|Original title||Tom Swift Among the Diamond Makers, Or, The Secret of Phantom Mountain|
|Genre||Young adult novel Adventure novel|
|Publisher||Grosset & Dunlap|
|Media type||Print (hardback & paperback)|
|Preceded by||Tom Swift and His Wireless Message|
|Followed by||Tom Swift in the Caves of Ice|
|Text||Tom Swift Among the Diamond Makers at Wikisource|
Tom Swift flies his airship to the mountain tops of Colorado to seek for the secret of the Diamond Makers: criminal scientists who have figured out the formula of manufacturing a limitless fortune in diamonds. But these rogues will stop at nothing to keep their secret. Tom & friends are soon captured and left to die in a collapsing mountain.
Inventions & innovationEdit
Although the story still revolves around invention, Tom did not have any part in the invention. In this story, the major invention, and plot device, is a diamond-making machine, utilizing the power of harnessed lightning. Unfortunately for Tom and friends, they were never able to get close enough to the machinery to determine the secret to making diamonds.
- Tom Swift Among the Diamond Makers; Or, The Secret of Phantom Mountain e-text at Project Gutenberg
- Tom Swift Among the Diamond Makers public domain audiobook at LibriVox