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One of the strangest cases of Cherry Ames' absorbing career comes her way while working as a staff nurse at Hilton Hospital in her home town. A young man, victim of a car accident, is brought to Emergency with a broken leg. Shortly after he is admitted to the hospital, the doctors discover that "Bob Smith" has been suffering from amnesia for several months. Who is he? Where is his home? What tragic happening caused such distress that his memory is a blank? Answers to these questions must be found if "Bob" is to be cured. Working under the direction of the medical and psychiatric doctors, Cherry plays a crucial role in helping the patient to get well and to find a solution to the dilemma that caused his "flight from memory." Clues develop as the psychiatrist uses various techniques to help the patient recapture his lost memory. "Bob Smith" insists that he is guilty--but of what he cannot recall. During her free time, Cherry follows up obscure clues and encounters suspiciously difficult people and an alarmingly tangled situation. Here is a fascinating story that will be long remembered by the lovable nurse heroine's legions of admirers, both young and young at heart.
Cherry returns to Spencer to work in the new children's wing, and helps exonerate a man falsely convicted of a pawnshop robbery.
Cherry's natural curiosity leads her to discover a secret room in the reconstructed château now used as a girls' boarding school. There she finds a formula that when reconstructed to its exact specifications produces a perfume that saves the school from bankruptcy.
While working as a camp nurse, Cherry follows a trail that ultimately leads to the true perpetrator of a series of robberies and exonerates a hard-working young man who had been under suspicion.
After receiving mysterious orders in Panama, Cherry is flown to a tropical island where she is assigned as a Chief Nurse candidate. But her commanding officer Colonel Pillsbee does not think she is the right person for the job due to her youth and good looks. Cherry attempts to show him that she is a good and confident nurse. Meanwhile she is put in charge of an injured flier with a mysterious wound who is not talking. Can Cherry and her brother Charlie figure out the mysterious wound and what it might mean before it is too late, and can they convince the senior officers to listen to them even if they are young? Enjoy this fourth book in the Cherry Ames Nurse series.
As she leaves Hilton Clinic one afternoon, Cherry is kidnapped, driven blindfolded to a mysterious location, and forced at gunpoint to help treat a gunshot wound. In this volume, follow Cherry and her twin, Charlie, and their irrepressible neighbor, Midge Fortune, as the community pitches in to help one another while solving this mystery.
Cherry's job as nurse to the well-known historical novelist Martha Logan would be an exciting assignment for any young and pretty RN. And it is doubly exciting for Cherry, for when the author goes to England to do research for her next book, Cherry goes along as companion nurse. But the glamour of new acquaintances and the thrill of seeing famous historic places is soon overshadowed by disturbing events. Martha Logan and Cherry visit the Selsam Gallery in London--it is robbed of a fortune in art treasures. Several days later they are enjoying the famous Carewe private collection--when four masterpieces are cut from their frames! Are the thefts somehow connected with their visits? Have some of their new acquaintances used Martha to help them perpetrate the thefts? Or is it merely coincidence that the places the two visit are robbed? Cherry thinks the evidence says NO. It takes all the ingenuity and courage of the alert and pretty young nurse to fit the odd, baffling clues together and unmask the criminals in time to prevent another theft of priceless art.
Cherry's unexpected new post as an office nurse involves her in a nasty mayoral campaign, a housing controversy, and an old feud.
Looking forward to a working vacation as nurse on a cruise ship to the Caribbean, Cherry Ames soon finds herself embroiled in a dangerous mystery involving a sickly child and greedy men anxious to find a secret stockpile of precious ambergris.
Summary: Cherry's first aid center is adjacent to the antiques department of a large department store, where a series of thefts have been blamed on a young, recently widowed employee, but Cherry helps uncover the true culprit. Proofreader's note 1: There is a troubling error in the print copy that was preserved due to copyright law at the bottom of page 165 where a portion of copy from the Foreword appears mid-sentence near the beginning of a paragraph. Proofreader note 2: This is #18 in the original series, but is listed as #11 in some lists as only the Helen Wells titles were reprinted and not the seven Julie Tatham volumes in the middle of the series.
Dr. Monroe offers Cherry a great job opCherry hears of a great job from Dr. Monroe, about a nurses position at a Dude ranch in Arizona. Cherry can ride horses, and enjoy the beautiful desert and care for asthmatic patients. But when Cherry arrives things are far from a dream. Items become stolen, things get switched on her, her patients don't like her, and who is trying to get her fired. And to add to it, her roommate, Patty Doake is worried about going to nursing school and being able to afford the fees. Her father left her a "nest egg" but where is it, and why didn't Mr. Doake tell her?
Cherry is excited about her newest assignment. She is a flight nurse, the one responsible for caring for wounded soldiers as they are flown out of combat areas to hospitals in safer places. And her assignment is in England. While there she befriends a wonderful and handsome pilot, Wade, makes friends with a young girl named Mureil and her grandmother and tries to do a favor for Dr. Fortune. Is Muriel's father a traitor to his country acting as a spy for the enemy? What are all the phone calls in German, the note in German, and the song that he taught his daughter, that is a old German song. What is going on? Can Cherry get to the bottom of this mystery and keep her head in battle to save all of her soldiers' lives?
(Alternate title: Mystery of Rogue's Cave) When Cherry takes a private duty case on a remote Canadian island, she discovers intrigue and danger involving a smuggling ring and a secret silver mine.
