Last Dance (Nancy Drew: Files, #37)

When strange happenings coincide with the opening of a new dance club, Nancy is suspicious. The owner of the club is the heart-throb of every girl in town and it is not until Nancy finds a stack of old love letters that she realizes that the Last Dance could be her last case. The Nancy Drew Files have sold more than 5 1/2 million copies and is a sure favorite with the teens.

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The Clue of the Black Keys (Nancy Drew, #28)

Calling this book a " good book " doesn't do it justice . The author , Carolyn Keene , keeps you in suspense throughout the WHOLE book . Nancy Drew , an amateur detective , is a mystery-solving , butt-kicking , 18 year old daughter of a criminal lawyer . These books are going to change the outlook of everything you take upon in the future . " The Clue of the Black Keys" is an original literature piece that keeps you on the edge of your seat . "...

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Parade Problems (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew, #18)

Who rained on the parade? River Heights Elementary School is putting on an Earth Day parade, and Nancy's class has a special honor: They get to build the float! Nancy, Bess, George, and all the kids in Mrs. Ramirez's class have worked hard to make the "greenest" float they can, collecting recycled materials to use for decoration. But someone's spoiled all the fun and sabotaged the float days before the...

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Nancy Drew Mystery Stories

THE SECRET OF THE OLD CLOCK was wonderful from page one until the end. I truly enjoyed riding along with Nancy as she found herself involved in her first case.Reading the interactions between Nancy with her father, Hannah her house keeper, and the wide cast of characters she meets and befriends in the story, was great fun. As a girl, Nancy’s kindness was the first thing that drew me to her. And she holds that same appeal to this...

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The Clue in the Jewel Box (Nancy Drew, #20)

An antique dealer's revelation about a former queen's priceless heirloom starts Nancy on a trail of exciting adventures.Madame Alexandra, now living incognito in River Heights, asks Nancy to find her missing grandson. With only one clue to go on -- a faded photograph of the prince at the age of four -- the young detective begins her search, which rapidly involves her in a series of dangerous and harrowing adventures. When Nancy needs...

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Whose Pet Is Best? (Nancy Drew: Notebooks, #17)

Carolyn Keene is a writer pen name that was used by many different people- both men and women- over the years. The company that was the creator of the Nancy Drew series, the Stratemeyer Syndicate, hired a variety of writers. For Nancy Drew, the writers used the pseudonym Carolyn Keene to assure anonymity of the creator.Edna and Harriet Stratemeyer inherited the company from their father Edward Stratemeyer. Edna contributed 10 plot...

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The Mystery of the 99 Steps (Nancy Drew, #43)

She is not as finicky as Poirot and nor is she as condescending as Sherlock. But just like her fellow detectives, she has a fine brain under her well-coiffed locks and will always hold a special place in my long-buried girlish heart. When I came across an ancient, dog-eared, much-doodled Nancy Drew mystery at my library, I couldn’t resist picking it up. In The Mystery of the 99 Steps, Nancy Drew...

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The Riddle in the Rare Book (Nancy Drew, #126)

Carolyn Keene is a writer pen name that was used by many different people- both men and women- over the years. The company that was the creator of the Nancy Drew series, the Stratemeyer Syndicate, hired a variety of writers. For Nancy Drew, the writers used the pseudonym Carolyn Keene to assure anonymity of the creator.Edna and Harriet Stratemeyer inherited the company from their father Edward Stratemeyer. Edna contributed 10 plot...

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Nightmare in New Orleans (Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys: Super Mystery, #30)

Nancy Drew is in New Orleans to celebrate the opening of an ultrachic Creole restaurant. The idea of the Royal Creole was cooked up by Nancy's friend Shelley and Shelley's new husband, chef Remy Maspero. They're so sure the restaurant will be a hit that they've committed every penny they have to its success. But while they've gambled their savings, it may be up to Nancy to save them. Because someone is determined to sabotage the Royal Creole and...

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Curse of the Arctic Star (Nancy Drew Diaries, #1)

Nancy and her friends must navigate a cruise ship crisis in the first book of the Nancy Drew Diaries, a fresh approach to a classic series.Nancy, Bess, and George are cruising dangerous waters on a tour of Alaska. Becca Wright, an old friend of Nancy’s, is the Assistant Cruise Director of the Arctic Star, a posh new ship. But Becca needs Nancy’s help when strange things keep happening aboard...

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The Moonstone Castle Mystery (Nancy Drew, #40)

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 complex mystery that challenge the ingenuity of the pretty sleuth. Why are the Bowens--a missionary couple who recently returned to the United States--having so much trouble finding their missing seventeen-year-old granddaughter?

