The Case of the Counterfeit Eye Author:Erle Stanley Gardner "Know which one is my glass eye?" said Peter Brunold to Perry Mason. — Mason shook his head. — "I've got a set of half a dozen," Brunold went on. "I had one that was made bloodshot. I used it when I'd been out on a binge." — The lawyer nodded slowly. "Go on," he said. — "Someone stole it and left a counterfeit in its place." — "What possible object w... more »ould anyone have in doing that?"
"Suppose a crime was committed," Brunold said. "a murder, perhaps, and my eye was left at the scene of the crime. I'd have one hell of a time explaining to the police I wasn't there."
Then there was a murder - and the corpse was clutching a bloodshot eye. And on the murder gun were Perry Mason's fingerprints.« less