Dol Bonner, and Tecumseh Fox who paved the road for the most famous of Stout’s characters. Tecumseh Fox in particular is a... More > fictional private detective created to provide some diversity from the opinionated, somewhat eccentric Nero Wolfe. Stout wrote only three mystery novels featuring the Tecumseh Fox before devoting himself to writing mostly Nero Wolfe books. Double for Death is the first of these novels. The other two, The Broken Vase and Bad for Business were later adapted to Nero Wolfe stories.< Less
Bitter End and The Last Drive By Rex Stout
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Bitter End, the first novella length adventure featuring Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin, appeared in the November 1940 issue of The American Magazine. The story, which is dark and complex, explores... More > the family, business and personal relationships of the owners and employees of a specialty food manufacturer. Wolfe has a personal encounter with one of their products that has been poisoned and feels compelled to investigate Before there was Nero Wolfe there were others, detectives such a Canby Rankin, Dol Bonner, and Tecumseh who paved the road for the most famous of Stout’s detectives. The Last Drive features Canby Rankin, the “Southerner who had turned detective,” in a story serialized in Golfers Magazine. The story can be viewed as a precursor of Fer-de-Lance, the first Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin novel-length mystery, in the sense that the device used here is almost identical to the murder weapon at the center of Fer-de-Lance.< Less
Bitter End and the Last Drive By Rex Stout
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Bitter End, the first novella length adventure featuring Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin, appeared in the November 1940 issue of The American Magazine. The story, which is dark and complex, explores... More > the family, business and personal relationships of the owners and employees of a specialty food manufacturer. Wolfe has a personal encounter with one of their products that has been poisoned and feels compelled to investigate. Before there was Nero Wolfe there were others, detectives such a Canby Rankin, Dol Bonner, and Tecumseh Fox who paved the road for the most famous of Stout’s detectives. The Last Drive features Canby Rankin, the “Southerner who had turned detective,” in a story serialized in Golfers Magazine. The story can be viewed as a precursor of Fer-de-Lance, the first Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin novel-length mystery, in the sense that the device used here is almost identical to the murder weapon at the center of Fer-de-Lance.< Less
My Journey Home to God By Janace Stout
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Finally having graduated her last child, she looked forward to decades of golden years with her husband, while she welcomed grandchildren, traveled and settled into the place where they would retire.... More > But on July 26, 2010, her life changed, irrevocably. Rushed to the hospital for what would later be deemed a seizure, she was initially told she was fine. When it happened again, it was clear that there was something very wrong. After weeks of testing, their worst fears unfolded with the diagnosis of brain cancer. With each new development in her cancer, hope could have dwindled, but she was stronger than ever. In the face of debilitating surgeries and life-altering treatment, she emerged as a fighter. In the words of Janace Stout, this is her story.< Less
My Journey Home to God By Janace Stout
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Finally having graduated her last child, she looked forward to decades of golden years with her husband, while she welcomed grandchildren, traveled and settled into the place where they would retire.... More > But on July 26, 2010, her life changed, irrevocably. Rushed to the hospital for what would later be deemed a seizure, she was initially told she was fine. When it happened again, it was clear that there was something very wrong. After weeks of testing, their worst fears unfolded with the diagnosis of brain cancer. With each new development in her cancer, hope could have dwindled, but she was stronger than ever. In the face of debilitating surgeries and life-altering treatment, she emerged as a fighter. In the words of Janace Stout, this is her story.< Less
Over My Dead Body: A Nero Wolfe Mystery By Rex Stout
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Over My Dead Body is the seventh Nero Wolfe detective novel. The story first appeared in abridged form in The American Magazine. By the time it was published, the Wolfe/Goodwin books had become an... More > established series but Wolfe's background had never been explored. Here Stout starts to do clarify Wolfe’s youth by bringing in in a number of characters, including two young women from Montenegro who come to Wolfe's office asking for help. Miss Tormic has been accused of a theft of diamonds from the locker room where she works. She claims the accusation to be false and cannot afford to pay Wolfe’s fee, but she has a document that shows Wolfe adopted her when she was an infant. Although he has never seen her since, Wolfe agrees to undertake the investigation. As Archie is dispatched to investigate, murder is discovered. In the end Wolfe gets the main characters together in his office and, in the manner typical of the series, he will expose the murderer and the motive.< Less
Hapkido Curriculum By Timothy Stout
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Learn Hapkido the traditional way. This training manual has the curriculum needed for the beginner to Black Belt. You may purchase instructional DVD to accompany this learning resource. Have your own... More > private teacher. Excellent manual for instructors needing a standardized curriculum. Contains: History, Language, Culture and exact requirements by grade levels needed to progress to Black Belt.< Less
Hapkido Curriculum By Timothy Stout
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Learn Hapkido the traditional way. This training manual has the curriculum needed for the beginner to Black Belt. You may purchase instructional DVD to accompany this learning resource. Have your own... More > private teacher. Excellent manual for instructors needing a standardized curriculum. Contains: History, Language, Culture and exact requirements by grade levels needed to progress to Black Belt.< Less

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