Curse of the Arctic Star is the first novel of the Nancy Drew Diaries book series. It was released on February 5, 2013, along with the second book Strangers on a Train, which forms a two-part arc. In this book, Nancy is asked to investigate sabotage on the maiden voyage of a luxury cruise ship.


Official synopsis from the back cover:

Dear Diary,
Bess, George, and I are actually in Alaska! Everywhere you look, there are massive mountains and sparkling deep-blue waters. We’re on the maiden voyage of the Arctic Star luxury cruise ship, and my old friend Becca Wright, the assistant cruise director, needs our help. She received threatening e-mails before even setting sail; then, a bloody body turned up in the swimming pool. And when a chandelier came crashing down in the dining room, we thought the Arctic Star may be cursed! There are so many passengers on board, I don’t know where to begin. But I better hurry; if I don’t act fast, this might be everyone’s final — and fatal — voyage!


The book was first released on February 5, 2013 in hardcover, paperback, and eBook format.

Type Publisher Released ISBN Length
Hardcover Aladdin (Simon & Schuster) Feb 2013 978-1-4424-6610-4 208 pages
Trade paperback Aladdin (Simon & Schuster) Feb 2013 978-1-4169-9072-7 208 pages
eBook Aladdin (Simon & Schuster) Feb 2013 978-1-4424-5162-9
Audiobook (digital) Oasis Audio Dec 2014 978-1-62188-497-2 3hr 35m
Audiobook (CD) Oasis Audio May 2015 978-1-61375-722-2 3hr 35m
Audiobook (library CD) Oasis Audio May 2015 978-1-63108-055-5 3hr 35m

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