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Nancy Drew Her Interactive Computer Games

If you enjoy reading the Nancy Drew books, you'll really enjoy stepping into Nancy's shoes and solving mysteries. From dastardly villains to spooky old mansions to things that do not always appear as they seem, you'll delight in the fun computer games that Her Interactive has been issuing twice a year.

2012 Games: Tomb of the Lost Queen and The Deadly Device. 2013 Summer Sneak Peak: Ghost of Thornton Hall.

SPECIAL COLLECTOR'S EDITION! Her Interactive released a limited 5000 run of 3 fan favorite games in a collectible tin with a nifty journal featuring art from the games.

Only available at Amazon (click at right) or Her Interactive's website.

With the release of new games this year, you will find this year shaping up to be quite a mystery just ready to solve. For "Girls who aren't afraid of a mouse," these games will entertain you, at times baffle you as a truly good mystery always did Nancy, and ultimately take you into Nancy's world for a thrilling adventure.

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The Games & The Nancy Drew Books They're Based On:

Secrets Can Kill:

A crime has been committed at the local high school and it’s up to you as Nancy Drew to crack the case! Look carefully in every nook and cranny for almost 200 hidden clues. Interrogate suspects and solve over 75 cryptic codes and puzzles to weed out possible suspects. Question everything to uncover the truth and catch a cunning criminal.

Based on the Nancy Drew Files book: Secrets Can Kill

Secrets Can Kill - Remastered:

Play the Game that Started the Award-Winning Series!

As a tribute to Nancy Drew's 80th Anniversary, Her Interactive remastered the first game that launched the award-winning adventure series. With completely updated graphics and new puzzles, this special edition will appeal to old and new mystery game fans alike!

Based on the Nancy Drew Files book: Secrets Can Kill

Stay Tuned For Danger:

TV actress Mattie Jensen needs your help; an unknown enemy is threatening her co-star. As Nancy Drew, you'll pose as an extra on a television set filled with clues and plot twists. Look everywhere for evidence to unravel a web of lies surrounding the suspects. Interview and interact with 3D characters, solve over 100 puzzles and crack hidden codes to discover the truth before the final curtain call.

Based on the Nancy Drew Files book: Stay Tuned for Danger

The Final Scene:

When one of Nancy's high school friends gets kidnapped in an historic theater, our favorite detective is plunged into a desperate race against the clock: with the theater being torn down in just three days, can Nancy outwit the kidnapper and rescue her friend before the wrecking ball flies? Or will this be Maya's final scene?

Based on the Nancy Drew Files book: The Final Scene

Treasure in the Royal Tower:

Nancy's ski vacation in an old castle has been interrupted by a fierce blizzard! Snowbound inside the castle, Nancy learns of an elaborate plot devised by Marie Antoinette over 200 years ago to hide a royal treasure. Nancy begins to uncover the rich history of the lodge, and some mysterious events, all leading to the hidden treasure. When Nancy is around, there is much more to the story than first appears!

Based on the Nancy Drew book: Treasure in the Royal Tower

Message in a Haunted Mansion:

In "Message in a Haunted Mansion," Nancy Drew is invited by a friend to San Francisco to assist in the renovation of a Victorian mansion. Mysterious accidents keep throwing the renovations off schedule. Is it unsettled spirits at work? Or is there something more sinister going on? In a house full of trapdoors and secret tunnels finding the answer won't be easy.

Based on the Nancy Drew book: The Message in the Haunted Mansion

Secret of the Scarlet Hand:

Between cases, Nancy Drew has taken an internship as Deputy Curator at the Beech Hill Museum in Washington, D.C. Nancy soon discovers she will be doing more than learning about ancient Maya artifacts—there have been a series of thefts and the only clue left behind is a mysterious scarlet handprint! As Nancy digs deeper into seemingly unrelated thefts, the know ledge she gains about the Maya culture makes her realize that she may have unearthed a larger plot.

Based on the Nancy Drew book: The Secret of the Scarlet Hand

The Ghost Dogs of Moon Lake:

You, as Nancy Drew, must pick up the cold trail left by a sinister character from long ago in this intriguing 3-D interactive mystery. Decipher cryptic puzzles, search through shadowy woods, creepy old houses, interview suspicious characters, and dodge danger to sniff out the truth behind local legends and solve the mystery of the Ghost Dogs of Moon Lake.

