Series: Nancy Drew

Author: Carolyn Keene

The Legend of Miner's Creek (1992)
2.94 of 5 Votes: 7
Carson Drew's old friend Charlie invites Nancy and her friends to his 800-acre Highland Retreat in the Cascade Mountains where a legend of an untapped gold mine theatens
The Mystery of the Masked Rider (1992)
3.79 of 5 Votes: 3
/MEGA-BOOKS In this new adventure, Nancy's friend Colleen is preparing to jump her beloved horse, Nightingale, in the Midwest International Horse Show. The prize-winning filly is worth a cool $200,000, and that kind of cash can breed plenty of greed, ambition, and danger. Soon Nancy has her hands...
The Case of the Artful Crime (1992)
4.13 of 5 Votes: 3
/MEGA-BOOKS In this brand-new Nancy Drew adventure, things are really heating up at the hottest restaurant in town. Nancy finds that the grease fires, vandalism, and poisoned food are linked to the vault of a nearby mansion and the Dragon's Eye Ruby. Someone is cooking up one of the most daring c...
Enemy Match (1987)
3.67 of 5 Votes: 1
Nancy helps an old friend, Nina Ford, learn what happened to her father. Mr. Ford was falsely accused of a crime, and while in police custody, he was swept away in a flood. Nancy acquires her very own assistant, a young girl named Midge who regards Nancy as a hero
Clue in the Ancient Disguise (1982)
3.68 of 5 Votes: 3
In searching through his recently deceased grandfather's effects, Pierre finds a letter from Louise Duval. Louise died only a short while after writing the letter, so Nancy tries to reconstruct what she had discovered.
A Secret in Time (1991)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 1
The famous clock from the first Nancy Drew mystery returns in this thrilling adventure. While Nancy is displaying a prized antique clock at an antiques expo, a jeweled brooch is stolen. When Nancy gets home, she finds it hidden in the clock, and she decides to use it to trap the culprit. . . .
The Eskimo's Secret (1988)
3.6 of 5 Votes: 4
Nancy suspects that sabotage in a chain of West Coast shops selling imported art objects is connected with the theft of a valuable Eskimo sculpture.
The Haunted Carousel (1983)
3.78 of 5 Votes: 5
Nancy Drew finds more than one mystery to solve when she searches for the reason an amusement park carousel turns itself on during the night.
Mystery of the Winged Lion (1989)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 3
While on vacation in Venice, Nancy and her entourage help clear her friends of smuggling charges and come to the aid of a local duchess whose nephew has been kidnapped.
The Secret in the Old Lace (2005)
3.88 of 5 Votes: 3
I miss reading Nancy Drew. I didn't realise how much until I read The 101 Most Influential People Who Never Lived, but I missed this series. And even after a long absence, I find Nancy Drew as gripping as ever.In this mystery, Nancy gets accused of plagarism and travels to Belgium to solve a hund...
The Phantom of Venice (1985)
3.71 of 5 Votes: 4
Nancy travels to Venice to investigate the kidnapping of a famous glassblower and the disappearance of an artist.
The Case of the Lost Song (2001)
3.8 of 5 Votes: 4
After taking some items to an appraisal show, George discovers that inside his old recorder is a tape containing Lou Knight's last song, and when it is stolen, Nancy and Bess discover that other visitors to the show have been robbed also.
The Sinister Omen (1987)
3.74 of 5 Votes: 4
It was my fist Nancy Drew!And I can say: What a Mary Sue.- She is supposed to be 19. And she is trained pilot that can manage even a hydro plane (view spoiler)[and land in case of emmergencial lack of gas (hide spoiler)]
Lost in the Everglades (2001)
3.69 of 5 Votes: 1
DEVELOPERS ARE CLASHING WITH NATURE LOVERS -- AND NANCY'S BEST HOPE IS AN ANCIENT STATUE!Visiting an old friend in Florida, Nancy, Bess, and George are awed by the beauty of the Everglades. But Jade Romero, a young park volunteer, is missing. She went backcountry camping and never returned. When ...
The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967)
3.93 of 5 Votes: 3
Hello, old friend. This, hands down, was my favorite Nancy Drew book of all time when I started reading the series in the late 70's and the only copy I still have on my bookshelves. I am pretty sure it inspired my lifelong love of travel and exploration (no BS and not to be melodramatic, but real...
