One by one the guests arrive at the mansion on Indian Island, summoned by a mysterious host. One by one they are stalked by a cunning murderer. Utterly baffling....and yet there was a pattern, concealed in a nursery rhyme hanging over the fireplace!
Mr. Hines is advertising for a young brunette....right down to her measurements! The looker that lands the gig gets to live in a posh apt., wear fine clothes, and collect a generous salary. All she has to do is leave her life behind and pretend to be someone else.
Eva a struggling model is thrilled to get the job. But her aunt asks Mason to punch a few holes in Hines story. Someone punches a few hoiles in Hines, with a bullet, and now Mason is front row & center with a murder lurking in the wings.
It doesn't take a blind man to see that there are too many suspects and too many lies. A wealthy business man kills himself. There's a typewritten suicide note & 3 guns lying near his body. Perry Mason knows there's been trouble in the Bassets life: his wife wants out, his stepson hates him, an embezzler can't pay him back--and there's a man with a glass eye who hired Mason even before his missing orb was found in the hands of the deceased!
It only takes a minute for Perry Mason to win a hefty settlement from a fur company that doesn't want to appear in court. But it takes longer than that for Mason to start wondering why the Co. is buying large tracts of land outside LA. There's a distraught widow with slews of suspicious characters all connected to the recently deceased....a man murdered on someone elses yacht. Perry need to pull all the clues out of the water before the case sinks like deadweight!
Someone is sending Norda Allison ominous newspaper clippings. She suspects her X fiance Mervin. Then Mervin is murdered and the police waste no time hauling Norda to headquarters. Why was Mervins X wife, Loraine, so friendly to Norda? Who gave Loraines little boy a gun? Perry Mason, Della Street and Paul Drake need plenty of cunning to uncover the truth.
There is something rotten in the town of Pickax. An accident has claimed the life of an eccentric publisher, but to the cats & Jim, it smells like murder. They soon sniff out shocking secrets in the town of Pickax.
The colorful Casablanca apt. building is in danger of demolition..but not is Jim can help it. He's a prize winning reporter with a nose for news. So he moves in with Koko & Yum Yum and discovers great mysteries of the Casablanca Apts. In his apt.a glamorous art dealer met an untimely fate, and the veteran journalist and his crime solving cats are about to solve a crime! ( Koko is a Siamese cat with extraordinary talents and a flair for mystery. Yum Yum is a loveable Siamese adored by her 2 male companions. A most unliky team in dective fiction. )
Jim has inherited millions. He and his 2 cats move into a mansion and soon end up wioth a missing housemaid and a shocking murder soon shows Jim the unsavory side of the upper crust. But with koko's propensity for clues , it gives jim reason to pause and evaluate the most unlikely subjects before his taste for the good life turns into his last meal!