One False Step (Hardy Boys Series #189) [NOOK Book]



Frank, Joe, and their friends head to Philadelphia to catch a performance of Aerocirque, an amazing circus act with a twist: The acrobats swing and flip from helicopters high in the air! But all is not well in the City of Brotherly Love. The other show in town is a series of robberies, and no one knows how they’re ...
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One False Step (Hardy Boys Series #189)

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Frank, Joe, and their friends head to Philadelphia to catch a performance of Aerocirque, an amazing circus act with a twist: The acrobats swing and flip from helicopters high in the air! But all is not well in the City of Brotherly Love. The other show in town is a series of robberies, and no one knows how they’re being pulled off.

Frank and Joe are soon jumping through hoops to find the clues they need to catch the culprits. But will they be too late? It looks like this mystery may come right down to the wire!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781442483545
  • Publisher: Aladdin
  • Publication date: 10/23/2012
  • Series: Hardy Boys Series , #189
  • Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 391,526
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • File size: 739 KB

Meet the Author

Franklin W. Dixon is the author of the ever-popular Hardy Boys books.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 27, 2007

    The Hardy Boys: One False Step- A Great Mystery Story!

    Frank and Joe Hardy, two famous teenage detectives, decided to take a few friends to Philadelphia to see Aerocirque, a popular new circus that traveled the country. The acrobats in the circus could attach wires between helicopters and walk them while the helicopters were in mid-air! However, upon their arrival in Philadelphia, the Hardy boys found themselves in the midst of a mystery. In several large cities, all of which the Aerocirque had performed in, robberies of high rise apartments had occurred. The police were stumped at how anyone would be able to rob the highest apartment in a 30 story building without entering it. Frank and Joe got on the case and they soon found that in each of the robberies the same clues were found, identical scratch marks on the apartments¿ balcony railings. The Hardys attended several Aerocirque performances only to find that each night one troupe of acrobats did not perform. After doing some investigation and finding suspects, the brothers figured out that the Aerocirque acrobats had to be behind the robberies. The brothers finally devised a plan to dress up as acrobats and see if they could be part of a robbery to have proof that the acrobats were guilty. As they planned, they were taken by helicopter with one troupe of acrobats to an apartment while the other 3 troupes performed. However, they soon were in the middle of a huge setup that might bring an end to them! I thought this book was excellent, full of suspense, and well written. I loved this book because it is so detailed and specific. The author, Franklin W. Dixon, describes each one of the characters amazingly well, especially the acrobats. He tells all about their costumes and what they do in the circus. Also, Mr. Dixon really describes the situation Frank and Joe get into and he really gets you scared about their fate at the end. No matter who reads this book, they will enjoy how easy it is to understand and how you understand exactly how the characters feel. This story was very suspenseful. I found myself reading it nonstop because I always wanted to know what would happen next. Frank and Joe kept attempting to do crazy things to get to the bottom of the case, like walking tightropes and going undercover, and they were constantly on the verge of danger, which made it nearly impossible to stop reading. This book is so well written that there is no real place to stop reading for the day without thinking ¿What will happen to the Hardy Boys?¿ Even if you manage to put this book down for a while, it sure isn¿t easy to. The ending of this story will completely surprise you. The characters completely change throughout the course of the story. All who read this book will be amazed at who is really bad and who turns out to be the hero. The end is so completely unexpected that I actually had to read it over to be sure that I didn¿t misread something! I really enjoyed the twist at the end¿ all of the suspense paid off! You definitely will want to read the last part carefully, because it¿s sure unexpected. This book is really good, and you won¿t want to put it down. The author did a great job as well. I recommend this book to all suspense and mystery book lovers, you will be glad you read it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2012

    I love the hardy boys

    I cant wait to read it!!!!!!

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