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.
Bess s mom is on the board of Pet Crusaders, a local rescue organization, and hosts the charity s annual fundraising gala. Nancy, Bess, and George have attended the event ever since they were kids, and they re excited for this year s 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 thief before the ship docks.
With three hours and over two hundred guests, Nancy faces one of her greatest mystery-solving challenges yet "