Archive for the ‘Nancy Drew Series’ Category

The Whispering Statue – 62

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

The Whispering Statue – By Carolyn Keene – This book was about Nancy was out to visit a harbor city that has a missing statue. Nancy quickly makes acquaintance with the local book shop owner/statue seller. He hires her to work as a sales woman in his shop not knowing who she really is. Nancy accidentally finds the missing statue, but there is something wrong with it now. It doesn’t whisper anymore. She believes the statue is not he original, but that it is a fake. Nancy has to sort through several people who are involved in the mystery.

The Mystery of the Ivory Charm – 61

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

The Mystery of the Ivory Charm – By Carolyn Keene – This book starts with Nancy at a carnival watching the elephant act. Nancy gets involved with an abused Indian boy who has run away from the elephant trainer, Rai. He comes to live with Nancy for a while. Then a strange woman comes to see Mr. Drew. Mrs. Allison is trying to sell her house with a weird house. Nancy, Bess, George, and Rishi find the care taker Mr. Batt unconscious. All these people are tied together, but they don’t know it. Nancy puts all the pieces together and finds that Rishi is actually a royal prince.

The Clue of the Broken Locket – 60

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

The Clue of the Broken Locket – By Carolyn Keene – This mystery starts with Nancy going out to open up a summer cottage for someone to spend the fall in. Cecily is there to try and find her families missing treasure. Nancy along with Bess and George find that they are in for more trouble than they wanted. The Driscoll brothers are also at a stone house on the cliff trying to find the treasure. There is a “twin” of Cecily’s running around. The other red head turns out to be Susan Wayne who is Cecliy’s cousin. Susan was there is search of her kidnapped children. The Driscoll’s had kidnapped them and were holding them for ransom. Also Cecily’s finance is involved because the Driscoll brothers are also making pirate copies of his last hit single. Of course Nancy saves the day and all is made right.

The Sign of the Twisted Candles – 56

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

The Sign of the Twisted Candles – By Carolyn Keene – This is a great little book. Nancy is invited by her friends Bess and George to go visit their uncle Asa Sidney. The man is being kept in the tower of his inn by the two people that are running the inn, the Jemitt’s. The old man dies soon after his 100th birthday. Many family members of Mr. Sidney show up expecting a part of his estate. They are all amazed that the Jemitt’s foster daughter Carol had been left the large majority of the estate. The Jemitt’s try to force Carol into signing over her rights to the estate, but Nancy foils their plan. Nancy has made another life long friend.

Natural Enemies – 54

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Natural Enemies – By Carolyn Keene – This was a great Nancy Drew Mystery. Nancy is going with her boyfriend Ned to work as a volunteer at a marine research center. The center is located up north on the water. Nancy and her friends are volunteering to clean up the walking paths. As soon as they get there bad things start to happen. Someone is pushed off a ledge, an albino dolphin has been taken. Let it up to Nancy to discover who stole the dolphin and help catch the bad guys.

Pit of Vipers – 44

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Nancy Drew girl detective – Pit of Vipers – By Carolyn Keene – This book starts off with Nancy getting a flat tire on her car. She has to call the local garage, and someone comes to get her and the car. Her friend at the garage has been arrested for stealing a deadly snake from the local zoo. Nancy is out to prove the her friend Charlie is innocent.

Password to Larkspur Lane – 11

Sunday, October 11th, 2009

Password to Larkspur Lane – By Carolyn Keene – Once again Nancy Drew saves the day. Nancy and Hannah, the Drew’s housekeeper, are gathering flowers for a contest. A plane appears to have crashed and a pigeon is set free. There is a note on the pigeon leg. Nancy decides to track down the owner of the pigeon. While out Nancy is asked to take on another case for a friend. Nancy goes out to visit her friend’s grandparent’s house where the second mystery is taking place. Nancy discovers that the two mysteries are linked and works to foul a robbery plan and save some elderly ladies from some money hungry men.

The Secret of the Red Gate Farm – 7

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

The Secret of Red Gate Farm by Carlyn Keene – Once again Nancy Drew gets herself and her friends involved with a mystery. Nancy and her two friends had been on a shopping trip when a bottle of perfume lead them to meet some strange people. Nancy also met Joanne who lives with her grandmother at Red Gate Farm. Nancy and her friends go for a visit, but they find some strange things going on and get in the middle of things. As always Nancy solves many mysteries in one.

The Secret of the Shadow Ranch – 6

Monday, September 7th, 2009

The Secret of Shadow Ranch by Carolyn Keene
This is a great read. Nancy is invited to spend the summer with a friend at her uncle’s ranch out west. Mysterious things start happening, and the family is thinking about leaving. Nancy and her friend decide to uncover what is going on at the ranch.

The Mystery at Lilac Inn – 22

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

The Mystery at Lilac Inn by Carolyn Keene- This is another great quick read. Nancy once again starts her adventure on a boat and run into trouble. She is going to the Lilac Inn because her friend and her fiance are fixing up the inn. There are strange things going on at Lilac Inn, and someone is impersonating Nancy Drew. Nancy solves both mysteries in the knick of time