Scent of Danger
House name Carolyn Keene
Publication information
Publisher Archway Paperbacks[1]
Producer Mega-Books of New York[1]
Publication date February 1990[1]
Media type Paperback
ISBN ISBN 067167496X
Series The Nancy Drew Files
Preceded by False Impressions
Followed by Out of Bounds

Scent of Danger is the 44th book in The Nancy Drew Files series. It was first published in February 1990 by Archway Paperbacks (an imprint of Simon & Schuster).

Plot summary

Nancy stalks some missing jungle cats- but finds a human animal deadliest of all!

To help clear George's boyfriend, Nancy takes on a baffling case at the River Heights Zoo. Four wild cats have vanished, and Owen Harris, a handsome grad student, is chief suspect. At the same time, a great purfume formula is missing,and Nancy is soon hot on the scent.

Owen appears guilty. Has he been framed? Nancy must tread carefully as she finds danger in the blacktop jungle while searching for the valuble cats and the formula. As Nancy investigates, she walks straight in a trap - with only he wits to save her skin!


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