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The Case of the Baited Hook

The Case of the Baited Hook

‘Tantalising on every page and brilliant’ Scott Turow, bestselling author of Presumed Innocent

The best American writer, of course, is Erle Stanley Gardner’ Evelyn Waugh

Who was that masked woman?

That was the question plaguing Perry Mason. No one loves a good mystery more than Mason – but being asked to represent a client who is concealing her identity, not to mention the particulars of her case, has given even the legendary legal eagle a case of ruffled feathers.

Yet the intriguing cloak-and-dagger tactics have Perry hopelessly hooked. As for the silent siren behind the mask, is she heiress Byrl Gailord or penniless Adelle Hastings? Both women have ties to a man named Tidings, a man who may be a protector or predator. A man who could answer a lot of tough questions – if only he hadn’t been murdered.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 14th December 2014

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781471908491

Reviews

[Erle Stanley Gardner's] Mason books remain tantalising on every page and brilliant
Scott Turow
The best American writer, of course, is Erle Stanley Gardner
Evelyn Waugh
Amazing originality
NEW YORK TIMES
No one has ever matched Gardner for swift, sure exposition
KIRKUS
Kingpin among the mystery writers
NEW YORK TIMES
For fans of classic hard-boiled whodunits, this is a time machine back to an exuberant era of snappy patter, stakeouts, and double-crosses
LA TIMES
Millions of Americans never seem to tire of Gardner's thrillers
NEW YORK TIMES