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When her friend's cat, Purrfect, is kidnapped after entering a River Heights cat show, Nancy Drew investigates the case of the missing feline and uncovers a devious scam.
The Dana Girls, Louise and Jean, find themselves involved in another mystery. Their beloved English school teacher goes missing; they found her car, but no Miss Tisdale. By land and water, amidst dogs and fiends, they must find Miss Tisdale and restore a family long divided.
A few nights in nature take a nasty turn for Nancy and her friends in this sixth book of the Nancy Drew Diaries, a fresh approach to a classic series.To celebrate her birthday, George is taking Nancy and Bess on a three-day bike tour around the scenic Mystic Lake. They can't wait to spend time exploring the gorgeous landscape by day and camping under the stars at night. What they didn't count on was sabotage! First someone steals food and supplies from their packs. Then tour guide Caitlin vanishes overnight, and the entire group finds their tires slashed to bits. Now Nancy is cycling for clues instead of soaking up the scenery. Can Nancy track down the culprit before she and her friends are lost in the woods forever?
Visiting friends in the Colorado Rockies, Nancy, Bess, and George investigate some acts of sabotage at a wildlife refuge run by a local conservation group.
While staying at the exclusive Spa Solaire outside Tucson, Arizona, Nancy and her friends witness a series of strange events, beginning with sabotage and ending with a kidnapping.
Louise and Jean become enmeshed in another mystery when they chance to meet Mrs. Zerbe, who used to work for Mr. Warrington, one of the owners of Captain Dana's ship. Mrs. Zerbe is devastated that she lost her job at Mr. Warrington's estate. During her conversation with the Danas, Mrs. Zerbe mentions a secret which she has kept for Mr. Warrington. The girls are intrigued but refrain from prying into Mrs. Zerbe's affairs. Later, they are to recall the conversation when Mr. Warrington tries to discover whether Mrs. Zerbe revealed any personal information to them.
Delusional Harold Norton, ex-warden of the Pinecrest Reformatory, accuses Louise Dana of being escapee Nina Regan. Louise clears herself, only to find that Norton continues to stalk her every move. After Louise is attacked by Norton, she is lost in the woods and spends the night with a strange hermit. Upon Louise's return to Starhurst, she becomes intrigued with Nina's strange case. Nina was never proved guilty of her crime, so Louise wants to help her. The girls discover that the old hermit may know where Nina is hiding. Meanwhile, Harold Norton relentlessly hunts for Nina, endangering both Louise and the old hermit. Louise and Jean must quickly discover Nina's whereabouts and learn whether she is guilty.
Help your three favorite sleuths tackle a crime ring on America's highways when a young trucker asks Nancy, Frank, and Joe for assistance. He suspects that the people who have hired him to transport certain cargo are dishonest, and it's up to you, Nancy, and the Hardys to uncover the guilty culprits and their plot. Clues are scarce, but what starts out as a routine investigation becomes more and more perilous for the young detectives. You must choose which clues to follow and which ones to abandon as dangerous dead ends. Should the sleuths pursue the clues that lead to the sailboat named Greenglobe? Can they trust its owner? Only YOU can decide! SECRET CARGO is a Be A Detective Mystery Story filled with surprise endings, suspense, and lots of fun you'll never forget! This is not a book you can read straight through from beginning to end. You constantly have to choose multiple places to skip around.
Everyone knows about the online group BetterLife. But what starts out as a fun virtual reality site turns into a living nightmare for Bess's twelve-year-old sister and her friends when one of them becomes a target of cyberbullying! I create my own BetterLife profile to investigate how the program works and find out who could be targeting the girl and why. But nothing online is what it seems -- everyone is hiding behind their virtual identities. It's almost impossible to track down who is behind anything! Is this a simple case of middle school girls being mean to each other, or could it be something scarier? It's up to my friends and me to do some cyberdigging and unmask the secret identities of the BetterLife bullies!
Nancy investigates a classic case of musical mystery and suspense. Violinist Deirdre Thompson is vying for top honors in Seattle's most prestigious musical competition, but Nancy finds that something about the contest strikes the wrong chord. The concert hall is the focus of a criminal conspiracy, and Deirdre, who is blind, is the first to sense trouble--and the first to face danger Nancy vows to discover who wants Deirdre out of the contest and out of the picture.
Nancy Drew races against time to unravel the clues in a dead man's letters. If she succeeds, Philip March and his little granddaughter can be saved from financial ruin.<P><P> Following obscure clues, Nancy undertakes a search for some unpublished musical manuscripts which she believes are hidden in the dark, cluttered attic of the rundown March mansion. But someone else wants them enough to put many frightening obstacles in Nancy's way. Will she outwit a trio of ruthless thieves and solves the Marches' problems?
Nancy must unravel not one, but two very different mysteries. Follow her as she investigates an old attic and corporate espionage. Between trying to help an old man and his granddaughter locate a lost inheritance and trying to help her dad investigate a case, Nancy is also left to wonder why Ned Nickerson has not invited her to the Emerson College dance. Throw in some poisoned spiders and you have a true Nancy Drew thriller! Beginning in the late 1950s, the first 34 Nancy Drew books were shortened and revised. This is the original text of the book as published in 1944 (in a facsimile reproduction from Applewood Books).
