There's no one or no thing the great detective Nero Wolfe won't take on if the price is right. That's something wealthy society widow Rachel Bruner is counting on when she writes him a check for a whopping one hundred grand. The oversize genius and his able assistant, Archie Goodwin, soon find out why the prize is so generous as they lock horns with the FBI. The highly trained G-men have a way with threats, tails, and bugs that could give even sedentary sleuth Nero Wolfe a run for his money.
"Defend a widow, outfox the FBI, and make $100,000"
Ma has made a dozen delicious cookies. It should be plenty for her two children. But then the doorbell rings - and rings and rings. Each ring of the doorbell brings more friends to share the delicious cookies Ma has made.