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Terry Scott, a young archaeology professor, seeks Nancy’s help in unearthing a secret of antiquity which can only be unlocked by three black keys. While on an archaeological expedition in Mexico, Terry and Dr. Joshua Pitt came across a clue to buried treasure. The clue was a cipher carved on a stone tablet. Before the professor had time to translate the cipher, the tablet disappeared along with Dr. Pitt! Terry tells Nancy of his suspicions of the Tinos, a Mexican couple posing as scientists who vanished the same night as Dr. Pitt. Nancy and her friends follow a tangled trail of clues that lead to the Florida Keys and finally to Mexico in this suspense-filled story that will thrill readers.
Once again Nancy Drew is involved in a mystery as she tries to locate an archaeologist who disappeared with the clues to a buried treasure.
Number of Pages: 174
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Mysteries + Detective Stories, Girls + Women
Series Title: Nancy Drew Mystery Stories
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Carolyn Keene
Street Date: June 1, 1951
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-8473
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