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The Case of the Dubious Bridegroom

The Case of the Dubious Bridegroom (Perry Mason Series #33) by Erle Stanley Gardner
When a wealthy man’s quickie Mexican divorce lands him in a financial tug-of-war with his fortune-hunting wife, Perry Mason is caught in the middle. But a bullet takes the former Mrs. out of the game–and pits Perry Mason against a murderer. Reissue.

The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito

The death of his wife leaves Banning Clarke, a former successful prospector turned mining magnate, the prey of a host of human predators, including his calculating mother-in-law, and it is up to Perry Mason to keep things on the up and up. Reprint.

The Case of the Deadly Toy

The Case of the Deadly Toy: A Perry Mason Mystery by Erle Stanley Gardner
ENGAGED TO A NIGHTMARE
When Norda Allison sees her husband-to-be slap his young son, she immediately calls off the wedding. Now she is terrified. Her ex-fiancé has beat up her new boyfriend. Anonymous newspaper clippings are flooding her mailbox–articles graphically depicting what jilted men do to the women who leave them. Then Norda’s life takes an even darker turn. It begins with a barking dog, a child’s scream, a gunshot, and the discovery of a very dead body–and ends when Norda is arrested, charged with a brutal murder.
Now only brilliant courtroom strategist Perry Mason stands between Norda and a sentence of certain death . . .
THE ORIGINAL COURTROOM NOVELS

The Case of the Daring Divorcee

Perry Mason and Della Street were both out to lunch. Gertie, the receptionist and telephone operator, was indulging in her favorite noontime occupation – munching chocolates and reading a love story – when the door burst open and a woman rushed in.
Gertie got her name, all right, dimly registered the fact that she was not only very attractive buy very upset at having to wait for Mason, and Gertie even looked up when the woman left before he returned.
But vicarious romance was the rule of that day – much to the annoyance of Lt. Tragg when he later tried to piece together what had happened. And although his plan for surprising Gertie into a identification of the lady was ingenious, Perry’s counter-measure was even more so…

The Case of the Daring Decoy

Jerry Conway fights dishonest ex-employee Gifford Farrell for his Texas oil company. “Call me Rosalind” offers him a proxy list, but at the hotel a beauty clad in underwear and a face mud pack frames Jerry with a freshly fired gun. On the hotel bed, lawyer Perry Mason and PI Paul Drake find a woman shot dead by the same gun. Who does Giff’s ex-wife cheer for?

The Case of the Dangerous Dowager

The Case of the Dangerous Dowager (Perry Mason Series #10) by Erle Stanley Gardner
GUN OVERBOARD
When Matilda Benson solicits the help of Perry Mason, her request seems simple enough: cruise to a gambling ship moored just beyond the twelve-mile limit and buy back the IOUs signed by Miss Benson’s niece. But after Mason reaches the floating casino, he discovers problems aplenty—most notably the ship’s owner with a bullet hole through his head.
Strangely enough, Matilda and her niece are also on board that night . . . when someone tosses a gun over the railing. Does Perry Mason’s client have something to hide? With the support of his trusty secretary, Della Street, and the ever-helpful Paul Drake, Mason dives into an ocean of menace.
THE ORIGINAL COURTROOM NOVELS

The Case of the Curious Bride

The Case of the Curious Bride (Perry Mason Series #5) by Erle Stanley Gardner
Criminal lawyer and bestselling mystery author Erle Stanley Gardner wrote nearly 150 novels that have sold 300 million copies worldwide. Now, the American Bar Association is bringing back his most famous and enduring novels—featuring criminal defense lawyer and sleuth Perry Mason—in striking trade paperback editions.
Rhoda Lorton doesn’t always marry the right men. Her first husband, Greg Moxley, took off with her savings, only to have his plane crash. Lorton has gone on to marry millionaire scion Carl Montaine when Moxley turns up alive and well and demands money to stay silent about Lorton’s first, extant marriage. When Moxley is found dead, two eyewitness claim to have seen Lorton kill him, and she says she killed him, too. But did she?

The Case of the Crying Swallow

The Case of the Crying Swallow by Erle Stanley Gardner, Alexander Cendese
He announced himself as Mr. Cash. His calling card was ten crisp hundred-dollar bills!
“My wife has disappeared,” he told Perry Mason. “She’s in trouble of some sort. I want to find her.”
Mr. Cash’s wife was indeed in trouble of a most serious sort. First, her jewelry disappeared. Then she disappeared. Perry Mason had to find her before the police could arrest her—for murder.

The Case of the Crooked Candle

An insurance claim after a traffic accident alerts Perry Mason to the possibility of double-dealing concerning a parcel of land. He negotiates a very large settlement for his client, but then a wealthy businessman is found dead on his yacht and Perry is asked to defend against a charge of murder the man who paid the money to settle the insurance claim. Beautifully presented with striking artwork and stylish yet easy-to-read type, avid readers of crime will love reading this gripping, well-written thriller.
The appetite for traditional crime fiction has never been stronger, and Arcturus Crime Classics aim to introduce a new generation of readers to some of the great crime writing of the 20th century – especially the so-called ‘golden era’.
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An insurance claim after a traffic accident alerts Perry Mason to the possibility of double-dealing concerning a parcel of land. He negotiates a very large settlement for his client, but then a wealthy businessman is found dead on his yacht and Perry is asked to defend against a charge of murder the man who paid the money to settle the insurance claim. Beautifully presented with striking artwork and stylish yet easy-to-read type, avid readers of crime will love reading this gripping, well-written thriller.
The appetite for traditional crime fiction has never been stronger, and Arcturus Crime Classics aim to introduce a new generation of readers to some of the great crime writing of the 20th century – especially the so-called ‘golden era’.

The Case of the Cautious Coquette

When Perry Mason questioned Lucille Barton, she lied about her past, about her many marriages, about her gun, about her boyfriends. Then the murders began. And the cops turned up evidence that clearly pointed to one killer–Perry Mason!

The Case of the Caretaker’s Cat

*Erle Stanley Gardner is cited by the “Guinness Book of World Records” as the #1 bestselling writer of all time.
In his will, Peter Laxter guaranteed his faithful caretaker a job and a place to live for life. But Laxter’s grandson Sam says the deal doesn’t include the caretaker’s cat. When Perry Mason takes the case, he finds there’s much more at stake than an old man’s cat — a million dollars to be exact. And as he investigates, he finds a web of greed and treachery among the heirs. But which one actually pulled off the almost perfect crime?

The Case of the Careless Kitten: A Perry Mason Mystery

The Case of the Careless Kitten: A Perry Mason Mystery by Erle Stanley Gardner
Perry Mason seeks the link between a poisoned kitten, a murdered man, and a mysterious voice from the pastHelen Kendal’s woes begin when she receives a phone call from her vanished uncle Franklin, long presumed dead, who urges her to make contact with criminal defense attorney Perry Mason; soon after, she finds herself the main suspect in the murder of an unfamiliar man. Her kitten has just survived a poisoning attempt, as has her aunt Matilda, the woman who always maintained that Franklin was alive in spite of his disappearance.Lucky that Helen took her uncle’s advice and contacted Perry Mason—he immediately takes her as a client. But while it’s clear that all the occurrences are connected, and that their connection will prove her innocence, the links in the case are too obscure to be recognized even by the attorney’s brilliantly deductive mind. Risking disbarment for his unorthodox methods, he endeavors to outwit the police and solve the puzzle himself, enlisting the help of his secretary Della Street, his private eye Paul Drake, and the unlikely but invaluable aid of a careless but very clever kitten in the process.Reprinted for the first time in over twenty years,The Case of the Careless Kittenis one of the most highly praised cases in the iconic Perry Mason series, which need not be read in any particular order.