Mystery at Moorsea Manor (1999)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 1
"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 r...
The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1974)
3.84 of 5 Votes: 2
The Mystery of the Ivory Charm is a children's story by Carolyn Keene (pseudonym) and the 13th book in the Nancy Drew series. While discovering the secret of an ivory elephant charm, Nancy and her friends work to reunite a boy from India with his true father.I’ve always been a voracious reader...
Mystery of Crocodile Island (1993)
3.82 of 5 Votes: 5
Nancy investigates potential poachers at Crocodile Island, a dark, swampy setting with enough reptilian foes to make the locale worthy of its name. Soon Nancy, Bess and George to realize the reptilian foes are less dangerous than some human beings inhabiting the island. The resourceful detectives...
Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1993)
3.85 of 5 Votes: 5
When Nancy eagerly agrees to help Carson Drew solve the mystery of the glowing eye, she cannot know Ned will be kidnapped! A puzzling note in his handwriting sets Nancy, Bess and George on a hazardous search for a bizarre criminal. The young detectives follow a maze of clues to locate the kidnapp...
The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962)
3.88 of 5 Votes: 2
The book “Nancy Drew and The Clue Of The Dancing Puppet” , with 177 pages , written in 1990 by Carolyn Keen is intended for older kids from ages ten to fourteen . The main problem in “ The clue of the dancing puppet “ is that every night a mysterious puppet comes out and dances in the backyard o...
The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 3
This mystery/suspense book, written by Carolyn Keene in the middle 1900's is a typical "Nancy Drew" mystery and for young audiences who enjoy the predictable, "cookie-cutter" plots found through out the series this novel is perfect! In the "Young Adult" category I would suggest a younger audience...
The Secret in the Old Attic (2005)
3.93 of 5 Votes: 2
First published in 1944, this mystery finds Nancy searching for some unpublished musical manuscripts which she believes are hidden in the dark, cluttered attic of a rundown mansion.
The Crooked Banister (1971)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 5
Potentially the worst of the series. Featuring a robot and portraits plastered with poison, #48 drifts incongruously into sci-fi and away from the classic Drew formula of wholesome plausible eeriness. What's with a house surrounded by a burning moat? Was Thomas Banister also the medieval king o...
The Broken Anchor (1991)
3.75 of 5 Votes: 3
A quest for pirate treasure takes clever detective Nancy Drew and her friends to a small island in the Bahamas.
The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1967)
3.88 of 5 Votes: 2
Oh yes, I'm still reading Nancy Drew novels. As an adult with far too much literary criticism classes, reading them is a very different experience for me than it was as a kid. Then, reading these books was like watching action blockbusters - sure, in the back of my mind I knew they were silly and...
The Swami's Ring (2005)
3.83 of 5 Votes: 3
When Nancy searches through the knapsack of an amnesia victim, she finds an unusual ring. Before long, she is caught up in a second assignment from a beautiful harpist. Nancy's discoveries reveal an important connection between the hospital patient, the harpist, and enemies from abroad.
The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1969)
3.84 of 5 Votes: 3
This book took forever!!!!!!!!!!!!!This was one of the WORST Nancy Drews I've read - this was clearly a 'stuffer book'. No offense to whoever wrote this (because I understand that Carolyn Keene is just a pen name, there have been about 5 Nancy Drew authors) but it needed work to make this more en...
The Kachina Doll Mystery (2005)
3.84 of 5 Votes: 3
When Nancy arrives at the McGuire's fitness ranch in Arizona, she discovers that the future of the ranch is being threatened by unexplained accidents. Teaming up with a ghost, Nancy begins her search for a precious collection of ancient Kachina dolls and hunts for her elusive adversary, who is de...
The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 5
I've slowed my quest of reading all of the original Nancy Drew books to a crawl. While these were probably exciting to pre-teens in the '60s and '70s, they're quite predictable to this jaded cynical adult. I do get really excited when there is some romantic progression. In this book Aunt Eloise i...
The Secret at Solaire (1993)
3.72 of 5 Votes: 5
In search of a saboteur, Nancy finds that every desert trail leads to danger.
The Double Jinx Mystery (1973)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 2
I'm still plodding my way through the Nancy Drew series - my goal is to re-read all of the original 64 books. Unfortunately, Nook doesn't have all of them loaded yet so I had to skip from 46 to 50. We've come a long way in skipping those 4 books. Ned stayed at Nancy's house (gasp) twice! It would...
