The Case of the Crooked Candle Author:Erle Stanley Gardner "Mr. Mason, I'm going to confide in you." — Daphne Milfield paused, and seemed to brace herself. The ringing of the telephone froze the words on her lips. — "Perhaps that's your husband now," Perry Mason suggested. — She picked up the receiver. "Why no, I don't know a Mr. Tragg . . . Lieutenant Tragg? No I don't . . . He does? . . . He is . . .?... more »
"The nerve of that man!" she exclaimed, dropping the receiver back in place. "He's on his way up here."
"Lieutenant Tragg is from hedquarters - homicide," Mason said. "Who do you know that's been murdered?"