Skin & Bones (Hardy Boys novel)

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Skin & Bones
Author Franklin W. Dixon
Language English
Series The Hardy Boys
Genre Children's literature/Young adult literature
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap
Publication date
Preceded by The Spy that Never Lies
Followed by Crime in the Cards

Skin & Bones is a book in the Hardy Boys series. It was first published in 2000.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

Cody Chang sells such unusual items as animal skulls, fish skeletons and reptile skins at his shop Skin & Bones in San Francisco. He calls on the Hardy Boys to investigate when the shop is ransacked. Frank and Joe suspect a criminal is trying to get revenge on Cody's policeman father by breaking his son's business down, but they have their work cut out to prove it.

Lead characters[edit]

  • Joe Hardy – the first Hardy brother
  • Frank Hardy – the second Hardy brother
  • Cody Chang – son of Sergeant Chang and proprietor of Skin & Bones
  • Deb – Cody's assistant shopkeeper
  • Mike Brando – the first suspect
  • Dave – Cody's old dealer