Nancy Drew 09: The Sign of the Twisted Candles

Nancy Drew 09: The Sign of the Twisted Candles

Another exciting mystery begins for the young detective when her friends Bess and George ask her to investigate a rumor that their wealthy great-granduncle, Asa Sidney, is virtually a prisoner in his own mansion. But solving the mystery and befriending Carol Wipple, the sixteen-year-old foster daughter of the caretakers of the old mansion, nearly costs Nancy the friendship of Bess and George. It takes all of Nancy's sleuthing ability as well as diplomacy to save it.Nancy braves one danger after another to bring to justice the swindlers who are stealing Asa Sidney’s fortune. With only the sign of the twisted candles to guide her, Nancy uncovers hidden treasure and an amazing letter that ends a family feud and brings unexpected happiness to Carol.

The Sign of the Twisted Candles

The Sign of the Twisted Candles

While solving the mystery of an old man's disappearing fortune, Nancy ends a family feud and reveals the identity of an orphan of unknown parentage.

The Secret of the Forgotten Cave

The Secret of the Forgotten Cave

Visiting George's Aunt Elizabeth in Connecticut, Nancy learns that a local dispute over a bicycle path and a rare bat species has the community divided, and a threatening phone call puts Nancy on the path of a killer.

The Case of the Creative Crime

The Case of the Creative Crime

After Rhoda Benton, the director of an arts colony on Pennington estate, is threatened, Nancy and Bess search for the perpetrator.

Secret of the Spa

Secret of the Spa

Nancy, George, and Bess get ready to enjoy the luxuries of the brand new spa that's opening in town. But then Deidre shows up ~ and if her appearance isn't enough to put a dampener on things, someone starts to tamper with the food, and then some unwelcome little critters turn up on the facial brushes! Clearly someone is trying to sabbotage the spa... but can Nancy discover why and who?

The Case of the Dangerous Solution

The Case of the Dangerous Solution

When George takes a delivery job for a local pharmacy, three customers fall prey to lethal poisons that are substituted for medicine, and Nancy must solve the case before George is named a prime suspect. Original.

The Case of Capital Intrigue

The Case of Capital Intrigue

Visiting the White House, where George is interning as a photographer's assistant, Nancy watches a photo session of a priceless gold statue, only to be attacked by a thief who makes off with the statue. Original.

The Case of the Captured Queen

The Case of the Captured Queen

When River Heights is chosen as the site of a major international chess tournament, Nancy must save the day when a saboteur ruins the opening ceremony and kidnaps a top player's sister. Original.

The Riddle of the Ruby Gazelle

The Riddle of the Ruby Gazelle

The search for a kidnapper leads Nancy into a gem of a mystery! Nancy Drew #135.