|Hunting for Hidden Gold (1928) [Novel]|
by Franklin W. Dixon
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Series: Hardy Boys Hardcover
Timber wolves, a Rocky Mountain blizzard, and a mine cave-in are only a few of the perils that Frank and Joe Hardy encounter during their search for the principal members of a notorious gang responsible for a payroll robbery.
In the old Montana mining camp of Lucky Load he young detectives puzzle over a series of mysterious events. A piano-playing ghost haunts the long-abandoned dance hall. Eerie blue lights flash from the hilltop cemetery in the dark of night sttrange men arrange a meeting at Shadow of the Bear. A suspect disappears through a curtain of frozen ice.
How are these events related to the men who kidnapped the boys in Chicago? Who booby-trapped the helicopter which flew the young detectives to the ghost town? And what ever happened to Bart Dawson who seemingly deserted his gold-mining partners twenty-five year ago?
Clue by clue, Frank and Joe cleverly fit into place the scattered pieces of this dangerous puzzle and come up with the astonishing solution.
Original title: Hunting for Hidden Gold
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Mystery