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The Case of the Hesitant Hostess (Perry Mason)
The Case of the Hesitant Hostess - Perry Mason Author:Erle Stanley Gardner Perry Mason was losing! — The evidence against his client was pat and plentiful--too pat and too plentiful. The witness on the stand, Mrs. Martha Lavina, was clever. Slowly but surely her answers were convincing the jury that Mason's client was guilty. — But Mason wasn't worried. He believed Mrs. Lavina was lying and that he could prove it... more » by putting a surprise witness, Inez Kaylor, before the court. He was waiting for the proper time to spring his bombshell.
That came just before the session ended. Mason signaled Paul Drake to bring in Inez Kaylor. Drake slowly shook his head.