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Nancy Drew is visiting Deer Mountain Lodge to help her father with a case involving jewel thieves and while there, comes across another mystery involving a haunted bridge! How Nancy solves both mysteries and competes in a golf tournament despite her injurred arm is exciting and fun reading. l...

Title : The Haunted Bridge
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ISBN : 9780448095158
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 180 Pages
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The Haunted Bridge Reviews

  • Kristen
    2019-03-15 00:40

    Andrew bought me a 1937 edition for my Christmas present this year. Hands down my favorite present this holiday. I thoroughly enjoyed the thick paper/pages, "old time" typeface and dated verbiage. It was like seeing an old dear friend after many years apart. Brings back wonderful memories for me.

  • Kate ★
    2019-02-23 19:29

    Compared to the last Nancy Drew novel I've read, this one was so much better, probably due to the fact that this is a later piece.Mystery-wise, it is the usual Nancy-Drew-is-so-lucky scheme to be at the right place, and in the right time, to have met people that would help her solve the case, even her finding that small brass chest that would help determining the suspects.I did like the plot-twist where a character was highly suspicious but turned out to be uninvolved. And, can I just say I loved the old-school feel of the story? Using a telephone where at present we have cellphones. I wonder how much use the technology of today would be to Nancy's sleuthing.

  • John Yelverton
    2019-03-16 03:34

    Spooky of story of Nancy Drew trying to solve the mystery of a haunted bridge, and then gets involved with jewel thieves.

  • Whitney
    2019-03-15 19:42

    Golf resort mystery for Nancy and her friends! Nancy always plays a perfect round of golf, except when she injures her hand.Suspicious missing jewelry? Keep a lookout for someone wearing lots of it.More golf.An annoying man who always boasts and changes his handwriting.Don't go over that bridge that leads to that mysterious abandoned mansion.Golf tournament.Congratulations, Nancy (as usual.)

  • Phyllis
    2019-03-22 03:33

    This is one of those Nancy Drew mystery stories that starts out really strong, with amazing creepy moments and nightmarish imagery, and then suddenly it jumps the rails and turns into this completely bogus, boring country club mystery. There is way too much golf in this book for my tastes. I read the original 30s version and it is notable in that 30s Nancy Drew actually has a personality, and gets irritated at Bess when she starts whimpering about the haunted bridge. I grew up reading the condensed & edited versions (for more on this fascinating subject, read GIRL SLEUTH) and it is a breath of fresh air to see Nancy basically say, "BESS, CUT THE CRAP" instead of smiling indulgently.

  • Mara
    2019-03-23 00:27

    Nancy Drew is the first series I developed an addiction to. Through Nancy Drew, I realized that determination, intelligence, loyalty and most of all, curiosity can make great things. Nancy Drew changed my childhood in ways I cannot even describe or fathom. It has been life when I was a child. This book opened me to the world of books and from then on, I never want to leave it. The joy I feel whenever I pick a book and read, I owe it all to Nancy Drew.

  • Megan Lengel
    2019-03-16 00:46

    Mr. Drew is on the trail of an international ring of jewel thieves and asks Nancy to assist him. The trail leads to a summer resort area. Before Nancy has a chance to start work on her father's case, a golf caddy tells her a frightning tale. In the dense woods nearby is an old wooden footbridge guarded by a ghost! Intrigued by the caddy's story, Nancy decides to invesigate.

  • Barbara
    2019-03-06 03:40

    "Gee Nancy, that's swell!" It was on my shelf so I decided to see if Nancy Drew still held the same allure as an adult as she did when I was a kid. She did! A fun and easy read, but what was interesting was the level of vocabulary compared to children's books today; the vocabulary was much more advanced and educated. Sad. Ned is still a dufus though.

  • Yrsa
    2019-03-03 19:53

    Jag och mor diskuterade någon gång huruvida Kitty går i skolan eller inte och jag kom inte på att jag hade läst någonting om det. Ned gör det, det nämns ganska regelbundet. I den här boken pratade George med sin mor över telefonen och då sa modern att George skulle vila upp sig så att hon skulle vara pigg till att skolan startar. Nu är ju bara frågan hur det är med Kitty...

