“It may interest you gentlemen to know,” said Foley, speaking with the ponderous dignity of one who is trying to conceal his emotions, “that the object of her affections, the man who has supplanted me in her life, is none other than the gentleman who lived next door—our esteemed contemporary, Mr. Arthur Cartright, the man who made all of the hullabaloo about the howling dog, in order to get me before the police authorities, so that he could carry out his scheme of running away with my wife.”
Perry Mason said in an undertone to Pemberton: “Well, that shows the man isn’t crazy; he’s crazy like a fox.” (pg. 44, The Case of the Howling Dog by Erle Stanley Gardner)
I actually wasn’t planning on reading this one yet, but when I finished Bayou Vol 1 by Jeremy Love last night while waiting for Amber to be done with her piano lesson, this was the only other book I had in my purse. And heaven forbid I sit there for 10 minutes and not read anything.
Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Play along. The rules are easy and I only cheated a little. Grab your current read, open to a random page, and give us two teaser sentences. Remember, no spoilers.
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