Frank L. Packard

Frank L. Packard books and biography

Frank L. Packard

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Frank Lucius Packard (February 2, 1877 - February 17, 1942) was a Canadian novelist. He was born in Montreal, Quebec and as a young man went to work as a civil engineer for the Canadian Pacific Railway. His experiences working on the railroad led to his writing a series of mystery novels, the most famous of which featured a character called "Jimmie Dale."

Frank Packard died in 1942 in Lachine, Quebec and was buried in the Mount Royal Cemetery in Montreal.

Novels in the Jimmie Dale series:

  • The Adventures of Jimmie Dale (1917) - (Project Gutenberg book)
  • The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale (1919) - (Project Gutenberg book)
  • Jimmie Dale and the Phantom Clue (1922)
  • Jimmie Dale and Blue Envelope Murder (1930)
  • Jimmie Dale and the Missing Hour (1935)

Other novels:

  • Coogan's Last Run
  • The Miracle Man (1914) - (Project Gutenberg book)
  • The Sin That Was His (1917)
  • The Wire Devils (1918)
  • From Now On (1919)
  • The Night Operator (1919)
  • The White Moll (1920) - (Project Gutenberg book)
  • Pawned (1921)
  • Doors of the Night (1922)
  • The Four Stragglers (1923)
  • The Locked Book (1924)
  • Running Special (1925)
  • Broken Waters (1925)
  • The Red Ledger (1926)
  • The Devil's Mantle (1927)
  • Two Stolen Idols (1927)
  • Shanghai Jim (1928)
  • The Big Shot (1929)
  • Tiger Claws (1929)
  • Gold Skull Murders (1931)
  • The Hidden Door (1933)
  • The Purple Ball (1933)
  • The Dragon's Jaws (1937)
  • More Knaves Than One (1938)

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