A Friend’s frantic note sends Nancy on the trail of a mysterious pack of dogs, whose glowing eyes and mournful howls threaten to chase her and her friend away forever. Locals say that the dogs have come back from the grave to protect the secrets of their master, who died long ago and was buried next to his beloved dogs.

Players, as Nancy Drew, must use their detective skills to track the history of Mike Malone, the notorious gangster who once lived in the lakeside cabin recently purchased by Nancy’s friend. Are the ghostly legends true, or is there a flesh and blood answer to the dogs’ haunting howls? To solve the case Nancy ventures into the deep, dark woods surrounding the lake. Like a bird dog hot on a scent, she hunts down the history of Moon Lake and its residents in search of clues. Along the way she meets a variety of fascinating characters, all with something to hide.

Based on the Nancy Drew Ghost Story in the Nancy Drew Ghost Stories #1 book: The Ghost Dogs of Whispering Oaks

The Haunted Carousel:

The merry-go-round at Captain’s Cove seems to have a mind of its own. Late at night, when the park is deserted, it takes off on a bizarre riderless journey. Will you be able to unravel the mysterious happenings surrounding this beautiful antique carousel?

Only after solving a series of challenging puzzles and avoiding several deadly traps, does Nancy discover the truth behind the haunted carousel.

Based on the Nancy Drew book: The Haunted Carousel

Danger on Deception Island:

In Danger on Deception Island, you, as Nancy Drew, are investigating a string of mysterious events on Deception Island. Try this adventure by foot, bike, and kayak! Navigate sea caves, boats, and the surrounding waters in your kayak. Hop on your bike to explore the Whale Center, Hot Kettle Cafe, and Lighthouse. Walk around town or hit the sandy beach to discover a lighthouse, build sandcastles and more!

When George’s friend, Katie Firestone, invites Nancy to Deception Island in the San Juan Islands of the Pacific Northwest for a whale-watching excursion, the sleuth arrives to find Katie’s tour boat heavily vandalized. A threatening note warns Katie to “stop meddling.” As Nancy investigates, she learns that the town of Snake Horse Harbor is up in arms over an orphaned Orca whale that recently appeared in the channel and has apparently decided to stay.

No one has yet figured out what pod she’s from, and it seems that everyone has a different idea of what should be done about her. But one person seems to stand in way of everyone's plans: a meddling Katie Firestone! As Nancy begins to question her allies, a simple vandalism case begins to unfold into something more mysterious…and sinister.

Based on the Nancy Drew book: The Whispers in the Fog

The Secret of Shadow Ranch:

Ropin’, ridin’ and revenge. A ranch vacation takes a terrifying turn when a ghostly horse appears. Is it driven by the vengeful commands of its long-dead master, Dirk Valentine? Or is a living villain behind the ranch’s string of bad luck? It’s up to you, as Nancy Drew, to figure out who’s wearing the black hat before your investigation is ambushed!

Based on the best-selling Nancy Drew book of all time, The Secret of Shadow Ranch is a thrilling wild-west adventure. A ghostly horse tramples all hope of a restful ranch vacation for you, as Nancy Drew. You must divine the truth from the ghost stories quickly – or you might be next on the list for unearthly revenge!

Based on the classic Nancy Drew book: The Secret of Shadow Ranch

The Curse of Blackmoor Manor:

Blackmoor Manor is a centuries-old mansion located in the moors of England. It is the ancestral home to the Penvellyn family, an old, eclectic family with a long history of fascinating ancestors. All is not well in Blackmoor Manor, a Fourteenth Century English mansion haunted by a tragic past. You, as Nancy Drew, embark on your first international adventure to visit Linda Penvellyn, your neighbor's daughter and newlywed wife of a British diplomat. A mysterious malady keeps Linda hidden behind thick bed curtains. Is she hiding from something or someone, or is a more menacing threat stalking her? Face your fears to find the truth!

Based on the Nancy Drew book: The Bluebeard Room

Secret of the Old Clock:

Set in 1930, the year the first Nancy Drew book was published, Secret of the Old Clock takes you back in time to solve a sinister mystery in the small town of Titusville.

Secret of the Old Clock begins behind the wheel of Nancy’s famous blue roadster, pulling up to a sleepy roadside inn in the town of Titusville. As Nancy, you’re visiting the Lilac Inn and its young owner, Emily Crandall, at the request of a mutual friend. Emily is distraught; her mother died unexpectedly, leaving her to run the Lilac Inn and restaurant with only her guardian to help her. Is Emily suffering from a case of nerves, or is something sinister afoot in Titusville? As Nancy Drew, it’s up to you to find out!

