The Haunted Showboat (Nancy Drew #35)
Anyway, in this case, our young sleuth is summoned to travel to New Orleans to solve the mystery of why someone is sabotaging the rehab of an old storm damaged showboat. The story starts out like gangbusters with auto theft and c...more
Nancy and her chums travel by car to ...more
The friends are all starting their trip at home and then their car that they were taking on their trip got stolen. The friends continued their trip by just using another car that somebody had gave them. They were on their way to New Orle ...more
The language is a bit dated, ...more
There are a few black characters, one of whom p ...more
Nancy Drew and her friends travel to New Orleans where they are asked to solve a mystery on the "River Princess." Is there really hidden pirate gold on the boat and how does it affect Donna Mae's engagement?
I’ve always been a voracious reader. So, as a child, one of my favorite things about summer was the frequent trips to our local library, which was less than a mile from our ...more
Nancy's car is stolen in the first chapter, and her father immediately buys a replacement which is sabotaged before she even leaves town. Then she nearly drives the seco ...more
Once again, Nancy and her BFF go after a bad guy who is engaged to Bess and George's cousin. This is the girl's second fiance. She broke her first engagement to hook up with this guy. Fickle girl. The sl ...more
There's an old riverboat involved, along with two greedy and nasty thugs who are after hidden treasure. There's a good bit in the book about Mardi Gras and the swamp and the people who live there, and some about voodoo. There's also a maid named Mammy Matilda and a butler named Pappy Cole.
Nancy's car is stol ...more
If this book were a classic, confusing vocabulary, etc. may be OK. But the book is far from a classic- and there are so many great mysteries written today f ...more
Another good Nancy Drew mystery. Not the best ...more
There's a lot going on in this particular tale with car bombs and mystery and intrigue in New Orleans. I have to give it at least 3 stars for the nostalgia tug on my heart.
Edna and Harriet Stratemeyer inherited the company from their father Edward Str ...more