  • Jessi
    2019-02-27 01:25

    Is there anything that Nancy can't do? Even after spraining her hand, she manages to bring down a ring of jewel thieves, reunite star-crossed lovers and even win a golf tournament. Can I be her when I grow up?

  • Becca
    2019-03-12 22:47

    sometimes u just gotta read some nancy drew.

  • Katie
    2019-03-19 00:27

    Classic Nancy!

  • Sheila Loosevelt
    2019-03-14 20:38

    Okay so this book had the first case of mansplaining that I've seen in an Nancy Drew book. I was so amused and proud every time Nancy just walked away from this guy instead of entertaining his ego. I love her. I feel like his purpose in the story (besides being the most irritating ever) could have been better. Like, it turns out he's not actually a bad guy but they think he's a jewel thief and a forger when he just turns out to be a stalker and a liar. How fun. Also there's not a thing on god's green earth that Nancy cannot do. Winning a golf competition against well-known professionals, while operating with a sprained hand? Nancy could do it with her eyes closed.

  • Lauren
    2019-03-09 23:32

    Enjoyable book for young girls.

  • IrishFan
    2019-03-17 21:25

    I do remember reading this one as a child, especially her playing golf with her injured hand. Great memories!

  • Niyati
    2019-02-26 22:40

    i love it........

  • Amanda
    2019-03-13 00:43

    This isn't the best Nancy Drew book but its an ok read. It focuses on golf a lot. It made me realize i never really noticed how "perfect" at everything they make her.

  • Michaela
    2019-03-22 00:24

    Great book . All of Nancy Drew mysterys are good in my opinion

  • Ashley
    2019-03-23 20:28

    In which Nancy rocks at golf.The girls are hanging out with Carson at Deer Mountain Lodge, and Bess and George are decent at golf (Bess moans over her score but I have no idea how tf to understand golf scores) but Nancy, of course, qualifies for a women's tournament. This super annoying jackass named Mortimer Bartescue, who seems pretty neckbeard-y, decides that going out with Nancy is his #1 goal in life, and Nancy wouldn't mind just casually setting him on fire (metaphorically, not in actuality. Kind of). He's constantly asking her out, flattering her, bragging about how awesome he is. Then Ned calls and Nancy's like YES PLEASE VISIT PLEASE.The mystery: a haunted bridge near the golf course, which Nancy quickly finds is "haunted" by a white scarecrow. The other mystery: Carson is helping some federal agents track jewel thieves. Nancy helps him out some, and discovers a brass jewelry case buried in the mud near the haunted bridge. The case belonged to Margaret Judson, whose house burned down nearby, and the feds think maybe she was involved because a lady jewel thief had a jeweled case like Margaret has. But Nancy meets Margaret, who is a pale tragic orphan with a broken heart, and is like naaaaaaah, she seems cool. Of course Margaret was tricked by the mean lady jewel thief and is being kind of blackmailed, ish.Ned visits! He brings two friends (who aren't Burt and Dave) and ends up playing nurse to Margaret's wounded former groundskeeper for a while. Nancy reunites Margaret with her former fiance, Morton, whom she left because mean lady jewel thief had accused Margaret of theft, and Margaret was like NOOOOOO MY FIANCE WILL NEVER MARRY ME IF HE THINKS I AM A THIEF. Which he didn't, but whatev.Cute Nancy/Ned moment: Ned is 1000% excited about a dance at the hotel, and while he and Nancy dress up for it, they work on solving her case instead of going to the dance, and Ned is so super sweet about it, telling her he wants to hang out with her and he had a lot of fun. She tells him they'll have plenty of time for dancing back in River Heights, and he's like hell yes.In the meantime, Nancy sprains her wrist BECAUSE THAT JACKASS STALKING HER GETS TOO CLOSE TO HER OUT ON THE PATIO AND SHE'S BACKING AWAY TRYING TO AVOID POSSIBLE SEXUAL ASSAULT WHEN SHE FALLS BACKWARD AND SPRAINS HER WRIST. (I wish Ned had been nearby to punch him in the throat.) Nancy plays through the pain in the tournament and fucking WINS, of course, because she always does. She gets a silver loving cup and is 1000% more interested in her mystery. Also, while poor Nancy's wrist is sprained, Bess tosses a book at her (thinking she'll catch it) and it hits Nancy's wrist. Bess is like OH FUCK and Nancy's like "nvm it's fine," while inside she's like HOLY FUCK THIS HURTS. So that was ridiculous.

