Criminal lawyer and all-time #1 mystery author Erle Stanley Gardner wrote close to 150 novels that have sold 300 million copies worldwide. His most popular books starred the incomparable attorney-sleuth Perry Mason.
In The Case of the Howling Dog, Arthur Cartwright, an anxious man, goes to Perry Mason to have his neighbor arrested for his vindictive and noisy dog. He is under the belief that his howling is an indication that somebody has been murdered in the neighborhood. He demands that his will be written bequeathing the estate to the lady living at the neighbor's house. However, the will is mysteriously altered by an unknown person and Cartwright goes missing, along with the lady.
About the Author
Erle Stanley Gardner (July 17, 1889-March 11, 1970) was an American Lawyer and author of detective stories. His most famous character, Perry Mason, appeared in over 80 novels (the first time being The Case of the Velvet Claws, in 1933), as well as motion pictures and television. Gardner, who was one of the best-selling authors of all time, had 135 million copies of his books in print in America alone in the year of his death in 1970.