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By Carolyn Keene
Nancy Drew arrives in Phoenix, Arizona, eagerly watching for a fun-packed holiday at Shadow Ranch, yet all of sudden reveals herself keen on a baffling secret. The ranch is being haunted by way of an unknown enemy. area people think that the ghostly animal is conducting the curse of Dirk Valentine, the romantic outlaw who was once killed a long time in the past at Shadow Ranch, the place he had long gone to satisfy a promise to his sweetheart. Aided by way of her pals Bess Marvin and George Fayne, Nancy comes face-to-face with catastrophe while she is trapped inside of a development that's toppled by means of a rockslide —a rockslide that is intentionally prompted. however the lovely titian-haired detective is still undaunted in her decision to unravel the secret.
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As Nancy controlled to perk up, she observed that the ground now slanted steeply downhill, and her buddies have been crawling up towards her. “Oh, Nancy, are you okay? ” Bess requested anxiously. Nancy controlled a shaky smile. “I imagine I’m simply bruised. Now that I’ve stuck my breath, I’ll be wonderful. ” George and Bess helped her to her knees. “We’ll need to move slowly down,” acknowledged George. “And the earlier the higher. This development may well begin to slide back. ” Nancy and her acquaintances held their breaths and gingerly crawled backward down the slanting flooring to the door. The sill used to be now nearly waist-high. As they climbed out, Nancy observed that the construction had slipped all the way down to the line. Alice, sporting a coil of rope, got here hurrying as much as them. “Oh, Nancy, thank goodness you’re o.k.! ” she exclaimed. She defined that George had despatched her again to the horses for the rope in case they wanted it. Nancy regarded uneasily up on the rocky slope at the back of the wrecked condominium. She squinted her eyes opposed to the glare of the sunlight yet may well discover not anything relocating. “What do you think that triggered the rockslide? ” George requested. Nancy informed the ladies of getting visible the fellow within the black hat. “Maybe he begun a boulder rolling,” she prompt. “On function? ” Bess requested, horrified. “Perhaps,” stated Nancy. “I have a sense it’s a similar guy George and that i observed in Tumbleweed. If he’s after Valentine’s treasure, this is often yet one more circulation to scare us off the ranch. ” George reminded her that doubtless there have been different males within the county with huge black hats. “I know,” Nancy admitted. She puzzled no matter if the guy had them there or have been disturbed via their coming. the opposite ladies stated that to date that they had discovered no indicators of somebody residing within the deserted village. At Nancy’s advice they began down the road, and with no coming into, regarded into the few structures they had no longer already checked. all of the whereas Bess saved glancing over her shoulder to work out if somebody have been following them. once they reached the top of the road, she and George peered right into a tumble-down blacksmith’s store. unexpectedly there has been a rustling noise. Bess jumped again and squealed as anything scurried previous her. “Really, Bess,” George stated in disgust, “you’re hopeless. That used to be just a pack rat. ” Bess blushed. “I can’t aid it. I retain waiting for the guy in black to leap out at us. ” Nancy spoke up. “I imagine Bess has some degree We’d greater get out of the following. If the fellow continues to be round he simply may reason one other rockslide. ” In a couple of minutes the ladies had fixed their horses and have been using out of city. “Are we going directly to the cabin now? ” Alice requested anxiously. “Perhaps the lads we observed have been on their option to it. ” “Yes,” stated Nancy. once they have been away from the dilapidated structures she reined in and studied the map Aunt wager had given her. After consulting the compass, she led the ladies round the again of Shadow Mountain on a slim path. from time to time they handed a tall, creamy yucca flower in bloom or startled a chook from a thicket of chaparral. yet they observed no different residing creatures.