Packed with twists and turns, ‘The Four Stragglers’ by Frank L. Packard is a mystery novel in which the reader meets four allied soldiers lost behind enemy lines during the Great War.
As the story progresses, three of the soldiers realise that they all played parts in a daring jewel heist just two years earlier. The three soldiers set up a criminal organization running scams in England and France which eventually leads them on a complex and thrilling journey to America.
This novel will be greatly enjoyed by fans of ´The Great Train Robbery´ and ´Hatton Garden the Heist´.
Frank L. Packard was a Canadian novelist born in Quebec. As a young man, he worked as a civil engineer for the Canadian Pacific Railway, and this experience led him to write many railroad stories. Packard also wrote a series of mystery novels, the most well-known of which featured a character called Jimmie Dale.