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When the luxurious Blue Train arrives at Nice, a guard attempts to wake serene Ruth Kettering from her slumbers. But she will never wake again -- for a heavy blow has killed her, disfiguring her features almost recognition. What is more, her precious rubies are missing. The prime suspect is Ruth's estranged husband, Derek. Yet Poirot is not convinced, so he stages and eerie re-enactment of the journey, complete with the murderer on board.
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.
Two rats escape from their comfortable life in an elementary school classroom and survive many dangerous adventures as they stow away on a pirate ship in search of a valuable statue.
Emily and her other Home School Detective friends are giving a concert at the college where her father teaches. There they meet Astrid, a student who wants their help in recovering her high-powered laptop computer. Not only is it valuable, but it also contains the only copy of her Master's thesis. Astrid thinks it was stolen, but she acts suspicious herself. Emily and Josh wonder if more is involved than Astrid is letting on. Of course more is not involved--instead much more is! Once again the Home School Detectives use their wits, courage and help from a higher source to challenge a crook with a grand scheme. Includes a first chapter preview to the Home School Detectives next adventure, The Mystery of the Vanishing Cave.
When Trixie finds a baby in Reddy's doghouse, it starts the Bob-Whites and their families on a quest to find the baby's family. But why was he left in the doghouse? Where's his older brother? And why are his parents receiving ransom notes?
When the Hardy boys buy a Chinese junk for a money-making venture, they discover it has a serious flaw.
When an ornery book collector disappears, the Three Investigators break into his secret computer files in search of clues and gradually uncover his mysterious past. Complete Synopsis Who wants to harm Jeremy Pilcher? Who doesn't! The ornery book collector has more enemies than the Three Investigators can shake a stick at. So when the nasty old man is kidnapped, the detectives don't know whom to question first. The solution to the kidnapping is buried deep ... in Pilcher's vast collection of books, in his secret computer files, in his mysterious past. The Investigators must search through each in turn to find the missing man. But the more they learn about him, the surer they are of one thing--the cranky collector really asked for trouble! This is the last book in the action packed Three Investigators series about three boys whose headquarters is hidden in the middle of a junk yard where they unravel puzzling clues in mysteries which involve them in adventure and danger. Bob is the record keeper, Peter is always ready for action and Jupe does the planning and much of the deep thinking. Look for books 1 through 42 in the Bookshare collection. A list of all of the titles is on pages 183 and 184 of this book.
The Aldens learn that their housekeeper, Mrs. McGregor, has to sell her childhood home, the Crooked House, because she and her sister Madeline cannot afford to keep it. They visit the house, now a bed-and-breakfast run by Madeline, one last time.
Christina and Mimi are uber-excited to visit a famous castle in Germany. They call it the Crystal Castle. "I think it looks like a fairytale castle," says Christina. Little does she know dark mystery's afoot! Grant and Papa are less excited. But that's until the Mystery Girl lands and they discover Octoberfest underway.
THREE COUSINS DETECTIVE CLUB #4 It's Sarah-Jane, Timothy, and Titus from the Three Cousins Detective Club! These three ten-year-olds are ready to learn about the Fruits of the Spirit while solving more exciting, adventure-filled mysteries! In The Mystery of the Dancing Angels, Sarah-Jane Cooper has to baby-sit her pesky cousin Patience when the three cousins visit an historic mansion. Taking care of an ordinary four-year-old is hard work, but taking care of Patience proves next to impossible! Then Patience disappears and reappears with a story about "dancing angels." Is it just another one of her silly tall tales? It's up to the TCDC to find out! Theme: Patience
In 1928, when her father tears her and her brother from their mother in North Carolina, and takes them to live with aunts in Harlem, twelve-year-old Bessie is trapped in a strange place, especially after her father mysteriously disappears.
The Hardy boys travel to Mexico to solve the mystery of a missing plane and its passengers. Their only clues are giant desert drawings made by Native Americans hundreds of years ago.
THREE COUSINS DETECTIVE CLUB #8. It's Titus, Timothy, and Sarah-Jane from the Three Cousins Detective Club! These three ten-year-olds are ready to learn about the Fruits of the Spirit while solving more exciting, adventure-filled mysteries! In The Mystery of the Dolphin Detective, Titus McKay and his cousins take a trip to a dolphin study center that retrains the gentle animals for life in the wild. Titus has always dreamed of swimming with dolphins--now the big day has finally arrived! But a mysterious light in the night and a surprising discovery may spoil Titus's plans. Something fishy is going on! Is the dolphin's gift a clue? Theme: Gentleness Picture descriptions present.
Mimi, Papa, and two of their grandchildren -- Christina and Grant -- fly to Paris aboard Papa's red and white airplane, The Mystery Girl, where another mystery awaits them.
One night Caitlin sees a giant fireball in the sky. The fireball crashes soundlessly to earth -- and disappears! At first Caitlin thinks that a plane has crashed, but there are no reports of missing planes.
A village pottery-maker has mysteriously vanished without a trace. And now, across the floors of his house, bare footprints have appeared that dance with ghostly green flames.Is this house haunted?!!?
Mysterious and spooky occurrences with the galleon ship appearing out of the mist kept the Bob Whites busy in this book!
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.
You could say deadly Diamond Shoals was "ground zero" for shipwrecks, once upon a time. In the era before lighthouses and before lifesavers, an enormous swatch of sneaky, shifting sandy shoals worked like skeletal fingers to snatch up ships and sink them. When Papa has to emergency-land The Mystery Girl, this spooky, mysterious story begins.
[from the back cover] "The crumbling mansion of a dead man is being torn down. Suddenly nysteries come alive within the old house! A green ghost oozes through the walls. A secret room reveals an open coffin. In it lies a grinning skeleton--wearing a string of priceless Chinese Ghost Pearls. Then the ghost disappears, and the pearls do, too. And The Three Investigators start sleuthing--on one of their weirdest cases ever!" This is the fourth book in the Three Investigators series. Bookshare has the following books in this action packed mystery series with more on the way. In the middle of a junk yard the boys have hidden headquarters where they unravel puzzling clues in mysteries which often lead them to adventure and danger. Bob is the record keeper, Peter is always ready for action and Jupe does the planning and much of the deep thinking. Look for: #1 The Mystery of Terror Castle, #2 The Mystery of the Stuttering Parrot, #3 The Secret of the Whispering Mummy, #5. The Mystery of the Vanishing Treasure, #6 The Secret of Skeleton Island, #7 The Mystery of the Fiery Eye, #8 The Mystery of the Silver Spider, #9 The Mystery of the Screaming Clock, #12 The Mystery of the Laughing Shadow, #15 The Mystery of the Flaming Footprints, #17 The Mystery of the Singing Serpent, #21 The Mystery of the Haunted Mirror, #23 The Mystery of the Invisible Dog, #27 The Mystery of the Magic Circle, and #42 The Mystery of Wrecker's Rock, with many more on the way.
The Alden children have discovered another mystery close to home! The old boxcar where they once lived is now a playhouse in their backyard. One night, Benny sees a strange light in the boxcar, and the children begin to find clues to the boxcar's past. Could something that happened long ago be haunting the boxcar now?
The Aldens' boxcar is the perfect place for games, picnics, sleepovers, and fun. But is it also the perfect place for ghosts? When strange things start happening there, Benny is convinced that the boxcar is haunted. Will the Aldens be able to scare away the spook...or is it good-bye, boxcar?
There is blood on the snow outside a deserted shack. Then there are puzzling lights and a disappearing ice boat. Can Rusty and her brothers discover the truth at Deep Hollow?