The Secret of Mirror Bay is the 49th book in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published on January 1, 1972, by Grosset & Dunlap. In this book, Nancy goes after an criminal operation.


Aunt Eloise Drew invited Nancy and her friends to Mirror Bay Bide-a-Wee cabin near Cooperstown, New York, for a visit and a chance to solve the mystery of the woman who glides across the water. Upon their arrival, Nancy becomes mixed up in a vacation hoax and is nearly arrested for fraud.

On the wooded mountain near the cabin further exciting events await Nancy and the other girls. In the deep forest, a weird luminescent green sorcerer appears who threatens to cast an evil spell on anyone investigating his strange activities. In a dangerous twist of circumstances Nancy finds that solving one mystery helps to solve another. What happens when the young detective and her friends uncover a cleverly concealed criminal operation?


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  • Nancy Drew
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Type Publisher Released ISBN Length
Hardcover Grosset & DunlapJanuary 1, 1972 9780448095493 178 pages
Paperback HarperCollins PublishersOctober 13, 1986 978-0006926542 160 pages
eBook 9781101077504
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