|Case of the Lucky Legs, the (1934) [Novel]|
by Erle Stanley Gardner
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Series: Perry Mason
Like many other young women, Marjorie Clune has fallen victim to a con artist who promotes bogus beauty pageants in small California towns. "The Girl with the Lucky Legs" is promised a Hollywood contract, but in fact, there is no contract, and the promoter absconds with the promotional money put up by local merchants. Cheated of her triumph, Marjorie has fled her hometown in shame to try to prove herself in Hollywood. Perry Mason is hired to bring her back. But when the unscrupulous pageant promoter is found dead, Marjorie becomes the prime suspect in his murder...
Original title: The Case of the Lucky Legs
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives
Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Legal Thriller