The Ghost at Skeleton Rock is the 37th book in The Hardy Boys series. It was first published in 1957 by Grosset & Dunlap and revised and re-published in 1966.

Plot summary

After receiving a cryptic message from their father, Frank and Joe Hardy are off on a dangerous search to islands of the Caribbean. They eventually find a Fortuneteller( who works for Hamilton) who tries to steal money from them.

The Hardys search turns ugly, when a criminal mastermind named Hamilton shows his hand, sending his band of goons after the brothers. One of the henchmen strangely resembles Joe, and the gang uses this to his advantage, in a deadly way.


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  • Bayport
  • San Juan
  • Centro, Tropicale
  • Puerto Rico
  • Eastern City
  • Calypso Island
  • El Morro
  • El Calypso Caliente
  • Manati
  • La Palma sugar central
  • Punta Cabezona

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  • Copies of the Revised Text of this book using the 1957 artwork from the Original Text are very scarce, since those copies were only available for a few months in 1966 before Grosset & Dunlap released Rudy Nappi's Revised Artwork.


  1. Who Wrote the Hardy Boys? at
  2. The Ghost at Skeleton Rock Major Edition Types at The Hardy Boys Unofficial Home Page

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