REVIEW: Nancy Drew Books 20-23


Title: Clue in the Jewel Box
Author: Carolyn Keene
Finished: January 4, 2011
Pages: 181
Published: 1943
Format: hardback

This was a fun adventure as Nancy not only tries to solve the mystery of a missing grandson for a nice old woman who turns out to be secret royalty who escaped during troubling times in her home country.

While searching for this missing man, Nancy finds her suspicious of many characters and the secret to the true identity lies in a jewel box with hidden compartments.

*challenges: 11 in 11, off the shelf, 100+, a-z challenge, nancy drew challenge


Title: Secret in the Old Attic
Author: Carolyn Keene
Finished: January 11, 2011
Pages: 177
Published: 1944
Format: hardback

Another fun mystery has Nancy searching for some old music left behind by the deceased grandson of a very nice man taking care of the young girl left behind. Nancy finds herself doing everything in her power to help the family succeed and find the riches rightly owed to them by someone stealing the music from an old mysterious attic.

I especially enjoyed this one.

*challenges: 100+ challenge, a-z challenge, nancy drew challenge, 11 in 11 challenge

Title: Clue in the Crumbling Wall
Author: Carolyn Keene
Finished: January 7, 2011
Pages: 181
Published: 1945
Format: hardback

Nancy has her hands full in this next mystery as she searches for a missing dancer who could be the only one to save a troubled young girl and her mother from poverty and despair. In her efforts, Nancy comes across some bad men who try to do everything in their power to keep her from finding the woman and claiming what is rightfully hers.

*challenges: 100+, nancy drew, 11 in 11


Title: Mystery of the Tolling Bell
Author: Carolyn Keene
Finished: January 18, 2011
Pages: 181
Published: 1946
Format: hardback

When Nancy meets a mysterious man in a restaurant while helping out a friend, and finds herself searching not only for a special jeweled bell worth a fortune, all the while searching for another person who seems to be swindling people into buying shares of a company that doesn’t really exist, taking their whole life savings.

*challenges: 100+, a-z challenge, nancy drew challenge, 11 in 11

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