- "Old enemies always turn up at the wrong time."
- — Tagline, from the front cover
Countdown to Terror is the 28th book in The Hardy Boys Casefiles series.
Frank and Joe fly to Halifax, Canada, to check out an insurance scam. But as they leave the airport their car is sprayed with bullets. Soon the brother detectives discover they're number one on somebody's hit list.
First a friend of their father's is seriously hurt in a bomb blast. Then one of their suspects winds up dead. What started out as a white-collar crime has become an all-out war. And unless the young sleuths track down the stunning secret behind the vicious attacks -- they'll be crossing the border in a body bag....