The Case of the Lucky Loser Author:Erle Stanley Gardner Perry Mason made a peculiar deal. — Fora piddlin $100, he agreed to sit in a courtroom for one day and then "give his conclusions." He made the deal without knowing what case was being tried or who his client was or what he was to make conclusions about. — All this because of a certain quality in a woman's voice over the phone - and that sixth sen... more »se which told him there was big trouble somewhere.
His intuition was, as usual, right.
The most important witness in the case was obviously lying. The defendant was heir to a huge business and a huge fortune. The corpse was that of a man who had died two years before.
And the next thing Perry Mason knew, he was up to his ears in one of the juiciest murder mysteries of his spectacular career.« less