A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Sunday, January 29, 2017
1/29/1966 A doxy dies
January 29, 1966. On this date Orrie Cather sends Archie Goodwin to do a little investigative burglary and Archie finds a corpse. So begins Death of a Doxy, written by Rex Stout at the age of 80. He wrote a few more Nero Wolfe novels after this one, skillful to the end.