Jim Dunlap and the strange Dr Brockton Author:Bernard Palmer Exciting adventure filled with new scientific inventions, thrills, danger and mystery. Two junior age boys. Jim Dunlap and Steve Maxwell, are curious about Dr. Brockton, a newcomer to the little Maine community of Swanton. Dr. Brockton's choice of living quarters is as strange as he appears to be. His newly purchased home is an old, isolated sto... more »ne house at the very tip of the peninsula. This, plus his apparent lack of employment and his desire to stay away from people, stimulates the two boys into an investigation of the strange doctor's activities.
A boatload of "fishermen" who speak with foreign accents, mysterious lights in the old stone house, a disappearing launch, an S.O.S. signal, and a highly secret rocket engine are woven together to make this an unusually fast-moving adventure in a setting of close calls and deep mystery.
The second part of this exciting book continues the adventures of Jim Dunlap and his pal Steve Maxwell as they embark on a dangerous trip to pick up a secret formula essential to the development of an atomic rocket engine.« less