Check out a neat Old Clock trailer!

Based on the classic Nancy Drew books: The Secret of the Old Clock, The Hidden Staircase and The Mystery at Lilac Inn.

Last Train to Blue Moon Canyon:

The Hardy Boys have invited you, as Nancy Drew, on a train ride out West hosted by beautiful and prominent socialite, Lori Girard. Lori has gathered the greatest minds in mystery to solve a century-old secret and the haunted train is their best clue.

The luxurious train once belonged to Jake Hurley, who set out long ago to find the mother lode during mining mania. Shortly after the trip began, Jake's wife, Camille met an untimely end. Although her death broke his heart, Jake pressed on in his search for riches. Years later, Jake's train was found in Blue Moon Canyon with the engineer slumped over in the car - dead. Jake had mysteriously vanished...

Climb aboard as Nancy Drew and see if you can uncover the truth at the end of the line!

Based on the Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys SuperMystery book: Mystery Train.

Danger by Design:

v You, as Nancy Drew, intern undercover in a prestigious fashion design studio in Paris. The lead designer, Minette, hasn't quite been herself lately. She hides behind a white mask and often throws tantrums, even firing several employees. Mysterious threats arrive at the old windmill studio and other troubles lurk in the underbelly of the City of Light.

Can you help Minette release her latest clothing line on time? Or will your sleuthing abroad meet an unfashionable end?

Based on the Nancy Drew Files book: Death by Design

The Creature of Kapu Cave:

You, as Nancy Drew, go to Hawaii to serve as a research assistant to Dr. Quigley Kim. A devastating scourge is destroying the pineapple crop causing residents to whisper that a local research compound has awoken the legendary Kane ‘okala. Upon arriving, she discovers the camp ravaged with Dr. Kim missing. Coincidentally, the Hardy Boys are also on the Island to complete top secret mission, but it’s up to Nancy to uncover this intricate web of mysteries!

Based on the Nancy Drew book: Mystery on Maui.

The White Wolf of Icicle Creek:

Nancy Drew travels to the Canadian Rockies to investigate the Icicle Creek Lodge. Chantal, the owner of the lodge has asked her to uncover the culprit behind a recent string of suspicious accidents. To make matters worse, an eerie howling wolf keeps everyone up at night and terrorizes the guests. The wolf also appears at the site of accidents and then mysteriously disappears when the police arrive. As Nancy makes her way to the cozy lodge, an explosion rocks the quiet night, destroying a bunkhouse. A wolf howls mournfully in the distance. Nancy has barely set foot on the premise and already trouble is afoot! Can Nancy solve this mystery before all the guests leave and Chantal is left out in the cold?

Based on the Nancy Drew book: Mystery of the Mother Wolf.

Legend of the Crystal Skull:

Bruno Bolet was the proud owner of the "Whisperer," a crystal skull rumored to protect its holder from almost any cause of death - except murder. When Bruno passed away, his nephew Henry came to wrap up his affairs, but he couldn't find the skull among the clutter of the creepy Bolet manor. You'll need to team up with Nancy's best friend Bess Marvin to find this mystical artifact before it falls into the wrong hands!

Based on the Nancy Drew book: The Mardi Gras Mystery.

The Phantom of Venice:

Somewhere beyond the bright piazzas and open markets of the Venice Carnevale lurks a masked thief. Despite months of investigations, the Italian police remain helpless as stolen treasures vanish in the night. That's why the authorities asked you, as detective Nancy Drew, to join the case, to infiltrate a dangerous crime syndicate and catch this phantom thief before he or she destroys the heart of Venice!

Based on the Nancy Drew book: The Phantom of Venice.

The Haunting of Castle Malloy:

A friend of Nancy's insists she holds her wedding at the castle. Once they arrive things don't go as planned and the merry occasion turns frightening and menacing. The groom disappears and the bride falls into an utter state of confusion and wanders the castle acting as the "banshee". Nancy must unearth the secrets that lie within the dark corners of the castle's walls in order to find out who or what is behind the disappearance of the groom.

Ransom of the Seven Ships:

Dive into Danger to Rescue Bess from Kidnappers!