When Cherry Ames is offered a temporary assignment to help establish a health clinic in a small native African village, she sees it as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Not only will she be visiting a strange and exciting part of the world--but, more importantly, she will have a chance to help the underprivileged people of a semi-primitive country. But no sooner has the clinic been built than Cherry finds herself caught up in the midst of a mysterious chain of events. Rough diamonds are being smuggled out of Africa--and Cherry's acute observations lead her to believe that the clinic itself is the base of the smugglers' operations! By carefully putting together obscure bits and pieces of evidence, and at great personal danger to herself, Cherry sets a trap for the criminals. How the alert young nurse from the United States manages to put an end to an international smuggling ring provides a whirlwind finish to a fascinating story of mystery and intrigue.
Cherry Ames serves the rural poor in Kentucky and stumbles upon feuds, love, and mystery.
AS a doctor's office nurse in New York City, Cherry Ames faces new challenges and makes some extraordinary new friends and acquaintances. First in importance is her dynamo of an employer, Dr. William Fairall. Glamorous theatrical patients flock to his Victorian brownstone house, now transformed into medical offices. Dr. Fairall's assistant, young Dr. Grey Russell, plays a vital role in Cherry's eventful summer--and so do funny little elderly Dr. Lamb and the strangely moody medical secretary Irene Wick. Among the interesting, colorful people Cherry meets are a stricken young ballet dancer, her handsome actor husband, and their adorable baby who move into the vacant top floor of the brownstone. And when her nurse friends, with whom she shares an apartment in Greenwich Village, inherit an old house near a beach in the charming summer resort area of eastern Long Island, Cherry foresees especially gay, carefree weekends. But Cherry's expectations are soon shattered. Confronted by a mysterious, alarming series of events, the pretty nurse finds that she needs all of her detective skills when the clue of the dinosaur plunges her into the center of intrigue.
More thrilling adventures await Cherry in her new job in a country hospital. Don't miss CHERRY AMES, NIGHT SUPERVISOR--the exciting story of how Cherry outwits a shrewd criminal and solves the hospital's financial problem.
Cherry is finally discharged from the Army and takes a job as a private duty nurse to a celebrated musician suffering from a heart condition. Caught up in a fortune-telling scam, Cherry searches to protect her delicate musician heart patient.
Cherry enjoys supervising the nursing staff at a rest home, until two difficult patients create turmoil. From babies to recovery patients, the rest home is anything but restful. Add in a dose of suspense and mysterious relationships, and Cherry has another adventure on her hands!
As a public health nurse in Iowa, Cherry works with federal authorities to quash the manufacture and distribution of a bogus remedy and discovers the secret of a decrepit, abandoned farmhouse.
It is Cherry's senior year, new classes new experiences and new troubles. What shall Cherry do after she graduates? What is wrong with the new doctor Lex? And what is going on in Dr. Fortune's lab late at night? Cherry tries her best with he wit her humor and some bumps in the road, and makes some great friends too along the way.
Cherry takes a position as a nurse with an orthopedic doctor in a Swiss ski resort, and becomes involved in a mystery including a hostile patient with a gun whom the doctor treats on Cherry's first day at work. Please note: We list this as #27 because it was originally published in 1968 under the title Ski Nurse Mystery as #27 in the Cherry Ames nurse story series, but #20 when only selected volumes we reprinted. We wanted people to be able to read in order if they chose.
When Cherry Ames learns that the new patient in her ward is using the proceeds from her deceased husband's life insurance to speculate in stock, she judges her foolish. And when the young woman explains the Pell Corporation investment program, Cherry suspects that her patient is being swindled. Even more serious, Peggy Wilmot is jeopardizing her health. For emotional tension over the delayed arrival of her weekly dividend check is retarding her recovery. But how can Cherry influence the headstrong young woman who seeks financial advice from the wrong people? Find out the truth about the Pell Corporation, Cherry decides, and let the facts speak for themselves. Some of the vital questions to which Cherry must find the answers are: What are the Pell Corporation's actual operations as distinguished from the fantastic claims made in its impressive brochures? Is the mysterious Cleveland Pell really the financial wizard he claims to be? Busy with ward duty and a training program for teen-age junior volunteers at Hilton Hospital, Cherry does not have much time for another extracurricular task. But the plight of Peggy Wilmot is too serious to be ignored. What Cherry learns in the mysterious world of the "high finance" confidence game will surprise the reader as much as it does America's favorite nurse heroine.
Meet the nurse who inspired a generation of young people to go into nursing. Smart, courageous, mischievous, quick-witted, and above all, devoted to the profession of nursing, Cherry meets adventure wherever she goes... In Student Nurse, Cherry starts nursing school at Spencer with a mixture of anxiety and anticipation - would she have what it takes to be a nurse? She leaves her quiet town of Hilton, Illinois for the bustle of hospital life, to meet challenges she wouldn't have imagined. The U.S. is at war. Many nurses have gone to the front, and there is a shortage of RNs at Spencer--which Cherry and her classmates help to fill, as they learn the skills they need to graduate. And who is the mysterious patient in the secret room that no one seems to know anything about? Should Cherry risk expulsion to save his life?
The war is over, and Cherry is sent home. Her new assignment is working in a veteran's hospital, where she finds her biggest challenge in raising the spirits of men who have lost arms, legs, or other body parts. Will they be welcomed back to their families and able to work again? Jim Travers, the woodworker who has lost a leg and was the sole support of his elderly mother, isn't convinced. But he finds he is of critical assistance to Cherry as she tracks the mysterious thief who has robbed the Veteran's Center of a medicine that can help a small boy recover from a deadly disease.
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