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Dangerous Plays (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective, #16)

Dad, Bess, and I are all set for London when Ned's Shakespeare professor asks us to do a simple favor: to take a look at his townhouse while we're there, since he can't seem to locate the housekeeper and fears something's wrong. Sounds easy enough, so I take the key. Eager to cross the favor off our list, we stop by 53 Banbury Square shortly after we land. And let's just say things in the townhouse aren't quite tip-top. And the key?...

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The Bunny-Hop Hoax (Nancy Drew Notebooks)

Nancy’s friends are sad because the class hamster has gone missing. Poor Nibbles. But then Katie brings in a bunny named Bun Franklin to be the new class pet! Everyone is thrilled, and now they can began preparing for the Spring Fair.But soon enough someone starts wrecking the class’s Spring Fair projects, and everyone thinks it must be Bun Franklin! Mrs. Reynolds is afraid he can’t stay. But Nancy is sure it’s not Bun—how can...

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Danger Overseas (Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys: Super Mystery II, #2)

"Wow, Joe, I can't believe there are actually people out there who would mess around with all these awesome ancient ruins." "Yeah, but Frank, it's because of them that ATAC sent us here to Rome, and nothing beats this Italian food!""Nancy, I can't believe it. When Aunt Estelle invited you to come on this trip to Italy with Bess and me, I figured it would give you a break from mysteries, and you've still managed to...

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Mystery on Maui (Nancy Drew, #143)

Nancy Drew has traveled to the island of Maui in hopes of a seriously relaxing vacation. But as always she finds a mystery that is in desperate need of solving. So with her two best friends and a few new ones Nancy Drew sets out to find who is sabotaging the surfing contest and why and saves a few lives along the way. So the question is now, who is behind it? The answer is closer than she thinks.This is one of my favorite Nancy Drew...

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The Cinderella Ballet Mystery (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew, #4)

Can Nancy follow the trail of this fairy tale? Nancy and her friends are going to be in a ballet! After months of taking dance classes, Nancy, George, and Bess will perform in a ballet version of Cinderella! The Clue Crew is excited to wear fancy costumes and dance on a real stage! Nancy's friend Andrea is going to play the part of Cinderella. And she'll wear special glass slippers just like in the fairy tale! But...

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Two Points to Murder (The Nancy Drew Files, #8)

Sometimes you have to sacrifice things for the sake of others. When Nancy is faced with a new case, she thinks everything will go fine- until one of her boyfriend's friend is under suspicion. Death will be defied. Sacrifices will be made. And all this leads down to some pranks on the Emerson college basketball team. It all comes down to this: sometimes we have to bear our own scars just to heal others'.Okay, I haven'tread Nancy Drew for...

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The Whispering Statue (Nancy Drew, #14)

Nancy is asked to solve two cases. The first mystery concerns a valuable collection of rare books. Wealthy Mrs. Merriam has commissioned a supposedly reputable art dealer to sell the collection, but she suspects the man is a swindler. The second case involves the baffling theft of a beautiful marble statue. The unusual statue, which is known to whisper, bears an uncanny likeness to Nancy.The story is based on the original title of the...

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Strangers on a Train (Nancy Drew Diaries, #2)

Nancy and her friends take their detective skills on an Alaskan adventure in this second book of the Nancy Drew Diaries, a fresh approach to a classic series.Nancy’s Alaskan adventure continues as she, Bess, and George disembark the mystery-plagued Arctic Star cruise ship and explore the grand sites of the forty-ninth state: Skagway; the Yukon territory, and Denali National Park. It’s spectacular scenery, but things...

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Without a Trace (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective, #1)

Hi, I'm Nancy Drew, and I've got a case to crack. Actually make that two cases. First a gorgeous Fabergé egg has been stolen. Who would have the heart to snatch such a precious family heirloom from someone new to town? Some housewarming that is! And if this isn't enough to keep me busy, someone's running through gardens and stomping on all the zucchinis. Needless to say, it's a big mess -- in more ways than one....

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Playing with Fire (The Nancy Drew Files, #26)

Carolyn Keene is a writer pen name that was used by many different people- both men and women- over the years. The company that was the creator of the Nancy Drew series, the Stratemeyer Syndicate, hired a variety of writers. For Nancy Drew, the writers used the pseudonym Carolyn Keene to assure anonymity of the creator.Edna and Harriet Stratemeyer inherited the company from their father Edward Stratemeyer. Edna contributed 10 plot...

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The Apple Bandit (Nancy Drew Notebooks)

Nancy and her friends are off on an apple-picking adventure! They are headed to the Kids Apple Festival, where they will pick apples, go on a hayride, and work their way through a cornstalk maze. Bess is excited about the applesauce-eating contest—after all, apples are her favorite food! And the winner gets a whole basket of River Heights Reds, a brand new type of apple!But when the basket—and all the apples in it— vanishes,...

