The Clue in the Jewel Box is the twentieth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series.


Official synopsis from the publisher's website:

An antique dealer’s revelation about a former queen’s priceless heirloom starts Nancy on a trail of exciting adventures. Madame Alexandra, now living incognito in River Heights, asks Nancy to find her missing grandson. With only one clue to go on – a faded photograph of the prince at the age of four – the young detective begins her search. Nancy’s investigation unmasks a slick imposter and reunites the long-separated family in this suspense-filled story.

Plot summary

An antique dealer's revelation about a former queen's priceless heirloom leads Nancy on a series of exciting, yet dangerous adventures. Madame Alexandra, who lives in River Heights in exile, asks Nancy to search for her long-lost grandson. Using an old, faded photo of the prince at age four, Nancy begins her search. Also, a secret in the old jewel box helps Nancy unveil a slick imposter and reunite the separated family.

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