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Nancy Drew is asked to locate a missing broadway actress. At nearly the same time Nancy begins investigating a case for her father lawyer Carson Drew. Nancy must find the actress and prove her father's client innocent of stealing others' work.
The strange disappearance of a young Turkish client of Mr. Drew's and the gift of an Oriental rug with a coded message woven into its decorative border start Nancy on a difficult search for a missing mannequin. <P><P>What happened to the attractive figure that Farouk Tahmasp used in the display window of this rug shop? Who is trying to keep Nancy from finding it - and why?Tracking down the intricate trail of clues takes Nancy and her friends Bess and George, Ned, Burt, and Dave to Turkey. Their sleuthing leads them to the Grand Bazaar in the exotic city of Istanbul, where Bess mysteriously disappears. Suspense mounts when Nancy encounters a vengeful enemy at an ancient underground reservoir.Events move swiftly as Nancy and her friends try to solve this challenging mystery!
Nancy and her friend Helen visit their friend Emily Willouby at the Lilac Inn, which Emily now owns, to help her plan her wedding. Emily plans on selling inherited diamonds in order to help fix up the Lilac Inn. <P><P>However, Nancy soon learns that someone has been impersonating her and making expensive purchases under her name. Soon after, Emily's diamonds are stolen! Can Nancy find the thieves and recover the missing diamonds?
Nancy Drew solves a complicated mystery involving danger, possible supernatural involvement, intrigue, and multiple issues. Specifically, the Inn is believed to be jinxed which creates problems for the Inn's residents. One part of the mystery, involves Nancy helping her friend Emily Crandell find out who stole Emily's inherited jewels. This theft escalates the havoc in the Inn. In the end, Nancy, through detailed detective work, discovers the identity of the jewel thief. Because of this discovery, the other elements of the plot are resolved. This book is suitable for both children and adolescents. Adults who work with these readers can become fascinated by its story as well.
Nancy wants desperately to help a friend recover her inheritance when she comes of age. Twists and turns and too many clues and too many suspects leave Nancy feeling she may never solve this riddle. So, she takes a risk, only to find herself in a pickle! How will she ever get away to find the inheritance and restore it to its rightful owner? Beginning in the late 1950s, the first 34 Nancy Drew books were revised and shortened. This is the original version of this title.
Someone is trying to drive famed author Amelia Beaufort crazy--and Nancy and Bess have traveled to her moss-covered estate to help her out. As the two teens search the mansion for clues, they find themselves trapped in a real-life gothic tale.
Nancy Drew and her friends aren't exactly having the most restful Malibu vacation. After noticing pollution on the shores of their beautiful beachfront condo, they check into the shady "holistic spa" next door to investigate a motivational guru who could be tied to ocean garbage dumping! Book two in the Malibu Mayhem Trilogy contains an environmental, ripped-from-the-headlines adventure--with some Kardashian sister look-alikes thrown in.
"No room at the inn" means someone wants Nancy to check out--permanently. There's nothing like riding a horse across the beautiful English countryside, and Nancy has been looking forward to this vacation. But the danger begins even before she arrives at stately Moorsea Manor. Someone steals a road sign, sending Nancy down a dark, twisting road to nowhere. When she finally finds the inn, she's almost killed by a bronze statue dropped from a second-story window. The owners tell her that there have been other "pranks" as well. And once someone gets hurt, the Moorsea Manor will be out of business. Now it's up to Nancy to find the culprit--before the guest list becomes a casualty list.
The Dana girls are plunged into another mystery during a visit to an old Civil War inn on a lonely country road. They hear singing in the woods, see a ghost, and discover a strange spoon with a handle in the shape of a man's head. The girls are shocked to learn from a jeweler that the spoon is cursed. The girls visit the old inn again and meet Nura, a young gypsy who has run away to avoid marrying a man whom she does not love. Nura instead longs to marry Stivo, but Stivo has been banished from the gypsy tribe for stealing a valuable silver platter. Can the Dana Girls solve the mystery to help Nura before the thief catches them?
