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Dixon, Franklin W.

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Works: 2,023 works in 6,019 publications in 6 languages and 292,855 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Christmas stories  Action and adventure fiction  Spy stories  Braille books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.D644, FIC
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The tower treasure by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
61 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,681 libraries worldwide
The robbery of the treasure in the tower proves to be an exciting challenge to Frank and Joe. Frank and Joe attempt to foil a ruthless espionage ring in their effort to sabotage the United States space program
The house on the cliff by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
44 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in English and held by 3,437 libraries worldwide
Teenage detectives Frank and Joe Hardy investigate a supposedly haunted house reported to be the hangout of criminals
The secret of the old mill by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
41 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in English and held by 3,316 libraries worldwide
Teenage detectives Frank and Joe Hardy investigate a case of counterfeiting
Hunting for hidden gold by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
38 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in English and Portuguese and held by 3,089 libraries worldwide
During their search for members of a notorious gang responsible for a payroll robbery, Joe and Frank Hardy encounter timber wolves, a Rocky Mountain blizzard and a mine cave-in
The missing chums by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
32 editions published between 1923 and 2016 in English and held by 2,993 libraries worldwide
A series of bizarre events in their home town lead the Hardy Boys on a trail of robbers and kidnappers
The Shore road mystery by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
41 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in English and held by 2,926 libraries worldwide
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. The only clue to the long-lost treasure is a cryptic message written by a Pilgrim ancestor. But when Mr. Dodd and Jack are accused of stealing cars and then mysteriously disappear, Frank and Joe are confronted with a triple mystery. Have their friends run away to avoid the law? Or are they secretly hunting for the treasure? Or have they been kidnapped? Despite mounting evidence and the bitter suspicions of the townspeople, the Hardys are convinced that the Dodds are the victims of a sinister plot. Clues that Frank and Joe uncover, with the aid of their jolly, plump friend, Chet Morton, lead to the secret hideout of a ruthless gang of criminals. Deadly road traps and 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. - Flyleaf
The mystery of Cabin Island by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
38 editions published between 1929 and 2007 in English and held by 2,754 libraries worldwide
When they are invited to spend Christmas vacation at the private island retreat of wealthy Elroy Jefferson, the Hardy boys become involved in two mysteries: the disappearance of Mr. Jefferson's grandson and the theft of a priceless collection of antique medals
What happened at midnight by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
35 editions published between 1931 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 2,734 libraries worldwide
Joe Hardy is kidnapped by a gang of jewel smugglers as a warning for the Hardy Boys' father to stay away from their operation
The secret of the caves by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
38 editions published between 1929 and 2008 in English and held by 2,644 libraries worldwide
Triggered by the disappearance of a brilliant young professor, this mystery takes the Hardy Boys first to Kenworthy College, where they find a puzzling message on an examination paper. But then their pal Chet Morton and buddy Biff Hooper turn up a clue that sends the young detectives in another direction--to the Honeycomb Caves. After many dangerous encounters, Frank and Joe discover a powerful searchlight on one of the craggy caverns along the seacoast. In the white glare of the searchlight, the startling secret of the cave is dramatically revealed
The great airport mystery by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
37 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 2,632 libraries worldwide
Valuable electronic parts containing platinum are being stolen from shipments made by Stanwide Mining Equipment Company's cargo planes, and Frank and Joe Hardy are called upon to assist their world-renowned detective father in solving the case
While the clock ticked by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
42 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and held by 2,586 libraries worldwide
The Hardy brothers solve the mystery of the missing inventor and recover some valuable missing jade
Footprints under the window by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
33 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in English and held by 2,500 libraries worldwide
Frank and Joe attempt to foil a ruthless espionage ring in their effort to sabotage the United States space program
A figure in hiding by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
33 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and Icelandic and held by 2,445 libraries worldwide
The Hardy boys find themselves involved in a dangerous adventure when a blind peddler delivers a mysterious message
The mark on the door by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
35 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in English and Swedish and held by 2,439 libraries worldwide
The search for a stolen boat leads the Hardy brothers to Mexico where they become involved with a band of Indians and a strange smuggling operation. Their deductions lead them to a small Mexican town where they learn that people are mysteriously disappearing. They eventually realize the Indians have something to do with it. The Hardy boys set out to Mexico to ask the citizens of Mazatlan what they happened to the hostages. But, the people who had taken the citizens had threatened the people that if they talk, they will be killed. So this brings the Hardy Boys to a hard puzzle. They finally find a man by the name of Tico. Tico is a great navigator and helps the Hardy Boys find the culprits. Tico also knew some information about the kidnappings. They find out the real man behind it was a man name "Pavura" which means terror in Spanish. They also find out that he was smuggling oil out of Mexico. Their dad, Mr. Hardy, was on a case that involved oil smuggling
The hidden harbor mystery by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
27 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in English and held by 2,414 libraries worldwide
The Hardy boys investigate a dispute over a mysterious pond and rumors of piracy in Georgia
The twisted claw by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
31 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and held by 2,353 libraries worldwide
The Hardy boys embark on another puzzling mystery when they try to discover who is stealing rare collections of ancient pirate treasure and smuggling them out of the United States
The sinister signpost by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
35 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 2,353 libraries worldwide
The Hardy boys and their father solve a mystery involving inexplicable crashes of highspeed race cars being used to test an experimental turbine motor
The secret warning by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
30 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in English and held by 2,311 libraries worldwide
Frank and Joe investigate the legend of Whalebone Island when they receive a warning concerning a sunken freighter
The secret of Skull Mountain by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
32 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and held by 2,217 libraries worldwide
The Hardy boys are called on to help investigate the strange happenings at the dam and reservoir on Skull Mountain and what is causing the water to disappear every night
The clue of the broken blade by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
28 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 2,198 libraries worldwide
While searching for the guard end of a broken saber that will solve one mystery, the Hardy brothers become involved with a gang of bank robbers
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Grant, Steven, 1953-

controlled identity McFarlane, Leslie, 1902-1977

controlled identity Robbins, David, 1950-

controlled identity Stratemeyer, Edward, 1862-1930

Dixon, F. W.
Dixon, Franklin W.
דיקסון, פרנקלין ו.
ディクソン, フランクリン・W
デクソン, フランクリン・W
Languages
English (740)
Japanese (4)
Swedish (3)
Icelandic (2)
Portuguese (1)
Arabic (1)
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