Sometimes, it consisted of replacing words. The Hardy boys, along with their father , the Bayport Police force, and a number of other curious people all attempt to investigate the car thefts; however, everyone involved is stumped because the cars seem to disappear without a trace and are not spotted leaving either end of the Shore Road area. It puzzles me that this received a belated spotlight; hastily broached and resolved in one paragraph! I loved the added sound effects and the suspense-enhancing music, like that of radio days gone by. I took so many turns that I did not expect and it kept on surprising me. About The Shore Road Mystery 6 When the Hardy Boys eagerly agree to assist their friend Jack Dodd and his father in locating a family treasure, the two young detectives are unaware of the baffling complications that will arise. Spine is square and tight, pages clean and unmarked. Chet tries to hide his sin by spreading frosting and mushing together the cake into a smaller and more obviously molested form.
Further down the road they find their chum, Jack Dodd, and his father being questioned by the police because a stolen car was found in their yard with Jack's fishing rod in the back seat. The Hardys are strategic in the way that they work and it was very interesting to read about their plans. Everyone would have thought Callie drowned but she turns up a captive in the cave, later rescued by Frank in the sinking car! Lots of folks involved and moving parts. It puzzles me that this received a belated spotlight; hastily broached and resolved in one paragraph! Deadly road traps, aerial ambush, a spider man and a suspect who carries a menacing cane harass the young detectives as they seek the triple solution to this perplexing and exciting mystery. Plot: A gang is stealing cars near Bayport, and how they do it is the key part of the plot since this is a particularly clever gang. Frank and Joe raced towards the scene and actually saw the stolen car. It's the simple things in life that bring the greatest joys.
. A hilarious scene results that is very well written. Suddenly, a big red produce truck came right into the middle of the road. Jack insisted that he had not put it there and that he was being framed. A note on the inside cover of my copy indicated that I read it way back in 1982 and I remembered it as one of the better of the 58 classic hardcover stories. Chet gets the big action, as usual. The usual battles with evil fishermen, wicked farmers, and cruel tramps take place, with a web-crawling frogman thrown in for good measure.
Last night Hubby and I enjoyed a cozy, retro date-night eating Olive Garden takeout while listening to. They ended up crashing into a fence and were dazed but uninjured. Review: I like this one a lot. Like the rest of the better novels, this had Chet around for not just comic relief, but to contribute knowledge from his latest hobby which just happens to be useful. While investigating the case the Hardy boys identify suspects including a band of tramps camping on the beach, a man named Gus Montrose who used to work for Mr.
Later that night Chief Collig came to the Hardy's home telling them that the Dodds had taken off in their station wagon. One hopes for a final scene in the series where Chet reveals himself as the local crime kingpin, plugs each brother with a custom-made revolver, and prepares them as barbecue for the multiple hungry hobos who find their way through Bayport. I can't understand why Fenton still encourages his boys to be in this business, and why does Mrs. If you like Hardy Boys books, The Shore Road Mystery is one of the best!! I would have liked it if it was in first person. Hint: never entrust a cake to Chet Morton. It is probably in my top 3 Hardy stories and a fun, exciting read.
Smugglers, kidnapping, shore-side intrigue and a long lost historical treasure all come together in this fast-paced exciting book. It would have been sublime, if it featured the ancient family legend and treasure; the exceedingly more exciting plot. The gang seems to be not only utterly ruthless and heavily funded, but also possessed of as much leisure time as the boys Hardy. However this latter angle was new, despite not exuding a sensational atmosphere. Nevertheless, the mystery takes the usual twists and turns with suspects dropping clues and staging attacks, the boys here under fire in the air, attacked on the sea and finally trapped underground. This one was extremely twisty - I didn't put together all of it until the end myself. The police thought they found their man.
They both return home that night trying not to let their mother see their cuts and bruises. Good luck getting your son to go to bed between chapters! About The Shore Road Mystery 6 The Hardy Boys series, first published in 1927, has sold more than 70 million copies! We have more books available by this author!. Fortunately, he almost gets murdered by the gang, and Aunt Gertrude daren't ask what the fuck happened to her cake. When the Hardy Boys eagerly agree to assist their friend Jack Dodd and his father in locating a family treasure, the two young detectives are unaware of the baffling complications that will arise. As always, this book is full of adventure and excitement. It kept me curious, that we couldn't tell who orchestrated the thefts. Have the Hardys met their match? I just want to go on the record as saying that if the Hardy Boys were actually hit on the head and knocked unconscious just the number of times they are in this book, they would have significant brain damage.
If you are looking for a series of books for your pre-teens or middle-school kids to read, this is a good c A better than average mystery about a car theft ring that as always ties into a case the Hardy Boys' Father is working on. It was in third person. I highly recommend this series to everyone. His true fatty-fat-fattle nature pushes to the surface like a indwelling daemon as he ravages the cake in his car, described in brown-tinged frosting-guzzling and cake-shotgunning detail. In 1959, Harriet Stratemeyer rewrote all of their series, in response to complaints about political impropriety in older books.