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FRANK LUCIUS PACKARD (February 2, 1877 – February 17, 1942) was a Canadian novelist .

CONTENTS

* 1 Life

* 2 Works

* 2.1 Jimmie Dale series * 2.2 Other works

* 3 References * 4 External links

LIFE

Frank L. Packard was born in Montreal, Quebec and educated at McGill University and the University of Liege . As a young man he worked as a civil engineer for the Canadian Pacific Railway
Canadian Pacific Railway
. His experiences working on the railroad led to his writing many railroad stories, then to a series of mystery novels , the most famous of which featured a character called Jimmie Dale .

Several of his novels were made into films.

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

WORKS

JIMMIE DALE SERIES

* The Adventures of Jimmie Dale (1917) – ( Wikisource text) * The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale (1919) – ( Wikisource text) * Jimmie Dale and the Phantom Clue (1922) * Jimmie Dale and Blue Envelope Murder (1930) * Jimmie Dale and the Missing Hour (1935) * Return of the Grey Seal (2007) – (e-book compilation of first two books)

OTHER WORKS

* On the Iron at Big Cloud (1911) ( Wikisource text) * Greater Love Hath No Man (1913) ( Wikisource text) * The Miracle Man (1914) – ( Wikisource text) * The Belovéd Traitor (1915) – ( Project Gutenberg book) * The Sin That Was His (1917) * The Wire Devils (1918) * Coogan's Last Run. (Novella) Published in Top-Notch magazine, Feb. 1918; a slightly expanded version of the short story "The Guardian of the Devil's Slide," which is included in On The Iron at Big Cloud (1911).) * From Now On (1919) * The Night Operator (1919) * The White Moll (1920) – ( Wikisource text) * Pawned (1921) * Doors of the Night (1922) * The Four Stragglers (1923) * The Locked Book (1924) * Runnin