WorldCat Identities

Dixon, Franklin W.

Overview
Works: 3,498 works in 7,896 publications in 10 languages and 288,374 library holdings
Genres: Detective and mystery fiction  Fiction  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Christmas stories  Action and adventure fiction  Young adult works  Baseball stories  Spy fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.D644, FIC
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The house on the cliff by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

59 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 4,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenage detectives Frank and Joe Hardy investigate a supposedly haunted house reported to be the hangout of criminals
What happened at midnight by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

47 editions published between 1931 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 3,819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Hardy is kidnapped by a gang of jewel smugglers as a warning for the Hardy Boys' father to stay away from their operation
The tower treasure by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

66 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The robbery of the treasure in the tower proves to be an exciting challenge to Frank and Joe. Frank and Joe attempt to foil a ruthless espionage ring in their effort to sabotage the United States space program
The secret of the old mill by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

56 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenage detectives Frank and Joe Hardy investigate a case of counterfeiting
Hunting for hidden gold by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

46 editions published between 1928 and 2017 in English and Portuguese and held by 3,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During their search for members of a notorious gang responsible for a payroll robbery, Joe and Frank Hardy encounter timber wolves, a Rocky Mountain blizzard and a mine cave-in
The missing chums by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

46 editions published between 1923 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of bizarre events in their home town lead the Hardy Boys on a trail of robbers and kidnappers
The Shore road mystery by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

47 editions published between 1928 and 2017 in English and Icelandic and held by 3,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Hardy boys eagerly agree to assist their friend Jack Dodd and his father in locating a family treasure, the two young detectives are unaware of the baffling complications that will arise. The only clue to the long-lost treasure is a cryptic message written by a Pilgrim ancestor. But when Mr. Dodd and Jack are accused of stealing cars and then mysteriously disappear, Frank and Joe are confronted with a triple mystery. Have their friends run away to avoid the law? Or are they secretly hunting for the treasure? Or have they been kidnapped? Despite mounting evidence and the bitter suspicions of the townspeople, the Hardys are convinced that the Dodds are the victims of a sinister plot. Clues that Frank and Joe uncover, with the aid of their jolly, plump friend, Chet Morton, lead to the secret hideout of a ruthless gang of criminals. Deadly road traps and aerial ambush, a spider man and a suspect who carries a menacing cane harass the young detectives as they seek the triple solution to this perplexing and exciting mystery. - Flyleaf
The secret of the caves by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

35 editions published between 1929 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Triggered by the disappearance of a brilliant young professor, this mystery takes the Hardy Boys first to Kenworthy College, where they find a puzzling message on an examination paper. But then their pal Chet Morton and buddy Biff Hooper turn up a clue that sends the young detectives in another direction--to the Honeycomb Caves. After many dangerous encounters, Frank and Joe discover a powerful searchlight on one of the craggy caverns along the seacoast. In the white glare of the searchlight, the startling secret of the cave is dramatically revealed
The great airport mystery by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

41 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When valuable electronic parts are stolen from shipments made by Stanwide Mining Equipment Company's cargo planes, the boys go undercover as employees to track down the thief
While the clock ticked by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

47 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hardy brothers solve the mystery of the missing inventor and recover some valuable missing jade
Footprints under the window by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

41 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank and Joe attempt to foil a ruthless espionage ring in their effort to sabotage the United States space program
A figure in hiding by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

32 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and Icelandic and held by 2,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While investigating the theft of a valuable idol, Frank and Joe enounter a terrified business woman, a walking mummy, and a weird glass eye
The hidden harbor mystery by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

27 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in English and held by 2,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hardy boys investigate a dispute over a mysterious pond and rumors of piracy in Georgia
The mark on the door by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

30 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in English and held by 2,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The search for a stolen boat leads the Hardy brothers to Mexico where they become involved with a band of Indians and a strange smuggling operation
The sinister signpost by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

38 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racing cars! Mystery! Adventure! These elements combine to give Frank and Joe Hardy one of the most dangerous and intriguing cases of their careers. It all starts when their father, Fenton Hardy, is engaged by an experimental race car and motor designer to investigate a series of mysterious accidents. Three of his drivers have crashed because the windshields of their cars were suddenly crazed, thus cutting off forward vision. Frank and Joe uncover one slim clue. Each of the drivers had seen a signpost marked DANGER shortly before his accident. The young detectives investigate, only to discover that the signposts have vanished. What happened to them? And what sinister purpose did they serve? The attempted theft of a secret experimental motor and the kidnapping of a famous race horse are part of this thrilling case, which proves to be as sinister as the signposts themselves. - Flyleaf
The twisted claw by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

30 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and held by 2,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hardy boys embark on another puzzling mystery when they try to discover who is stealing rare collections of ancient pirate treasure and smuggling them out of the United States
The secret warning by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

38 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 2,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank and Joe investigate the legend of Whalebone Island when they receive a warning concerning a sunken freighter
The mystery of Cabin Island by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

15 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in English and held by 2,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When they are invited to spend Christmas vacation at the private island retreat of wealthy Elroy Jefferson, the Hardy boys become involved in two mysteries: the disappearance of Mr. Jefferson's grandson and the theft of a priceless collection of antique medals
The disappearing floor by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

29 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Frank and Joe help their father locate a notorious jewel thief, they also explore the mysterious death of a tycoon's nephew years before
The sign of the crooked arrow by Franklin W Dixon( Book )

31 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hardy brothers interrupt their investigations of jewelry-store holdups to answer a plea from their cousin on a New Mexico cattle ranch
 
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The house on the cliff
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What happened at midnightThe tower treasureThe secret of the old millHunting for hidden goldThe missing chumsThe Shore road mysteryThe secret of the cavesThe great airport mystery
Alternative Names

controlled identityGrant, Steven, 1953-

controlled identityMcFarlane, Leslie, 1902-1977

controlled identityRobbins, David, 1950-

controlled identityStratemeyer, Edward, 1862-1930

Diksonas Franklinas V.

Dixon, F. W.

Dixon, Franklin W.

דיקסון, פרנקלין ו.

딕슨, 프랭클린 W

ディクソン, フランクリン・W

デクソン, フランクリン・W

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