The Bombay Boomerang (Hardy Boys Series #49)

The Bombay Boomerang (Hardy Boys Series #49)

by Franklin W. Dixon
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The Bombay Boomerang (Hardy Boys Series #49) by Franklin W. Dixon

Frank and Joe Hardy become involved in a case affecting national security when Joe dials a wrong telephone number and gets the Pentagon. Two words— “Bombay Boomerang”— that the boys hear before the line goes dead plunge them into a whirlpool of danger and intrigue. At the same time, Frank and Joe must save their father from a murderous gang stealing mercury shipments in the Baltimore harbor. With clues linking the mercury thefts to the top secret Super S missile mysteriously stolen from a government arsenal. In a race against time, the three Hardys foil a diabolical scheme to create widespread havoc in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101076620
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 01/01/1970
Series: Hardy Boys Series
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 493,697
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Franklin W. Dixon is a pen name used by a variety of authors writing for the classic series, The Hardy Boys. The first and most well-known "Franklin W. Dixon" was Leslie McFarlane, a Canadian author who contributed 19 of the first 25 books in the series. Other writers who have adopted the pseudonym include Christopher Lampton, John Button, Amy McFarlane, and Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

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The Bombay Boomerang (The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series #49) 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Released in 1970, this book is classic Hardy action. Investigating some mercury thefts the brothers encounter many tight spots. Great reading! R.C.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Released in 1970, this book ushered in a new exciting decade for the detective brothers. I like the flow of the story. Very easy to read. If you like the Hardy boys you'll like this story in which they try to outwit a group of mercury thieves. Enjoy. Look for more of my reviews on my favorite detective duo. R.C.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a really good book. In fact all the hardy boys are good books i havent read a boring one yet.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love hardy boys all are great. Have great great suspense
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked reading this book. The language seemed to be more updated than the previous books, but you have to take in account when the books were written. I think this is the first book that Chet didn't go with Frank and Joe on their trips to help out round up the bad guys, but he was there at the beginning and the end of the story.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The most exciting moment was when Mr. Hardy was put in a mercury box. Nothing much really happened but I still liked it. I liked it when they were tracking down the Super S Missile. Just if the Hardy's had checked out more of Teddy Blaze, they would have cracked the Super S Case. All the answers lie in the last few pages. If it doesn't 'catch you' keep reading. It really isn't that suspensful until the last pages.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this book was 'Slik' it was a great x-cape from my 2 annoying (yet awesome and cool) children!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I agree with the guy who says hardy boys is stupid