The Fake Heir (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels #5)
Nancy, along with Bess and George, find the wreck of an old yacht with a safe inside full of jewelry worth a small fortune. Cousins of the Druthers, who are clients of Nancy's dad Carson Drew, owned the yacht. Their will leaves everything to Mr. Druthers, specifically excluding his spouse, (whom the cousins hated), but no one's seen him for ten years and the rumor is that...more
An updated Nancy Drew mystery for graphic novel fans or reluctant readers.
Having gone through a phase of reading Nancy Drew mysteries in the 70's, when Nancy had a shoulder-length bob with an upward flip and drove a roadster, I was curious to see what had changed. This graphic novel, which carries the Nancy Drew trademark but is authored by Stefan Petrucha (maybe "Carolyn Keene" didn't want to take responsibility for it),features Nancy Drew with flat-ironed hair, who res ...more
I was not super impressed with this book. All the characters were kind of shallow. She has a ditzy bonde fri ...more
An old woman claims that the she is the relative that is supposed to get the treasure. The woman is very nasty, though, a ...more
One other thing I am wondering about is where the heck is Helen Corning? Nancy seems to only be hanging ...more
(Finished 2009-08-03 0:12 EDT.)
When Mr. Druthers magically appears to claim his inheritance, Nancy is certain her hunches are right. Can she solve the mystery before she finds herself in danger?
Born in the Bronx, he has spent time in the big city and the suburbs, and now lives in western Massachusetts with his wife, fellow writer Sarah Kinney, and their daughters. At times he has been a tec ...more