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So I agreed to play the part of Esther Rackham in a film about the heist that gave River Heights its name, and there was all this trouble on the set, and I figured out who was behind it. Case closed, right? Wrong! Once the camera starts rolling, a huge fire breaks out on the set, setting back production again. We're running out of time and funds. At least the fire turns up a key clue about who started it, but I'll have to continue juggling acting and sleuthing. Because it might be up to me to save this film from going up in flames....
According to the National Snooper, the queen of planet Zagon is on earth. It seems pretty silly until Nancy and her friends have a new substitute teacher...Ms. Zagon! Kate Zaleski says Ms. Zagon is an alien. Nancy says she's not, and she's going to prove it -- along with the aid of a talking parrot who's helping her solve the whole mystery.
Jealousy. Passion. Ambition. The action on the top-rated soap Love and Loss is heating up, and it's all off camera. In New York City at the invitation of the assistant producer, Nancy is asked to look into a series of damaging leaks revealing the show's future story lines. But her investigation is suddenly interrupted by a shocking development.
Nancy tries to prove that a babysitter is being framed when three houses in River Heights are robbed--and the only connection the police can find is that the babysitter was employed at each.
Nancy and her friends are hired as mother's helpers for a neighbor. But when the twins' toys go missing, they know it's time for the Clue Crew to get on the case.
Nancy has just two days to help her friend and save the ballet!Nancy and her friends are practicing for the big ballet recital. They're so excited, and nervous too. Especially Bess, who can't seem to learn the steps. But then the special music goes missing and the recital might be canceled. Everyone blames Bess and Nancy must take the case!
Ned's friend Trevor Callahan is a promising young doctor but his patients keep disappearing. As Nancy unravels the mystery, the bodysnatcher stalks her. Could this be Nancy's final operation?
So I was sitting with Ned in a lecture, and then bam, Ned's in a three-piece suit, and I'm in a city hall meeting on how to get through the beginning of the Great Depression. As in the Depression, in the 1930s. What's more, there's a thief to track down. Someone's robbing local banks of what little money they have. Everyone's panicked about their money, so the thief could be just about anyone. But after spending just a little time in this odd place, I have a hunch there's more to it... Bad Times, Big Crimes
"I'm the best!" "No, I'm the best!" Who is the best detective of all? Nancy Drew's special detective notebook is gone! And, boy, is she in trouble. Inside were three passes - for her, Bess, and George - to the most spectacular movie of all time, Star Quest 2. Sure, Nancy's friends will forgive her...maybe in a million years. Even worse, Jason Hutchings is looking for the notebook - just to prove how easy it is to be a detective. One thing's for sure: these days, it's not easy being Nancy Drew!
AMERICA'S HOTTEST TEEN DETectives TEAM UP TO BRING AN AMERICAN SUPERSPY TO SAFETY The Berlin Wall has come tumbling down, and a major American agent-code-named the Swallow-wants to come home. On a top mission for the Network, THE HARDY BOYS head to Memphis, where a mystery man named Pritchitt has promised to turn the agent over for a price. But a ruthless German spymaster, known only as Klaus, has vowed to beat Frank and Joe to the punch-and shoot the Swallow out of the sky. Meanwhile... NANCY DREW comes to the aid of Beau Davis, a guy with a bad case of the Memphis blues. Accused of stealing a guitar once belonging to Elvis, he is now a prime suspect in a more ominous matter-the murder of Pritchitt! In a case as twisty and treacherous as a Mississippi River current, Frank and Joe and Nancy are headed for a stunning rendezvous and revelation...
NANCY'S JOINED A WEDDING PARTY IN WHICH SOMEONE HAS TAKEN A DEADLY VOW. Nancy's old friend Angela Chamberlain is getting married, and Nancy's come to her family's opulent Long Island estate to be a bridesmaid. But love and money can be a very volatile mix. It becomes clear, before the ink is dry on the invitations, that the date is set for danger and that Nancy will have to stand up for Angela in more ways than one. The romance between Angela and her fiance has suddenly taken an ugly turn. Sinister rumors, hints of scandal, and whispers of betrayal have begun to surface. With them come a series of near fatal "accidents" culminating in attempted murder. If Nancy doesn't uncover the culprit soon, Angela's dream wedding could end in a nightmare!
Nikki Masters and her boyfriend, Tim Cooper, are preparing for their upcoming high school play. Tim is ecstatic about it while Nikki can barely hide her stage fright for the opening night. Brittany, a reporter for the their high school newspaper takes advantage of their different reaction and sensationalizes Tim's friendship with a fellow drama student, Lara Bennett, in the hopes that Tim and Nikki will break up and he'll then fall for Brittany. In the back ground, Brittany is secretly working as a waitress in a disgusting restaurant so she can earn enough money to pay her dues at the country club.