Nancy has come to Minneapolis in the dead of winter to investigate a robbery. An old friend, Alison MacDonald, has inherited from her uncle the Crystal Palace, a state-of-the-art skating arena. But a large portion of the money he also left her has disappeared, and if Nancy doesn't find it, Alison will lose the Palace!
When Nancy learns that the Drews' housekeeper has been duped by an elegantly dressed woman into buying a stolen fur piece, the young detective starts a search for the clever swindler. To Nancy's astonishment, she discovers that the woman is using the name Nancy Drew. The dishonest acts of the impostor point the finger of suspicion at Nancy herself and result in her being questioned by the police. Join Nancy in this thrilling mystery as she solves the mystery and clears her name.
When Nancy learns that the Drews' housekeeper has been duped by an elegantly dressed woman into buying a stolen fur piece, the young detective starts a search for the clever swindler. To Nancy's astonishment, she discovers that the woman is using the name Nancy Drew. The dishonest acts of the impostor point the finger of suspicion at Nancy herself and result in her being questioned by the police. Nancy's determination to capture the elusive, dangerous Mitzi Channing takes her to northern New York State and Canada. At a gala winter event Nancy meets this situation and turns the tables on Mitzi Channing and her fellow thieves makes another thrilling Carolyn Keene mystery.
When Nancy learns that the Drews' housekeeper has been duped by an elegantly dressed woman into buying a stolen fur piece, the young detective starts a search for the clever swindler. To Nancy's astonishment, she discovers that the woman is using the name Nancy Drew. The dishonest acts of the impostor point the finger of suspicion at Nancy herself and result in her being questioned by the police. Nancy's determination to capture the elusive, dangerous Mitzi Channing takes her to northern New York State and Canada. At a gala winter event Nancy meets this situation and turns the tables on Mitzi Channing and her fellow thieves makes another thrilling Carolyn Keene mystery. In the late 1950s the Nancy Drew books were shortened and condensed, This is the version published before the revision.
A MOUNTAIN LAKE HARBORS A HIDDEN PAST! A charming lakeside cottage should be the perfect vacation spot for Nancy and her friends -- until Bess becomes convinced that they're sharing the place with ghosts. Strange thumps in the attic put them all on edge -- except there is no attic. Even worse, their living neighbors are giving them grief. A pair of bird-watching photographers sets dangerous traps in the woods, a summer camp director chases Nancy and Ned off his property, and the assistant curator of a nearby Native American museum warns them to stay away from an ancient burial ground. Then a surprising discovery reveals a long-lost mystery -- and a family secret as black as night.
DREAM TRIP? OR A NIGHTMARE OF TROUBLE? When Hannah Gruen inherits a farm from a distant cousin, the Drews, with Bess and George, drive off for a scenic Oklahoma vacation. The plan is to sell the property and pack up whatever mementos Hannah wants to keep. But a terrifying encounter with a tornado is just the beginning of trouble. In a duffel bag Nancy discovers what looks like a ransom note -- and a gruff intruder appears, insisting that the bag is his! Is he planning a kidnapping? Nancy contacts the local police, but they think it's a prank. When charming Derek Owens, a tornado chaser at the local university, offers to help, Nancy accepts faster than a lightning flash. But the clues she discovers lead her deeper into peril and Nancy's soon fighting for her life -- in the eye of a monster storm!
In a response to a friend's call for help, Nancy's father, a lawyer, asks her to travel to mysterious Crocodile Island with her friends Bes and George to study the reptiles and try to uncover a group of suspected poachers.<P><P>Upon their arrival in Florida, the girls are kidnapped but cleverly escape to pursue their detective work. Dangers mount as they cope with reptiles, enemy boats, and exciting chases after the men who are responsible for a sinister racket that involves many unsuspecting victims. In the end, Nancy makes a bold move to untangle the mass of clues, but she and Ned become imprisoned in the enemy's submarine and are held for ransom!
