The Case of the Lazy Lover Author:Erle Stanley Gardner Gossip and murder! — Bertrand Allred was spreading ugly stories about his beautiful wife. He seemed anxious to convince Perry Mason that Lola had run off with Robert Fleetwood, Bertrand's best friend. But why did everyone who saw the couple together notice that Fleetwood looked lazy about love? — It didn't make sense to Perry Mason. Why, he asked,... more » would any man be lazy about making love to a beauty like Lola? Why would Bertrand Allred want people to know that his wife ran around?
A call from the homicide squad added another and more important question to Mason's growing list-