By Isaac Asimov
Till his demise in 1992, writer Isaac Asimov might write greater than a hundred and twenty inventive stories of detection and deduction, and in sixty six of them he may current his armchair detectives, the Black Widowers, with the mind-teasing puzzles that they'd attempt to resolve in often-quarrelsome dialog. The Black Widowers membership is assembly back. In a personal eating room at New York’s sumptuous Milano eating place, the six outstanding males once again assemble for effective fare served impeccably by means of their peerless waiter, Henry. At desk, too, will after all be that considered necessary dinner visitor to problem their mixed deductive wit: a guy whose marriage hinges on discovering a misplaced umbrella; a lady shadowed by way of an adversary who understands her darkest secrets and techniques; a debunker of psychics not able to give an explanation for his unnerving adventure in a haunted condo; or a symphony cellist accused of attacking his spouse with a kitchen knife. as well as six tales that experience by no means sooner than seemed in any assortment, this quantity comprises the 10 best-ever Black Widowers situations, between them the first actual to be released, in Ellery Queen secret journal, in addition to the 1st fresh Black Widowers tale to seem in additional than ten years.