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THE HARDY BOYS ONLINE: An unofficial online resource for fans of the Hardy Boys books

Welcome to The Hardy Boys Online.

For 19 years, this website has been a resource for fans of the Hardy Boys books. The site is divided into two major sections:

  • Series info, where you can find booklists for each series, as well as technical information about cover art, revisions, endsheets, ghostwriters, etc.
  • Literary info, where you can delve into the world of the Hardy Boys and read about characters, settings, cases, sleuthing techniques, themes, continuity, style, and other related topics.

Featured book:

The House on the Cliff (Volume #2 in the Canon, published 1927)

The boys crack a smuggling ring operating out of an old house on the cliffs of Barmet Bay and rescue their captured father in the process.

RECENT UPDATES

2016Check out Vince Hase's fantastic Hardy Boys/Star Trek mashup: trekmysteries.net
22/Feb/2011Added plot summaries for the original and revised editions of the Canon and added cover images for the Digests, Casefiles, Clues Brothers, Undercover Brothers, Graphic novels, and Secret Files.
10/Jan/2011The Front cover design (Canon) page has been updated, with new information about the typefaces used on the covers, as well as more examples.
09/Jan/2011The Spine design (Canon) page now describes the evolution of the formatting of PC spines in excruciating detail, with many images.