The Case of the Spurious Spinster Author:Erle Stanley Gardner "Your client's guilty Perry," said Paul Drake. "And what's more, I'm betting that within twenty-four hours Amelia Corning's body will be discovered somewhere and you'll find your client charged with another murder." — "She may be charged with murder," Mason said, "but that doesn't mean she's guilty." — "How can you say that? There isn't a ghost of... more » a chance she's innocent."
"That's because you're looking at the evidence from the standpoint of the prosecution."
"Phooey! This is one case you've lost."
"He hasn't lost it yet, Paul," Della Street said sharply. "He's got an hour and thirty minutes before court reopens."« less