The House on the Cliff


Read by James R. Hedrick

(4.7 stars; 39 reviews)

The second of The Hardy Boys' series, The House on the Cliff involves Frank and Joe, along with their father, the famous detective, in the investigation of a supposed haunted house along with run-ins with smugglers, kidnapping, danger, and a mysterious character. A prime example of the Stratemeyer Syndicate's style, early Hardy Boy books influenced many other YA adventure series including Nancy Drew.

Published by Grosset & Dunlap in 1927. Written by Leslie McFarland using the pseudonym, Franklin W. Dixon, for the Stratemeyer Syndicate. (Summary by James R. Hedrick) (3 hr 53 min)

Chapters

The Haunted House 12:04 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Storm 10:24 Read by James R. Hedrick
Empty Tool Boxes 9:49 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Chase in the Bay 9:08 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Rescue 10:08 Read by James R. Hedrick
Snackley 10:48 Read by James R. Hedrick
Bound and Gagged 7:41 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Stolen Witness 10:59 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Strange Message 9:07 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Vain Search 12:58 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Cap on the Peg 9:16 Read by James R. Hedrick
Pointed Questions 8:12 Read by James R. Hedrick
A Plan of Attack 8:29 Read by James R. Hedrick
Private Property 9:18 Read by James R. Hedrick
Smugglers 10:46 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Secret Passage 8:45 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Chamber in the Cliff 9:43 Read by James R. Hedrick
A Startling Discovery 7:21 Read by James R. Hedrick
Captured 11:05 Read by James R. Hedrick
Dire Threats 7:01 Read by James R. Hedrick
Quick Work 8:55 Read by James R. Hedrick
Into the Haunted Hause 9:20 Read by James R. Hedrick
Rescue 8:37 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Round-Up 7:01 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Mystery Explained 6:28 Read by James R. Hedrick

Reviews

a Hardy Boy mystery


(5 stars)

I’d forgotten about the Hardy Boys books which were so popular when I was a kid. Well written children’s mystery and enthusiastically read.