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Hardy Boys Casefiles Encyclopedia Update
« on: March 24, 2011, 08:35:44 PM »
The characters, places, and events of Hardy Boys Casefile #11, Brother Against Brother, have been entered into the Network Database.


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Re: Hardy Boys Casefiles Encyclopedia Update
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2011, 08:39:24 PM »
Aw, yeah! :) Brother Against Brother is one of my top favorites of The Hardy Boys Casefiles series- so it was really neat seeing that iconic cover on the front page of the site. 8)
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« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2011, 07:36:01 PM »
I must admit that Brother Against Brother has not historicaly been one of my favorites.  But then, unlike a lot of the other early books, I never read it more than once.  I must admit, that after reading it again, I have enjoyed it much more.  I would still not say it is my favorite by any stretch of the imagination, but it definitely is a well written book and kept my interest very well throughout.

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« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2011, 05:34:20 PM »
That's cool- it gets fairly deep in exploring Frank and Joe's relationship as brothers with all the emotional underpinnings of Frank trying to find Joe in time. I thought it was pretty neat just for those reasons and for the suspense of Joe fighting against Frank, not knowing who either one of them are at the time- I also think the book was quite well written.
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Re: Hardy Boys Casefiles Encyclopedia Update
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2011, 07:12:43 AM »
One of my favorite books. 

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Re: Hardy Boys Casefiles Encyclopedia Update
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2011, 09:09:31 PM »
One of my favorite books.

Not one of mine. ::)
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« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2011, 09:59:51 PM »
Really? Why? I thought it was a great one- of course, I love those flashback scenes and the whole thing of Frank being pitted against Joe in a fight to restore his memory and capture the real killer- I just totally got into it. But of course, everyone has different tastes, I know.
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« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2011, 10:47:05 AM »
Really? Why? I thought it was a great one- of course, I love those flashback scenes and the whole thing of Frank being pitted against Joe in a fight to restore his memory and capture the real killer- I just totally got into it. But of course, everyone has different tastes, I know.

Did you like Strategic Moves? I did. ;D
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« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2011, 10:51:01 AM »
Sure- Strategic Moves was a great one too- haven't read it in a long while though.
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« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2011, 10:53:05 AM »
Sure- Strategic Moves was a great one too- haven't read it in a long while though.

What's your top 10 favourites in the series?
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« Reply #10 on: April 18, 2011, 02:32:09 PM »
I thought I'd answered this before- all 127. ;D
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« Reply #11 on: April 18, 2011, 02:54:02 PM »
Okay- seriously though- if you like, I will try to name 10 of my favorite titles- or at least 10 that I think are really well worth the read- there are some books that are really pretty essential reading for The Hardy Boys Casefiles- or at least books that stood out from the others or had a profound impact and offered some important appearances from different characters.
Anyway-
Dead on Target
Evil, Inc.
The Lazarus Plot
Edge of Destruction
Brother Against Brother
Thick as Thieves
Operation: Phoenix (trilogy- Endangered Species, No Mercy, The Phoenix Equation
Ring of Evil (trilogy- Tagged for Terror, Survival Run, The Pacific Conspiracy
Dead of Night
Dead in the Water

(Okay- so I stuck in both trilogies as one entry- but there's at least 10 anyway. But I still wanted to list Too Many Traitors which I've read many times, along with The Last Laugh, Mayhem in Motion (which introduces Vanessa Bender), Dead Man in Deadwood (which I really have read a number of times and really enjoy), In Self-Defense (which is also one I've read and reread a few times) and tons others still....) :)
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Re: Hardy Boys Casefiles Encyclopedia Update
« Reply #12 on: April 18, 2011, 09:43:03 PM »
Okay- seriously though- if you like, I will try to name 10 of my favorite titles- or at least 10 that I think are really well worth the read- there are some books that are really pretty essential reading for The Hardy Boys Casefiles- or at least books that stood out from the others or had a profound impact and offered some important appearances from different characters.
Anyway-
Dead on Target
Evil, Inc.
The Lazarus Plot
Edge of Destruction
Brother Against Brother
Thick as Thieves
Operation: Phoenix (trilogy- Endangered Species, No Mercy, The Phoenix Equation
Ring of Evil (trilogy- Tagged for Terror, Survival Run, The Pacific Conspiracy
Dead of Night
Dead in the Water

(Okay- so I stuck in both trilogies as one entry- but there's at least 10 anyway. But I still wanted to list Too Many Traitors which I've read many times, along with The Last Laugh, Mayhem in Motion (which introduces Vanessa Bender), Dead Man in Deadwood (which I really have read a number of times and really enjoy), In Self-Defense (which is also one I've read and reread a few times) and tons others still....) :)

I like;

          Dead on Target       Edge of DestructionHostages Of HateToo Many TraitorsStrategic MovesCastle Fear

Endangered SpeciesNo MercyThe Phoenix EquationSabotage At Sea

There's my top 10 list. ;D 8)

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Re: Hardy Boys Casefiles Encyclopedia Update
« Reply #13 on: April 18, 2011, 09:55:48 PM »
Here's my list, ;D 8)

Dead on Target 

Edge of Destruction

Hostages Of Hate

Too Many Traitors

Strategic Moves

Castle Fear

Endangered Species

No Mercy

The Phoenix Equation

Sabotage At Sea

The Last Leap
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Re: Hardy Boys Casefiles Encyclopedia Update
« Reply #14 on: April 19, 2011, 09:24:12 AM »
For more answers, there's a topic for people's rankings ("Top Ten Casefiles") here. :)