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For the revised edition of this book, see While the Clock Ticked (revised text).

While the Clock Ticked
Ghostwriter Leslie McFarlane[1]
Outline Edna C. Stratemeyer[1]
Publication information
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap
Producer The Stratemeyer Syndicate
Publication date 1932
Media type Book (Hardcover)
Pages 213
Series The Hardy Boys
Preceded by What Happened at Midnight
Followed by Footprints Under the Window


While the Clock Ticked is the eleventh book in The Hardy Boys series. It was first published in 1932 by Grosset & Dunlap.

Publication history

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Plot summary

Publisher's synopsis:

Frank and Joe solve the mystery of the secret locked room in the spooky Dalrymple Mansion.[2]


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Businesses and organizations

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  • Applewood Books reprinted a facsimile edition of this book in July 2000.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Who Wrote the Hardy Boys? at

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