The Haunted Showboat

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The Haunted Showboat
First edition
Author Carolyn Keene
Series Nancy Drew Mystery Stories
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap
Publication date
Preceded by The Hidden Window Mystery (1956)
Followed by The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959)

The Haunted Showboat is the thirty-fifth book in the Nancy Drew mystery series. It was first published in 1957 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.


Nancy, Bess, and George travel to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, but they are then enveloped into a mystery involving an old showboat that is said to be haunted. Nancy then uncovers an imposter and searches for buried pirate gold.