Franklin W. Dixon’s famous teenage detectives, Joe and Frank Hardy, are always on the trail of clues and criminals.

Joe and Frank Hardy are teenage amateur detectives from Bayport. Their father is the famous Detective Fenton Hardy, which may explain their skills in sleuthing.

The Hardy Boys first appeared in 1927 in The Tower Treasure. They have been popular ever since, appearing in many languages, formats, and spinoff series. The latest Hardy Boys series is entitled The Hardy Boy Adventures, on sale in February 2013.