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The Phantom Freighter

Franklin W Dixon, Amy McFarlane & Priscilla Baker-Carr

The Phantom Freighter
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ISBN: 9780448089263

Description

The Hardy brothers embark on a freighter trip under mysterious circumstances and find themselves involved with a smuggling ring.

Reviewed on 16th March 2020

Another classic from the heyday of the original Hardy Boys (albeit the re-written version from the 60s in my case) sees the two detectives and their friends trying to help a random man they meet plan a holiday.

It’s an unusual setup, and there’s a surprising amount of different things going on - but it adds up into a good story that I enjoyed reading. I’m fairly confident this is one that I’ve not read before (although the line is starting to get blurry now as I fill in all the gaps in my collection).

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