  • Hannah H.
    2019-02-28 02:26

    It was a nice trip down memory lane. While the plot lines and character are much less dynamic than they once seemed, the story was still as endearing as I remembered.

  • Radhika
    2019-03-13 00:47

    I loved reading Nancy Drew mysteries as a kid, they were so much fun!Enjoyed reading this mystery after so many years.

  • 01kylies
    2019-03-01 21:32

    Nancy Drew does it again. I love the Nancy Drew books; to me they bring back memories of childhood and tradition. I could hardly put this book down! I just had to know what Nancy was doing, and what she would do next! When I was reading this book, I read a lot of it in bed before I went to sleep. I would plan on only reading a little bit, but then I'd start and want to read one more chapter, and then one more, just one more, and before I knew it, it was nearly midnight! I really liked this particular Nancy Drew, because it had an interesting story line, and it was fast pace. Even when things weren't necessarily exciting, they were always moving, so the book never got boring. Authors of book series like these always amaze me because they will write like 70 books, and every one is good and has a different idea behind it. There imagination amazes me! This book was #15 which seems like a lot, but there are even more, and they're all wonderful. It was interesting to me in this case that the actual title mystery "The Haunted Bridge" was solved really quickly. In the first couple of chapters they had it all figured out, but the book continued for a long time after that, and little details kept drawing it back to the bridge, which I guess was responsible for starting the whole thing. This book kept my attention, and was excellently written. I actually read the entire thing from cover to cover (which is saying something, cause I don't do that with just any book... haha).There is nothing I could really name off the top of my head that I would change about this book... I like it exactly how it is. Well, I guess that's all I have to say. I loved this Nancy Drew case, and I guess that now it's over, I'd better go find another to see what Nancy's up to!:)

  • Christine Arvinth
    2019-02-23 23:45

    The haunted bridge mystery sure had lots of twist's and turns . But the book was really good.

  • Kashvi
    2019-02-28 23:42

    Though, the book is slow in the beginning, it intrigues the reader. it's a nice one but not as brilliant as the other books in the series.

  • Kerry
    2019-02-20 19:29

    who knew nancy is good at golf? i think nancy drew is the original leslie knope.

  • thewestchestarian
    2019-03-17 02:33

    Nancy plays tournament golf...oh!, and there's a mystery as well. Departing from the standard series formula, Nancy's adventures on the links play a near equal narrative driver with the underlying mystery of a supposed haunted, golf-ball stealing bridge. A search of The Rules of Golf reveals no special relief for haunted obstructions so Nancy and the gang have to shoot around this one on the 16th hole. She does and apparently at a championship level despite being 18 years old and none of the books mentioning her spending hours practicing her game prior to #15. Interestingly, none of those earlier books mention Carson Drew passing along his playing prowess to his sleuthin' daughter or even playing himself for that matter. How did Nancy get so good? Maybe a mystery for another installment?The mystery playing out at the golf resort plays out somewhat confusingly but with a nice narrative red herring thrown into the mix to keep it interesting. However, many of the standard elements of a Nancy Drew mystery are in place including Nancy's disregard to society's laws (but not the Rules of Golf) by stealing a box of jewels which she pries open with golf spikes. She masquerades as someone else and uses her feminine wiles to glean enough information to identify the ring of jewel thieves and brings Ned and the boys in to back her up when need be. So all the checkboxes get ticked. In short, a little better story in the series or at least one that breaks things up by adding in an underdog sports tale.

