The Triple Hoax
|This section requires expansion. (January 2007)|
|Cover artist||Ruth Sanderson|
|ISBN||ISBN 0-448-43688-4 / ISBN 978-0-448-43688-3|
|Preceded by||Nancy Drew: The Thirteenth Pearl|
|Followed by||Nancy Drew: The Flying Saucer Mystery|
The Triple Hoax is the 57th book in the series of Nancy Drew. It was the first paperback Nancy Drew produced by Simon & Schuster under the Wanderer imprint. In 2005, Grosset & Dunlap reprinted it in the yellow hardback format.
In The Triple Hoax, Nancy, her Aunt Eloise, Bess, and George begin by going to New York to help a friend. There they see a performance done by the Hoaxters, a group of magicians. These magicians take handbags and wallets from people in the audience- they do return them, but Nancy feels suspicious. Nancy and her friends follow leads to Mexico City, where Nancy is asked to find a child that has gone missing, and then to Los Angeles, where Nancy and her friends are threatened by the Hoaxters to try to scare them off the case.
The Triple Hoax features different versions of the cover art including the following three: