Nancy Drew and her friends are going to New Orleans for a vacation — she even promises not to solve any mysteries while she’s down there! But, when she runs into Frank and Joe Hardy, there can’t be a mystery too far away. Nancy and the Hardys begin to investigate a crooked real estate scheme amidst the glitz and splendor of New Orleans during party season. Throw in a dead body and intrigue, and there’s no time for a vacation.
A new, bigger circle had formed around us. It seemed to be the entire Krewe de Crude. They were breathing hard, and there were a lot of black eyes and spreading bruises. But there were still more than a dozen people surrounding us. These were not odds I liked.
“A toast to New Orleans,” I said. We clinked glasses.
All in all, the party was a great success, right up until the end, which came abruptly. A shriek cut over the music. The guests stopped dancing. I turned just in time to see Yvette stagger into the room.
“Daniel’s been murdered!” she screamed.
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