Jack Colby, car detective, takes a seemingly routine commission that precipitates him into a dangerous world of secrets and murder A commission to buy a classic Packard saloon from the 1930s on behalf of a client should have been routine for Jack Colby, but this Packard is special ...and as Jack struggles to piece together the car's history and the mystery surrounding it, he is soon precipitated into a dangerous world where thing is as it seems. What is the reason behind enigmatic banking magnate Philip Moxton's desperate desire for this particular car? Whatever it is, the car's current owner, actor Tom Herrick, seems to kw it too - and is all too willing to sell. But when murder strikes, Jack is drawn into a hunt for the truth that involves t only his personal happiness but facing a relentless killer.
Amy Myers has written a wide range of novels, from crime to historical sagas to contemporary romance. She is married to the American-born car buff James Myers, who has collaborated with her in creating Jack Colby. Other crime novels by Amy Myers include the Auguste Didier series, the Tom Wasp, Victorian chimney sweep novels, and the Marsh and Daughter Mysteries.