|A "monster" who terrorizes Bayport and a girl who runs away to join a cult are the subjects of the Hardy boys'' sleuthing.|
From the Publisher:
The Hardy Boys investigate the disappearance of an eighteen-year-old girl suspected of joining a sinister religious cult. A few days later the boys get an offbeat assignment from a comic book publisher: The real life double of his character, Apeman, is turning up everywhere and causing considerable damage! Frank and Joe tackle both cases and uncover an intricate scheme by a clever gang of crooks!Frank and Joe must solve the mysteries of a "monster" who terrorizes Bayport and a girl who runs away to join a cult, which may just be linked.