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The Ship That Never Was

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Larry and Josh rescue an ancient sailor adrift in a mysterious longboat and soon find themselves involved in finding a lost island and restoring a missing heir to the throne of a kingdom.
Paperback, 115 pages
Published 1982 by Bantam Books
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Jim
Jan 07, 2012 Jim rated it it was ok
I just HAD to read this for the novelty value. (pun intended) Mickey Spillane, the creator of such tough guys as Mike Hammer, The Deep, & Dog Kelly wrote a YA mystery-thriller! It was a train wreck, but still kind of fun. Hardy Boys by Spillane.

I'm not a real fan of juvenile fiction & this one managed to pull most of the crap I hate the most about them. For instance, he's always relied too much on coincidence & luck as substitutes for a well planned plot. Here, he piled them on thic
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Mickey Spillane was one of the world's most popular mystery writers. His specialty was tight-fisted, sadistic revenge stories, often featuring his alcoholic gumshoe Mike Hammer and a cast of evildoers who launder money or spout the Communist Party line.

His writing style was characterized by short words, lightning transitions, gruff sex and violent endings. It was once tallied that he offed 58 peop
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