Running on Fumes is a fiction novel written by Franklin W. Dixon and features the famous detective brothers Joe and Frank Hardy. The Hardy Boys, as they are more famously known, are sent on a mission by the American Teens Against Crime (ATAC). The mission involves investigating the activities that are taking place in a Utopian community in California. This community lies between San Bernadino and the San Jacinto Mountains, and the brothers must now get ready for a tough adventurous journey.
The Utopian community is suspected of having a plan to infiltrate and corrupt the oil industry, and they must be stopped at any cost. Equipped with modern detective technology and their inherent charisma, the boys travel through the desert, where they meet a girl named Petal. What will this friendship bring for out heroes? What is waiting for them on the other side?
The good old fashioned build up of the mystery is sure to engage kids and adults alike. This book is a part of the Hardy Boys: Undercover Brothers series, which comprises a total of 31 titles so far.
Franklin W. Dixon is the pseudonym used by several writers over time who contributed to the stories in the Hardy Boys series. The first book in the series came out in 1927, and was written by Leslie McFarlane for a company called Stratemeyer Syndicate, which is now owned by Simon & Schuster. The pseudonym was also used for the Ted Scott Flying Stories and many other series in the Hardy Boys collection. All the writers have brought something new and unique to the stories without taking away the essential thrill element from them.
Thus edition of Running on Fumes is available in paperback and is ideal for children between eight to twelve years of age. Published by Aladdin in English, the ISBN 10 number of 1416900039, and an ISBN 13 number of 9781416900030. Order it online today and enjoy the very best of the Hardy Boys.