  • Phe
    2019-03-11 22:38

    The Haunted Bridge is a children's story by Carolyn Keene (pseudonym) and the 15th book in the Nancy Drew series.Nancy and her friends join Mr. Drew on his search for an international ring of jewel thieves. While staying at a summer resort, Nancy manages to solve the mystery and win a golf tournament.I’ve always been a voracious reader. So, as a child, one of my favorite things about summer was the frequent trips to our local library, which was less than a mile from our house. Like most young girls of a certain age (ahem), my love for mysteries started with Nancy Drew—there simply was no mystery too baffling that she couldn’t solve. And as I would read her most current adventure, I would imagine myself following in her footsteps … taking charge and plunging ahead, getting into mischief, chasing down culprits and solving the mystery. Even though I haven’t re-read any of these books since I was a child, I still think that Nancy is a great character—her courage, confidence and fierce independence, makes her an iconic source of inspiration for young girls everywhere. A must-read children's book, The Haunted Bridge is another wonderful Nancy Drew mystery.

  • Kristi Richardson
    2019-03-04 20:41

    I have the whole set of the older books 1 through 56 and I have decided to read them again. This book is number 15 in the series and the 1939 version. Nancy Drew and her friends are at a resort helping her father locate a jewelry box and identify the thieves that stole the jewels. While at the resort Nancy enters a golf tournament and encounters a haunted bridge when her ball goes off course. There are lots of interesting people in this book. Mortimer Bartescue is a very unusual character. He never signs his name the same twice and he is always bragging about how great he is at every sport. He follows Nancy around and butts into her life at odd moments. Something is definitely up with Mortimer! Along the way Ned and the boys show up and help take care of an old naturalist caretaker that gets injured who may have a serious clue in Nancy's hunt for Margaret Judson. Miss Judson ran away after her house burns down and may be tied to the jewel thieves. There is plenty going on here and it will keep you interested in finding out what's what. These books were very enjoyable to me when I was a pre-teen and I think they will delight today. I still enjoy them!

  • Lauren
    2019-03-03 19:29

    Oh, Nancy Drew-you persevere time and again, and this time while winning a golf tournament. In this installment of the franchise, Nancy is helping her father Carson apprehend a ring of international jewel thieves. To do so, they take a vacation at a golf resort with Bess and George, with Nancy splitting her time between sleuthing and golfing. By comparison, this story is about par for the course (pun intended) with other Drew mysteries-both nothing exceptional, but the plot holds together enough and the story itself has a bit more character drama than usual. I've noticed that in my quest to read the original 56 Nancy Drew mysteries, I've become increasingly jaded in my reviews (and general experience of the books). Perhaps it will be good to break up my reading extravaganza with other literature, and return to Nancy when I've had some space. Definitely a recommended book, but I'm not sure I'd recommend reading all of the previous installments before delving into this one. Only the truly committed should attempt that feat.

  • Tabi34
    2019-03-06 19:36

    This Nancy Drew book was just a fun read. As I've said about every other Nancy Drew books - yes they are dated with no internet, no cell phones and apparently women didn't have to work, but this one was more realistic. They were on vacation at a resort area. Nancy is there to help her father on a case and enjoy the resort with her best friends Bess and George. Nancy is a champion golfer - who knew? and encounters a creepy man who plays head games, faces an injury that almost sidelines her from the golf tournament and chases down a jewelry thief. I believe this book was written by a different author. There was a lot of extra description and the style was slightly different and a few details seemed to change - whereas Nancy was always referred to as titan haired in the past (I had to look up titan hair because I wasn't sure of that color) now she is a strawberry blonde. It wasn't a distraction, but I noticed it. Also some of the wording seemed different, but I actually felt this Carolyn Keene was easier to read. On to book 16 next along with Nancy.