When a Balkan beauty is accused of stealing some diamonds, who can she turn to but Nero Wolfe — especially since she claims to be his adopted daughter! The stakes are suddenly raised when a student at her fencing school ends up dead. As Wolfe and sidekick Archie thrust and parry into a tangle of documents, identities, and political intrigue, another fencing student is killed. Is Wolfe’s alleged daughter actually a hot-blooded murderess? Michael Prichard interprets Rex Stout’s irresistible narrative and quirky characters with brio in this exciting whodunit.