Teenage sleuth Nancy Drew receives an odd call from her friend Helen. Helen's Aunt Rosemary has been living with her mother at the old family mansion and they have noticed strange things.odd music, thumps and creaking noises---even strange shadows on the walls! Could this house be haunted? Just as soon as Nancy hangs up the phone, a strange man shows up to warn her and her father that they are in danger because of a case he is working on buying property for a railroad company. This warming leads Nancy and her dad to search for the missing Willie Wharton who can prove that he signed his land away to the railroad and save the railroad from a lawsuit. Can Nancy solve both cases, and discover how they are both related?
This hardcover book features a new look with the same story!
A special treat for Nancy Drew fans, and any reader who's new to the series! We're releasing a stunning new edition of an old favorite: The Hidden Staircase, the second book in the incredibly popular, long-running series. It's the same exciting mystery that readers have fallen in love with for more than 80 years—Nancy Drew has to find the mysterious ghost that seems to be haunting Twin Elms, and make sure no more prized possessions disappear under her nose. Now with a brand-new look, this is an edition that collectors won't want to miss!
Carolyn Keene is a pen name used by a variety of authors for the classic Nancy Drew Mystery series. The first author to use the pseudonym was Mildred Wirt Benson, who wrote 23 of the original 30 books. Other writers who have adapted the "Carolyn Keene" moniker include Leslie McFarlane, James Duncan Lawrence, Walter Karig, and Nancy Axelrod.