The Case of the Velvet ClawsPerry Mason Series
Erle Stanley Gardner
California lawyer Perry Mason takes on as client Eva Belter, hated as “all velvet and claws” by his secretary Della Street. Her husband George is behind tabloid editor Frank Locke’s blackmail of Congressman Harrison Burke, who had been at a bungled robbery with Eva; and takes bullet to the heart after his bath. A forged will benefits his nephew Car...
First Published in 1933