|Mother Hunt, the (1963) [Novel]|
by Rex Stout
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Series: Nero Wolfe
(From the publisher):
The nursery being a place where Nero Wolfe is definitely not at home, the fat father of detection toys with the idea of refusing his latest commission: to find the mother of a baby dumped on the doorstep of lovely widow, Lucy Valdon.
But assistant Archie Goodwin is an expert in baby-talk, especially when the baby in question is fair-haired, grey-eyed twenty-six-year-old Lucy.
Their new-born bliss is shattered when the cradle-snatcher gets rattled and starts abandoning corpses around Manhattan. But before long Wolfe takes his first tentative steps towards the exposure of the killer...
Original title: The Mother Hunt
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ General