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The Case of the Caretaker's Cat (Perry Mason)
The Case of the Caretaker's Cat - Perry Mason Author:Erle Stanley Gardner "Mr. Mason, I want you to defend my cat!" said Charles Ashton, caretaker for the deceased Peter Laxter. Perry Mason almost fell out of his chair when he heard the proposal. A lawyer defend a cat? — But when the two angry heirs to Laxter's millions barged into Perry's office followed by a shyster lawyer, Mason knew he had more on his hands than ... more »a pet.
And he was right! There was a disinherited heir. Over a million in cash was missing. So were the famous Koltsdorf diamonds. There was evidence that Peter Laxter had been murdered before his house burned down. And that the fire had been set to conceal the murder.
And there was Clinker, who was the caretaker's cat -- until the caretaker was murdered!
(1963 paperback reprint of a book first published in 1935.)« less