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Nancy Drew

Nancy Drew has been solving mysteries, and delighting fans, for over 75 years. Now, for the first time, you can purchase all sixty-four classic Nancy Drew titles in one complete set!#1: The Secret of the Old Clock#2: The Hidden Staircase#3: The Bungalow Mystery#4: The Mystery at Lilac Inn #5: The Secret of Shadow Ranch#6: The Secret of Red Gate Farm#7: The Clue in the Diary#8: Nancy's Mysterious Letter#9: The...

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Lights, Camera . . . Cats! (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew, #8)

The Clue Crew is seeing stars! Look out -- the Clue Crew is headed to Hollywood! Carson Drew's client invited him to the set of a new movie -- starring the most famous cat in Hollywood, Fluffington! The girls are thrilled when Mr. Drew asks them to come along. They get their first taste of a real movie set and are even cast as extras in the film. Plus they get to pet Fluffington as much as they want. But then...

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The Baby-Sitter Burglaries (Nancy Drew, #129)

Nandini's Review::::The message I have learned from this book is that to hide one crime which happened by mistake and doing another crime just to hide the firstmistake, makes us to pay even more. So its always better to accept/confess the mistake/wrong doing. This story in which Ian MacDonald the villain of the novel has asked his servant for performing burglaries.As he didn't wantedthe Illegal Double Eagles Coins he had, should come in notice...

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Smile and Say Murder (The Nancy Drew Files, #4)

Whew! What a load of relationship drama in here. Nancy was called by Yvonne Verdi who co-owned top teen magazine after she received a series of death threats. Nancy went undercover and got Ned to help her as well. Dangers surrounded their investigations and a couple of near deaths experiences to both Verdi and her partner, Mick. Despite the exciting description, this book seemed to focus more on the angst and drama of Ned and Nancy’s rocky...

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Uncivil Acts (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective, #10)

A Civil War reenactment should be fun, right? Not in our town! It feels like war fever's taken over. The tension started to build when we all chose sides. Confederate and Union sympathizers never did mix. And if that wasn't enough to heat things up, someone started to secretly dig large holes in the battlefield. Pretty odd -- and very suspicious. Is someone waging a little war of their own, and trying to cheat? And if so, the bigger question is...

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The Runaway Bride (Nancy Drew: Files, #96)

Carolyn Keene is a writer pen name that was used by many different people- both men and women- over the years. The company that was the creator of the Nancy Drew series, the Stratemeyer Syndicate, hired a variety of writers. For Nancy Drew, the writers used the pseudonym Carolyn Keene to assure anonymity of the creator.Edna and Harriet Stratemeyer inherited the company from their father Edward Stratemeyer. Edna contributed 10 plot...

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The Fashion Disaster (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew, #6)

Paws on parade! River Heights is hosting its first fashion show -- for dogs! Proceeds will go to the Rollover Rescue animal shelter. The Clue Crew is excited because not only will the day be filled with tons of cute pooches, but Nancy's own puppy, Chocolate Chip, will be a model in the show! But of course, there are some bumps along this fashion show's runway when someone steals a special basket of gourmet dog biscuits....

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The Flying Saucer Mystery (Nancy Drew, #58)

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. Besides that, this really didn't seem like a regular Nancy Drew book. Now I must read other Nancy Drew books so that I can get this atrocity of a...

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Pure Poison (Nancy Drew: Files, #29)

Carolyn Keene is a writer pen name that was used by many different people- both men and women- over the years. The company that was the creator of the Nancy Drew series, the Stratemeyer Syndicate, hired a variety of writers. For Nancy Drew, the writers used the pseudonym Carolyn Keene to assure anonymity of the creator.Edna and Harriet Stratemeyer inherited the company from their father Edward Stratemeyer. Edna contributed 10 plot...

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The Clue of the Velvet Mask (Nancy Drew, #30)

Carson Drew portends his teen-age detective daughter's future adventure when he says half-jokingly, "Nancy don't let any of the party thieves ruin your evening".The masquerade party at the Hendrick's mansion quickly turns into a mystery when Nancy and her favorite date, Ned Nickerson, spy a stranger about to climb the rose trellis to the second story. Who is this enigmatic man in the black cloak and the exotic woman in the Javanese...

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Heart of Danger (The Nancy Drew Files, #11)

5th-6th grade (independent reading)Nancy Drew is at it again!The author of these paperback series makes the books such an exciting read.Keene leaves every chapter with a cliffhanger, wondering what will go on next.One example of a cliffhanger in this book was when Nancy was pushed over the edge of a bullpen leaving her at the mercy of one of the toughest bulls in the rodeo.The cliffhangers lead to a book of suspense, leaving the reader to...

