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The Secret Warning (Hardy Boys #17)

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Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 6/1/1938 Pages: 192 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published June 1st 1938 by Grosset & Dunlap (first published 1938)
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Lauren Schultz
"Jumping Jupiter!" "Leaping lizards!" "Sufferin' snakes!" Joe has a pretty colorful vocabulary in this particular Hardy Boys book!
Jack Tracy
Jun 09, 2015 Jack Tracy rated it really liked it
The Secret Warning by Franklin W. Dixon was my new favorite of all of the Hardy Boy books that I have read so far.
Frank and Joe had recently read about a sinking off the coast of Whalebone Island. They read that two ships ran into each other one was carrying a golden pharaohs head worth 1,000,000 dollars. The owner of it Mr.Zuphar was outraged with the incident. Mr.Zuphar phoned the Hardy's to solve the case. The Hardy's agreed to the terms and started the mystery that cause explosions, break i
Aug 01, 2015 Jitendra rated it it was amazing
This is yet another nautical Hardy Boys adventure that has Frank, Joe and Chet racing around in the Sleuth and flying up and down the East Coast to track down a missing Egyptian artifact. It's amazing how much the Hardy Boys uncover, while Fenton and Sam Radley work on the same mystery and accomplish almost nothing. I guess that is what make the Hardy Boys great.
Devon Barrett
The secret warning is about a family of detectives who were while working on a case was constantly being pursued by criminals who are after the golden head of the Pharaoh Rhamaton IV that is valued at $1,000,000. The owner of the million dollar golden Pharaoh’s head claimed it was aboard the Freightor katawa which sank not too far from Whalebone Island. According to legend Whalebone Island was haunted by a blood thirsty pirate by the name of (Red Roger), however Joe and Frank hardy followed by t ...more
Sep 24, 2016 Seema rated it liked it
It was good, but not THAT good, I've got to admit.
It was confusing and it had too many things to keep up with. I. Just. Didn't. Get. The. Mystery! Which was so frustrating. But what I liked about it is Frank and Joe's braveness and smartness, and of course, most important thing, brotherly love! My favourite part was when they were in Philadelphia to find their father and when they were staying at a hotel, someone knocked Joe down and he got dazed and then Frank helped him. That was my favourite
Sep 09, 2015 Kristofer rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
In which the language is salty, the Boys are incredibly forgiving, and Mrs. Hardy is never home (the minx).
Sep 19, 2016 Jerry rated it really liked it
More of the same...which isn't a bad thing.
Mar 11, 2012 Renne rated it liked it
Shelves: ya, franklin-w-dixon
Have to read another one in the future to see if my impression changes but, right now,I can say I liked it. I know it is geared towards teens and up but found it a littl on the basic end of things as far as plot goes. It was predictable and I like a book I can really get into. One that makes me think.
Dec 17, 2009 Samir rated it it was amazing
Shelves: advisory-2009-10
This book thought me an important lesson. I learned that it's a realy bad idea to try and cheat the govenment. It only ends up badly for you if you get caught.
♆ BookAddict  ✒ La Crimson Femme
I think the Hardy Boy books helped me with learning deductive and inductive skills. I had to work through logic. Who knew? I enjoyed all these books.
Ruthie Jones
Jul 25, 2010 Ruthie Jones rated it it was amazing
I read the Hardy Boys books (and Nancy Drew) when I was a child. The stories are old fashioned, but that's why I like them so much.
Jul 25, 2011 Ian rated it liked it
The latest Hardy Boy adventure. Just started reading it to my sons - it involves a pirate ghost, which they love.
Madison Salem
So, one of my favorite bands parodies this book cover for one of their album covers, which just makes me happy.
Aug 24, 2013 Ron rated it it was amazing
Excellent series for young readers - highly recommended.
I read these books when I was 10 - 15 years of age.
Feb 21, 2012 Lisa added it
Hardy Boys 17: The Secret Warning (Hardy Boys) by Franklin W. Dixon (1938)
Valkyrie Oracle
My book has the same cover as shown in this listing but was published in 1994.
Jan 09, 2010 Sharon rated it liked it
Shelves: mystery, boys
Insurance fraud. I never realized how these books ran the gamut of topics.
Apr 22, 2008 Sally rated it did not like it
Didn't even THINK about finishing reading it. It's HARDY BOYS. I mean come ON.
Meadow Frisbie
Feb 12, 2010 Meadow Frisbie rated it liked it
Shelves: mystery
Pretty fun story, interesting plot, but of course the are to perfect.
Jim Sampson
Sep 22, 2011 Jim Sampson rated it it was amazing
Another great Hardy boys mystery.
Marts  (Thinker)
Apr 17, 2009 Marts (Thinker) rated it really liked it
Shelves: hardy-boys-books
Another good Hardy Boys mystery!
Aug 16, 2009 Laura rated it it was ok
First and last Hardy Boys I ever read.
May 22, 2012 Kolan rated it really liked it
read when I was 10 through 13
Feb 15, 2011 Gale rated it really liked it
Read in 2005.
Benjamin Plume
Jul 30, 2011 Benjamin Plume rated it really liked it
generic HB plot.
ⓝⓐⓣⓗⓐⓝⓐⓔⓛ♦Future = Broken♦
It was GREAT!!!
Partridge Public
Sep 20, 2007 Partridge Public added it
Recommends it for: JF Dix
Shelves: juniorfiction
Dixon, Franklin W.
Jan 25, 2012 PWRL marked it as to-read
Shelves: 2012-new
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Franklin W. Dixon is the pen name used by a variety of different authors (Leslie McFarlane, a Canadian author, being the first) who wrote The Hardy Boys novels for the Stratemeyer Syndicate (now owned by Simon & Schuster). This pseudonym was also used for the Ted Scott Flying Stories series.
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