Riding uphill is hard -- but going down can send you over the edge!Nancy, Bass, and George are all geared up for a bike tour in Ireland. They're looking forward to spectacular scenery, romantic ruins, local entertainment, and, at the end of the day, cozy inns to welcome them. But it isn't long before the three friends realize that they're riding with danger.From the moment they arrive at the airport, someone seems to be targeting the tour members, especially the two teen sisters from Australia. Even worse, not all the cyclists are what they appear to be. As the group bikes along sheep-filled roads and steep seaside cliffs, the menace mounts. Nancy knows that if she makes one wrong turn she'll be on a detour to disaster!
There's trouble backstage!Peppermint Penny's clothing shop is having a back-to-school fashion show, and Nancy is one of the models. Everything is perfect -- until somebody cuts a hole in the show's star attraction, a black velvet coat from Paris.Meanwhile, Brenda Carlton is passing out copies of the Carlton News. Her new gossip column says that Nancy did the damage. Now Nancy and her friends have to turn a fashion disaster inside out and catch the real cut-up at the show!
Nancy uncovers a mystery while cruising to Rio de Janeiro when a drawing of a black widow spider with a coded message is slipped under Nancy's door.
Romance and adventure await Nancy on the craggy coast of Cornwall, England. There to help a friend who could be in danger, Nancy finds more than she bargained for!
Karen has always envied Emily Van Patten. Ben once loved Emily, and when she comes back in to town, Ben says he wants to date them both, because he can't decide... Niki and Niles have been dating for what seems like forever. Then Gillian steps in and suddenly the tables are turning. All the girls in River Heights have a lot to learn about love...
Leslie King sat in the office of her calculus teacher, Professor Davis, and stared helplessly across the desk at him, feeling like some kind of loser. The professor's blue eyes were patient and he was trying to encourage her with a smile, but for some reason Leslie couldn't focus on the math problem.
While driving a motorboat around the Twin Lakes, Nancy and her friend Helen get caught in a dangerous storm. Luckily, they are rescued by another teenage girl in a rowboat. They soon learn that their rescuer is Laura Pendleton, whose mother has recently having passed away. Laura has come to meet up with her new guardians, but something isn't quite right about them. Nancy investigates the situation, and soon she stumbles upon a shocking surprise in the cellar of a bungalow!
Beginning in the late 1950s, the first 34 Nancy Drew books were revised and condenced. This is the unrevised version, with 25 chapters instead of the 20 of the later version. While trying to help a friend out of a difficulty, Nancy has a perilous experience in and around a deserted bungalow, from which only her bravery and quick thinking save her.
Nancy Drew heads west to help archeologist Tod Langford investigate a series of thefts and threats interrupting his work. A young Native American woman, Red Sky Winsea, claims that he has disturbed the dead, desecrating a sacred Indian burial site. But the morning after Nancy's arrival, she learns that Tod has unearthed more than a poltergeist. For the burial ground has become a killing ground and Langford has dug his own grave. Meanwhile... Frank and Joe Hardy are checking out a nearby air force base. A vital shipment has been hijacked, and the materials could be used to build an atom bomb! The trail leads to the Indian burial site. But Joe is distracted by the beautiful Sky and seems to have lost sight of the danger. If the missing shipment falls into the wrong hands, true evil may rise up from the grave, with catastrophic results.
A local politician died 30 years ago, but now that his son is campaigning, Nancy is looking for the facts.
The first Dana Girls mystery. The adventures of resourceful Louise Dana and her irrepressible, sister Jean are packed with thrills, excitement and mystery. They evaluate character and dodge many dangers and help a new friend in distress!
Nancy, Bess, and George are spending a month at a fabulous California beach house where they discover illegal dumping of trash, reality-television stars next door, and a possible cult.
The focus at Wilder is on full exposure. . and setting the record straight. Nancy's suitemate Eileen O'Connor just can't seem to keep up with her friends. Her social life has gone south: No dates, no guys, no fun! Football player Emmet Lehman could change all that. Sure, nobody's perfect, and maybe it's a big mistake, but he's smart, he's handsome, and he's asked Eileen to the upcoming party at her sorority. Nancy, too, is looking for answers. . . to two questions, both related to a campus film festival. 1) The truth behind an unsolved, three-decade-old crime -- a scandalous case in which a movie ended in murder. And 2) The reason for her attraction to one of the festival's organizers. His name is Terry Schneider, and he looks exactly like Ned!
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