Lorna Thomas is a has-been actress who once gave up her baby for adoption and lived to regret it. George Clark discovers that his wife might be Lorna's long-lost daughter and begins to see dollar signs. The Clarks go to Perry for advice but learn that since Lorna gave up her daughter for adoption she cannot inherit any of her mother's estate. George is devastated over the loss of potential income but he's also under arrest when Lorna is found murdered.moreless
Larry Benton is a hard luck guy. He gets in an argument in a poker game and Mike Granger is shot with his own gun. Then his "friends" inform him that Granger is dead. Unknown to Larry, the entire scenario is a scam to shake him down for money. Larry forges his brother's check for $5,000.00 but ring leader Johnny Clay tries to bleed him for an additional twenty grand. Johnny's greed proves to be his undoing as he ends up dead himself. Steve Benton tries to cover up Larry's involvement and ends up being charged with Clay's murder. Perry then tries to track down Mike Granger, the man Larry supposedly killed, in order to get to the bottom ot things.moreless
No-talent Allen Sheridan has more enemies than you can shake a stick at. even though he's due to inherit the healthy sum of $162,000.00. When Allen turns up dead, his killer could be anyone but his aunt Sarette becomes the prime suspect.
Perry goes on a fishing trip in a small Nevada town with his old friend, Sheriff Gene Norris, but as usual manages to get sidetracked into another murder case when Phil Beecher returns from jail. It seems as though Phil did time for negligent homicide for the car accident which killed the daughter of Sheriff Norris. Charlotte Norris, sister of the decedent, wants revenge and frames Phil for a robbery but is herself killed. Can Perry prevent things from getting out of hand in the village?moreless
Charles Houston cleverly get away with killing his wife by making it look like she died in a car accident. Then a wildlife photographer shows up with the murder on film and Charles discovers that his sister-in-law has squandered all the profits from his oil well. The situation then goes from bad to worse when the sister-in-law is found locked in a room with Houston's corpse.moreless
A valuable Matisse painting is stolen from a museum. When the thief is found murdered, museum employee June Sinclair and her boyfriend David Lambert are charged with the crime.
Land tycoon Adam Thompson seeks out Mason when he suspects one of his nephews of rifling the house safe. However, the land tycoon's next-in-command is found dead after they find out that he was the one stealing the secrets.
After one of the biggest names in fashion is poisoned after embarrassing her husband on TV, the husband is considered the prime suspect.
Cmdr. James Page is the Project Officer for the testing of some electronics equipment for the Navy submarine Moray. Cmdr. Jerome Burke is assisting the police in the investigation of the murder of a cafe singer. The police believe an unknown sailor on the Moray may be responsible. Cmdr. Page has found out that his father-in-law, Anthony Beldon, owns Alpha Electronics, the manufacturer of the electronics equipment he is testing. Cmdr. Page feels there could be a conflict of interest. On the day of the testing, Cmdr. Page is found dead in the captain's quarters. Robert Chapman, a sailor, is accused of the murder when he is found to be the husband of the dead cafe singer and his shoes contain pieces of broken glass found at the scene of her murder.moreless
When a notorious bank robber's son returns to his hometown, it seems as though everyone is interested in missing loot supposedly hidden by the man's father. This leads to murder and Perry comes to the rescue once again.