Nancy Drew has entered a contest to solve an old mystery-the disappearance of a Flemish nobleman, a pair of lace cuffs, and a priceless treasure. In a thrilling story shadowed by a romance of the past, Nancy solves a mystery over a hundred years in the making.
Strange things start to happen when Nancy enters a magazine contest with a solution to a true mystery. A century ago, an elegant Belgian gentleman, a secret pair of lace cuffs, and a priceless treasure all disappeared. Suddenly Nancy's contest entry is missing! A day later when another contestant submits the identical solution, Nancy sees there's a real mystery to be solved. Nancy, Bess, and George fly to Belgium in search of the truth. In a chilling adventure through hidden rooms, dark tunnels, and ghostly canals, the young sleuths get caught up in a romantic mystery of the past.
When Arlene Sherwood disappears, the Danas' only clue is that Arlene received a dire prediction from a psychic reader. Did Arlene run away out of fear caused by the prediction, or is something far more sinister at play? Jean and Louise believe that Arlene has been abducted, especially after they learn that Arlene's father has also disappeared. Mrs. Sherwood soon receives a message from her husband, requesting that she place certain important drawings in an old well. The drawings are very valuable to Mr. Sherwood's work, and the loss of the drawings will be a great blow. Can the girls find Arlene and solve this mystery?
Rumor has it that the woods in River Heights Park are haunted! There have been eerie noises and unexplained lights coming from there lately. At first Nancy doesn't believe it, but when some girls from school, and even her own puppy, Chocolate Chip, start acting strangely, Nancy knows she has some investigating to do. What's worse is that while Nancy struggles to figure out this puzzle, Bess is terrified! Will Nancy get to the bottom of this case before they are all spooked out?
WHEN NANCY GOES STARGAZING, SHE CATCHES A COMET OF AN ADVENTURE BY THE TAIL! Nancy and George are thrilled when Bob "Dr. Stars" Steller, a cool astronomer with a popular radio program, comes to River Heights for the Perseid meteor shower. Bess goes into orbit when she learns that a Hollywood heartthrob and his girlfriend are also in town secretly. But when Nancy finds Steller's van deserted and runs into a hostile rival of the astronomer, she senses a dangerous black hole in the event. Then Dr. Steller finally appears -- or is he an optical illusion? As Nancy uncovers more evidence, her suspicions lead her into a sinister scheme moving faster than the speed of light!
The famous clock from the first Nancy Drew mystery returns in this thrilling adventure.
When someone targets the seaport museum in Bridgehaven, Connecticut, destroying centuries-old nautical relics, Nancy takes time out from her vacation to track down the vandal.
Some has bequeathed the historic Candlelight Inn to the Guiding Eyes foundation. Dedicated to helping the blind, the foundation plans to create a training center for Seeing Eye dogs. But as Nancy is about to discover, the inn is not only full of hope and history, it's also packed with deep secrets and dark dangers.
Aunt Eloise Drew invited Nancy and her friends to Mirror Bay Bide-a-Wee cabin near Cooperstown, New York, for a visit and a chance to solve the mystery of the woman who glides across the water. <P><P>Upon their arrival, Nancy becomes mixed up in a vacation hoax and is nearly arrested for fraud.On the wooded mountain near the cabin further exciting events await Nancy and the other girls. In the deep forest, a weird luminescent green sorcerer appears who threatens to cast an evil spell on anyone investigating his strange activities. In a dangerous twist of circumstances Nancy finds that solving one mystery helps to solve another. What happens when the young detective and her friends uncover a cleverly concealed criminal operation?
Nancy and her friends, Bess and George, meet Joanne Byrd on a train ride home. Joanne lives at Red Gate Farm with her grandmother, but if they do not raise enough money to pay the mortgage, they will soon lose the farm! <P><P>Nancy, Bess, and George decide to stay at Red Gate for a week as paying customers. Soon, they learn about the strange group of people who rent a cave on the property. They describe themselves as a nature cult called the Black Snake Colony. Nancy investigates their group and helps to uncover a ring of counterfeiters in town!
What do a chance purchase of exotic perfume, a sickly girl job-hunting, and a struggling farm have in common? Nancy, accompanied by George and Bess visit Millie and her Grandma at Red Gate Farm and become suspicious of a secret society. Amidst learning about farm life, they daringly investigate, but what will they find? This facsimiled edition of the original volumes and story lines is not to be confused with later condensed, updated versions.
Nancy Drew arrives in Phoenix, Arizona, eagerly looking forward to a fun-filled vacation at Shadow Ranch, but abruptly finds herself involved in a baffling mystery. The ranch is being haunted by an unknown enemy. <P><P>Local people believe that the ghostly animal is carrying out the curse of Dirk Valentine, the romantic outlaw who was killed many years ago at Shadow Ranch, where he had gone to fulfill a promise to his sweetheart. Aided by her friends Bess Marvin and George Fayne, Nancy comes face-to-face with disaster when she is trapped inside a building that is toppled by a rockslide --a rockslide which is deliberately caused. But the pretty titian-haired detective remains undaunted in her determination to solve the mystery.
Nancy and her buddies travel to Arizona to help evaluate a run-down ranch and possibly help ready it for sale. Once in Arizona, Nancy uncovers a strange mystery about a kidnapped child. Follow their mishaps, multiple rides they get lost on, and an odd cast of characters leading to a most unlikely reunion. This is a facsimiled edition of the original volume; story line is not to be confused with later condensed, updated versions.