Monday, 9 January 2017

Novels of Frank Packard

Frank L. Packard (1877-1942) was a Canadian novelist, most famous for his Jimmy Dale action mystery novels. Below is a list of all of his books:




SHANGHAI JIM
Four short novels of crime on the high seas. including:
Shanghai Jim, The Mandarin's Hoard, The Marauder, and The Imposter.
GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN
To lay down one’s life for one's friend is an easy heroism compared with the sacrifice which inspires this story.
THE WHITE MOLL
Adventures of a feminine Jimmie Dale.
THE LOCKED BOOK
A book so full of strange and exciting adventure that the pages turn all too slowly to keep pace with the reader's impatience to solve the mystery.
THE WIRE DEVILS
A mystery and adventure tale of the masters of the wires and of secret codes.
FROM NOW ON
The adventures many and desperate of Dave Henderson and his redemption accomplished by the influence of a sweet woman.
THE NIGHT OPERATOR
A panorama of rushing mountain rivers and dangerous curves; of brave men responsible for the safety of others who meet their obligations with high hearts and abounding courage.
THE DEVIL’S MANTLE
Fate—dire fate—in the shape of “ The Devil's Mantle ”—hung over Peter Blake, South Sea trader and adventurer.
THE MIRACLE MAN
The spirit of the book is sweet, its manner compelling—in its issue it is the triumph of simple goodness over fakerism and crime.
THE RED LEDGER
Not since Jimmie Dale has so fascinating a character as old Charlebois appeared in crime fiction.
RUNNING SPECIAL
Here is all the thrill and romance of railroading.
TIGER CLAWS
A tale of New York's underworld.
THE FOUR STRAGGLERS
A modern Monte Cristowith actors from the four ends of the earth.
BROKEN WATERS
Entrusted by a friend with a dangerous package, John Crane enters a series of thrilling adventures.
TWO STOLEN IDOLS
Why did men kill, steal, weave plot and counterplot—because of two small ivory idols?
THE BELOVED TRAITOR
A big drama of the conflict of love and fame—stirring scenes in Paris and America.
THE ADVENTURES OF JIMMIE DALE
A novel of mystery, love and adventure with the Grey Seal.
THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF JIMMIE DALE
Jimmie Dale returned. Beyond a doubt the most polished narrative of the underworld.
JIMMIE DALE AND THE PHANTOM CLUE
With his old-time dash and breath-taking courage Jimmie Dale appears again, engaged in a new adventure.
THE SIN THAT WAS HIS
A novel of old Quebec.
DOORS OF THE NIGHT
How one man was both the notorious leader and hunted prey of New York's underworld.
PAWNED
By a curious turn of fate each character in this book finds himself pawned to another.
THE BIG SHOT
A Crime Club inside story of gang war and love.

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Working with the Federal Govenment for 25 years, Canadian Hydrographic Service, mostly. Now married to Gail Kelly, with two grown children, Luke and Denyse. Retired to my woodlot at Stillwater Lake, NS, on the rainy days I study the life and work of A. Hyatt Verrill 1871-1954.