The Broken Anchor

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The Broken Anchor
Author Carolyn Keene
Country United States
Language English
Series Nancy Drew stories
Genre Detective, Mystery novel
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Preceded by Nancy Drew: Clue in the Ancient Disguise
Followed by Nancy Drew: The Silver Cobweb

The Broken Anchor is the 70th volume in the Nancy Drew Stories series. The PC adventure game, Ransom of the Seven Ships, is based on this book.

Plot summary[edit]

Nancy receives an invitation to the Sweet Spring Resort on Anchor island, Bahamas. Her father calls upon her assistance and she sends Bess and George down to Ancho Island to investigate why someone sent her (Nancy) plane tickets. Her father, Carson, is in Miami and is investigating an abandoned boat. They discover inside the boat are newspaper clippings of Nancy's former investigations.

Characters[edit]

INA version

  • Nancy Drew
  • Carson Drew : Nancy's father
  • Hannah Gruen : Nancy's family housekeeper
  • Bess Marvin : Nancy's best friend
  • George Fayne : Nancy's best friend
  • Jeff de Foe : Sweet Spring Resorts owner
  • Lenna de Foe : Jeff de Foe's wife
  • Penny de Foe : Jeff de Foe's Grandniece
  • Sheriff Boyd
  • Avery Yates : Carson Drew's friend
  • Tom : Villain
  • Jack : Villain
  • Perkins : Plane passenger
  • Ben Graves : Plane passenger