By Franklin W. Dixon
Top-secret missions are regularly a dicy business.
When an ultrasecret venture takes Fenton Hardy to Massachusetts, the Hardy Boys come domestic one afternoon to discover that kidnappers have taken their mom. the abductors call for to speak to Frank and Joe's father inside of twenty-four hours -- or the lads may perhaps by no means seek advice from their mom again!
The key to the case is at Prometheus Computing, the place Fenton is in command of protection. The company's most modern product is a hugely complicated computing device chip certain to form the way forward for synthetic intelligence. yet to guard the chip and their kinfolk, the Hardys will to depend upon their average intelligence and braveness. they have to locate their father and infiltrate the chance region prior to time runs out on their mom!
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I stopped and stared but he walked on without me. I hurried to catch up. “Back when Byrdie and her mama first came to Piney Grove to worship, there was an old busybody in the congregation by the name of Ethel Cox. She had something ill to say about everybody. My mama was in charge of organizing the bake sale that year and she held a meeting at our house. Well, there wasn’t much talk about a bake sale that night. It was stuffy so Mama had opened the windows. I stood outside smoking and heard the whole thing.
He’ll never leave Bloodroot Mountain because the Cotters have lived here for generations, but I wonder if he ever wants to dust his hands of this place and move on. Millertown was the big city to me back then, before I went to Knoxville with Daddy once to buy a washing machine. Now I see it for what it really is, a country town with old houses and glass-sprinkled lots and the smokestacks of dirty-looking factories looming over everything. The buildings on Main Street are falling into disrepair but they still have character, with tall windows and painted brick and arched doorways.
One time I caught him off by hisself hid in the corn patch, reading a book of poems. His face got red as a beet and he flew so mad I thought he was going to fight me, just because I knowed he liked to read poems. ” Mr. Barnett talked about Myra’s granny, too. He said he could see why Macon was drawn to Byrdie, even though she wasn’t much to look at. She was brash and sassy and tough. “I seen her bury every one of her children and take to her bed for months at a time,” Mr. Barnett said. “But someway she always got back on her feet.