Your friend Bess Marvin is kidnapped and the only chance you have to save her is by solving a 300-year-old Bahamian mystery! Dangerous waters keep treasure hunters from exploring the reefs around Dread Isle, but this remote island might hide the riches of El Toro's lost fleet! Can you, as Nancy Drew, track down the treasure before time runs out?

Based on the Nancy Drew book: The Broken Anchor.

Warnings at Waverly Academy:

Enroll in a school plagued by suspicions and lies!

You, as Nancy Drew, are undercover at a prestigious girls' boarding school to discover the culprit behind threatening notes and dangerous accidents aimed at its valedictorian candidates! Is there a secret someone wants to protect or are the malicious pranks intended to scare away the competition - permanently? Solve the mystery before the threats turn deadly and you're expelled from the case!

Based on the Nancy Drew book: The Curse of the Black Cat.

Trail of the Twister:

Apprehend a Saboteur Stirring up Turbulent Trouble!

$100,000,000 is at stake in this competition to discover a formula to predict tornado touchdowns. But when equipment starts failing and crew members are injured, you as Nancy Drew, must join the team to keep them in the competition. Is it just bad luck that's plaguing the storm chasers or is someone sabotaging their chances of winning in Nancy Drew: Trail of the Twister?

Based on the Nancy Drew book: The Mystery in Tornado Alley.

Shadow at the Water's Edge:

Confront Terrifying Secrets in a Haunted Japanese Inn!

Traditional Japanese family ryokans (inns) are charming places, but a vengeful ghost is terrifying you and other unsuspecting guests. Is there a shadowy specter haunting the placid inn or is something far more sinister driving away business?

Based on the classic Nancy Drew book: The Thirteenth Pearl.

Nancy Drew Mobile Mysteries: Shadow Ranch

Introducing a Story-based Gamebook Series for the iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch!

The Nancy Drew Mobile Mysteries Series, for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, takes the story-based gamebook category to new heights with players choosing their own paths and solving mysteries and puzzles both big and small. Shadow Ranch is an interactive mystery for mobile devices that brings the book to life. As you navigate the mysterious events at Shadow Ranch, you will soon find yourself in a world of long lost treasure, phantom horses, rough and tumble cowboys, and fearsome creatures of the wild desert.

Nancy is off to lend a hand at Shadow Ranch with her two best-friends, Bess and George. But when she arrives, she quickly discovers that Shadow Ranch hides a darker past. A recent rash of ghost sightings and a series of horrible accidents, have been driving customers away from Shadow Ranch in droves, and with business at a standstill, it's only a matter of time before it closes the doors for good. It'll be up to you, as Nancy Drew to piece together the mysterious events at Shadow Ranch, before it's owners are forced to ride off into the sunset. Play the Story!(TM)

Based on the classic Nancy Drew book: The Secret of Shadow Ranch

The Captive Curse:

Escape the Clutches of a Legendary Monster!

Nancy's off to Germany to investigate mysterious sightings of a creature that's been terrorizing the community of a remote Bavarian castle. Local legend tells of a creature that marauded the area centuries ago, wreaking havoc and ultimately causing the death of a young woman before disappearing without a trace. Can you, as Nancy Drew, unmask the creature before you suffer the same terrible fate?

Based on the Nancy Drew book: Captive Witness.

Alibi in Ashes:

Escape the Smoky Intrigue of a Hometown Inferno!

A local contest turns into an arson scene and now deceit smolders among the charred ruins of the River Heights Town Hall. Police have several suspects, but well-placed incriminating evidence and poisonous local gossip compelled authorities to make only one arrest: Nancy Drew. Can you, as the teenage detective and her closest friends, catch the real arsonist and extinguish the accusations among the embers?

Tomb of the Lost Queen:

Unearth Sinister Secrets in an Ancient Egyptian Tomb!

Egyptologists and archaeologists are abuzz about recent discoveries by a university dig team, but suspicious accidents left the group isolated and leaderless. Is a curse burying their progress or is someone sabotaging their success? Find out as you assume the role of Nancy Drew and uncover the lost secrets buried within the Tomb of the Lost Queen!

The Deadly Device:

Fear lingers in a remote laboratory after a physicist's suspicious demise. A police investigation resulted in nothing except a case as cold as the secretive personalities and steel walls that enshroud a top-secret Tesla-inspired facility.

That's why the lab owner asked you, as Detective Nancy Drew, to expose the terrifying truth about The Deadly Device!


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