The DA Calls a Turn Author:Erle Stanley Gardner They drew the sheet back from the still, dead face. There was utter silence; than Gilbert Freelman gasped, "Good Heavens! It's Carmen's boss." — Carmen turned chalk-white as she whispered, "Yes, it's Mr. Billmeyer." — The case began with a phone call from a drunken car thief who wanted to be arrested. Then the stolen car was wrecked and the dead... more » driver identified as Desmond Billmeyer, prominent businessman.
"The facts don't add up," said District Attorney Doug Selby. "Why would a wealthy man dress like a hobo? And more important: was it Mr. Billmeyer who just called... This looks like MURDER!"« less