The Case of the Dangerous Dowager Author:Erle Stanley Gardner Perry Mason's new client was a handsome white-haired dowager who confessed to being a great-grandmother. But she was the strangest great-grandmother Mason had ever run into. Matilda Benson smoked big, black cigars, she liked dancing, and she got a great kick out of a fast life. She ordered Mason in no uncertain terms to get hold of her granddaug... more »hter's gambling I.O.U.'s before they could be used in a divorce action.
Mason met the dowager's granddaughter on a notorious gambling-ship, twelve miles off shore. One minute after he said "hello," he opened the door to the ship's inner office... and discovered a corpse. The case was really hot!« less