The White Moll

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By Frank L. Packard

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Set in New York's shady underbelly of crime, we follow Rhoda Gray, alias The White Moll, as she strives to do good but finds herself framed by criminals who also blame her for ruining their schemes. Rhoda Gray devoted her life protecting the poor and weak in the underworld of New York City, and became known as The White Moll, a fearless crime fighter. But when she helps Gypsy Nan, who turns out not to be what she seemed, The White Moll is accused of a crime she didn't commit. Pulled into the criminal world and on the run from the police, she plays against fearful odds to beat the most notorious crime gang in New York City. Frank Lucius Packard (1877-1942) was a Canadian novelist best known for his Jimmie Dale mystery series. As a young man he worked as a civil engineer for the Canadian Pacific Railway. His experiences working on the railroad led to his writing a series of railroad stories and novels. Packard also wrote number of mystery novels, the most famous of which featured a character called Jimmie Dale, a wealthy playboy by day and a fearless crime fighter by night. Jimmie Dale novels brought the idea of a costume and mask for hero's secret identity, and also established the concept of a hero's secret hideout or lair.
The White Moll