Review: The Mystery at Lilac Inn

Posted December 1, 2010 by Whitney in Review / 1 Comment

Review: The Mystery at Lilac InnThe Mystery at Lilac Inn
Author Carolyn Keene
Series: Nancy Drew Mystery #4
Publisher Grosset and Dunlap
Publication Date October 1, 1930
Genre: Young Adult
Source: Library
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Teenage detective Nancy Drew finds herself in danger when she sets out to track a jewel thief.

The Mystery at Lilac Inn was a very clever book.  The suspects go way outside of the inn to actors who are only subtly mentioned before the crime, making for a very intriguing read. Nancy really begins to develop and finds and even balance character.  She becomes more resourceful in her escapes (because I have quickly learned that she gets kidnapped in each novel’s climax) Nancy also possess more common sense, putting together clues and tips faster and in a calculated and timely manner.

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One response to “Review: The Mystery at Lilac Inn

  1. I love the title of the book. The whole idea of calling an inn by the name lilac is wonderful, I m glad you are having fun reading Nancy Drew 🙂

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