Book Review: The Case of the Negligent Nymph by Erle Stanley Gardner (1949)
Synopsis: While using a canoe to survey George Alder's estate (for a civil case), Perry Mason rescues Dorothy Fenner as she attempts to swim away from the estate with a guard dog on her heels. She claims she went to the house to retrieve a letter that proves Alder is guilty of murder. However, when she is accused of stealing jewelry, Mason is forced to defend her and, when Alder is later murdered, Mason isn't completely convinced his client is innocent.
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