The Missing Horse Mystery (1998)
3.72 of 5 Votes: 3
A SEARCH FOR A MISSING HORSE LEADS NANCY TO A DARK DISCOVERY! Nancy's attending the Midwest Grand Prix Dressage Championships, where many of the world's best riders and finest horses compete. But more than blue ribbons is at stake. As Nancy quickly learns, these horses generate big money, turni...
The Bungalow Mystery (1991)
3.89 of 5 Votes: 3
I will probably never get over my girl-crush on Nancy Drew, and this book just confirms that fact. Which is not to say that the series is flawless and beyond criticism - kinda the opposite, really. One thing I've learned from re-reading some of these books as an adult is that whenever you start o...
The Hidden Staircase (2016)
3.93 of 5 Votes: 4
Nancy resolves to help Helen Corning's relatives solve the mystery of the ghost haunting their old mansion. A mysterious man appears at the Drew home to warn Nancy that her father, Carson Drew is in danger. This warning prompts a search for the missing Willie Wharton, a land owner, who can prove ...
The Clue in the Old Album (1977)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 4
Growing up, I was a big Nancy Drew fan. My mom got me hooked when she gave me her 5-6 volume set from the 1950s. From that moment on I devoured the mysteries starring the girl detective like they were going out of style--every birthday and Christmas saw at least one Nancy Drew title on my list. I...
The Ringmaster's Secret (1974)
3.88 of 5 Votes: 3
Nancy Drew is given a beautiful gold bracelet and finds that one of the horse charms is missing. When she learns the unusual story behind the jewelry, she sets out to solve the fascinating mystery.This book is a condensed version of the original book which was first published in 1953.
On the Trail of Trouble (1999)
3.83 of 5 Votes: 2
When Nancy, Bess, and George arrive at the Black Hills Buffalo Ranch, there's no time for sight-seeing because someone has stolen a baby buffalo from the ranch. Now Nancy must rough it out to uncover a herd of cattle rustlers.
The Nutcracker Ballet Mystery (2001)
3.77 of 5 Votes: 2
An evening of ballet leads Nancy into a dance with danger! Madame Dugrand's Dance Academy is in rehearsal for "The Nutcracker Ballet", and it could be a huge hit this year. Shana Edwards, a recent graduate who has made a big splash in New York, is returning to River Heights to star in the show. B...
The Clue of the Gold Doubloons (1999)
3.77 of 5 Votes: 1
Nancy and George team up with twin brothers Andrew and Daniel to produce a low-budget pirate film aboard a reproduction of an old sailing ship, but the movie becomes plagued by a series of robberies and increasingly dangerous stunts.
The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1995)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 2
I read Nancy Drew like crazy when I was a kid, and loved them. I could get through a book in a single afternoon, often between getting home from school and eating dinner. So it was with a sense of nostalgic excitement that I opened this book and re-read it, about 40 years after the first time. Wh...
The Secret of the Forgotten City (1993)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 4
For cliff-hanging suspense and thrilling action read THE NANCY DREW MYSTERY STORIES® - the world's most popular mystery series for young readers! Millions of fans have matched wits with Nancy Drew, helping her solve more than fifty baffling cases - from THE SECRET OF THE OLD CLOCK to the hauntin...
The Strange Message in the Parchment (1992)
4.43 of 5 Votes: 2
The Strange Message in the Parchment is a children's story by Carolyn Keene (pseudonym) and the 54th book in the Nancy Drew series. After a friend's father receives a mysterious phone call, Nancy Drew is invited to Triple Creek Farm to try to find a hidden message in a parchment painting. But ...
The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1959)
3.9 of 5 Votes: 5
Nancy is a hussy! That's right, I said it. I have suspected all along that she was only toying with Ned Nickerson's affection and in this book, it was confirmed. Nancy and her chums - Bess and George, are on vacation at a lodge. How very swank 1950s (I wish I could afford to go off to a resort fo...
The Triple Hoax (2005)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 3
Aunt Eloise invites Nancy, Bess, and George to New York to help a friend who has been swindled out of a sizable sum of money. There, the girls see a performance of a magicians' group who stun their audiences with clever sleight-of-hand tricks. Because the magicians temporarily remove people's wal...
