Title: The Case of the Terrified Typist
Author: Gardner, Erle Stanley
Publisher: Pocket Books, New York
Publication Date: 1968
Edition: First Pocket Books Edition. Sixth Printing.
Book Condition: G
Synopsis: Perry hires a temporary typist who flees in a panic, leaving behind a pair of diamonds hidden in a wad of chewing gum. Down the hall from Perry’s office, a co-owner of a gem importing company has been charged in a smuggling scheme, and with murdering his accomplice. Mason agrees to defend the accused man, who would rather die than cooperate. And he just might–unless Mason can track down the terrified typist.