After a frightening run-in with Hermit Dan earlier in the summer, Liza, Bill, and Jed are determined to stay away from the old man. But the stories the islanders tell about him make them curious. Were Hermit Dans ancestors really pirates? Why does he avoid people? Whats in the box he keeps buried in the dunes? Liza, Bill, and Jed stir up plenty of excitement when they set out to discover the secrets of Hermit Dans past.
= Great mystery book for a young Adult, (YA) aka teenager! Loved it when I was a kid.