Sunday, August 11, 2013

Cliffhanger (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels #19) by Stefan Petrucha

Read: August 10, 2013
read in a half hour
pages: 96

Cliffhanger (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels, #19)

Book blurb:

Nancy Drew is in a tight spot! It all starts when Nancy trails a masked jewel thief in the woodlands around River Heights. After running into a group of hikers, Nancy asks if they’ve seen anyone, only to find that one of the hikers is also the thief! When Nancy breaks off from the group to make a phone call, she is pushed from behind and ends up dangling from a tree root, afraid to call for help lest the crook find her. This time, its up to Bess and George to help their dear friend Nancy Drew.

What Goes Up... (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels #16) by Stefan Petrucha

Read: August 10, 2013
read in a half hour
pages: 96

What Goes Up... (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels, #16)

Book blurb:

After Stealing a million in investment cash, a desperate robber commandeers a hot air balloon at the local exposition, only to be lost in a raging storm.  The balloon was tracked to a high mountain area before going down.  When Police Chief McGinnis refuses to take Nancy on the recovery effort, she and the girls stowaway with the investment bankers, also climbing the mountain, in an effort to recover their funds.  Unfortunately, once the balloon is found, they learn that they’ve hung out with the wrong group – the bankers were in on it with the robbers!

City Under the Basement (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels #18) by Stefan Petrucha

Read: August 10, 2013
read in a half hour
pages: 96


City Under the Basement (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels, #18)

Book blurb:

Nancy and her father Carson find themselves in an ancient city long buried below a luxurious estate, the sale of which has brought them to Turkey. Thieves led by a mysterious rich man named Harold Severino search frantically for a priceless artifact somewhere in the city as Nancy and her father are taken prisoner. Severino, who previously attempted to purchase the estate with suspicious motives, has been led to the archeological treasure by none other than Professor David Sever, the crooked archeologist from Nancy Drew #2: Writ in Stone!  It’s up to Nancy to halt the plundering of this living museum and somehow make it out in one piece!

Night of the Living Chatchke (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels #17) by Stefan Petrucha

Read: August 9, 2013
read in a half hour
pages: 96

Night of the Living Chatchke (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels, #17)

Book blurb:

Nancy Drew travels to Turkey with her father, attorney Carson Drew, who plans to negotiate the sale of an ancestral estate belonging to one of his clients. When Nancy finds that mysterious artifacts have been disappearing from the estate, she turns her suspicions to Harland Severino, a rich man who desperately wants to purchase it. Nancy does some sleuthing that leads her beneath the property into an environment no one could’ve guessed what lay there: the ancient ruins of a city long forgotten by time, filled with priceless ancient artifacts that grave robbers will do anything to get at!

Tiger Counter (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels #15) by Stefan Petrucha

Read: August 9, 2013
read in a half hour
pages: 96

Tiger Counter (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels, #15)

Book blurb:

Nancy and her best friends, Bess and George, have volunteered at the River Heights Animal Protection Center, never dreaming that they might soon need protection from the animals But that's exactly what happens when a truck delivering circus tigers breaks down by the woods and the big cats escape. Nancy and her friends are nearby responding to a call from Mrs. Eartha--one of her pet cats was attacked by a coyote--when they're suddenly swept up in the deadly mystery of the missing tigers. 

Sleight of Dan (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels #14) by Stefan Petrucha

Read: August 1, 2013
read in a half hour
pages: 112

Sleight of Dan (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels, #14)

Book blurb:

Nancy, Ned, and George attend magician Dan Devil’s show, and witness his assistant’s magical  disappearance—except she doesn’t reappear!  Seems Nancy can’t even go on a date without stumbling upon a mystery.  In searching for the missing assistant, Nancy goes on a magical mystery tour of Dan Evil’s home and runs into a very hungry anaconda!  Rather than become snake food, she agrees to become Dan’s new assistant—but what if she vanishes too?

Doggone Town (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels #13) by Stefan Petrucha

Read: July 31, 2013
read in a half hour
pages: 112

Doggone Town (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels, #13)

Book blurb:

When Nancy Drew and Ned Nickerson attempt to return a lost dog named “Togo” to its owner in the small town of Nevershare, they stumble onto a much bigger mystery—where did all the people go?  The entire population of Nevershare is missing, except for one person, and she’s mean and not very helpful. Will Nancy solve this mystery before she and Ned also disappear?

Monkey-Wrench Blues (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels #11) by Stefan Petrucha

Read: 29-30, 2013
read in under a half hour
pages: 112

Monkey-Wrench Blues (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels, #11)

Book blurb:

"The High Miles Mystery," winds up with a race that could spell life or death for the girl detective!  Hinkley is able to build a prototype for a new high-efficiency car based on a recently recovered engine. After seeing Nancy drive a tank and stop a speeding train, he wants her (and mechanic Bess) to drive the prototype in a government-sponsored race. The car with the best fuel efficiency wins a government development contract, money Hinkley and Credo would need to bring the car to production. But someone is determined that Nancy and Bess lose-- at any cost!

Global Warning (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels #8) by Stefan Petrucha

Read: July 28, 2013
read in a half hour
pages: 112

Global Warning (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels, #8)

Book blurb:

Nancy Drew battles the Abominable Snowman! It happens at a new Bio-dome facility in River Heights, where Nancy, Bess and George get swept up in a mystery involving five different world environments encased withing giant domes, animals and all. It's funded by famed environmentalist billionaire, Cheri Goale. But before the Bio-Dome officially opens, Sasquatch appears within the Arctic dome creating havoc and endangering the future of the facility. Nancy Drew investigates, but is soon trapped within the dome with the legendary Bigfoot.

The Disoriented Express (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels #10) by Stefan Petrucha

Read: July 28, 2013
read in a half hour
pages: 112

The Disoriented Express (Nancy Drew: Girl Detective Graphic Novels, #10)

Book blurb:

On its journey to Professor Hinkley's research facility, Nancy Drew must protect an amazing creation that could possibly end the world's energy crisis.  Unstable and dangerous, the super fuel-efficient engine must be transported by a private train.  But dark forces are at work, attempting to shanghai the miracle machine - literally at every turn by using computers to jam the switches!  But while Nancy, and her friend George, attempt to determine which sinister suspect is behind these despicable acts, they soon realize that if their adversaries can't succeed at stealing this miraculous machine, they'll destroy the train, along with everything, and everyone on it!  "The Disoriented Express" is the second in a series of three Nancy Drew adventures entitled "The High Miles Mystery."