In a response to a friend's call for help, Nancy's father, a lawyer, asks her to travel to mysterious Crocodile Island with her friends Bess and George to study the reptiles and try to uncover a group of suspected poachers. Upon their arrival in Florida, the girls are kidnapped but cleverly escape to pursue their detective work. Dangers mount as they cope with reptiles, enemy boats, and exciting chases after the men who are responsible for a sinister racket that involves many unsuspecting victims. In the end, Nancy makes a bold move to untangle the mass of clues. She and Ned become imprisoned in the enemy's submarine and are held for ransom! How Nancy and Ned are saved and the tables turned on the owners of Crocodile Island are left for the reader to discover.
Unless Nancy can win the money in the Independence Day Rodeo, she'll lose her beloved ranch. Before the rodeo, Tammy Calloway is thrown from her horse in what appears to Nancy to be a set-up. Determined to find out who wants Tammy out of the race, Nancy gets in deep--as the West gets even wilder.
Nancy Drew must search for a flight of 99 steps to solve the mystery of a friend's weird dream. Her search leads her to France, but before she leaves the United States, an unknown person calling himself Monsieur Neuf warns the young sleuth not to pursue her mission.With her friends Bess and George, Nancy arrives in Paris to join her father who is working on another case: to find out what, or who, is frightening wealth financier Monsieur Leblanc into selling large amounts of securities. Startling discoveries convince the young detective that Mr. Drew's case and her own mystery are linked by the 99 steps, and that a mysterious man has a strong hold over Leblanc. Is it blackmail? Nancy's quest for further clues leads to the romantic chateau country in the Loire Valley, where a web of danger closes in tightly around the three girls.
From the moment Nancy Drew boards an ocean liner leaving for New York, she becomes involved in a new and dangerous mystery. A man on the pier gestures to someone on board in sign language. BEWARE OF NANCY DREW AND NE, he signals. Who is NE? <P><P>Can it be Nelda Detweiler, a young woman who shares a cabin with Nancy, Bess, and George? Mystery and intrigue follow the girls across the ocean; but with her usual ingenuity Nancy solves the mystery and defeats her enemies before the ship reaches New York.
From the moment Nancy Drew boards an ocean liner leaving for New York, she becomes involved in a new and dangerous mystery. A man on the pier gestures to someone on board in the sign language of the deaf. Beware of Nancy Drew and NE, he signals. Who is NE? Can it be Nelda Detweiler, a young South African who shares a cabin with Nancy, Bess, and George? When Nancy learns that Neida has been accused of stealing a diamond bracelet in South Africa, she wonders whether the girl is a thief or the innocent victim of a vicious plot.
A trunk that Nancy receives from her father for a trip to Buenos Aires becomes the center of a mystery. Beginning in the late 1950s, the Nancy Drew books were revised and condensed. This is the version published in 1934, before the changes.
Nancy receives an urgent call from her Aunt Eloise in New York, requesting her help in solving a mystery. Her neighbor's granddaughter, Chi Che Soong, has gone missing! Nancy and her friends fly to New York to help track down the missing girl.
When Nancy Drew eagerly agrees to help her lawyer father solve the mystery of the glowing eye, she has no way of knowing that it will involve the kidnapping of her close friend Ned Nickerson. <P><P>A puzzling note in Ned's handwriting set Nancy and her friends Bess and George on a hazardous search for a bizarre criminal. From their base of operations, the Emerson College campus, the three girl detectives and Ned's college pals follow a maze of clues to locate the kidnapper's hideout and rescue Ned. Not only is Nancy greatly worried about Ned, but also she is alarmed by the high-handed methods of a woman lawyer who tries to take the case away from her.Readers will follow Nancy's exciting adventures as she unravels this dangerous web of mystery.
A fiery glowing eye in a museum, the abduction of Ned, the code name Cyclops, and a pilotless helicopter draw Nancy and her friends into a dangerous investigation.
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