The Yellow Packard

The Yellow Packard

Buckle up for intrigue and adventure in scenic Depression-era America. George Hall, a draftsman, buys a 1936 Packard sedan from the estate of spinster Abigale Watling in Oakwood, Illinois. At first, the car brings George, his wife Jean, and their daughter Rose an unexpected boon. But tragedy follows when Rose is kidnapped. The auto then comes into the possession of salesman William Landers, FBI agent Helen Meeker, and serviceman James Coffman’s family. As clues to the kidnapping caper come to light, more than one life is in jeopardy. Will Agent Meeker catch the culprit before it’s too late?

Title:The Yellow Packard
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781616267520
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    The Yellow Packard Reviews

  • Melanie

    Looking for a good mystery? The Yellow Packard might be the read for you. It was such an interesting story and so different from what I was expecting. I loved the time in which it was set and the char...

  • Lorraine

    A fun, classic ‘whodunnit’ mystery. ...

  • Jennifer Clark

    Classic, fun "whodunit" set in the late 1930's-early 1940's with a surprising and enjoyable ending. Great read for a rainy day or day on the beach!...

  • Linda

    This story mainly centers on the kidnapping of young Rose Hall (I do not remember whether she was 3 or 4) along with the theft of the yellow Packard, and the efforts of agents Helen Meeker and Henry R...

  • Andy2302

    Exactly what I was looking for. An anecdotal adventure with a central thread. The characters were real in a nostalgic time. Fast passed action & interest to the last page with a female over achiever. ...

  • Martic

    This book was frustrating for the first half of it. Several independent threads about owners of the Packard, but Collins nicely brings them all together with a grand finale at the end. Worth my wait t...

  • Lisa Johnson

    Title: The Yellow PackardAuthor: Ace Collins Pages: 320Year: 2012Publisher: Barbour Books The Yellow Packard is a well-written mystery with so much more than a “whodunit” foundation. The timeframe...

  • Rhonda

    The Yellow Packard by Ace Collins 4 STARSThis book has so many twists and turns in it. I have to admit to shedding some tears in it. The Yellow Packard some believe its cursed with bad luck. Before it...

  • Beckie Burnham

    In an attempt to whittle down my Kindle TBR list, I randomly choose books to read. Last week I picked The Yellow Packard by Ace Collins. Was it really a random choice (more on that later)? Not sure, b...

  • Terri Wangard

    A 1936 Packard, special ordered in bright yellow, seems to be a curse. People have died in some connection with the car. When its auctioned in 1937, George Hall buys it for $200. The curse is broken w...