Nancy and her friends only have a few hours to track down the donations for a charity gala that have mysteriously gone missing in this fourteenth book of the Nancy Drew Diaries, a fresh approach to the classic mystery series.
Besss mom is on the board of Pet Crusaders, a local rescue organization, and hosts the charitys annual fundraising gala. Nancy, Bess, and George have attended the event ever since they were kids, and theyre excited for this years party, the theme of which is A Night on a Riverboat.
The gala will feature blackjack, roulette, and a high-stakes poker tournament, and all proceeds will go to help stray animals. But when the charity money goes missing mid-event, Nancy has to track down the thiefbefore the ship docks.
With three hours and over two hundred guests, Nancy faces one of her greatest mystery-solving challenges yet!