The Case of the Lucky Legs: A Perry Mason Mystery #3 (Perry Mason Mysteries)
Erle Stanley Gardner
Criminal legal professional and bestselling secret writer Erle Stanley Gardner wrote approximately one hundred fifty novels that experience bought three hundred million copies all over the world. Now, the yankee Bar organization is bringing again his most renowned and enduring novels―featuring legal safeguard legal professional and sleuth Perry Mason―in outstanding exchange paperback variants.
Unfortunately, Marjorie Clune's legs usually are not as fortunate as they first appear―when motion picture promoter Frank Patton's hype clears, it is visible his "lucky legs" contest and the flicks that have been speculated to persist with was once a fraud. whilst Patton is located with Marjorie's lover's knife in his chest, Perry Mason needs to exonerate the younger girl and locate the true killer.
In a tone of well mannered shock. "Sure, you," Perry Mason acknowledged, with a savage force to his voice. "Well," Thelma Bell acknowledged, "I'll chunk. What approximately me?" "You be aware of what I mean," Perry Mason stated. "Were you on the house tonight?" "You suggest Frank Patton's apartment?" "Yes." "Certainly not." Perry Mason looked her with calm appraisal, as if contemplating simply what kind of an influence she might make at the witness stand. "Tell me a few extra, Thelma," he stated. "I used to be out with a boy.
The show off. "You paintings the entire time?" he requested. She smiled and shook her head. "You're on evenings," he acknowledged. "Yes," she instructed him, "I come down evenings to capture the theater trade." "And you are on mornings and afternoons?" She smiled, and shook her head a bit of backward and forward. "What are you attempting to do," she requested, "make me believe sorry for myself? whilst a girl has a baby to raise and a mom to maintain, she has to paintings. And she's effective fortunate to discover work." "How old's the.
strong for her case, and it will not glance stable for her character." "But," stated Perry Mason slowly, "suppose Marjorie Clune have been within the rest room; consider she have been having hysterics. feel a few one had heard her cries, and had rushed in and killed Frank Patton?" "Then," acknowledged Bradbury, with out hesitation and in a tone of voice which confirmed that he had conscientiously idea over that section of the placement, "Marjorie Clune could nonetheless were the final one to have left the condominium, except she.
Bradbury has a dossier of the Cloverdale self sufficient in his rooms on the resort. There are advertisements in there that would be proof, and a photo we will use. "My idea is this racket is simply too good idea out to were utilized in one city. i will locate the place it has been utilized in different cities and during a few of these different cities i will be able to get a line on Patton." "All right," Perry Mason acknowledged, lighting fixtures a cigarette, "go ahead." "But," the detective inquired, "then what is going to ensue? "How do you mean?".
The Bostwick lodge, in room 408. the phone quantity was once Exeter 93821. I again to Bradbury. I advised him what had occurred, other than that i didn't inform him approximately coming into Patton's condominium, or locking the door. Bradbury informed me i used to be to symbolize Dr. Doray in addition to Marjorie Clune. I agreed to such illustration. "I met Bradbury at his lodge simply because he did not want to stay on the place of work. He had lower back to the place of work with the newspapers he were despatched to get from the Mapleton resort. His.