The Case of the Substitute Face Author:Erle Stanley Gardner "I'll bet Moms told you all about the family mystery," Belle Newberry said as she pushed her windblown hair back in place. — "What mystery?" Della Street asked with a quick glance at Perry Mason. — "The disappearing portrait. Mother packed my autographed picture in Dad's bag and locked the bag. When they unpacked, my picture was gone and someone h... more »ad inserted a picture of Winnie Joyce, the actress."
"You don't take it seriously?" Mason inquired.
"Me? I don't take anything seriously."
Of course that was before the murder - IF IT WAS A MURDER.« less