Nancy Drew Mystery Stories

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175. Werewolf in a Winter Wonderland

by Carolyn Keene
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Things are hairy in River Heights this holiday season. Two wolves have disappeared from WildWolf, the federal wolf preserve just outside of town. Local farmers think the missing wolves are killing their sheep, but there are also rumors of werewolf sightings nearby. At the same time, the annual River Heights Winter Carnival is set to begin. When the first two days of the outdoor festival are full of tragic disasters, Nancy can’t help but wonder — is there a link between the carnival’s trouble and the missing wolves?

After the carnival’s beautiful ice palace is destroyed, Nancy’s sure there’s a wolf at River Heights’s door. But is the leader of this pack of crimes human, or beast?


174. A Taste of Danger

by Carolyn Keene
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This Resort Has The Recipe For Disaster!

Nancy’s thrilled that she, Bess, George, and Hannah will be attending the grand opening of the newly renovated Gourmet Getaway. Not only will they be able to eat four-star meals prepared by master chefs, they’ll get to take cooking classes with them, too. But before the table’s even set, problems start plaguing the resort, both in and out of the kitchen. Nancy can’t believe it’s just bad luck, but who’s causing all the problems?
Nancy puts her cooking on the back burner so she can devote her attention to solving the mystery. Can she manage to find out who’s behind the trouble before more sabotage is served?


173. Danger On The Great Lakes

by Carolyn Keene
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THERE’S MORE EXCITEMENT ON THIS CRUISE SHIP THAN NANCY BARGAINED FOR!
Nancy, Bess, and George are going on a cruise around the Great Lakes for a fantastic end-of-summer vacation! Their new friend Amber is upset because her boyfriend, Craig, is neglecting her. After a little investigating on her friend’s behalf, Nancy learns that Craig is really a detective. He’s been busy hunting for a mastermind diamond thief who may well be on the ship. And it turns out Craig can use some help. Soon Nancy’s hunting for clues on land and offshore. Where there’s stolen diamonds, though, there’s danger — and Nancy and her friends are soon caught in the thick of it. Will Nancy be able to crack this case before her ship is sunk?


172. The Riding Club Crime

by Carolyn Keene
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This Summer, Nothing’s Safe At Green Spring — Not Even The Camp Itself! Elsa, a friend of Nancy and George’s and a counselor at Green Spring Pony Club’s summer camp, invites the girls for a ride one afternoon. Along the way, Elsa gushes about how a team of campers will compete in a regional pony club rally. If they win, they’ll go to the national competition! But Elsa’s excitement quickly fades when Nancy’s horse falls into a ditch, and it’s clearly a case of sabotage. This prompts Elsa to tell Nancy about some sinister happenings on the camp’s grounds. Is someone trying to hurt the campers — or the camp?


171. Intrigue At The Grand Opera

by Carolyn Keene
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WHEN THE CURTAIN GOES DOWN, THE REAL DRAMA BEGINS The American Grand Opera has come to River Heights to perform Tosca, Aida, and The Marriage of Figaro, and Nancy’s friend Bess is going to be a chorus extra. It’s all so exciting for the girls; the costumes, the music, the glamor! Little do they expect, though, the drama that will take place backstage. When a falling sandbag from the scenery catwalk nearly misses the two female stars of the opera during a dress rehearsal, Nancy begins to suspect foul play.

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