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Into Thin Air (Nancy Drew: Files, #57)

Carolyn Keene is a writer pen name that was used by many different people- both men and women- over the years. The company that was the creator of the Nancy Drew series, the Stratemeyer Syndicate, hired a variety of writers. For Nancy Drew, the writers used the pseudonym Carolyn Keene to assure anonymity of the creator.Edna and Harriet Stratemeyer inherited the company from their father Edward Stratemeyer. Edna contributed 10 plot...

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The Mystery in Tornado Alley (Nancy Drew, #155)

DREAM TRIP? OR A NIGHTMARE OF TROUBLE? When Hannah Gruen inherits a farm from a distant cousin, the Drews, with Bess and George, drive off for a scenic Oklahoma vacation. The plan is to sell the property and pack up whatever mementos Hannah wants to keep. But a terrifying encounter with a tornado is just the beginning of trouble. In a duffel bag Nancy discovers what looks like a ransom note -- and a gruff intruder appears, insisting that the bag...

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The Haunting of Horse Island (Nancy Drew, #98)

I'm puzzling over the setting: a lake in upstate with a mile long island the girls can easily canoe to would probably have be in the Adirondack Mountains, but they are never mentioned.And then to have wild horses on the island makes the setting even more implausible to me.Beyond that, the crime is one of the more stupid ones--does the perpetrator really think he/she can carry out his/her plans and not be suspected in the end?And we have the...

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The Mystery at Lilac Inn (Nancy Drew, #4)

When I was in 4th grade, the table I sat at in the school library was adjacent to the k-shelf where I could eye those inviting spines labeled: Carolyn Keene. I read at least one a month that year.Returning to her as an adult, I'm delighted to find Nancy Drew as awesome as I remember her. The writing is quaint, but strong enough to stand the test of time. This particular volume was chock-full of Nancy-in-peril scenes, but also pretty...

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Dangerous Games (A Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys Super Mystery, #4)

#5 on my Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys Super Mystery re-read of 2012 THE CHECKLIST:A compelling and interesting mystery. √ (actually, I might have followed most of the mystery storyline for once)Joe flirting with all the females. √√Surprising twists. √Nancy trying to ignore her attraction toward Frank due to the fact they are both seeing other people but still lusting after him anyways...

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Mixed Signals (Nancy Drew: Files, #63)

Carolyn Keene is a writer pen name that was used by many different people- both men and women- over the years. The company that was the creator of the Nancy Drew series, the Stratemeyer Syndicate, hired a variety of writers. For Nancy Drew, the writers used the pseudonym Carolyn Keene to assure anonymity of the creator.Edna and Harriet Stratemeyer inherited the company from their father Edward Stratemeyer. Edna contributed 10 plot...

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Recipe for Murder (Nancy Drew: Files, #21)

Carolyn Keene is a writer pen name that was used by many different people- both men and women- over the years. The company that was the creator of the Nancy Drew series, the Stratemeyer Syndicate, hired a variety of writers. For Nancy Drew, the writers used the pseudonym Carolyn Keene to assure anonymity of the creator.Edna and Harriet Stratemeyer inherited the company from their father Edward Stratemeyer. Edna contributed 10 plot...

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The Mystery of the Jade Tiger (Nancy Drew, #104)

Carolyn Keene is a writer pen name that was used by many different people- both men and women- over the years. The company that was the creator of the Nancy Drew series, the Stratemeyer Syndicate, hired a variety of writers. For Nancy Drew, the writers used the pseudonym Carolyn Keene to assure anonymity of the creator.Edna and Harriet Stratemeyer inherited the company from their father Edward Stratemeyer. Edna contributed 10 plot...

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Crime in the Queen's Court (Nancy Drew, #112)

Carolyn Keene is a writer pen name that was used by many different people- both men and women- over the years. The company that was the creator of the Nancy Drew series, the Stratemeyer Syndicate, hired a variety of writers. For Nancy Drew, the writers used the pseudonym Carolyn Keene to assure anonymity of the creator.Edna and Harriet Stratemeyer inherited the company from their father Edward Stratemeyer. Edna contributed 10 plot...

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Real Fake (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Super Mystery, #3)

When Bess and George dared me to try out for the new reality TV show Mystery Solved!, I never thought I'd actually get picked. But the next thing I knew, I was off to Paris for the shoot. I was all set for a fun-filled adventure in the City of Lights...until I started getting creepy e-mails from a strange address. It looks like the real mystery is going on behind the scenes. The other contestants are so eager to win, I...

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Double Take (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew, #21)

In Treasure Trouble, Nancy, George, and Bess are headed to Barnacle Beach for a pirate-themed birthday party. But when the treasure chest filled with party favors disappears, playtime is over. With the help of a mysterious treasure map, the Clue Crew needs to reclaim the missing loot before the party’s completely ruined. In Double Take, the Clue Crew has competition—one of their classmates has started a rival sleuthing club!...

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