- "A vacation from the law is always costly.."
- — Tag-line, from front cover
Perfect Getaway is the 12th book in The Hardy Boys Casefiles series. It was first published by Archway Paperbacks (an imprint of Simon & Schuster) February in 1988.
From end of Casefile #11 -- How can a man steal millions and millions from a company -- and then disappear? That's what the Hardys have to find out or a friend's father will take the rap. What they discover is the ultimate getaway -- an escape plot that defies imagination. Frank and Joe set off on the same trail, with a breifcase full of hot bills. It leads them to a tropical hideaway. But as the Hardys learn, this is no paradise. Can they blow the secret of this escape route? Or will they be blown away themselves?
From back of book -- It's the ultimate criminal operation. For a huge fee Perfect Getaway Travel, Ltd. will provide a clean escape from the long arm of the law. To crack the ring, Frank and Joe pose as a pair of crooks looking for a safe hideout. But when they finally manage to reach the end of the line, the brother detectives find themselves trapped in a private kingdom. A garden of evil, ruled by a murderous crimelord -- where an exit visa costs a cool five million dollars.