Nancy Drew 51: Mystery of the Glowing Eye

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Penguin, Jan 1, 1974 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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When Nancy Drew eagerly agrees to help her lawyer father solve the mystery of the glowing eye, she has no way of knowing that it will involve the kidnapping of her close friend Ned Nickerson. A puzzling note in Ned’s handwriting set Nancy and her friends Bess and George on a hazardous search for a bizarre criminal. From their base of operations, the Emerson College campus, the three girl detectives and Ned’s college pals follow a maze of clues to locate the kidnapper’s hideout and rescue Ned. Not only is Nancy greatly worried about Ned, but also she is alarmed by the high-handed methods of a woman lawyer who tries to take the case away from her.

Readers will follow Nancy’s exciting adventures as she unravels this dangerous web of mystery.

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User Review  - Christa -

This book was the scariest Nancy drew book I read so far. It was one also one of my favorites! The ending was very surprising. I am 13 and a half and I still enjoy these books! This story is recommended for 8 to 12, but don't go by that! It for all ages and is a timeless mystery! Read full review

User Review  - Jessica -

This is another great example of Keene's fine work! Add it to your Nancy Drew collection like I did!! Read full review


Runaway Helicopter
A Suspected Forgery
A Glowing
Fiery Red Hair
A Strange Prison
Mysterious Burglary
The Explosion
Puzzling Package
Hidden Notes
The Escape
Chilly Conference
Abrupt Resignation
Astonishing Discovery
Paralyzing Light
Weird Heel Mark
The Captive

Treacherous Swamp
Wilderness Cabin
Surprising Story

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About the author (1974)

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.

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