The Final Scene is 38th book in The Nancy Drew Files. It was first published in August 1989 by Archway Paperbacks, in imprint of Simon & Schuster.


When a handsome teen idol comes to Nancy's hometown, crime grabs the spotlight

Film star Brady Armstrong is in River Heights for the premiere of his newest move at the grand old Century Cinema. When Nancy's friend Bess decides to go backstage to see her heartthrob, she stumbles into a kidnapping meant for the movie actor.

But the kidnapper doesn't want ransom money. He demands that the planned demolition of the Century Cinema theater be halted...or Bess will be destroyed with it. Unable to prevent the wreckers from tearing down the building, Nancy races against time to discover where Bess is hidden...and unmask the mysterious figure who is dead set on stealing the show.


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Main article: The Final Scene (PC Game)

The 5th Nancy Drew game, also called The Final Scene, is based off the book. However, in the video game, Maya Nguyen is kidnapped instead of Bess.


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