The Hidden Staircase (Nancy Drew Series #2)

The Hidden Staircase (Nancy Drew Series #2)

by Carolyn Keene


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Nancy Drew and The Hidden Staircase hits the big screen in March of 2019! Read the classic book that inspired the movie!

After receiving a call from her friend Helen Corning, Nancy agrees to help solve a baffling mystery. Helen's Aunt Rosemary has been living with her mother at the old family mansion, and they have noticed many strange things. They have heard music, thumps, and creaking noises at night, and seen eerie shadows on the walls. Could the house be haunted?

Just as soon as she hangs up the phone, a strange man visits Nancy's house 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 warning leads Nancy and  her father Carson to search for the missing Willie Wharton, a landowner, who can prove he signed away his land to the railroad and save the railroad from a lawsuit. Will Nancy be able to find the missing landowner and discover how these mysteries are related?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780448095028
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 05/01/1930
Series: Nancy Drew Series
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 33,301
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile: 780L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

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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The Hidden Staircase (Nancy Drew Series #2) 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 203 reviews.
jbarr5 More than 1 year ago
The Hidden Staircase Nancy Drew Book by Carolyn Keene Starts out with Nancy helping her dad Carson with railroad business. He has to find a man that signed off on the original railroad property. He has to leave town to do that as he can't locate the man locally. She gets a visit from the owners of the mansion and it's twin house asking her to help them solve the mystery of the ghost in their house. Strange things have been happening and they want to know what to do about them. This book takes many turns, a kidnapping and secret passage ways among the two houses. Loved the exploring and how she accumulated the clues to actually solve both mysteries.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The second I began this book, I fell in love. I am always on the lookout for good mysteries that aren't creepy or scary, and Nancy Drew series is the perfect choice for me. I would recommend this book to anyone looking for a mystery that will keep you turning the pages.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You should totally read this book. It is amazing. Every chapter leaves you hanging off a cliff
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I found this to be a great Nancy Drew book. It kept my attention. I have been reading these since I was 7 years and my dad would bring them home to me and my sister from business trips. I have learned a lot about different parts of the country from reading these.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You can never stop reading the nancy drew books there so good (:
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You gotta read it!
Rachel Minami More than 1 year ago
SCARY! I love the nancy drew books!
Kevin Farrell More than 1 year ago
I love it too! In fact I love the whole series,but this book is a keeper.
Sparklesrich1 More than 1 year ago
I am nine years old and i loved this book! I just want to warn everyone that some things can be a little scary! Other than those parts i really liked it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
THE entire book was wounderful!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
First off i have to say i love the book and all the other ones too. But people need to be writing rewiews and not talking to each other. It is really anoying!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love Nancy Drew I saw the movie and it was pretty scary but the the books are not scary.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was great !not going to tell enny thing els so just go buy it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love mystories
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was so thrilling, I felt like I was in the book!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is amazing!!!!!! This is a must read. This book, like all the other ones, is a quick read. YOU HAVE TO REAE THIS BOOK! If you love mystery.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is one of the best books I have read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is my favorite in the Nancy Drew stories she is not afraid of anything.........much less a ghost that somehow connects with her fathers dissapearance...... will she be able to solve the mysterys that lie before her? That is all i can tell u so enjoy this book.. Love, A savvy reader
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have to read this book for my ELA class, and so far it is pretty good!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was a short sampe, but other than that I know that I would love, because I love all Nancy Drew books, I love her whole series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book it realy is good i think everyone should read it!:)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its very cool and its cool to me because i love mysterys there just awesome i would tell you what happens but you should read it first
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love nacy drew to want to be nook freinds? Whitney ;)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im a Nancy Drew lover, i LOVE reading all her books, i first found out about Nancy Drew when i read one of my favorite series, Judy Moody. Judy Moody talks about Nancy Drew books all the time, she LOVES NANCY DREW just like me. So first before i never read a Nancy Drew books before, i got interested in reading Nancy Dew books because she talks about them all the time. So i got one and my mom's NOOK, first i got the FREE sample, than i got the book. SO GET THE FREE SAMPLE FIRST THAN THE BOOK OF YOU REALLY LIKE THE FREE SAMPKE! thabks, bye!