The Clues Challenge (2001)
3.89 of 5 Votes: 1
While Nancy and George visit Ned at college, they become embroiled in the Clues Challenge, an athletic treasure hunt, and Nancy must investigate after several accidents indicate that someone is desperate to win at any cost.
The Flying Saucer Mystery (2005)
3.71 of 5 Votes: 3
This one was . . . interesting, to say the least. Nancy wasn't her usual, clear-headed self when she keeps talking about how the saucer is from outer space instead of ever considering other options. I did like how she mentions the Dana Girls, a series Carolyn Keene was working on at the same time...
The Thirteenth Pearl (1992)
3.88 of 5 Votes: 1
This is the LAST ONE. And there are still unanswered questions, like where is River Heights? (My guess is upstate NY.) What caused Mrs. Drew's death (one book said she died "suddenly" and one other one mentioned "a brief illness" but that's it)? Why didn't Hannah, who was apparently married h...
The Sky Phantom (1993)
3.8 of 5 Votes: 1
The Sky Phantom is a children's story by Carolyn Keene (pseudonym) and the 53rd book in the Nancy Drew series. While vacationing on a ranch in the Midwest with her friends, Nancy Drew investigates a mysterious magnetic cloud, searches for a hijacked plane, and hunts a horse thief.I’ve always b...
The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 5
The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes is a children's story by Carolyn Keene (pseudonym) and the 41st book in the Nancy Drew series. Warnings not to go to Scotland can't stop Nancy Drew from setting out on a thrill-packed mystery adventure. Undaunted by the vicious threats, the attractive young d...
The Silver Cobweb (1983)
3.73 of 5 Votes: 5
Nancy's latest mystery involves golf pros, opera stars, jewelry designers, and webs and spiders.
The Mysterious Image (1984)
3.76 of 5 Votes: 4
Nancy is asked to find a missing actress, Clare Grant.Nancy's father asks for Nancy's assistance in clearing his client, photographer, Dallas Curry, from serious accusations that he copied other people's advertisements.
Password to Larkspur Lane (1960)
3.92 of 5 Votes: 4
A carrier pigeon lands in the Drew's yard with a hurt wing and an undelivered letter contain an odd set of directions. After visiting her family doctor for her housekeeper's sprained ankle he confides that he had been taken recently, blind-folded to tend an elderly woman. This sparks Nancy's int...
The Invisible Intruder (1994)
3.89 of 5 Votes: 2
The Invisible Intruder is a children's story by Carolyn Keene (pseudonym) and the 46th book in the Nancy Drew series. Nancy Drew and her friends go on a ghost hunting expedition and become involved with a gang of thieves who concentrate their activities on collectors of valuable shells. In a d...
The Twin Dilemma (2005)
3.85 of 5 Votes: 1
Lumayanlah cerita gadis remaja yang jadi detektif ini: Nancy Drew. Meski isinya tak sesuai ekspetasi awal saya setelah nonton filmnya lebih dulu yang diperankan Emma Roberts 2007 silam. Nancy yang energik dan cerdik sebagai detektif itu punya pesona yang membuatnya menjadi peragawati yang memamer...
The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953)
3.88 of 5 Votes: 3
The Clue of the Velvet Mask is a children's story by Carolyn Keene (pseudonym) and the 30th book in the Nancy Drew series. When Nancy attends a masquerade party at the Hendrick estate, she discovers a stranger attempting to climb the rose trellis to the second story of the house. Who is this e...
The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945)
4.44 of 5 Votes: 2
I remember reading this book when I was younger and really loving it. Don't get me wrong—it was cute and all—but not exactly something to write home about. Maybe it was The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion that I really loved? (I'll try that one for the next challenge, as my "cozy" mystery....
The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961)
3.97 of 5 Votes: 1
Think 1950s when you read this book, although it was written in 1960. So much of the material is dated. Nancy is busy tracking down a kidnapped girl and her journeys take her to Hong Kong. When this book was written, Hong Kong was still part of the British Empire. Ned, who is studying there, give...
The Haunted Showboat (1993)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 4
The series has definitely taken a turn for the more sinister. Nancy and her friends are on their way to New Orleans for Mardi Gras and a mystery. But first Nancy's car is stolen and then they find a bomb and finally, they find a part has been tampered with and the rear axle is about to fall off. ...
