Books: Heroes Who Shoot Straight

THE CASE OF THE CAUTIOUS COQUETTE (275 pp.) — Erie Stanley Gardner—Morrow ($2.50).

Lawyer-Detective Perry Mason wasn't looking for all the trouble he got. He was just trying to find the hit & run driver who had put his client in the hospital; all he wanted was a fair settlement. Of course, any Erie Stanley Gardner fan could have told Perry Mason he was headed for plenty of trouble. Before The Case of the Cautious Coquette is over, Mason gets tangled up with a dazzling blonde gold digger, unwittingly puts his own fingerprints on...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!