Lanie Price, a 1920s Harlem society columnist, witnesses the brutal nightclub kidnapping of the "Black Orchid," a sultry, seductive singer with a mysterious past. When hours pass without word from the kidnapper, puzzlement grows as to his motive. Then a gruesome package arrives at Price's doorstep, and the questions change. Just what does this kidnapper want - and how many people is he willing to kill in order to get it?
"A better Lanie Price Mystery"
Just weeks after his arrival, the area's wealthiest woman, 84-year-old Clara Silverman, mysteriously vanishes from her gated estate, and Archie is asked to take on the case. Sixteen hundred miles away, in Michigan's remote Upper Peninsula, John Barrington gets a mysterious call asking him about an aunt he thought had passed away years before.
On a lazy June afternoon in 1925 the TARDIS materialises at the tiny railway station of Cranleigh Halt. Warmly welcomed by the local gentry, the time-travellers look forward to a well deserved rest from their adventures. But the quiet summer will be shattered by the shocking discovery of a brutal murder.
A remarkably rare black orchid at a flower show lures Nero Wolfe from his comfortable brownstone. But before the detective and his sidekick, Archie Goodwin, can stop and smell the roses, a diabolically daring murder puts a blight on the proceedings. The murderer to be weeded out is definitely not a garden-variety killer.
"Great words and performance - HORRIBLE audio!"
Pablo Araza llega a la isla de El Hierro para estudiar su actividad sísmica. A su llegada, queda instalado en un agreste y apartado barracón de la antigua Colonia Científica donde tiene como vecinos un biólogo y un escultor. Entre Araza y Fajen, el escultor, se establecerá una curiosa y ambigua relación, hablarán de la enigmática serie de crímenes que vienen cebándose en actrices que habían interpretado el papel de Desdémona en el drama Shakesperiano de Otelo.