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The Secret in the Old Attic (Nancy Drew, Book 21) (original 1944; edition 2005)

by Carolyn Keene

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Title:The Secret in the Old Attic (Nancy Drew, Book 21)
Authors:Carolyn Keene
Info:Applewood Books (2005), Hardcover, 210 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:Mystery/Suspense, USA

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The Secret in the Old Attic by Carolyn Keene (1944)



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The author pulls Nancy into two mysteries at the same time. She deals with time management juggling the two. This mystery was ho hum. The neat part of the book is if you get a copy with images, note the picture of Nancy hiding behind a wall. Note the gloves on her hands, they play a role in the story in a unexpected way. ( )
  seki | Jun 26, 2013 |
A very enjoyable read with a good plot. I remember really being sympathetic to the characters' plights and cheering Nancy on as she searched for those manuscripts. ( )
  rabbitprincess | Jun 24, 2012 |
This book is one of my favorites of the Nancy Drew series.You would like this book if you like adventure and mystery. Nancy tries to find hidden music for a poor family. Nancy goes through dangerous situations one including being locked in a room with a dangerous black widow. To me, almost everyone would love this book. ( )
  sports-star | Aug 17, 2011 |
Nancy Drew must use clues in a dead man's letters to find some unpublished musical manuscripts that will save an old man and his granddaughter from financial ruin.
  paceacademy | May 11, 2010 |
creepy, cool and suspending ( )
  Akanbane2 | Jun 19, 2007 |
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"It seems strange to hunt for a clue among these, Nancy, but that's exactly what I've been asked to do."
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Nancy Drew races against time to unravel the clues in a dead man's letters. If she succeeds, Philip March and his little granddaughter can be saved from financial ruin. Following the obscure clues, Nancy undertakes a search for some unpublished musical manuscripts which she believes are hidden in the dark, cluttered attic of the rundown March mansion. But someone else wants them enough to put many frightening obstacles in Nancy's way.
It takes courage and ingenuity for the alert young detective to discover the significance of the skeleton with the upraised arm and to find the source of the spooky sounds of music in the old attic.
Startling developments await Nancy when she aids her lawyer father in doing some detective work on a case involving a stolen formula for a unique silk-making process. How she outwits a trio of ruthless thieves and solves the Marches' problems as well as her father's case makes exciting reading.
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Nancy Drew must use clues in a dead man's letters to find some unpublished musical manuscripts that will save an old man and his granddaughter from financial ruin.

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