The Hidden Window Mystery (1975)
3.97 of 5 Votes: 1
I read a bunch of these as a girl, along with a few Hardy Boys, and even a few.. was it 'Bobbsey twins'? Not sure if I read this one or not, but came across it as a grown up.Thought I'd explore how well they stood the test of time with my daughter - not well. In our case.But perhaps some others d...
The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1994)
3.94 of 5 Votes: 1
Unfortunately, the quality dipped again after that hopeful progress in the previous book. While Nancy is still a strong, interesting character, this mystery is just plain messy. Pretty much none of it makes sense, nor is it structured in a pleasing whodunit format. The appeal of a mystery is two-...
The Mysterious Mannequin (1993)
3.91 of 5 Votes: 4
I recently found a box of my old Nancy Drews in my mother's attic. This one was right on top. I remember, at age nine, loving the exotic aspects of the story: an Oriental rug with an encoded message, a scimitar that seemingly leaps out of said rug on its own, an eerily beautiful mannequin, a romp...
The Clue in the Jewel Box (2005)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 3
Before we get to the review portion, I would like to take a moment to gripe about the Goodreads-provided cover image for this book: stop making Nancy a blonde. She is described in every single damn book as being "titian haired." (the original series, anyway; I don't even know what they've done wi...
The Clue of the Black Keys (1951)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 4
Only recently--i.e. August/September 2013--I discovered Connie Blair and her series of mysteries. After reading her first three mysteries, I grew curious as to how she might compare to my childhood fave, Nancy Drew.Poor Nancy, perhaps it is adult hood jadedness but she seems shallow and unrealist...
The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950)
4.15 of 5 Votes: 4
I am aware that the author, Carolyn Keene, is just a pseudonym for a number of writers who wrote book in the Nancy Drew series. If you read the books from the beginning till the later books (the original one to sixty-four ones), you could discern the level of intricacy of the mysteries that Nancy...
The Phantom of Pine Hill (1964)
3.3 of 5 Votes: 5
The Phantom of Pine Hill is a children's story by Carolyn Keene (pseudonym) and the 42nd book in the Nancy Drew series. When Nancy Drew, together with her two close friends, arrive for the Emerson University June Week celebration and learn there has been a mix-up in their motel reservations, t...
The Quest of the Missing Map (2004)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 3
The Whispering Statue (1970)
3.88 of 5 Votes: 2
Nancy Drew goes undercover in this exciting mystery!The Story.Mrs. Merriam has come to the Drews for two reasons. One, she believes that Mr. Basswood, her second-hand dealer is behaving dishonestly and cheating her. Two, a priceless Italian statue – a statue that is said to whisper – has been sto...
The Greek Symbol Mystery (2005)
3.83 of 5 Votes: 5
I read quite a few Nancy Drew books when I was a girl and thought I'd enjoy the nostalgia of reading one again. I checked a title out from the library that I'd never read and was more than a little disappointed in this one.The story jumped straight from one incredibly lucky clue to another withou...
The Message in the Hollow Oak (1972)
3.84 of 5 Votes: 1
Also see: Alternate Cover Editions for this ISBN [ACE] ACE #1 Nancy Drew tackles a mystery professional detectives failed to solve--finding a valuable centuries-old message in a hollow oak tree in Illinois. The story is based on the original title of the same name first published in 1935. T...
The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1962)
3.91 of 5 Votes: 5
The Moonstone Castle Mystery is a children's story by Carolyn Keene (pseudonym) and the 40th book in the Nancy Drew series. When Nancy Drew receives a valuable moonstone as a gift from an unknown person, she is amazed and puzzled. But it is only the first of several startling events in this co...
Captive Witness (2005)
3.98 of 5 Votes: 5
The real mystery Nancy Drew has solved is the mystery of aging and she never even takes credit for it. In the first Nancy Drew mystery, The Secret of the Old Clock, on page one we read “Nancy Drew, an attractive girl of eighteen, was driving home along a country road in her new, dark-blue conver...
The Clue of the Broken Locket (1965)
3.94 of 5 Votes: 5
For as many of them as there are and as popular as they purportedly have been over decades of readers, this was a huge disappointment. Nancy Drew is full of bland, shallow characters, predictable and slow-paced action, and boring and unnecessary detail.First things first -- characters. A good w...
Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1973)
3.85 of 5 Votes: 2
Mystery of the Tolling Bell is a children's story by Carolyn Keene (pseudonym) and the 23rd book in the Nancy Drew series. Nancy and her friends investigate the mystery of a cave that is haunted by a ghost accompanied by a bell ringing. Along the way, they encounter strange seances, kidnapping...
The Chocolate-Covered Contest (1999)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 5
Nancy is about to learn the real meaning of "Death by Chocolate" Nancy can hardly believe it. While visiting an amusement park owned by the world-famous Royal Chocolates Company, her friend Bess tears open a million-dollar candy wrapper in a contest. But when they go to collect, they're told tha...
Mystery at the Ski Jump (1968)
3.84 of 5 Votes: 3
Every girl needs to go through a Nancy Drew phase at least once. For me, that was when I was in 6th grade and read...I don't even know how many of these books. At least eight, I think. This one sticks out in my mind the most because over the course of her ski-related escapades, Nancy taught me so...
The Haunted Bridge (1972)
3.89 of 5 Votes: 5
Nancy plays tournament golf...oh!, and there's a mystery as well. Departing from the standard series formula, Nancy's adventures on the links play a near equal narrative driver with the underlying mystery of a supposed haunted, golf-ball stealing bridge. A search of The Rules of Golf reveals no...
The Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (2001)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 4
Eeee, Nancy!I love the old books. The Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk was ALWAYS my favourite as a child. I think I read it about fourteen times. I guess now I know why I'm obsessed with cruise ships. Things I adore about this novel (some serious, some not-so-much):1. The fact that Ned is MIA. H...
The Secret of the Old Clock (1991)
3.96 of 5 Votes: 3
I see this edition is actually a postcard book, but I wanted to review The Secret of the Old Clock with its proper cover.This was the first chapter book I ever read. I have a very clear memory of my mom giving it to me in the car on the way back from Palo Alto, which can't possibly be correct bec...
The Clue in the Diary (1995)
3.91 of 5 Votes: 5
I have to point out that I read every Nancy Drew I could get my hands on back in the late 70s. I was about 10 years old. They were consistently interesting, with cool facts about geography, science, and history. They were not too scary or gory; they always ended well. Nancy had a steady boyfr...
Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1996)
3.84 of 5 Votes: 1
Very Good! I would give this book to a 4th grader about 3 4ths of the way through fourth grade or a fifth grader who is half way or before half way through the year. For A.R., this book is 4.9 points. Love all the mysteries put in one book. Kind of a bit cheesy because a bunch of mysteries are c...
The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1959)
3.94 of 5 Votes: 4
I decided recently to read (and re-read) the Nancy Drew series. These books are a lot of fun, as well as being historically and culturally interesting. This one was written by Walter Karig, a military captain, which adds to its interest. His other (non-Nancy Drew) books are very rare now and it m...
The Case of the Photo Finish (1990)
3.72 of 5 Votes: 4
Nancy tries to find out who is trying to sabotage the International High School Track and Field Games before it is too late.
The Bluebeard Room (1992)
3.71 of 5 Votes: 5
The young sleuth travels to Cornwall, England to uncover a mysterious coven of witches plaguing an old friend.
The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948)
3.5 of 5 Votes: 5
I just finished this book as part of an invitation to attend a Nancy Drew themed birthday celebration for a friend of mine. What a fantastic idea! My friend delivered beautiful invitations to each of us, accompanied by a Nancy Drew novel (from her own personal collection!). We are getting toget...
The Witch Tree Symbol (1956)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 1
As a kid, I read all of the Nancy Drew books. I couldn't get enough of the young detective and her sleuthing skills!For the Books on the Nightstand summer BINGO challenge, I got the box "cozy mystery." Unfamiliar with cozy mysteries, Wikipedia informed me that one of the criteria is strong, fem...
The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1974)
3.89 of 5 Votes: 1
The Mystery of the Missing Scarlet SlippersBy: Carolyn KeeneCritique by Margot BuckeyThe Mystery of the Missing Scarlet Slippers is about twins named Henri and Helene Fontaine from Centrovia. They come to America, because they are forced out of their country. They are very scared of what might ha...
The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1992)
3.91 of 5 Votes: 3
Nancy has just finished a case headed for a much needed vacation with her best friends Bess and George in Arizona at Shadow Ranch. However her vacation may be short lived because upon arriving she learns that a mystery is unfolding at the ranch that could force all the girls’ home early. Before ...