The Sign of the Twisted Candles

The Sign of the Twisted Candles

Book - 1996
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Another exciting mystery begins for the young detective when her friends Bess and George ask her to investigate a rumor that their wealthy great-granduncle, Asa Sidney, is virtually a prisoner in his own mansion. But solving the mystery and befriending Carol Wipple, the sixteen-year-old foster daughter of the caretakers of the old mansion, nearly costs Nancy the friendship of Bess and George. It takes all of Nancy's sleuthing ability as well as diplomacy to save it.Nancy braves one danger after another to bring to justice the swindlers who are stealing Asa Sidney's fortune. With only the sign of the twisted candles to guide her, Nancy uncovers hidden treasure and an amazing letter that ends a family feud and brings unexpected happiness to Carol.
Publisher: Bedford, Mass. : Applewood Books, 1996, c1957.
Edition: Facsimile ed.
ISBN: 9780448095097
Branch Call Number: J KEE
Additional Contributors: Russell, Tandy H. - Illustrator


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Jul 13, 2015

Nancy Drew drives out to a secluded tea room where she is asked to check up on an old man being held prisoner there. While visiting she Find out that He is turning 100 years old and that Her best friends Bess Marvin and Georgina (called George because of her boyish nature) are related to Him. She finds out more about this old man but what she learns causes her great pain.

Feb 21, 2015

Mysterious and drawing in...

13viccortes Jun 26, 2012

it has so much mystery on it and makes it interesting to guess what happens next... :)

dragonsnakes Mar 07, 2011

Enjoyed Nancy Drew as a young giril, especially since it was featuring a female mystery sleuth.

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Mar 17, 2015

GwenOfNVDPL thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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Mar 17, 2015

Young detective Nancy Drew comes to investigate around the mysterious disappearances of old Asa Sidney's fortune. As more & more of it go missing, Nancy also discovers a family feud that could separate herself from her two friends Bess & George. When she befriends orphan Carol Wipple, the mystery of Carol's past & parentage unfolds, which convicts two "relatives" of stealing. Nancy finally is able to put the mystery together and help not only Carol, but breaks the feud between families.


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