" I adore the Nero Wolfe mysteries--and they are terrific audiobooks. Wolfe's and his sidekick Archie Goodwin's obsession with good food and fine flowers actually runs second to their obsession with integrity, logic, and clear-eyed thinking. These are the qualities that make the books such comforts: Wolfe is a person fully in control of his environment -- an increasingly appealing fantasy for me -- but he is also someone who can extract the truth from witnesses simply by the force of his reputation, intellect, and personality. What's not to love? And the food!: pheasant in aspic and three kinds of cheese "for a snack," cornmeal cakes with"autumn honey" --jiminy, I wish chef Fritz were real and could come for a visit.... "
— Valerie, 2/16/2014