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Nancy Drew Mystery Stories® 31-40

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31 The Ringmaster's Secret 1953, 1974

Nancy is given a gold bracelet and discovers one of the horse charms is missing. When she learns the unusual story behind the jewelry, she sets out to solve the fascinating mystery. Clues lead Nancy to a circus where she meets an unhappy young aerialist who has a horse charm just like the one Nancy is missing. Nancy joins the circus in order to investigate the significance of the horse charm and ends up reuniting a mother and daughter.

32 The Scarlet Slipper Mystery 1954, 1974

Nancy meets the Fontaines, refugees from Centrovia, who run a dancing school in River Heights. When the Fontaines are threatened, Nancy offers assistance. When the Fontaines disappear, Nancy searches for them and becomes involved with the significance of a pair of scarlet slippers, a painting, and missing jewels.

33 The Witch Tree Symbol 1955, 1974

Nancy, Bess, and George travel to Pennsylvania to search for missing furniture and uncover the meaning behind the witch tree symbol hex sign that keeps appearing. Their search for a clue in an old table leads to solving an ancient mystery and helps reunite a young Amish woman with her family.

34 The Hidden Window Mystery 1956, 1975

The search for a missing stained glass window takes Nancy, Bess, and George on a journey to Charlottesville, Virginia when they stumble upon a mysterious ghost haunting a mansion.

35 The Haunted Showboat 1957

When Nancy, Bess, and George travel to New Orleans for Mardi Gras they are enveloped in a mystery involving a haunted showboat. Nancy unravels the mystery involving an imposter and a search for pirate's gold.

36 The Secret of the Golden Pavilion 1959

Nancy, Bess, and George travel to Hawaii to solve a puzzle involving a golden pavilion. This travelogue takes them to many sites on the island as Nancy strives to catch a gang of art thieves.

37 The Clue in the Old Stagecoach 1960

Nancy, Bess, and George travel to Camp Merriweather and become involved in a mystery involving a missing stagecoach. If found, it will reveal a valuable clue that will be of great value to the town of Francisville.

38 The Mystery of the Fire Dragon 1961

When Chi Che Soong is thought to be kidnapped, Nancy, Bess, and George travel to New York to find out what happened to her. The mysterious dragon symbol, a stolen manuscript, and a strange bookshop involve Nancy in a dangerous mission to stop a gang of smugglers and rescue Chi Che.

39 The Clue of the Dancing Puppet 1962

A mysterious dancing puppet is haunting the grounds of the old Van Pelt estate, home of the local acting troupe, The Footlighters. Nancy, Bess, and George's investigation is a dangerous one, but a rewarding one in the end when an old family mystery is solved.

40 The Moonstone Castle Mystery 1963

When Nancy receives a valuable moonstone as a gift from an unknown person, she is amazed and puzzled. She soon becomes involved in a mystery involving the Bowens and their missing granddaughter which leads Nancy, Bess, and George to Deep River. Investigating the haunted Moonstone Castle leads to a connection between the castle and the mysterious moonstone and the revelation of what happened to Joanie Horton.

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