The Scarlet Slipper Mystery

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The Scarlet Slipper Mystery
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Author Carolyn Keene (Charles S. Strong)
Country United States
Language English
Series Nancy Drew Mystery Stories
Genre Juvenile literature
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap
Publication date
1954
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Preceded by The Ringmaster's Secret
Followed by The Witch Tree Symbol

The Scarlet Slipper Mystery is the thirty-second volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was published in 1954 by Grosset & Dunlap and written by Charles S. Strong under the house pseudonym Carolyn Keene.[1]

Plot[edit]

Nancy meets the Fontaine's, refugees from the fictional country of Centrovia, who run a dancing school in River Heights. The Fontaine's receive threats from a mysterious assailant and Nancy offers to help, but then the Fontaine's disappear. Nancy begins her search for them and becomes involved in a mystery involving a pair of scarlet dancing slippers, a painting, and missing jewels. There are many people pretending to be friends of the Fontaines, but Nancy does not know if they are lying.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rediscovering Nancy Drew Carolyn Stewart Dyer, Nancy Tillman Romalov; University of Iowa Press, 1995; "Charles Strong created the manuscript for The Scarlet Slipper Mystery" (page 155)