The Haunted Fort

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Grosset & Dunlap, 1965 - Fiction - 176 pages
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A long-distance telephone call from Chet Morton's uncle summons Frank and Joe Hardy and their staunch pal Chet to a summer art school, located near old Fort Senandaga, which is reputed to be inhabited by a ghost. The young detectives' assignment: recover two famous oil paintings stolen from the valuable Prisoner-Painter collection owned by Jefferson Davenport. Mr. Davenport, millionaire sponsor of Millwood Art School, reveals that one of the famous Fort Senandaga pictures painted by his artist ancestor, General Jason Davenport, contains a clue to the hiding place of a priceless chain of gold. Vicious threats and deadly traps beset Frank, Joe, and Chet as they search for clues to the stolen paintings and the gold treasure, a search that is complicated by a stormy feud between a proud Englishman and an equally proud Frenchman over the military history of the ancient fort. - Flyleaf.

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Rude to the Callie and Iola, wrecking their summer plans--"The girls protested in vain." Only makes Hardys look like real jerks. Bad example. Want YOUR sister treated that way? Why couldn't sentence been, "The girls had activities to keep themselves agreeably occupied while the brothers were away, and they promised to return as soon as the case was over." 

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About the author (1965)

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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