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The Secret of Shadow Ranch by Carolyn Keene
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Nancy Drew arrives in Phoenix , Arizona , eagerly looking forward to a fun-filled vacation at Shadow Ranch , but abruptly finds herself involved in a baffling mystery . The Ranch is being huanted by a phantom horse and maliciously damaged by an unknown enermy . Local people believe that the ghostly animal is carrying out the curse of Dir-k Valentine , the romantic outlaw who was killed many years ago at Shadow Ranch , where hee had gone to fulfill a promise to his sweetheart .
Suspecting that a treasure hidden by Valentine may be at the root of the Shado Ranch mystery , Nancy undertakes a challenging search , aided by her friends Bess Marvin and George Fayne . The first vital clue is found in an antique watch and sparks a series of clever deductions and dangerous developements . While seeking further clues , the girls' investigation in a ghost town ends in near disaster when Nancy is trapped inside a building that is toppled by a rockslide-a rockslide which is deliberately caused . But the pretty titan-haired detective remains undaunted in her determination to solve the mystery .
For those who enjoy a suspenful thriller , Nancy Drew's first Western adventure makes truly fascinating readingThe Secret of Shadow Ranch
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message 1: by Hedzlyn (new)

Hedzlyn Helwaty A good reading skill to develop is to always try to guess who the culprit is, as you read any mystery novel.

As you read, you make a guess which one of the suspects is guilty and try to use the clues as well.

This will help in developing your comprehension and analytical skills :)


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