About the BookWarnings not to go to Scotland can't stop Nancy Drew from setting out on a thrill-packed mystery adventure.
Undaunted by the vicious threats, the attractive young detective, with her father and her two best friends, goes to visit her great-grandmother at an imposing estate in the Scottish Highlands, and to solve the mystery of a missing family heirloom.
And there is another mystery to be solves: the fate of flocks of stolen sheep.
Baffling clues challenge Nancy's powers of deduction: a not written in the ancient Gaelic language, a deserted houseboat on Loch Lomond, a sinister red-bearded stranger in Edinburgh, eerie whistling noises in the Highlands. Startling discoveries in an old castle and in the ruins of a prehistoric fortress, on a rugged mountain slope and in a secluded glen, lead Nancy closer to finding the solutions to both mysteries.
Wearing a time-honored tartan, Nancy climbs the mountain of Ben Nevis in the dark of night and plays a tune historic heroism on the bagpipes -- all part of her daring plan top trap the sheep thieves and to recover the valuable family heirloom.
- Genre: Mystery
- Theme(s): Family, Children's
- Author: Carolyn Keene
- Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap
- ISBN: B000KK8RY6
Hardcover Release North America Dec 31, 1969
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