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.
The Clue of the Hissing Serpent (Volume #53 in the Canon, published 1974)
A stolen chess trophy and a mysterious hot-air balloon lead the boys to Hong Kong on the trail of an international crime ring.
|2016||Check out Vince Hase's fantastic Hardy Boys/Star Trek mashup: trekmysteries.net|
|22/Feb/2011||Added 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/2011||The 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/2011||The Spine design (Canon) page now describes the evolution of the formatting of PC spines in excruciating detail, with many images.|